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Candice Y. Farha

Associate Attorney

Candice Y. Farha, Associate Attorney at the Penner Lowe Law Group, received her Bachelor’s degree from The University of Kansas in Strategic Communications and her Juris Doctorate degree from the Washburn University School of Law. 

During her time in law school, Ms. Farha focused her studies mostly on family law matters and worked as a legal intern in that field under a student practice license. Following law school, Ms. Farha worked in legal aid, representing indigent and elderly clients with family law needs. Ms. Farha developed a knack for protection from abuse and stalking cases while working there, and carries that passion forward into her daily practice.  Ms. Farha also served as a public defender, representing clients in traffic, misdemeanor, felony, and care & treatment cases. Ms. Farha then began practicing employment law and data privacy & cyber-security law at one of the country’s largest firms. There, she handled cases involving employment litigation, general liability, medical malpractice, workers compensation, and personal injury. 

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Ms. Farha was part of the top-ranked cyber-security breach response team in the nation and coached clients through the panic of a data breach.

Ms. Farha joined Penner Lowe Law Group in March 2020 and practices in the areas of Family Law, Guardianship, Employment Law, Criminal Defense, Data Privacy and General Civil Litigation. Ms. Farha has been repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers, having received honors as “Ones to Watch” and a “Rising Star” in 2022, 2023, and 2024. She currently has an AVVO rating of 9.5 and is listed as a Top Lawyer. Ms. Farha is also an author and contributor to the Kansas Bar Association Family Law Handbook.

Ms. Farha is tri-lingual, speaking both Arabic and French fluently.  Having grown up overseas in Lebanon, she has a unique perspective on issues and a distinctive approach to resolving conflict. Ms. Farha and her husband are active in the Wichita legal community.  When she is not working, Ms. Farha enjoys painting, listening to music, solving puzzles, and spending time with her family.

Licenses:

·     Kansas State Court

·     Kansas Federal Court  

·     Nebraska State Court

Practice Areas

  • Family Law

  • Employment Law

  • Domestic Violence and Protections from Abuse/Stalking

  • Guardianships/Conservatorships

  • General Civil Litigation

  • Criminal Defense

  • Data Privacy

Professional Associations

  • Wichita Bar Association

  • Wichita Women Attorneys Association

  • Kansas Women Attorneys Association

  • Wichita Bar Association Young Lawyers

  • Nebraska Bar Association

  • Wesley E. Brown American Inn of Court

  • Kansas Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • Sedgwick County Criminal Practice Committee

  • Sedgwick County Civil Practice Committee

  • Sedgwick County Family Law Practice Committee

  • Sedgwick County Service to the Bar Committee

Awards & Certificates

  • Graduate of the Kansas Association for Victim Assistance (“KAVA”)

  •  Received honors from The Topeka Bar Association for “outstanding contributions in the field of pro bono representation in the Topeka community”.

Professional & Community Positions

  • KWAA District Representative – District F (2021-present)

  • WWAA Programming Committee Co-Chairwomen (2022-present)

  • Wichita Bar Association – Service to the Bar Committee – Committee Member (2022-present)

  • Board member for the Wichita Public Library Foundation (2022- present)

Past Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers- Ones to Watch 2022, 2023

  • Super Lawyers- Rising Stars 2022, 2023

Current Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers- Ones to Watch 2024

  • Super Lawyers- Rising Stars 2024

  • Avvo “Top Attorney” 9.5 rating

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