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Stephanie Burton has a strong criminal justice background having earned a B.A. and a M.S. in Criminal Justice.  Additionally, she earned a B.A. in Political Science.  Prior to attending law school, Stephanie was a Probation and Parole Officer for the State of Missouri where she managed over 60 clients in a residential living facility.


While in law school, Stephanie had the privilege of working with the Midwestern Innocence Project.  Stephanie's passion is representing individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities.  Regardless of socioeconomic status, Stephanie believes everyone should have access to first-class representation in the court room.


Stephanie Burton is a criminal defense trial attorney with the drive to make sure each case receives the best possible outcome. 


Stephanie and her family have lived in the metro area for the past nine years.  She made Kansas City her home while attending college at the University of Missouri- Kansas City.  Herflexibilityallows her to meet you at either of her two offices or at a place that may be moreconvenientto the client.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
  3. Federal Crime: 10%



Hourly ($185-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Law Office of Stephanie M. Burton, LLC

324 E. 11th Street
Suite 1714
Kansas City, MO, 64106


MOGood Standing, Active201104/29/2011
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono HonorsUniversity of Missouri Kansas City School of Law2010
Pipeline to Diversity ScholarshipUniversity of Missouri Kansas City, School of Law2008
Diversity Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Missouri - Kansas City2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerLaw Office of Stephanie M. Burton, LLC2011 - Present
Clinical InternDeath Penalty Litigation Clinic2010 - 2010
Clinical InternMidwestern Innocence Project2010 - 2010
Probation & Parole OfficerMissouri Department of Corrections2006 - 2008
Student InternU.S. Probation & Pretrial Services2005 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Phi Alpha DeltaVice Justice2010 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Client v. KASRefunded customer full amount of downpayment made on vehicle
DJD v. Municipal CourtsRemoved 6pts from driving record and prevented 26pts from being added; Got Client's drivers license reinstated; and prevented him from serving jail time
Client v. Muncicipal Court2 yr SIS probation, $100 fine, and Community Svc. Saved client from serving 270 days jail, $1000 fine, and 10pts from being added to DL; also prevented revocation of limited driving privileges.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawN/AJuris Doctor2010
University of Central MissouriCriminal JusticeMaster of Science2008
University of Missouri (Kansas City, MO)Criminal JusticeBachelor of Arts2005
University of Missouri (Kansas City, MO)Political ScienceBachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Youth WeekSix Principles of Proficiency2011
Virtuous Woman Womens ConferenceRuth: From worker to Owner2011
Legal MinistryLawyers in the Church: The role of a Christian Attorney2011
Youth Advancement SeminarYour time is now!2008