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James Peter Deffet

James Peter Deffet

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accident, Slip and Fall Accident

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About Me

I worked as a prosecutor at both the State and City levels for several years after graduating from law school and then worked defending insurance companies for several years after leaving the prosecutor's offices.  I have now been able to use those experiences to better represent my clients in their personal injury and criminal cases.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Slip and Fall Accident: 25%
    21 years
  2. Motorcycle Accident: 25%
    21 years
  3. Car Accidents: 25%
    21 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%
    21 years



Contingent (20-50%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Law Offices of James P. Deffet

212 W. Main Street
Smithville, MO, 64089



KSAuthorized to practice law199508/09/2015
MOGood Standing, Active199401/08/2013

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
Missouri State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysN/AN/A
Clay County Bar AssociationN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Providence CollegePhilosophy and HistoryBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Drake University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A