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My name is Peter Stevenson.  I am the Principal and Owner of Stevenson Law, LLC.  I hold a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Drake University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southern Illinois University.  During law school, I held several different internships.  After my first year of law school, I clerked for a trial court judge. Throughout my second year of law school, I worked for a small firm in Carbondale, Illinois.  I was fortunate to land an internship with the Missouri Public Defender’s Office in St. Louis City during my third year of law school.  There, I worked on a wide variety of felony cases, and served as second chair on several felony jury trials.  After graduation, I took and passed the Missouri Bar Exam, and was admitted to practice before the Missouri Supreme Court.  After I was admitted to practice, I worked as an associate attorney in a small firm.  While I gained a good deal of experience, I became dissatisfied with that position and started my own firm.


I believe in treating my clients as people, not dollar signs.   I promise to treat you with dignity and respect.   Anytime you call or visit my office, I want you to feel comfortable telling me about your situation, even if you feel embarrassed or humiliated.  No matter what you tell me, I guarantee that I have heard worse.  And remember, what you tell me is between us.  I cannot tell the cops or anyone else.   Finally – and most importantly – if you hire me to represent you, I pledge to zealously advocate on your behalf.


—Peter Stevenson, Principal and Owner of Stevenson Law, LLC





Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 20%
  2. Speeding Ticket: 20%
  3. Consumer Protection: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%



Hourly ($150-200/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Daniel Joseph Romine

    Excellent PI and defense attorney. Will get the job done right.


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Contact info

Stevenson Law, LLC

1027 South Main Street #309
Joplin, MO, 64801


MOGood Standing, Active201201/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Business TaxationCALI - Excellence for the Future2012
Trial AdvocacyCALI - Excellence for the Future2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Contract AttorneyMissouri Public Defender2014 - Present
Attorney/OwnerStevenson Law, LLC2013 - Present
AttorneyFendelman, Floodman & Associates2013 - 2013
Associate AttorneyBurdick Law Offices, PC2012 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember2016 - Present
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2015 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2015 - Present
Missouri BarAttorney Member2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Child Support CaseSubstantial award for my client, plus arrears.
Car AccidentFavorable settlement.
Domestic AssaultCase dismissed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Blog"Restraining Order?"2013
Blog"Car Wreck? A Couple Quick Tips"2013
Blog"3 Mistakes That WILL Hurt Your Missouri Workers' Compensation Case!"2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Illinois University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
Drake University Law SchoolBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2009
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Johnson County High School Mock Trial CompetitionVolunteer Judge2013