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Family Law & Criminal Defense Attorney
in Jackson County, Missouri and Surrounding Counties

I can help you discover what your next move should be.

I’m committed to providing all of my clients with excellent legal counsel and representation by making myself available whenever you need me. I’ll help provide clarity to your situation, and go over all of your options with you so that together, we can decide the next steps we should take with your case.

I can help you come up with a plan to move your case forward.

Whatever legal issue you may be facing, it’s important to have a fundamental understanding of your situation and the options you have available to you. If you decide to be my client, I will perform an exhaustive case evaluation that includes going over every last detail of your situation — providing expert legal counsel at every turn.

With over 40 years of experience practicing law, I can help you find a solution.

You can never underestimate experience when it comes to the legal profession. I’ve been practicing law for over four decades, and I’ve helped countless clients across the Jackson County area get through a variety of different legal issues. Whatever situation you’re in, I have the knowledge and experience you need to see you through it.



I’ve been working in the legal profession as both an attorney and a municipal judge for over 40 years throughout western Missouri, including the cities of Lee’s Summit, Independence, and Raytown. Focusing on family law and criminal defense, I’m proud to serve my clients in any way that I can.




Providing reliable service when you need it most.

Fighting for what’s fair isn’t easy, especially if you’re going at it alone. My job is to walk you through each step of the process and work hard to help you attain a favorable outcome.

Over the years I’ve learned how scary it can be when you’re facing a legal battle on your own. It can bring an untold amount of stress and anxiety into your life, making it difficult to move forward and put your legal troubles behind you.

The good news is you don’t have to face these challenges alone. I aim to provide all of my clients, regardless of circumstance, with the very best in legal counsel and representation so they can feel confident about the direction their case is moving in.

I take this approach because I believe that everyone has rights that need to be protected, whatever their situation may be. I work hard to ensure that the needs of my clients are taken care of by walking them through every step of the legal process.

I’ll go over all of the legal options with you in an effort to achieve the best possible outcome for your case. Ultimately, I’m here to deal with all of the legalities of your situation so that you can rest easy knowing your case is in good hands.