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Robert Alton Clarke

Robert Alton Clarke

Practice areas:

Social Security, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense

About Me

My practice includes the entire Kansas City metropolitan area. My passion is practicing the types of law regular people need. If you can't work due to a disability, have been injured or simply need to ask a question about the law, do not hesitate to contact me.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Social Security: 40%
    5 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    5 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 25%
    5 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    5 years



Contingent (25-50%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • John Patrick Burnett

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Rob is extremely knowledgable about Social Security matters.


    John Burnett DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Gregory Nathaniel Watt

    Rob is a great all around lawyer. He takes his work seriously and will walk you through any legal matter with a high level of precision. Thanks, Greg Watt


    Gregory Watt DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Robert Alton Clarke, LLC

1114 W. Main St.
Blue Springs, MO, 64015



KSAuthorized to practice law201008/09/2015
MOGood Standing, Active200901/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Rated AttorneyLead Counsel2015
Up and Coming LawyerMissouri Lawyers Weekly2015
Pro Bono / Public Service AwardUniversity of Missouri Kansas City School of Law2009
Richard Sprinkle Scholarship for Professionalism and EthicsThe Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Special Public DefenderState of Missouri2012 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices of Robert Alton Clarke, LLC2012 - Present
MemberBurnett Evans Banks, LLC2010 - 2012
Law Clerk16th Circuit Court of Jackson County, MO2009 - 2010
Law ClerkCrowe Paradis & Albren2008 - 2009
Rule 13 InternJackson County Prosecutor's Office2008 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Jackson County Democratic PartyElected Committeman2014 - Present
Kansas Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesN/A2010 - Present
Eastern Jackson County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Missouri BarN/A2009 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
The Urban Lawyer: The National Quarterly on State and Local GovernmentStaff, Research Editor & Board Member2007 - 2009
Pi Sigma AlphaN/A2006 - 2006
Sigma PiN/A2001 - 2006

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Glaze v. Colvin - Case No. 13-2129-SAC.Won
Lillard v. Astrue - 4:2011-CV-01062Won
Allied Property & Casualty Insurance Company v. Ogan - Case Number 4:2012-CV-00677Won

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Publication NameTitleDate
FOX 4 KCHow to get the most out of your insurance2013
The Urban LawyerCase Note Hernandez v. City of Hanford, 39 Urb. Law. 1055 (2007)2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawLawJuris Doctor2009
University of Missouri, St. LouisPublic Policy & AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2006

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Missouri Solo & Small Firm ConferenceSocial Security benefits - what the general practioner needs to know2015