Jacquelyn E. Rokusek

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Shawnee, KS

Rokusek Stein Law, LLC
 | 11658 W 75th St, Shawnee, KS 66214
Phone: 913-624-1318
Fax: 913-273-1890
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jacquelyn E. Rokusek is an attorney and the founder of Rokusek Stein Law, LLC, in Shawnee, Kansas. Ms. Rokusek practices criminal defense law, handling matters involving drug crimes, federal criminal defense and white collar crimes. She serves clients in both Kansas and Missouri federal courts, in cities, including Kansas City and counties including Johnson County, Kansas and her partner, Phil Stein, serves clients in Johnson County, Kansas and Jackson County, Missouri.   

Ms. Rokusek has been licensed to practice law since 1993. Over the course of her career, she has litigated numerous bench and jury trials in city, state and federal court. Before founding Rokusek Stein Law, LLC, she was employed as at the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office as an assistant district attorney. She later became a special U.S. attorney with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the district of Kansas.

Ms. Rokusek earned her law degree from Washburn University School of Law. While attending law school, she was captain of the moot court team and belonged to the Washburn Law Journal and the Order of Barristers.

Before graduating law school, Ms. Rokusek gained valuable legal experience through interning with the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office. In this role, she handled eleven jury trials and litigated matters involving domestic violence and traffic violations.

During her career, Ms. Rokusek has worked with a number of federal organizations. Some of these include the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. She gained experience with federal investigations, federal motions and wire taps.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, DUI/DWI


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019

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About Jacquelyn Rokusek

Admitted: 1993, Kansas

Professional Webpage: https://www.rokuseklaw.com/attorney-profiles/jacquelyn-e-rok...


  • Jackie Rokusek was awarded this honor every year since 2014.  , Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Peer selection and professional achievement award awarded every year since 2014., Top Attorneys in Kansas, KC Magazine, 2016
  • Jackie Rokusek was  awarded this Peer recognition award in 2015 and 2016., Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Third year as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the nation., Top 100 Lawyers, National Trial Lawyer's Association, 2016
  • Awarded membership as one of the Top One Percent of lawyers nationwide., Nation's Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Peer selection and professional achievement award., Top Attorneys in Kansas, KC Magazine, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Jacquelyn has been awarded the title of Top Attorneys in Kansas since 2012.  This award is selected by peer recognition and professional achievement., Top Attorneys in Kansas, KC Magazine, 2012
  • Top Ten Attorney Award, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2015
  • Member of the Washburn Law Journal
  • Order of the Barristers based upon her performance on the team
  • Team Captain of the National Moot Court Team Representing Washburn Law School
  • Top Intramural Competitor, Moot Court Team
  • Managing Editor, Washburn Law Journal

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Admitted to the United States Supreme Court, 2006
  • Admitted to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2005
  • Admitted to the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri  , 2005
  • Admitted to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001
  • Admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, 1994

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Kansas, 1993

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono commitment to the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Veteran Program.  Ms. Rokusek accepts cases on a pro bono basis to aid veterans who have legal issues in the community., 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Grand Jury Process, Criminal Justice Act, 2014
  • Ms. Rokusek presented a CLE for the Kansas Bar Association concerning the grand jury process in the federal system., Speaker, Grand Jury - Behind the Curtain, KBA, 2014
  • Washburn Law Journal, 31 Washburn L.J. 601, 1992

Educational Background:

  • Washburn Law School, Juris Doctor, 1993
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emporia State University, 1988

Industry Groups

  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • State Criminal Defense
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Office Location for Jacquelyn E. Rokusek

11658 W 75th St
Shawnee, KS 66214

Phone: 913-624-1318

Fax: 913-273-1890

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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