Jeffrey L. Heiman — Lawyer in Lawrence, KS

Jeffrey L. Heiman

Areas of Practice

  • Business Entity Formation
  • Business Law
  • Business Transactions/Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation (Commercial)
  • Municipal/Government
  • Wills/Trusts


Kansas Bar, 2002


University of Kansas; B.S. Business, 1999

University of Kansas School of Law; Juris Doctorate, 2002


Mr. Heiman maintains a diverse legal practice. He represents businesses whether large or small, established or just starting up. In that context, he assists with business formations, transactional matters, collections, and litigation.  He is particularly adept at negotiating and drafting commercial lease agreements, residential rental agreements, real estate contracts, employment contracts, and a number of other contracts.

Additionally, he represents individuals in property damage, landlord-tenant, breach of contract, and other litigation matters.  He also works closely with individuals to create effective and affordable estate plans through the use of wills, trusts, living wills, powers of attorney, and probate avoidance devices.

Mr. Heiman also represents individuals in criminal and juvenile matters, where he regularly handles cases involving driving under the influence (DUI); possession of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia; the unlawful use of a driver’s license (Fake ID); minors consuming, purchasing, or possessing alcohol (MIP/MIC); and other misdemeanor and traffic violations.

Mr. Heiman also serves as the City Attorney for Lecompton, Kansas and the City Prosecutor for Eudora, Kansas.

Mr. Heiman graduated with Highest Distinction from the University of Kansas School of Business in 1999 and earned his J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2002.  He was admitted to practice law in Kansas in 2002.  From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Heiman served as a research attorney for the Honorable Lee A. Johnson, who was then a Judge on the Kansas Court of Appeals.  Prior to joining Stevens & Brand, L.L.P., Mr. Heiman worked as an Associate with the law firm of Gilliland & Hayes, P.A.

Mr. Heiman is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, the Douglas County Bar Association, and the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.  He is actively involved in the Chamber’s Leadership Lawrence program.  In addition, he has also served on the boards of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Douglas County Chapter of the American Red Cross.


Listed in:
The Best Lawyers in America®, 2020-2021

Kansas Bar Association

Douglas County Bar Association

Former Judge Hugh Means Inn of Court

Lawrence Chamber of Commerce

Leadership Lawrence, Class of 2013

Former Douglas Country Red Cross Board Member

Leadership Lawrence Advisory Board Member

Former Lawrence Chamber of Commerce’s Envoy Committee

Chairperson of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2013 Light the Night Walk

Chairperson of the 2013 Taste of Lawrence Event, sponsored by the Lawrence

Chamber of Commerce