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MissouriCriminal Defense Lawyers in Kansas City, Missouri

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Missouri, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Missouri should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Thomas M Bradshaw

Thomas M Bradshaw
White, Goss, Bowrs, March, Schulte & Weisenfels
4519 Belleview Ave Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64111
Thomas M Bradshaw is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Thomas M Bradshaw
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Kevin Wichman

Kevin Wichman
Wichman Law Firm, LLC
1001 Westport Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
Licensed for 9 years, Kevin Wichman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Ave Maria School of Law... read more >

Richard Christopher Simons

Richard Christopher Simons
Speeding Ticket KC
6301 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64131
Licensed for 19 years, Richard Christopher Simons is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

S Rafe Foreman

S Rafe Foreman
University of Missouri Kansas City
500 East 52Nd St.
Kansas City, MO 64110
S Rafe Foreman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >
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tbls
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
S Rafe Foreman
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Will M Helixon

Will M Helixon
Law Office of Will M. Helixon
435 Nichols Road Suite #200
Kansas City, MO 64112
Will M Helixon is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

K Louis Caskey

K Louis Caskey
The Law Office of K. Louis Caskey, LLC
1102 Grand Avuene
Kansas City, MO 64106
Licensed for 38 years, K Louis Caskey is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
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nlc-lt
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
K Louis Caskey
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee

David W Russell

David W Russell
Attorney at Law
2345 Grand Boulevard Suite2100
Kansas City, MO 64119
David W Russell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
David W Russell
Life Member

Michael Scott Santschi

Michael Scott Santschi
Santschi Law Firm, LLC
406 W 34th St Ste 429
Kansas City, MO 64111
Licensed for 9 years, Michael Scott Santschi is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Ave Maria School of Law... read more >

Michael Patrick Joyce

Michael Patrick Joyce
Van Osdol & Magruder, PC
911 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
Licensed for 32 years, Michael Patrick Joyce is a Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy lawyer... read more >

John Christian Aisenbrey

John Christian Aisenbrey
Stinson Morrison Hecker, LLP
1201 Walnut St Suite 2900
Kansas City, MO 64106
John Christian Aisenbrey is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles Walter German

Charles Walter German
Rouse, Hendricks, German & May, PC
1201 Walnut St 20th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64106
Charles Walter German is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Paul R Katz

Paul R Katz
Simon & Katz Law Firm
312 W. 8th St
Kansas City, MO 64105
Paul R Katz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lance David Sandage

Lance David Sandage
The Sandage Law Firm, PC
117 West 20th Street Suite 201
Kansas City, MO 64108
Lance David Sandage is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rekha Sharma-Crawford

Rekha Sharma-Crawford
Sharma-Crawford, Attorneys at Law
515 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez
Kansas City, MO 64108
Rekha Sharma-Crawford is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

WIlliam Michael Sharma-Crawford

WIlliam Michael Sharma-Crawford
Sharma-Crawford, Attorneys at Law
515 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez
Kansas City, MO 64108
WIlliam Michael Sharma-Crawford is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Denise Kirby

Denise Kirby
The Law Office of Denise Kirby
2300 Main ST, Suite 900
Kansas City, MO 64108
Licensed for 26 years, Denise Kirby is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Ronald L Hall

Ronald L Hall
606 West 39th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Ronald L Hall is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard Todd Bryant

Richard Todd Bryant
Richard T. Bryant & Associates, PC
1102 Grand Blvd Suite 804
Kansas City, MO 64106
Richard Todd Bryant is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Justin Johnston

John Justin Johnston
Wyrsch, Hobbs & Mirakian
1000 Walnut Street Suite 1600
Kansas City, MO 64106
John Justin Johnston is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Anthony Picerno

John Anthony Picerno
1118 McGee Street Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO 64106
John Anthony Picerno is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles Myers Rogers

Charles Myers Rogers
Wyrsch, Hobbs & Mirakian
1000 Walnut Street Suite 1600
Kansas City, MO 64106
Charles Myers Rogers is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Andrew Stephen Talge

Andrew Stephen Talge
Richard T. Bryant & Associates, PC
1102 Grand Blvd Suite 804
Kansas City, MO 64106
Andrew Stephen Talge is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kurt Douglas Marquart

Kurt Douglas Marquart
Attorney at Law
911 Main Street Suite610
Kansas City, MO 64105
Kurt Douglas Marquart is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Michael Quinn

John Michael Quinn
John Quinn Law Offices
1222 McGee Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
John Michael Quinn is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Elizabeth Unger Carlyle

Elizabeth Unger Carlyle
200 Southeast Douglas Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
Elizabeth Unger Carlyle is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jennifer Allison Merrigan

Jennifer Allison Merrigan
Death Penalty Litigation Clinic
Jennifer Allison Merrigan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lindsay Jo Anne Runnels

Lindsay Jo Anne Runnels
511 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
Lindsay Jo Anne Runnels is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Brian Gaddy

William Brian Gaddy
William Brian Gaddy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David M Lurie

David M Lurie
David M. Lurie
1100 Walnut St #2940
Kansas City, MO 64106
Licensed for 43 years, David M Lurie is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Missouri School of Law... read more >

F. Coulter DeVries

F. Coulter DeVries
deVries & Associates, PC
3145 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
Licensed for 41 years, F. Coulter DeVries is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
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nlc-lt
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
F. Coulter DeVries
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee

Christopher John Angles

Christopher John Angles
The Angles Law Firm
1125 Grand Ave Suite 1700
Kansas City, MO 64106
Christopher John Angles is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

James R Hobbs

James R Hobbs
Wyrsch, Hobbs & Mirakian
1000 Walnut Street Suite 1600
Kansas City, MO 64106
James R Hobbs is a White Collar Crime and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law... read more >
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abcl
American Board of Criminal Lawyers
James R Hobbs
Fellow

Nathan Joe Owings

Nathan Joe Owings
Wyrsch, Hobbs & Mirakian
1000 Walnut Street Suite 1600
Kansas City, MO 64106
Nathan Joe Owings is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

James R Wyrsch

James R Wyrsch
Wyrsch, Hobbs & Mirakian
1000 Walnut Street Suite 1600
Kansas City, MO 64106
James R Wyrsch is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

David M. Lurie

David M. Lurie
David M. Lurie
688 SE Bayberry Ln #105
Lees Summit, MO 64063
David M. Lurie is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Marilyn Brady Keller

Marilyn Brady Keller
Wyrsch, Hobbs & Mirakian
Marilyn Brady Keller is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Paemon Aramjoo

Paemon Aramjoo
Aramjoo Law Firm
17 W. Kansas St.
Liberty, MO 64068
Licensed for 6 years, Paemon Aramjoo is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joshua Peter

Joshua Peter
Solomon & Peter, LLP
106 W 11 Street Suite #1620
Kansas City, MO 64105
Joshua Peter is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

J Denise Carter

J Denise Carter
Carter & Putnam, LLC
211 NW Executive Way Suite G
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Licensed for 28 years, J Denise Carter is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Missouri-Kansas City... read more >
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American Chemical Society,<br /> Chemistry and the Law Division
ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist
J Denise Carter
American Chemical Society,
Chemistry and the Law Division

Kimberly Benjamin

Kimberly Benjamin
Missouri DWI & Criminal Law Center at Benjamin Law Firm, LLC
8427 Clint Drive
Belton, MO 64012
Licensed for 24 years, Kimberly Benjamin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

R. Christopher Simons

R. Christopher Simons
Speedingticketkc.com
2005 Burlington Street
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Licensed for 10 years, R. Christopher Simons is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Missouri - Kansas City S... read more >

Henry Service

Henry Service
The Service Law Offices of Kansas City, LLC
1601 E. 18 Street Suite #370
Kansas City, MO 64108
Henry Service is a DUI / DWI and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Michael S. Shipley

Michael S. Shipley
Law Offices of Michael Shipley
204 East Kansas Suite A
Liberty, MO 64068
Licensed for 35 years, Michael S. Shipley is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer... read more >

Richard Christopher Simons

Richard Christopher Simons
KC Defense Counsel
2005 Burlington Street
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Licensed for 10 years, Richard Christopher Simons is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Troy J. Leavitt

Troy J. Leavitt
Troy J. Leavitt Law Firm
1500 NW 7 Highway Ste 300
Blue Springs, MO 64014
Licensed for 24 years, Troy J. Leavitt is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Gerald M Handley

Gerald M Handley
Handley Law
1100 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
Gerald M Handley is a White Collar Crime and Civil Trial Law lawyer... read more >
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abcl
American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Gerald M Handley
Fellow

RIchard Brent Hankins

RIchard Brent Hankins
Attorney at Law
1125 Grand Blvd. Suite 1810
Kansas City, MO 64108
RIchard Brent Hankins is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Jasmine Jamal Abou-Kassem

Jasmine Jamal Abou-Kassem
Spark! Legal Solutions
3145 Broadway Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111
Licensed for 11 years, Jasmine Jamal Abou-Kassem is a Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
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nlc
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Jasmine Jamal Abou-Kassem
Member

Antonette DuPree

Antonette DuPree
Spark! Legal Solutions
3145 Broadway Blvd
Kansas CIty, MO 64111
Licensed for 3 years, Antonette DuPree is a Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
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nlc
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Antonette DuPree
Member

Russell Len Powell

Russell Len Powell
1411 E. 104th Street Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64131
Russell Len Powell is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

MACDL is a not for profit corporation formed in 1978. With offices in Jefferson City, Missouri, MACDL promotes excellence in the practice of criminal law and protect the rights of the accused. Members of the MACDL include many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Missouri.



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