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James L. Spies

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Kansas City, KS

Law Office of James L. Spies
753 State Ave, Suite 654
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: 913-371-9595
Fax: 913-371-7495
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010, 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Kansas Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
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From The Law Office of James L. Spies, P.A., in Kansas City, attorney James L. Spies centers his criminal defense practice around cases across a broad spectrum of criminal offenses, including:

·       White collar crimes

·       Sexual offenses

·       Federal and state drug offenses

·       DUI/DWI

·       Traffic offenses

·       Identity theft

·       Murder

·       Juvenile offenses

·       Probation revocation

·       RICO charges

Mr. Spies, a former prosecutor and reliable and accomplished defense attorney, has litigated hundreds of jury trials in several courts throughout Kansas and Missouri. His extensive trial experience and ability to strategize according to each case scenario always meant he was several steps ahead of the opposing side. A loyal client base and a high degree of respect from his fellow attorneys and judges make him a much sought-after attorney.

With an undergraduate degree from Westminster College, in Fulton, Missouri, he pursued his Juris Doctor at The University of Tulsa College of Law. After starting his legal career as an assistant district attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he moved to Kansas City as an assistant district attorney in the Wyandotte County District Attorney’s Office.

Mr. Spies is licensed to practice in all courts in Kansas and Oklahoma and in federal courts in Missouri. He regularly represents his clients before the Kansas Supreme Court, the Kansas Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. As a recognition of his achievements, Avvo has given him a “Good” rating.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010, 2018 - 2022

About James L. Spies

First Admitted: 1995, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage: https://aggressivecriminallaw.com/about

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Oklahoma, 1995
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • Kansas, 1997

Educational Background

  • Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri – B.A. 1991
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Office Location for James L. Spies

753 State Ave
Suite 654
Kansas City, KS 66101

Phone: 913-371-9595

Fax: 913-371-7495

Last Updated: 8/10/2022

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