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Jennifer Koboldt Bukowsky

Jennifer Koboldt Bukowsky

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me

As a criminal defense attorney, I have the privilege of defending our Constitution on a daily basis as I fight to protect my clients' rights, records, and freedom.  The Bukowsky Law Firm team is thorough, hard-working, creative, innovative, and dedicated to delivering the highest level of legal service to our clients.   We handle all types of criminal matters including felonies, misdemeanors, DWIs, and traffic matters.  We practice throughout Mid-Missouri in circuit court, municipal court, the Missouri Court of Appeals, the Missouri Supreme Court, and United States District Court.  


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    8 years, 1.2 thousand cases



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

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Contact Info

Bukowsky Law Firm

217 North 9th Street
Columbia, MO, 65201



MOGood Standing, Active200601/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Distinguished Recent AlumniUniversity of Missouri-Columbia School of Law2015
Director's AwardMissouri State Public Defender's System2015
David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy AwardMissouri Bar Foundation2015
Columbia's "20 Under 40"Columbia Business Times2014
YLS Pro Bono PublicoMissouri Bar2013
Order of the CoifUniversity of Missouri School of Law2006
First Place- Mock Trial CompetitionUniversity of Missouri School of Law2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Lead Trial CounselMissouri State Public Defender2007 - 2010
Law ClerkMissouri Supreme Court2006 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Missouri Bar, Criminal Law CommitteeMember- Drafting Subcommittee2014 - Present
Boone County Bar AssociationPresident2014 - Present
Missouri Bar, Criminal Law CommitteeCouncil2013 - Present
Boone County Bar AssociationVice President2013 - 2014
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember- State Legislative Affairs Committee2013 - Present
Columbia Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2011 - 2015
Boone County Bar AssociationChair- Criminal Law Committee2010 - 2013
Columbia Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs CommitteeBoard liaison2010 - 2015
Heart of Missouri United WayBoard of Directors2010 - 2014
Missouri Bar Criminal Code Revision SubcommitteeMember2010 - 2013
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
Boone County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Elwood L Thomas Inns of CourtAssociate2007 - 2009
Women Lawyers' Association of Mid-MissouriMember2006 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
First acquittal on a Boone County murder case in 47 yearsNot guilty

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Annual Spring TrainingUtilizing Technology in Litigation2015
Annual Spring TrainingKeynote- Preventing Wrongful Convictions2015
Missouri Bar Annual MeetingTechnology at Trial2013
University of Missouri School of LawThe Nuts and Bolts of Criminal Defense in Boone County2012
Solo and Small Firm ConferenceLegislative Update2012
Missouri Girls StateWhy I'm a criminal defense attorney2012
Missouri Bar CLEThe Nuts and Bolts of Criminal Defense in Boone County2012
Law Practice Management- Professor Sarah ReadManaging your law practice2012
University of Missouri School of Law Career Development SeriesThinking of Going Solo?2011
Monthly Breakfast MeetingObtaining referral business through social media2011
Missouri Bar Solo and Small Firm ConferenceLegislative Roundup2011
Columbia Chamber of Commerce 2011 Leadership RetreatPanel discussion- hear what the future generation of leaders thinks about our community2011
Columbia Citizen's Police Review Board Monthly MeetingPolice Patrol Car Recording Policy2010