Nicholas Dudley

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Blue Springs, MO

Hollingshead & Dudley
 | 1114 W. Main Street, Blue Springs, MO 64015
Phone: 816-224-9500
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Consumer Law (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    A co-founder of Hollingshead & Dudley, Nicholas Dudley is an experienced trial attorney who handles a variety of cases for his clients throughout the greater Kansas City, Missouri, metropolitan area. Located in the suburb of Blue Springs, he spends much of his time providing representation to people who are facing state or federal misdemeanor or felony charges. In this area, Mr. Dudley has extensive experience in defending driving while intoxicated charges. He has been successful in challenging the initial traffic stops themselves as being conducted without the requisite reasonable suspicion on the part of the law enforcement authorities. Mr. Dudley has also obtained favorable results by challenging the calibration of breath testing machines. Other criminal defense cases that Mr. Dudley has been involved in have included identity theft, homicide, assault and battery, forgery, drug possession and weapons violations.

    In his civil practice, Mr. Dudley has defended attorneys, health care practitioners, architects, engineers and other professionals who have been sued for negligence or who are facing disciplinary proceedings. He has also represented consumers in car dealer and other fraud cases. His successes during his career have led to recognition from his colleagues, including a 10.0 "superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

    Mr. Dudley is a 2006 Bachelor of Arts recipient from the University of Missouri. He obtained his legal education at the University of Minnesota Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2010. Admitted to practice in Missouri, Mr. Dudley is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Criminal Defense
    • 20%Consumer Law
    • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    Focus Areas

    Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Theft, Auto Dealer Fraud, DUI/DWI


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    Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

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    About Nicholas Dudley

    Admitted: 2010, Missouri

    Professional Webpage:


    • Super Lawyers Magazine: Missouri and Kansas Rising Stars, 2016, 2015
    • American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 Lawyers Under 40  
    • Avvo 10.0 Superb rating

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Missouri
    • United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit  
    • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Gun Law in Missouri – Title I, Title II, and Ethical Considerations in Representing Gun Owners, 2016
    • Firearms Law: What You Need to Know, 2016
    • Developments in Firearms Law – The Effects of Suspended Imposition of Sentence on Firearms Rights, 2015

    Educational Background:

    • University of Missouri, B.A., 2006
    • Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court Trial Academy  
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    Office Location for Nicholas Dudley

    1114 W. Main Street
    Blue Springs, MO 64015

    Phone: 816-224-9500

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    Last Updated: 6/27/2019

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