At Finch, Covington & Boyd,

the client comes first.

From the first consultation to conclusion of your case our attorneys and staff will work hard to meet your expectations and bring you the resolution you desire.

John A. Boyd,


 John grew up in Salina, Kansas, and is a partner in the firm.  He attended Kansas University, where he met his wife, Carri, and received his Bachelors in Science in Business Administration in 2003.  John received his law degree at the Washburn University School of Law in 2006.  After college, John and his family moved to Ottawa in 2007. John joined the firm as an associate in 2011, and became a partner in 2014.


John practices primarily criminal defense and family law.  John practiced family law with the Washburn Law Clinic, where he provided legal services to clients unable to afford private counsel.  John served for over three years with the Johnson County Public Defender’s office, where he represented hundreds of felony defendants on charges ranging from forgery to first degree murder, and he won a number of felony jury trials.  John has presented continuing legal education classes to fellow lawyers on domestic violence law and DUI defense.


John is the past President of the Franklin County Bar Association, and he is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, and the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  He is licensed to practice in all state courts of Kansas as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

Finch, Covington & Boyd

101 West Second Street,

Ottawa, Kansas 66067

Phone: 785.242.6400

Fax: 785.242.3058

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