Skip to main content

Independence, MO Criminal Defense Lawyers

259 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Independence, MO area.

Compare the best Criminal Defense attorneys near you and make informed decisions based on 1085+ reviews and detailed attorney profiles. Click here to see related practice areas and towns nearby as well as additional resources.

Filters
View Map
Sort by Best match

Independence has 259 Criminal Defense Attorneys with 1085 Reviews

  • headshot

    Russell L Powell

    Open for business
    Open for business

    Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are open during this time are marked "Open for business" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

    Virtual Consultation
    Virtual Consultation

    Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are available for a phone or video consultation have "Virtual Consultation" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

    Russell L. Powell
    300 S. LIBERTY, INDEPENDENCE, MO
    11 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.4 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 25 years
    Your Legal Matters, Our Legal Know-How... A Good Match..
  • headshot

    John Patrick Burnett

    Burnett Law Offices LLC
    201 North Spring St, Independence, MO
    33 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 45 years
    I have been practicing law since 1978. From 2002 to 2010 I also served in the Missouri House of Representatives. I helped write the DWI laws that are now in effect in Missouri. I was recognized and given an award by the Missouri Association of Tri...
  • headshot

    Shahzad Nasim Ghafoor

    Ghafoor Cook Ellis, LLC
    136 E Walnut Street, Suite 300, Independence, MO
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    Shahzad is a founding partner of Ghafoor Cook Ellis, LLC. He has 20 years of experience as a practicing attorney. Prior to establishing Ghafoor Cook Ellis, LLC, Shahzad worked in the field of international tax, and M&A. He is licensed to practice ...
  • headshot

    Daniel Gabriele

    Gabriele Law Firm, LLC
    317 W. Kansas Ave., Ste. A., Independence, MO
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.3 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 13 years
    Daniel Gabriele of Gabriele Law Firm, LLC is an attorney that specializes in Traffic Tickets, Traffic Violations and Criminal Defense. His office is located on the Independence Square in Independence Missouri. Gabriele Law Firm, LLC serves Indepen...
  • headshot

    Lindsey Marie Van Fleet

    Law Offices of Larry S. Buccero LLC
    14801 E. 42nd Street South, Suite 1500, Independence, MO
    8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.3 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
    Lindsey VanFleet has devoted the vast majority of her practice to helping families, whether through a divorce, modification, child support, paternity, end-of-life preparations, or other legal matters. Her practice is focused in family law, traffic...
  • headshot

    Michael Chester McIntosh

    Schaffer Mcintosh & Effertz, PC
    14701 E 42nd St S, Independence, MO
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 44 years
    Review: He took my brothers case at last moment. He dominated and had the ex parte against my brother thrown out. He did an amazing job with only a few hours to prep before going to court.. Highly recommend him..
  • headshot

    William Karl Jennings

    William Karl Jennings, Attorney
    201 North Spring Street, Spring Street Law Building, Independence, MO
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 25 years
    Review: He has taken good care of me several times. From something as simple as a speeding ticket to some more complicated more serious tickets. He also does great family law! He even took on something less common such as my adoption. This man can do it all!
  • headshot

    Daniel J. Kennedy

    Kennedy Law, LLC
    201 N. Spring Street, Independence, MO
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 8.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
    Meet Dan Kennedy, a husband and a father of two little girls. A passionate supporter of the Royals and Chiefs, Dan grew up in Eastern Kansas, where he went to college, met his wife, built lifelong friendships and learned hard lessons. He chose a c...
  • headshot

    Andrea Marie Welch

    Welch, Martin & Albano, L.L.C.
    311 W. Kansas, Independence, MO
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 6.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 25 years
    Review: Mrs Welch is a very honest and hard working attorney. Would hire her for her services again. She will do what she says' Done a excellent job dealing with a very unethical county. Very good Lawyer. Highly recommend!
  • headshot

    William Wright Lentz

    Lentz William Attorney at Law
    222 W Maple Ave, Independence, MO
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 49 years
    Review: Mr. Lentz has represented myself and members of my family and I am extremely pleased with his professionalism. Excellent value as well.
  • headshot

    Anthony Michael Totta

    Totta Law Offices, LLC
    19049 E Valley View Pkwy Ste B, Independence, MO
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.3 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
    I have 22 plus years worth of experience and pride myself in being able to give clients a valid and professional opinion regarding what they can reasonably expect to happen in their case. While no attorney can guarantee an outcome, my experience a...
  • headshot

    Taylor Baird Sloan

    Sloan Law Office, LLC
    19049 E Valley View Pkwy Ste B, Independence, MO
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 6.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 9 years
    Review: Taylor handled several cases for me in Blue Springs and Independence. In Independence I only had to pay court costs and a few prior fines and got my charge dropped. And Blue Springs I was able to avoid jail time. Taylor always answered my calls an...
  • headshot

    Cameron Heath Jones Cooper

    201 N Spring St, Independence, MO
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
    I'm a lifelong Missourian and proud Kansas Citian, a Mizzou Tiger and a UMKC Roo. My wife and I have kids in public school, where I volunteer. You should know that law is my second career, so I know the difference between the "real" and the "theor...
  • headshot

    Kelli Dawn Wulff

    The Law Offices of Kelli D. Wulff, LLC
    4200 Little Blue Parkway, Suite 680, Independence, MO
    19 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    Review: Kelli and Rhonda were deeply invested in my numerous trips back to court with my ex. They stood beside me, never made promises that were unrealistic and never gave up fighting. The paperwork Rhonda sifted through during my last court battle was he...
  • headshot

    David Bell

    Open for business
    Open for business

    Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are open during this time are marked "Open for business" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

    Virtual Consultation
    Virtual Consultation

    Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are available for a phone or video consultation have "Virtual Consultation" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

    Criminal defense Attorney near Independence (Kansas City)
    69 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 26 years
    Helping good people navigate through a bad situation, David brings decades of experience to achieve the best outcomes. Don't wait, call for an initial consultation today.

    Practice area
    50% Criminal Defense, 10% White Collar Crime, 10% Sex Crime and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
    Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs
     30 minutesHourly Rates$325-350 per hour

    License
    MO, Active since 1997
  • headshot

    Thomas Richard Bellmann

    Bookmark Law Offices of Thomas R. Bellmann, P.C.
    311 W. Kansas Street, Independence, MO
    Not yet reviewed
    Avvo Rating: 6.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 48 years
  • headshot

    David Michael Lurie

    Open for business
    Open for business

    Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are open during this time are marked "Open for business" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

    Virtual Consultation
    Virtual Consultation

    Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are available for a phone or video consultation have "Virtual Consultation" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

    Criminal defense Attorney near Independence (Kansas City)
    19 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 46 years
    Scared? Anxious? Confused? Help is here. Representing good people who make mistakes.

    Practice area
    40% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 20% Speeding & Traffic Ticket and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
    Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs
     120 minutes

    License
    MO, Active since 1977
  • headshot

    Johnathan Lynn Meyer

    Jacoby & Meyer, LLC
    201 North Spring Street, Independence, MO
    Not yet reviewed
    Avvo Rating: 7.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 25 years
  • headshot

    Philip Andrew Levota

    The Law Offices of Phil LeVota, LLC
    12401 E. 43rd Street, Suite 201, P.O. Box 3314, Independence, MO
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 26 years
    Review: Prepared us for possible outcomes. Organized, methodical and provided a balance of fairness in negotiations with the other party. Our case was settled largely in part to the due dilligence Mr. LeVota provided.
  • headshot

    David G.A. Becker

    14701 E 42nd St S, Independence, MO
    Not yet reviewed
    Avvo Rating: 6.3 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years

Additional Resources

Additional User Resources

Nearby Courthouses

16th Circuit Court
Superior Court, 415 E 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-881-3934Court Website | Get Directions

Resources for Attorneys and Law Firms

Are you or your law firm looking for new opportunities to grow? Are you looking to take control of your profiles on Avvo to ensure your data is accurate and enable users to reach you? Take a look at the resources below to get started.


Criminal Defense Lawyers in Cities near Independence, MO

See all cities in Missouri

Independence, MO Attorneys in Related Practice Areas