Jacquelyn Rokusek

Rokusek Stein Law, LLC
11658 W. 75th Street
Shawnee, KS 66214
913-948-9311
www.rokuseklaw.com


Jacquelyn Rokusek is an experienced trial attorney having tried more than fifty jury trials and numerous bench trials in federal, state and city courts. Since opening her law practice, Jackie has focused on state, federal and municipal criminal law, including DUI and DUI-related cases..

Jackie attended Washburn Law School where she wrote the top brief and was named top intramural competitor on the Moot Court Team. Jackie was Team Captain of the National Moot Court Team representing Washburn Law School and was named to the Order of the Barristers based upon her performance on the team.

Jackie was also a member of the Washburn Law Journal. She became managing editor of the WLJ in 1992 and was published that same year. That article, Criminal Procedure: The Court Distinguishes Between the Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel and the Fifth Amendment Miranda Right Against Self-Incrimination, 31 Washburn L.J. 601 (1992), illustrated her interest in criminal law.

During her final year of law school, Jackie accepted an internship at the Shawnee County District Attorney's Office. During that internship, she tried numerous domestic violence and traffic trials, including eleven jury trials. Following her graduation in 1993, Jackie accepted a position as an Assistant District Attorney in the Johnson County District Attorney's Office. Jackie was assigned to the juvenile unit for several months before being promoted to the adult felony trial division. Although Jackie handled a variety of felonies, her primary focus was on drug charges, traffic offenses, felony DUI's and involuntary manslaughter cases. During the six years she spent in the D.A.'s Office of Johnson County, Jackie tried more than forty jury trials and numerous bench trials.

After being offered a position in the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Kansas, Jackie became a Special United States Attorney prosecuting federal drug offenses. Specifically, Jackie focused on methamphetamine laboratories and gun offenses. In this position, Jackie gained experience in the area of wire taps, federal investigations and federal motion and trial work. Jackie worked directly with the DEA, FBI, ATF, INS, USPS and other federal agencies. Jackie is currently on the federal attorney appointment list.

Since opening her practice, Jackie has continued to take challenging and exciting cases in the areas of juvenile and adult criminal law, federal law, DUI law and traffic law. Further, Jackie continues to prosecute in various municipalities on an as-needed basis. This allows her to maintain excellent working relationships in different municipalities in Johnson County, Kansas. Jackie also practices in Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Douglas, Franklin and Miami Counties. Jackie also previously taught communication courses at Johnson County Community College.

Jackie is a thorough attorney with the unique experience of prosecuting at the federal, state and city levels. Her experience, specifically the depth of her trial experience, is invaluable in her criminal, traffic and family law cases.

Areas of Practice:

Criminal Law
Federal Criminal Defense
Juvenile Law
DUI/DWI
Traffic Violations
White Collar Crimes

Education:

Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas
J.D.
Law Journal: Washburn Law Journal, Managing Editor

Published Works:

Washburn Law Journal, 31 Washburn L.J. 601, 1992

Past Employment Positions:

Johnson County District Attorney's Office

Shawnee County District Attorney's Office

United States Attorney's Office for the District of Kansas