About Courtney Henderson

Admitted: 2003, Kansas


  • AV Preemient Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 Trial Attorneys, The National Trial Lawyers 2014 - 2019
  • Nation's Top One Percent, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel 2015 - 2019
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers 2012 - 2018
  • Perfect 10.0 AVVO Rating, AVVO
  • Top Lawyer, Global Directory of Who's Who 2015 - Present
  • Top 50 DUI Attorneys in Kansas, The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC 2017
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers 2013 -2018
  • Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars, Super Lawyers 2011 - 2012
  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Kansas, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Completed the NHTSA/IACP Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course taught by Walden, Platt & Associates

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • Recruitment Director, Board of Directors, Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Seasoned Attorney, National College for DUI Defense, Inc
  • Attends Earl E. O'Conner Inn of Court
  • Attorney Mentor, KCMBA Criminal Law, 2012
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
  • Member, Kansas Bar Association
  • Member, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Johnson County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Active Supporter of the Polar Plunge in support of the Special Olympics, 2019
  • Spoke to Freshman at Olathe East on criminal law, 2018
  • Prepared Waivers of Liability for Birthday Blessings KC, a local non-profit group that provides free birthday services for children in need.
  • Volunteer, Street Cats Rescue of Kansas City

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Contributing Author, Juvenile Criminal Defense Strategies, Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books), 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Nominated for the Phi Kappa Theta Mid-Career Achievement Man of the Year, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Kansas, School of Law, J.D. 2003
  • Kansas State University, B.A., Honors: College of Business Honors Program Graduate, 2000