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Tyler P. Garretson

Founding Attorney

Mr. Garretson's practice is limited almost exclusively to criminal defense throughout the State of Kansas. Having first practiced as an Assistant District Attorney in Johnson County, Mr. Garretson maintains a daily presence in the Johnson County Courthouse. He and his Firm regularly appear throughout Johnson County (Overland Park, Leawood, Shawnee, Olathe, Mission, Lenexa and other municipal jurisdictions) in addition to district courts in Wyandotte, Douglas, Miami, Franklin, Linn & Riley counties.


  • Partner/Owner, Garretson & Toth, LLC (2001-Present)
  • Partner/Owner, GWT Properties, LLC (2008-Present)


  • State of Kansas
  • State of Colorado
  • United States District Court of Kansas
  • United States District Court Western District of Missouri


  • University of Kansas, B.A. Business Communications (1992)
  • University of Kansas, B.S. Business Administration (1992)
  • University of Kansas School of Law, J.D. (1995)


  • President, Criminal Law Section of the Kansas Bar Association (2011-2012)
  • President, Johnson County Bar Foundation (2004-2005)
  • Vice President, Johnson County Bar Foundation (2003-2004)
  • President, Drug and Alcohol Council of Johnson County (app. 2000-2002)
  • Listed In Super Lawyers®, Top Young Attorneys
  • Kansas Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision (Governor appointee)


  • Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (KACDL) (inception-present)
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Foundation
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates


  • Johnson County District Attorney's Office (1995-2001)
  • Lawyer.com
  • ASLA
  • Superlawyer 2018
  • SuperLawyers 2019

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