About

The law office of David Berkowitz has provided high quality, personalized legal representation to individuals, families and businesses in Lawrence, KS , and surrounding areas for over 40 years. The Berkowitz law firm is committed to providing prompt, high-quality service to it’s clients and is dedicated to helping each client resolve their legal concerns.


Attorney David Berkowitz received his undergraduate degree from Wichita State University in 1964 and his Law Degree with Distinction from the University of Kansas in 1968. He served as the Douglas County Attorney from 1972—1976.

He married his wife, Katherine, in 1980. They had two children, Bill and Jack, both of whom are Eagle Scouts. Jack is attending the University of California San Diego where he is working on a PhD. in physics. Bill is an over the road truck driver.

David has been extremely active in the community for many years. He is a past president of the Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation and presently is their Sergeant at Arms and Chair of the Budget & Fundraising Committee as well as past chair of the Douglas County Democratic Central Committee. He has been active in the local Boy Scouts and served as Communications Chair of the Pelathe district for 7.5 years. He is a past President of the Douglas County Bar Association, is a member of the Kansas—Lawrence Bar Association and has served on the Bench Bar Committee for the Douglas County District Court. He is also a member of the family law section of both the Kansas and American Bar Associations.

In his free time, David enjoys fishing, hunting, gardening, golfing and is a member of the Lawrence Country Club.

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2872_1132651363318_3903191_nCheyenne Peters is from Wichita, Kansas and moved to Lawrence to study at The University of Kansas. She has recently graduated witha a degree in Psychology (as of December 2016) and is exploring her options for possible graduate programs/law schools as well. She is new to the Law Office (as of January 2017) and lawyer jargon but is picking up the vernacular quite well.

Berkowitz Law Office is a modern, professional law firm that still believes in the principles of old fashioned courtesy and respect for your time.

We do not “over-schedule”, we want you to have our undivided attention. We return phone calls and emails promptly. We listen to you and then strive to meet your specific needs. Our firm is dedicated to bringing about good results for our clients. We have avoided the “bigger is better” movement. Bigger is not necessarily better when it comes to choosing the right firm for your individual needs.

David Berkowitz has published articles and conducted seminars in the following areas for the Kansas Bar Association, Topeka Area Bankruptcy Council, and the National Business Institute:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Collections
  • Domestic Relations
  • Foreclosures

He has also served as guest lecturer on legal issues at Lawrence Public Schools and Haskell Indian Nations University.