p. 316.660-3600toll free. 800.432.6878
535 N. Main
Wichita, KS 67203
It is the policy of this office, through responsible
recruitment, to hire qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
national origin, sex, age, religious affiliation, or disability.
Prosecutors are attorneys licensed to practice law in the state of Kansas and
must have successfully graduated from an accredited law school and have passed
the Kansas Bar Examination in addition to possessing credentials demonstrating
proficiency and professionalism. The more than 50 attorneys comprising the
staff of this office have more than 360 years of combined legal experience.
Swegle is a Deputy District Attorney and Chief
Legal Counsel for the District Attorney. Ms. Swegle
supervises the Adult Diversion Programs and the Records
Division. Her duties include trial work, Kansas Open
Records and Open Meeting Act enforcement and work with
Paschal is a Deputy District Attorney who
supervises the Juvenile Division of the Office of the
District Attorney. As the supervisor of the division,
Mr. Paschal oversees the Offender/Child In Need of Care
(CINC) programs in the office at 1900 E. Morris in
Wichita. He also serves as Ethics Coordinator of the
Office of the District Attorney. Mr. Paschal has been
with the District Attorney’s Office since 1997.
Edwards is the Deputy District Attorney in charge of
the Trial Division. Mr. Edwards provides
supervision to the criminal trial division and the units
there, including charging.
Weilert is a Chief Attorney who supervises the
General Trial Division. He also handles the Initial
Assessment Docket which is designed to move lower level
cases through the judicial system more quickly by
allowing defendants to take responsibility for their
actions. The IAD procedure achieves closure for victims
without undue delay. Mr. Weilert also coordinates
training and continuing education for all prosecutors in
Alice Osburn is a Chief Attorney who supervises the
division that prosecutes crimes involving sex offenses
and domestic violence.
Breitenbach is the Chief Attorney for the
District Attorney’s Traffic Division and oversees the
attorneys who work in the division with the goal of
making sure you and other residents are in compliance
with the traffic laws in Sedgwick County. The Traffic
Division handles more than 25,000 traffic cases filed by
the Office of the District Attorney each year.
Jordan is the Chief Attorney for the Juvenile
Division’s Child in Need of Care Unit. This unit’s
primary responsibility is the protection of children
through the filing of Child in Need of Care petitions in
instances of alleged child abuse and neglect..
Hubert is a Chief Attorney who manages daily
docket assignments for 26 trial attorneys covering court
dockets for 28 divisions of District Court, and
coordinates with the Criminal Presiding Judge on all
Short is the Chief Attorney over the Economic
Crimes Unit. He and his
assistant district attorneys prosecute all manner of
property crimes, including business and residential
burglaries, organized retail theft, financial crimes,
elder abuse and business fraud. On the civil side,
Senior Assistant District Attorney Avery Elofsson is also the representative for the Consumer
Protection Division which enforces the
Kansas Consumer Protection Act. The KCPA protects you
and other consumers from suppliers who commit deceptive
and unconscionable practices.
Isherwood is the Chief Attorney in
the Appellate Division of the District Attorney’s Office
which handles all appeals to the Kansas Court of Appeals
and the Kansas Supreme Court.
Trinity Muth is the Chief Attorney who supervises
the division that prosecutes crimes involving gangs and
Longsworth is the Chief
Attorney over the Juvenile Offender Division. Ms.
Longsworth reviews all juvenile offender cases and
supervises the attorneys that prosecute all felonies and
misdemeanors committed by juveniles as well as acts of
truancy in Sedgwick County.
Margaret McIntire is the Chief of the Charging Unit.
Prosecutors have the responsibility of determining what
cases are charged within the criminal court system.
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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