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Ross Charles Nigro Jr.

Ross Charles Nigro Jr.

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Federal Crime, Speeding & Traffic Ticket, Domestic Violence

About Me

One of Kansas City’s most respected criminal defense attorneys, ROSS C. NIGRO, JR., has earned a reputation for providing high quality, aggressive legal representation. He has earned this reputation by providing his clients with the highest standards of diligence, knowledge and professional advice and by protecting his client’s constitutional rights. Ross C. Nigro, Jr., is an attorney committed to providing excellence in defending his client’s rights and ensuring positive results. Mr. Nigro treats his clients with respect and consideration. He is known for his strong work ethics, honesty, integrity, negotiating skills, and legal competency.

Ross C. Nigro, Jr., graduated from the University of Kansas with bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and History. Mr. Nigro obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri, Kansas City - School of Law. Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Nigro worked as a law clerk with the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Missouri in Jackson County, Missouri. Mr. Nigro then went on to work as an Assistant Jackson County Counselor handling county prosecutions and civil rights violations. Since 1997, Mr. Nigro has been in private practice, where he has concentrated his practice in the criminal defense field. Mr. Nigro has over ten years of prosecuting experience.

Mr. Nigro is currently serving on the Law Alumni Association Board for the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Mr. Nigro served two terms as President of the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Prosecutor’s Association from 2006 to 2009. He has received numerous awards and citations from Martindale-Hubbard and Who’s Who. Mr. Nigro has a BV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbard.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Criminal Defense: 25%
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 20%
  3. Federal Crime: 20%
  4. DUI & DWI: 20%
  5. Domestic Violence: 15%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Brandon L. Kane

    I endorse this lawyer. Ross is one of the best attorneys in town, very likeable and personable, and an excellent attorney. I would not hesitate to use his services if I ever needed help with a legal issue. Thanks, Brandon


    Brandon Kane Speeding & Traffic Ticket Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William Elmer Niffen II

    Ross is an excellent attorney. He has a lot of experience, and knows more about criminal defense than any other lawyer I know. If I were ever charged with a crime, Ross is the first person I would call!


    William Niffen Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

606 West 39th Street
Kansas City, MO, 64111



KSAuthorized to practice law199308/09/2015
MOGood Standing, Active199201/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

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

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Raytown Prosecuting AttorneyRaytown, Missouri2000 - Present
Managing PartnerNigro Law Firm1997 - Present
County CounselorJackson County Circuit Court1994 - 1997
Law ClerkJackson County Circuit Court1992 - 1994


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kansas Bar AssociationN/A1993 - Present
KCMBAN/A1992 - Present
Missouri BarN/A1992 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawN/AJuris Doctorate1992
University of KansasHistory and Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1989