Fraud Acquittal – February 2017

In 2016, a former home builder was charged in federal court in the Western District of Missouri with 22 counts alleging approximately $14 million dollars of mortgage fraud.  He retained Bath & Edmonds to defend the case, which proceeded to trial in February of 2017.  After four days of trial, the jury returned a verdict of […]


Jury trial demands result in case dismissals in Johnson and Franklin Counties

In separate matters involving separate clients prosecutors in Johnson and Franklin Counties charge clients with “domestic violence” offenses.  Neither client had any priors and both refused plea negotiations.  Bath & Edmonds filed jury trial demands in both matters and litigated the cases filing pre trial motions. Ultimately, the results in both cases was the same: […]


Tom Bath included in The Best Lawyers in America for 11th consecutive year

Tom Bath was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Criminal Defense: General Practice and Criminal Defense: White-Collar. Tom has been selected for 11 consecutive years. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on exhaustive peer-reviewed evaluation. With the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in […]


Felony Case Dismissed

Johnson County, Kansas In September, 2014 client was stopped for traffic violation.  The investigation led to felony charges of possession of controlled substances as well as possession of marijuana and MDMA (ecstasy).  Client also charged with felony refusal of breath alcohol test.  Numerous pretrial motions were filed.  The Court granted defense motion to dismiss felony […]

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