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J Denise Carter

J Denise Carter


Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
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Carter & Putnam, LLC
Lee's Summit, MO

About J Denise Carter

Attorney Biography

Winner of Kansas City Business Journal’s prestigious Best of the Bar award for 2014, J. Denise Carter started her legal career as an intern for Federal District Court Judge Brooke Bartlett of the Western District of Missouri. She has worked as an Assistant Public Defender, in private practice working for the firm of Powers & Associates, later Powers & Carter and then founded her own law office in 1996 in the Kansas City area. Denise later moved to London, England where she became licensed to practice law and went to work for the firm of Foster Wells in Aldershot, Hampshire, UK. With Foster Wells Denisebecame accredited in police station representation, Magistrates Court representation and obtained the designation of Duty Solicitor. She went on to obtain her higher rights of audience and received the lifetime designation of Solicitor Advocate allowing her to practice in all the Courts in England and Wales. Denise continues to be one of the only dual qualified Solicitor Advocates in the world. Denise has represented clients in many countries. She spent time in Iraq representing soldiers accused of committing crimes ranging from assault to murder. Denise routinely travels to England where she teaches comparative criminal law at Oxford University.

Denise has focused on criminal defense, traffic tickets and serious personal injury cases her entire career. She has handled countless felonies, misdemeanors and traffic tickets along with serious personal injury accidents. She has a solid reputation as an outstanding and approachable advocate excelling in both criminal defense and serious personal injury. Denise takes great pride in working hard to achieve the best results possible for her clients.


Practice Areas

 
Criminal Defense (32%)
 
DUI / DWI (26%)
 
Personal Injury (15%)
 
Drug Crimes (8%)
 
Marijuana Law (7%)
 
Domestic Violence (6%)
 
Probation Violations (6%)
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Bar Licenses

Missouri State Bar
Missouri
Member in Good Standing
1992

Kansas State Bar
Kansas
Member in Good Standing
2012

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Work Experience

Carter & Putnam, LLC
Partner at Carter & Putnam, LLC
2010

Missouri Assistant Public Defender
20082009

Associate Attorney at Foster Wells Solicitors
20042008

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Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City
Juris Doctorate
1992

Associations

member
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

member
Missouri Association of Trial Attorney

member
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys

member
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys

member
National Advocacy for DUI Defense

member
National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100

member
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

member
Better Business Bureau

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Awards & Recognitions

American Chemical Society,<br /> Chemistry and the Law Division
Earned Designation -
ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist
American Chemical Society,
Chemistry and the Law Division
2017

Top 100
National Trial Lawyers Association
2014

Top 10
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
2014

Top 10
National Academy of Criminal Defense
2014

Top 100
National Advocacy for DUI Defense
2014

A+
Better Business Bureau
2014

Best of the Bar
Kansas City Business Journal
2014

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J Denise Carter
Carter & Putnam, LLC
211 NW Executive Way Suite G
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
www.carterputnam.com
Office: 816-248-8881

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