Michael Gayoso, Jr. - Crawford County Attorney
About Us
Girard Courthouse (Main Office)                         Judicial Center                       
111 East Forest, Suite A                                               602 North Locust                               
Girard, KS 66743                                                           Pittsburg, KS 66762                Hours: Mon - Fri: 8AM - 5PM   
(620) 724-6780                                                             (620) 231-1064                                           Closed during the noon  hour
(620) 724-6790 ~ Fax                                                 (620) 232-1647 ~ Fax
Michael Gayoso, Jr. ~ Crawford County Attorney
Originally, sworn into office on January 12, 2009 by the Hon. Judge David F. Brewster, Gayoso brings 10 years of criminal law experience to the office of the County Attorney.  He was re-elected, in a contested race, in November 2012 to a second term in office and was sworn in on January 14, 2013.  Gayoso has argued before the Kansas Supreme Court and Court of Appeals and in 1999 was selected as a member to the National Order of Barristers for his courtroom advocacy skills.   
He earned his law degree from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio.
He is a member of the Kansas Bar Association (KBA), was President of the KBA Criminal Law Section, member of the Crawford County Bar Association (Past President), the Kansas County and District Attorneys Association, the National District Attorneys Association and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. 
Gayoso is married to Candace Gayoso and they have three children.  
Reina J. Probert ~ Deputy County Attorney
Probert is responsible for the felony Pittsburg docket.  She handles a wide array of cases including drugs, person and nonperson felonies and sex crimes.  She has been practing law for over 18 years and graduated from Washburn School of Law in Topeka, Kansas.

Teresa E. Gladson ~ Office Supervisor
Gladson brings over 20 years of legal administration skills to the office.  She primarily handles the discovery and correspondence with opposing counsel and pro se defendants.  She earned her paralegal degree from Pittsburg State University.

Christina K. Lucas ~ Administrative Assistant 

Lucas has been working at the County Attorney's Office since May of 2009.  She began as the victim/witness coordinator.  Her main duty is to manage the police reports received from law enforcement.  She previously worked at DCCCA Foster Care Program and Crawford County Mental Health.   

Kylee McKarnin ~ Witness/Victim Coordinator
For the first time since its inception, the Crawford County Attorney's Office has a full time position dedicated to serving victim of crimes and witnesses.  Kylee is responsible for victim notification, helps determine restitution amount and assists in locating services for victims utilizing community resources.  She also serves as a contact for law enforcement.  She is a 2014 graduate of Pittsburg State University with a degree in Justice Studies and Sociology.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Abby Lehman ~ Juvenile Clerk

Abby works on all matters pertaining to the juvenile and care and treatment cases.  She works on all truancy, juvenile offender, and child in need of care cases.  She graduated from Pittsburg State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing & Family & Consumer Sciences.                    

Jennifer Ruth ~ Pittsburg Clerk
Jennifer works in the Pittsburg office handling all matters pertaining to worthless checks and traffic cases. 
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