328 East 1st Street N.
Wichita, Kansas 67202

Jonathan W. McConnell Joins Law Fraternity, International Phi Alpha Delta

Posted: 6/24/2016



Jonathan W. McConnell, a top Wichita criminal defense attorney, is proud to become a member of Phi Alpha Delta.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International is a professional law fraternity that aims to advance integrity, compassion and courage through service to students, schools, the profession and community. They are the preeminent law fraternity promoting the bonds of fraternalism and are the leader in the development and advancement of professional ideals.


The fraternity was the first to:


  • Open membership to all genders, races, creeds and national origins

  • Host one of the largest Mock Trial Competitions for law students in the country

  • Conduct a “Senior Transition Program” for pre-law students entering law school

  • Establish a Pre-Law Program to assist undergraduate students interested in the law

  • Hold P.A.D. Day at the Supreme Court, a day designated for P.A.D. attorneys to be admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court

  • Conduct an Annual Food Drive to directly benefit food banks chosen by Chapters in their local communities

  • Win a CFEA Award for Excellence in the highly-competitive multimedia category for the P.A.D. History Video

  • Implement an on-line membership database for networking students and alumni/ae together


Jonathan W. McConnell is a criminal defense attorney in Wichita, Kansas who represents clients across the entire state. He formerly served as an Assistant District Attorney under Nola Foulston, and successfully prosecuted the first passenger DUI case in Kansas.
Jon received his Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from WSU, and his Juris Doctorate from the St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Fla. In 2013 and 2014, McConnell was named a “Top 40 Under 40” attorney by The National Trial Lawyers. In 2015, McConnell was commissioned by the Governor of Kentucky as a Kentucky Colonel, and was honored as a “Paul Harris Fellow” by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.

Jonathan W. McConnell
328 East 1st Street N.
Wichita, Kansas 67202
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