Joseph Dempewolf


  • location icon Wichita, KS
    1605 North Waterfront Parkway
    Suite 150
    Wichita, KS 67206
  • location icon Kansas City, MO
    4600 Madison Avenue
    Suite 700
    Kansas City, MO 64112

Joseph Dempewolf is an associate in the Wichita office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. He was born and raised in Kansas. Mr. Dempewolf is a graduate of Washburn University School of Law, where he served as a Comments Editor for the Washburn Law Journal. Mr. Dempewolf's published work includes an article examining the intersection of the National Labor Relations Act with collegiate sports in the National Labor Relations Board's decision in Northwestern Univ., 362 N.L.R.B. No. 167 (Aug. 17, 2015).


"Throwing the Red Flag: A Review of the NLRB’s Fumbled Decision Regarding Collegiate Football Players as Employees" [Northwestern Univ., 362 N.L.R.B. No. 167 (Aug. 17, 2015)].




U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas


  • Sports Lawyers Association 
  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing II, 2015
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Constitutional Law II, 2016
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Professional Responsibility, 2016


Washburn University School of Law

Juris Doctor, Dean's Honors, 2017

Emporia State University

Bachelor of Science, Business, 2011

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