Wade grew up on his family’s farm near Jamestown, Kansas, in Cloud County. He graduated from Concordia High School in 1999, and went to college at Kansas Wesleyan University on a football scholarship. He was part of the KCAC conference championship team in 2002. Wade graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina in 2004 with a triple major in Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Sociology, and he obtained his Master’s in Business Administration from Kansas Wesleyan in 2005. He graduated from University of Missouri, Kansas City law school in 2009.
Wade has been in private practice since he received his law license in 2010. His reputation is that of an approachable and trustworthy attorney to his clients, and an effective and knowledgeable negotiator and litigator among his colleagues. Wade is known as a strong and dependable advocate for his clients’ needs. His extensive experience in domestic and criminal law, including high-conflict divorce and child custody cases, DCF and other administrative appeals, and gun-rights restoration appeals has made him a go-to attorney for clients across the state.
Wade is an avid sportsman, and served as the Director of the Salvation Army youth football program in Concordia, KS for many years. When he's not practicing law, Wade is a devoted father, and he still farms in Cloud and Republic Counties with his father, George Carter.