Michelle M. Witte - Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC

Michelle M. Witte

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2017

Michelle Moe Witte is a trial lawyer who represents clients in complex civil litigation, with an emphasis in labor and employment law. Her clients include individuals, non-profits, small businesses, and corporations.

Much of her practice is devoted to defending employers charged with discriminating on the basis of age, gender, race, disability, or religion under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. She has a proven track record of successfully representing clients in state and federal court and before various administrative agencies.

Ms. Witte is admitted to practice before the Kansas Supreme Court, all other Kansas courts, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Ms. Witte received her Juris Doctor degree in 2006 from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas. While attending law school, she was a member of the Moot Court Council and served as its President. She was invited to be a member of the Order of Barristers, a national honor society for law school graduates who demonstrate exceptional advocacy skills. Ms. Witte graduated magna cum laude from Wichita State University in 2002, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.

Ms. Witte is a member of the Litigation Counsel of America, Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court, Wichita Bar Association, Wichita Women Attorneys Association, and Young Professionals of Wichita. Ms. Witte has been recognized by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in employment litigation defense and was named an “associate to watch” by Chambers USA, where she is a ranked lawyer in the Labor and Employment Litigation sector.

An active member of the bar, Ms. Witte sits on the Wichita Bar Association's Board of Governors, and received the Wichita Bar Association’s 2013 President’s Award in recognition of her outstanding service to the organization.

She is President-Elect of Music Theatre of Wichita.




Wichita State UniversityBA 2002Washburn UniversityJ.D. 2006
Wichita Bar AssociationLitigation Counsel of AmericaWesley E. Brown Inn of CourtWichita Women Attorneys AssociationYoung Professionals of WichitaMusic Theatre of Wichita

Office Location

500 N Market Street
Wichita, KS 67214-3514
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Individuals

Other Information

Gender: Female