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David M. Lurie

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Kansas City, MO

David M. Lurie, Attorney
1100 Walnut St, #2940
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816-221-5900
Fax: 816-471-0063
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Missouri Since: 1977
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Attorney Profile

Attorney David M. Lurie is a sole practitioner with law offices in Kansas City and Lee's Summit, Missouri. A top-rated criminal and traffic defense attorney with more than 40 years of legal experience, Mr. Lurie provides exceptional advocacy and support to clients throughout the greater Kansas City metro area who face serious criminal and traffic-related charges, including DUI/DWI, white collar crimes, internet sex crimes, domestic violence, theft and shoplifting, driving under a suspended license, and all other types of felonies and misdemeanors.

A native of Springfield, Mr. Lurie has a genuine concern for the legal matters that affect the residents of his community. Throughout the course of his career, he has handled thousands of criminal and traffic-related cases; however, he has been able to negotiate favorable plea deals in the majority of cases, saving his clients the stress and expense of going to trial and mitigating the potential negative effect on their lives.

At all turns, Mr. Lurie delivers the personalized counsel his clients need to make the best-informed decisions on the matters that affect their cases. He believes in honest and open communication with his clients so they know what to expect, and he utilizes a holistic approach with each case to ensure he has addressed every detail in order to increase his chances of obtaining the most favorable outcome possible for those he serves.

Recognized for his exemplary professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Lurie holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also received 'Superb' client ratings on Avvo along with many positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1974 graduate of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Mr. Lurie obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1977. He is admitted to practice before all Missouri state courts as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Missouri and the District of Kansas.

Fully committed to his practice, Mr. Lurie has extensive leadership and development training to make him more effective as a communicator and counselor. He also maintains active involvement in his legal community through his memberships with The Missouri Bar and Kansas City Bar Association, the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, where once served as chair of the Municipal Court Committee.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022

About David M. Lurie

First Admitted: 1977, Missouri

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • Missouri, 1977
  • Landmark Education
  • Kansas City Bar Association
  • Jackson County Court Approved Mediator's List
  • Missouri Bar Association

Educational Background

  • Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, B.A. - 1974
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Office Location for David M. Lurie

1100 Walnut St
Kansas City, MO 64106

Phone: 816-221-5900

Fax: 816-471-0063

Last Updated: 7/6/2022

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