District Judge Daniel D. Crabtree

Kansas City, KS
Honorable Daniel D. Crabtree
District Judge
United States District Court
500 State Avenue, Suite 628
Kansas City, KS 66101


Years of Service: 2014-Present

Dan Crabtree is a lifelong resident of Kansas City, Kansas. He graduated from Ottawa University in 1978 and the University of Kansas Law School in 1981. He spent his entire career as a practicing lawyer with the same firm, Stinson Leonard Street LLP (and its predecessor firm, Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP) where he practiced for 32 years. While in private practice, he represented businesses and business owners in commercial and antitrust cases and he also served as General Counsel for Kansas City’s Major League Baseball team, the Kansas City Royals. He was active in civic and charitable enterprises, serving on the Board of Directors of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and the Greater Kansas City Sports Commission. President Obama nominated Judge Crabtree for the position previously held by Judge John W. Lungstrum, the United States Senate confirmed him, and on May 1, 2014 he was commissioned as the twenty-eighth United States District Judge for the District of Kansas. His chambers are in the Robert J. Dole United States Courthouse in Kansas City.

U.S. Federal Court District of Kansas


U.S. Federal Court District of Kansas