Kansas City Criminal Defense Lawyers
We are Your Criminal Defense Firm Our extensive trial experience ensures that your case is in great hands.


John Cowles has practiced criminal law in Kansas and Missouri for more than 30 years, after graduating from the Kansas University School of Law. In addition to successfully representing defendants in criminal cases, John served as an Assistant District Attorney in Sedgwick County (Wichita) and in Johnson County, Kansas, where he worked with Jackie Rokusek for 5 years.

More recently, John was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Western District of Missouri (Kansas City), where he prosecuted large-scale financial crime conspiracies. John prosecuted cases for many federal agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and the Department of Homeland Security. In addition to his extensive jury trial experience, John has argued many appeals in both the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes the District of Kansas, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes the Western District of Missouri.

For the skilled criminal representation you need, contact our firm today.

Why Hire Rokusek Stein Law, LLC?

  • 30+ Years' Combined Legal Experience

  • Start Your Case with a Free Consultation

  • Extensive Trial Experience in Federal & State Court

  • Experience as a Former State & Federal Prosecutor

  • All Cases Handled Personally & Confidentially

  • We've Effortlessly Handled Complex Trial Litigation

Client Testimonials

  • “Jackie has become someone I can trust.”


  • “It's nice to have someone like Jackie to get you through it!”

    Former Client

  • “Great results from Jacquelyn Rokusek Law Office!”


  • “Jacquelyn helped us get this expunged and now we can go on with our lives!”


  • “She listened to my consultation and reviewed my case thoroughly”


  • “Thank you for all you do, have done, and continue to do.”


  • “I appreciate Jackie's diligence and professionalism.”


  • “I recommend her services without hesitation!”


  • “Thank you!”


  • “Jacquelyn expunged my felony within a month and a half!”

    Former Client

  • “Thank you so much for taking my case...”


  • “Jacquelyn is very ambitious and resourceful!”

    Former Client

  • “You have no idea... how thankful I am for the entire firm”


  • “Thanks to Attorney Rokusek, I have a successful outcome and brighter future to look forward to.”

    Former Client

  • “I met with her, and from day 1, I knew she had integrity, empathy, expertise and most importantly, honesty.”