Drug, DUI, & Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been accused of a crime, you need an experienced criminal law attorney who has the skills and expertise to protect you and your rights. The law firm of Kennedy Berkley Yarnevich & Williamson is one of the most respected law firms in Western Kansas. Our experienced criminal defense attorneys will provide you with the best defense possible, while pursuing alternatives to sentencing.

Our Kansas criminal attorneys can assist you with the following legal matters:

Call us today at 785.623.4110.
Serving Salina, Hays and the surrounding areas.


Are you facing charges for DUI or DWI in Western Kansas?
You need a defense lawyer.

Although reaching the legal blood alcohol level limit of .08 during a night out is relatively easy, the consequences of receiving a DUI or DWI at that level can ruin a person’s life.

Our DWI & DUI lawyers can assist you with the following criminal matters:

  • DUI & DWI’s
  • Multiple DUI
  • Felony DUI
  • Aggravated DUI

We aggressively defend those accused of drunk driving, driving under the influence, driving while intoxicated, or any other alcohol related offense. Our drunk driving defense attorneys not only represent you in the criminal portion of the case, but also will defend your driving privileges and represent you in the driver’s license administrative hearing. We will also defend hosting violations, traffic violations, and juveniles accused of alcohol violations, such as Minor in Consumption and/or Possession.

Call us today at 785.623.4110.
Serving Salina, Hays and the surrounding areas.

The court system can be a complex and confusing place, which is why we will make sure you fully understand the criminal justice process, how the specific circumstances involving your case can affect the potential outcome, and what you can do that will assist us in providing an effective defense against DUI or DWI charges.

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Drug Charges

A conviction for a felony drug offense the sale, manufacture, or possession with the intent to distribute such drugs as heroin, cocaine, LSD, morphine, marijuana, synthetic marijuana, K-2, or methamphetamine can result in considerable fines and substantial jail time. If there was a firearm involved, if the distribution was to a minor, or if it was within 1000 feet of a school, those penalties can double. At the law offices of Kennedy Berkley Yarnevich & Williamson we know the potential cost of drug charges. We will zealously defend you if you have been accused of a drug crime in Hays, Salina or the surrounding area.

Drug Arrest Defense Lawyers
Our criminal defense attorneys are experienced in defending people accused of drug felonies and misdemeanors in Kansas–from possession of small amounts of personal use marijuana (cannabis) to felony distribution. We can defend you if you have been charged with:

  • Possession of methamphetamine (crystal meth), cannabis, synthetic marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, and prescription drugs, including Vicodin, Valium, Ritalin, and Oxycontin
  • Conspiracy
  • Sale
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute
  • Manufacture
  • Firearms possession
  • Trafficking

Call us today at 785.623.4110.
Serving Salina, Hays and the surrounding areas.

Kennedy Berkley is dedicated to criminal defense. We utilize a number of effective defense strategies, and it all begins with a thorough review of each case! Our experienced defense attorneys can advise you as to the best approach for your specific situation. Depending on the circumstances, our litigators may aggressively challenge the prosecutor’s evidence and the legality of the stop or search. In other instances, the best course of action may require avoiding traditional prosecution. Either way, our criminal defense attorneys provide an experienced defense with a personal approach.

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Have you been accused of theft?
You need an experienced theft defense attorney.

The penalties for theft crimes can be severe. If you have been accused of or charged with theft, you need an experienced theft defense lawyer.

The law firm of Kennedy Berkley is one of the most respected law firms in Western Kansas. We aggressively defend those accused of white collar crimes, residential burglary, auto theft, shoplifting, identity theft and other burglaries.

Are you facing theft or white collar crime charges? Call Kennedy Berkley Law Firm at 785.623.4110.
Serving Salina, Hays and the surrounding areas.

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Is your child facing criminal charges in western Kansas?
You need an experienced defense attorney.

The law firm of Kennedy Berkley defends juvenile crimes, including juveniles who are charged as an adult or facing charges of underage drinking and drug possession.

If your child is facing charges call us today at 785.623.4110.
Serving Salina, Hays and the surrounding areas.

Helping you navigate the criminal justice system.
The court system can be a complex and confusing place, which is why we will make sure your family fully understands the criminal justice system and what is needed to provide an effective defense against juvenile charges.

Your family has rights. We can help you understand the following:

  • Juvenile Law?
  • What if Your Child Gets Arrested?
  • Parental Liability
  • The Juvenile Justice System
  • Being Tried as an Adult
  • Underage Drinking

If you have a child who is facing criminal charges, consult with a juvenile defense lawyer with the skill and experience you need to find your best legal options.

Call us today at 785.623.4110.
Serving Salina, Hays and the surrounding areas.

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Are you facing charges for a traffic violation?
Contact an experienced defense attorney today.

The law firm of Kennedy Berkley is one of the most respected law firms in Western Kansas. For years, we have aggressively defended those accused of traffic violations.

Our experienced attorneys can assist you with the following traffic violation:

  • Driving with a Revoked Driver’s License
  • Drivers License Reinstatement
  • Fleeing & Eluding
  • Speeding in a School Zone
  • DUI Interlock Violations

If you have been accused of a traffic violation in Western Kansas call Kennedy Berkley Law Firm at 785.623.4110.
Serving Salina, Hays and the surrounding areas.

Our traffic violation defense attorneys can also help you with your DUI/DWI case, as well as assist you in getting your driver’s license reinstated.

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