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Joshua D. Menez
Joshua D. Menez
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Joshua Menez is a native of the Kansas City metropolitan area where he graduated from Olathe East High School. After high school, Joshua attended college at the University of Denver, where he competed on the varsity swim team, and the University of Kansas where he graduated with an undergraduate degree in biology. At the University of Kansas, Joshua was a part of the departmental honors program as well as the Golden Key Honor Society.
After graduation from college, Joshua took some time off from his studies to travel abroad and live in Prague, Czech Republic.
After living abroad, Mr. Menez began his law school studies at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. During law school, Joshua was involved in activities such as Moot Court competition and also had the opportunity to become an independent research assistant for Professor Winnick. In addition, he also got the opportunity to clerk for the firms of James A. Walker, P.A. as well as Sack & Gladstein. After graduation from law school, Mr. Menez returned home to the Kansas City area where he took the Missouri Bar and obtained his license to practice. He obtained a position working for a major communications company where he negotiated transnational real estate matters. Mr. Menez also has worked for a personal injury firm in the metropolitan area where he gained invaluable experience handling a variety of civil matters ranging from automobile accidents to complex products liability cases involving several defendants.
In 2007, Mr. Menez joined the Public Defender’s Office where he gained an enormous amount of litigation and trial experience. During his tenure with the Public Defender’s Office he had the opportunity to gain first and second chair experience by being a part of over 35 trials. Over the years, Mr. Menez has represented thousands of individuals with charges ranging from DWI to murder in the first degree.
Prior to opening of his own practice, Mr. Menez decided to study for the infamous Patent Bar Exam, which is an extremely difficult bar examination that only few pass. After Mr. Menez received the news that he passed the exam on the first attempt, he became a member of the United States Patent and Trademark Bar.
At the beginning of 2015, Mr. Menez decided that it was time to leave the Public Defender’s Office and start his own practice in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. His firm specialized in criminal matters, DWI, landlord/tenant issues, business startup matters, intellectual property and civil litigation. Joshua Menez brings a unique set of skills to the handling of your case with his vast courtroom and trial experience in addition to his high level technical background. Mr. Menez can see issues about your case that other attorneys are not able to due to this very unique skill set.