Margie Wakefield

Margie Wakefield has maintained a law office in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas since 1985, but also accepts cases in other Kansas counties. Margie’s success as an attorney has been built upon her honesty, attention to detail and client-centric approach. Her process is to recognize and evaluate her client’s needs and then provide appropriate tools to achieve the goals desired.

Domestic cases often involve extensive negotiation and Margie is known for her skills in this area. However, as a former criminal defense litigator, Margie is equally at home in the courtroom and boasts a successful track record at trial.

  • Complex divorce litigation
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Post-divorce issues
  • Adoption
  • American Bar Association, Family and Energy Law Sections
  • Kansas Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Kansas Bar Association Legislative Liaison Committee
  • Douglas County Bar Association and past Young Lawyer Officer
  • Delta Gamma Fraternity
  • Law Degreee
    University of Kansas, 1985
  • Bachelor of Journalism
    University of Missouri, 1980
  • Precinct Committee Person, Lawrence, KS
  • Chairperson, Third U.S. Congressional District Protect the Vote Project 2008
  • Delegate to National Political Convention
  • Member and Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Douglas County Law Library
  • Member of the Douglas County Community Corrections Board
  • Co-Chair, Development of At-Risk Youth Project
  • Member, Judge Hugh Means Inn of Court
  • Member, Kiwanis Service Club
901 Kentucky, Ste 201
Lawrence, KS 66044
T (785) 842-7900
F (785) 841-2296