Brendan P. Lykins

Brendan's Biography

Brendan P. Lykins is committed to obtaining a just and equitable resolution of your case, whether by settlement, trial or appeal. His career has been devoted to holding wrongdoers accountable while his clients and their families focus on recovery.

Brendan was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas as the youngest of four children. He received his undergraduate degree from Kansas State University, where he majored in political science; he also received a secondary major in international studies with a minor in French. Brendan then moved to Seoul, South Korea for five years where he taught language classes at numerous public schools, private academies and at Seoul National University of Education.

Brendan returned to Kansas in 2011 to attend Washburn University School of Law. He was sworn in to the Kansas Bar and U.S. District Court on September 27, 2013. He is licensed to practice law in Kansas, Missouri, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Court.

He is currently a member of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association (Education Committee member); the Kansas Bar Association; and the Wichita Bar Association (Civil Practice Committee & Technology Committee member). He is a former member of The Sam A. Crow American Inn of Court and The Wesley E. Brown American Inn of Court. He has been a faculty member presenting continuing legal education (CLE) seminars for the Wichita Bar Association and the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association. He was on the Topeka Bar Association’s Pro Bono Committee from 2013 to 2015 and was the Kansas Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Pro Bono Chairperson from 2015-2016. During this time, Brendan appeared in Court as a victims advocate on behalf of the YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment (formerly the YWCA Battered Women’s Task Force) in Jackson and Wabaunsee Counties.

After numerous successful personal injury jury verdicts and settlements, Brendan was named to the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers: ‘Rising Stars’ list from 2019 to present and he has been recognized and selected by his peers to the Best Lawyers: ‘Ones to Watch’ from 2021 to present. He also obtained the firm’s highest jury verdict in 2019 and 2021.

Prior to joining DeVaughn James Injury Lawyers, Brendan worked for a law firm in Topeka, Kansas that focused on personal injury litigation, notably medical malpractice, and motor vehicle negligence.

When not advocating for his clients, Brendan enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, flying, biking, and traveling.

* Prior results in an earlier case do not guarantee or suggest a similar outcome in future matters the lawyer may undertake.

Bar Admissions

Bar Admissions
United States District Court for the District of Kansas
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Court
Certifications & Memberships
Wichita Bar Association
Kansas Bar Association
Topeka Bar Associations
Kansas Trial Lawyers Association
Sam A. Crow Inns of Court, Associate Member


Law School: Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 2013
Undergraduate: Kansas State University, B.A. Political Science 2013
Secondary Major in International Studies, Minor in French

Brendan P. Lykins

Serving All of Kansas & Missouri
Email: [email protected]

Testimonials & Client Thank You Letters

My attorney, Brendan Lykins, kept me updated on everything that was going on with my case. Everyone at DeVaughn James was so friendly.
R.H. with Attorney Brendan Lykins


Wichita, Kansas
My attorney, Brendan Lykins, did an amazing job.
Attorney Brendan Lykins with client D.S.


Wichita, Kansas
DeVaughn James did everything. The service was perfect for me and my family!


Wichita, Kansas
My attorney, Brendan Lykins, was like an attorney Ninja Warrior! He fought for me!


Wichita, Kansas