Trevor Riddle spent his high school years in rural Oklahoma earning All-State credentials as an offensive tackle. He went on to Oklahoma State University, where he earned his degree in philosophy, with an emphasis in the philosophy of science. This unique meld of competitive instinct and philosophical scientific insight has become a cornerstone of Mr. Riddle’s defense practice.
Since joining Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, eight years ago, Mr. Riddle has fought for his clients by cross-examining forensic laboratory technicians, medical doctors and other expert witnesses. He has also advocated for his clients by the presentation of experts ranging from pathologists to biomechanical engineers. Mr. Riddle was also the first attorney in Kansas to argue the admissibility of polygraph evidence under Kansas’ recently amended rules of evidence.
Mr. Riddle earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2005. While in law school Mr. Riddle clerked for the Douglas County Kansas District Attorney and, after law school, prosecuted and tried cases as an Assistant Butler County Attorney.
Mr. Riddle is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and is a graduate of the NACDL White Collar Criminal Defense College sponsored by Stetson University College of Law.
Mr. Riddle also is a member of the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, the Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court and the Wichita Bar Association, where he serves as the Criminal Practice Committee Chair. He holds an AV Pre-eminent rating from Martindale-Hubble.
Mr. Riddle has been honored by Best Lawyers in America for Criminal Defense: General Practice, from 2018 -2020.