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Jamiel Jontae Peterson

Immigration Attorney at Kansas City, MO

5.0   3 reviews
  • State Years
    Missouri - MO 4 years
    Alabama - AL 10 years
  • Licensed for 4 years
    State MO
    Acquired 2020
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State AL
    Acquired 2013
    Occupational License - Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

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

About Jamiel

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Jamiel Peterson is an experienced courtroom litigator who has successfully represented hundreds of clients in courtrooms across the continental United States. Jamiel recognizes the difficulties, anxiety, and stress that people are faced with when dealing with legal issues. Jamiel understands that each client he represents expects him to be sympathetic and compassionate as he is presented with their legal issue. In every case, Jamiel develops a comprehensive plan and discusses legal strategies with clients in detail so that you can make the best choices for your case as it progresses. Regardless of the practice area, Jamiel works tirelessly and utilizes the necessary resources, to the extent possible, in order to reach the best outcome for your case.

Jamiel has handled hundreds of criminal matters in both federal and state courts. Jamiel's prior courtroom litigation experience includes working as a Trial Attorney for the Montgomery County, Alabama Public Defender's Office and a military prosecutor for the United States Air Force. Additionally, Jamiel served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri prosecuting matters before the United States Magistrate Court. Jamiel served as a Special Victims' Counsel for the United States Air Force representing victims of sexual assault throughout the country and abroad. Jamiel also represented the United States Air Force in civil matters involving multiple labor and employment arbitration and contractual disputes. Jamiel separated from active duty military service with an Honorable Discharge Characterization and continues his military service within the Missouri Air National Guard serving as a Commissioned Officer for the 131st Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.

Jamiel is married to Danielle and they reside in the Kansas City metropolitan area. In his free time, Jamiel enjoys traveling, sports, fishing, spending time with his family, and attending church regularly.

Jamiel prides himself on client communication, which sets our office apart from many other litigation law firms. Jamiel ensures that clients have access to him and receive regular updates on the progress of their case. He looks forward to helping you or your loved one and invites you for a free consultation on your case at any time.

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The Law Offices of Jamiel J. Peterson, P.C.
1719 W 39th Street
Suite 209
Kansas City, MO, 64111-4403

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Posted by Katey | September 22, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Compassionate Lawyer
Jamiel Peterson was my immigration lawyer through the pandemic helping me with the green card process. he was the most understanding and compassionate lawyer and i cannot recommend him enough for any of the law he practices in. He will go the extra mile for his clients and thats what makes him stand out from the rest.
Posted by Chan | June 26, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Thankyou for your help!
I spoke with me. Peterson about a speeding ticket and he was able to help me get it taken care of and Got my ticket amended so that it wouldn’t affect my license or insurance. He was very helpful respectful and personable thanks again
Posted by Michel | May 26, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
Project Manager
I called the firm about immigration in Kansas City. The office gave a lot of attention to my matter and seemed to listen well. Attorney Peterson was very nice. Overall, the firm was responsive and worked to get answers for people. I recommend this firm for your legal issues.


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AVVO RATING 6.4 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Deputy Staff Judge Advocate
  • Missouri Air National Guard (Part-time)
  • 2020 - Present
  • Owner/Attorney
  • The Law Offices of Jamiel J. Peterson, P.C.
  • 2020 - Present
  • Special Victims' Counsel
  • United States Air Force (Active Duty)
  • 2018 - 2020
  • Trial Counsel
  • United States Air Force (Active Duty)
  • 2016 - 2018
  • Trial Attorney
  • Montgomery County Public Defender's Office
  • 2015 - 2016
  • EEO Supervisor
  • State of Louisiana Office of the Governor
  • 2013 - 2014
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  • Southern University Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013
  • Columbus State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2010


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • National Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Men About Change Program
  • Career Conversations Week
  • 2020
  • Special Victims' Counsel Regional Training - Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
  • Freedom of Information Act & Privacy Act
  • 2019

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Kansas City Immigration Lawyer Jamiel Jontae Peterson
Jamiel Jontae Peterson
Immigration Attorney
Kansas City, MO
Licensed for 10 years
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