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Phone: 913-715-1900

111 S Cherry, Suite 3200, Olathe, KS 66061

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Before You Call

Before You Call Johnson County Legal Services

The Legal Department does not advise or represent private citizens or entities. If you are seeking personal legal assistance, please contact your own attorney or if you have a question for one of the matters below, use the link attached to contact that office.

Before contacting the Johnson County Legal Department, if your question is one of the following:

Link List

Office Phone
Johnson County Homepage 913-715-5000
Johnson County District Court: 10th Judicial District 913-715-5000
District Attorney: Courthouse, Olathe, KS 913-715-3000
Johnson County Sheriff - courthouse, Olathe, KS 913-791-5800
Public Defender: Johnson County, Kansas 913-829-8755
Law Library: Johnson County, KS
   (includes links for divorce, family law, eviction & others)

Attorney Referral Numbers 

Office Phone
Kansas Lawyer Referral 800-928-3111
Kansas Legal Services (Legal Aid) 800-723-6953
Legal Aid - Western District of Missouri (Kansas City) 816-474-6750
Justice Advice Line (mon-fri: 8:00 - 5:00) 800-675-5860
Kansas Bar Association 785-234-5696
Johnson County Bar Association 913-780-5460
Kansas Judicial Administration 785-296-2256

Kansas State Offices

Office Phone
State of Kansas - Department of Administration 785-296-3011
Kansas Governor 785-296-5059
Kansas Attorney General 785-296-2215
Kansas Attorney General: Consumer Protection Division 785-296-3751
Kansas Attorney General: Constituent Services 785-296-2215
Kansas Legislature  
Kansas Supreme Court & Court of Appeals  
Kansas Department of Revenue  
Kansas Department of Labor 785-296-5000
Kansas Highway Patrol: Topeka, KS 785-296-6800
Kansas Highway Patrol: Olathe, KS 913-782-8100
Kansas Landlord Tenant Issues 913-829-4584
Kansas Homeland Security 785-274-1911

Missouri State Offices

Office Phone
State of Missouri  
Missouri Attorney General: Kansas City Office 816-889-5000
Missouri Attorney General: Jefferson City, MO 573-751-3321
Missouri Legislature  
Missouri Supreme Court 573-751-4144
Missouri Department of Labor (Wage & Hour) 573-751-3403
Missouri Highway Patrol 573-751-3313
Missouri: Landlord Tenant Issues (State of Kansas & Western Missouri 913-551-5644
Missouri Housing Discrimination Hotline 800-889-9777
Missouri Homeland Security, Jefferson City, MO 573-522-3007
Public Defender - KC MO: District 16 816-889-2999

Other Helpful Services

Office Phone
Children's Advocacy Resource Center 877-298-2674
Kansas Elder Law Network (age 60 or older) 800-723-6953
Kansas Foster Care Helpline 877-345-6787
National Council on Aging - Washington D.C 202-479-1200
University of Kansas Law School  
University of Missouri Kansas City  
Washburn University - WashLaw  

Staff Directory

Name Title Phone Assignments
Boline, Patty Legal Support Specialist 913-715-1860 Legal assistance/support on Tax Sales; Human Resources; Mortgage Foreclosures; Bankruptcy
Buhl, Mary Assistant County Counselor 913-715-1900 Elections; ADA; Tax Sales (delinquent real estate taxes)
Dunham, Cindy Deputy Director 913-715-1852 AIMS, Airport, Facilities, Open Records, Property Management, Records Management & Retention and Data Services, Records & Tax Administration, Contracts for software and technology
Ford, Bob Assistant County Counselor 913-715-1851 Budget, Collections, Contractor Licensing, Litigation – Condemnations (Public Works, Wastewater & Park & Rec.), Motor Vehicles, Personal Property, Public Works, Transit, Treasurer
Jarrett, Don Chief Counsel 913-715-1840 Board of County Commissioners, County Manager, Emergency Management, Legal Department Management, Legislation
Kern, Cheri Legal Support Specialist 913-715-1902 Legal support/assistance on litigation, bankruptcy, wastewater matters; office equipment and maintenance, financial matters, Coordinator for Wellness, Work Place Safety, Feed the Need, United Way, Ozone, City Watch
Lind, Rick Assistant County Counselor 913-715-1900 Annexations, Board of Zoning Appeals, Cemetery Districts, Environmental, Fire Districts, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning, Planning, Planning Commission, Rural Water Districts, Townships and Township Zoning Boards
McAulay, Larry Assistant County Counselor 913-715-1901 Litigation; legislation; Corrections, Emergency Management and Communications, Museum
Myers, Kathryn Assistant County Counselor 913-715-1858 Appraiser, Court of Tax Appeals (COTA), Public Health, Records and Tax Administration – Mortgage Registration Tax
Saldan, Nick Assistant County Counselor 913-715-1854 Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Contracts, Developmental Supports, Human Services, Purchasing
Tarbutton, Roger Assistant County Counselor 913-715-1853 Wastewater, Benefits, HIPAA
Wetzler, Lisa Assistant County Counselor 913-715-1855 Bankruptcy, Telecommunications, Code Enforcement Litigation, Codification, Emergency Communications, Mortgage Foreclosures