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Greg Watt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Kansas City, MO

The Watt Law Firm, LLC
111 W 10th St
Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone: 913-433-3849
Fax: 816-994-9149
Email: Greg Watt
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed in Missouri Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Greg Watt received his B.F.A. from Emporia State, M.A. from Kansas State, and J.D. from The University of Tulsa College of Law. Greg began his career as a lobbyist for Emporia State and left governmental relations to accept a teaching position at Kansas State where he taught for two years.

At the University of Tulsa College of Law he served as an editor of the Tulsa Journal of International Law. Also during this time he was hired by the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office and worked under the guidance of District Attorney, Tim Harris.

After graduating law school, Greg was hired by the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office where he spent the next five years putting some of the most dangerous criminals in Kansas City behind bars. It was at the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office where Greg was given the finest training available by some of the most gifted trial lawyers in Kansas City. Over the years Greg has also continued his work in the classroom, teaching speech classes for Metropolitan Community College, as well as UMKC.

Greg has been recognized as one of the most accomplished criminal defense lawyers in the Kansas City area because he only trains with the best. He holds advanced credentials in: 1) DNA Analysis; 2) Drug Recognition Expert Protocol; 3) Standard Field Sobriety Testing; 4) Standard Field Sobriety Instructor; 5) Gas and Liquid Chromatography; 6) DUI(D) Analysis; 7) Forensic Drug Analysis and the use of FTIR Technology; 8) Advanced Roadside Impairment Driver Enforcment Protocol; 9) Breath Testing; and, 10) Avanced Trial Techniques.

Greg is a 2017 graduate of the National Criminal Defense College; a 2019 graduate of the National Trial Advocacy College; and, he is one of only twelve lifetime members of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Greg has been recognized by both Super Lawyers magazine and The Kansas City Business Journal for extraordinary defense. Most recently, Greg earned the title "ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist" by the American Chemical Society. There are less than one hundred lawyers in the world with this designation.

About Greg Watt

First Admitted: 2008, Missouri

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Licensed in both Kansas and Missouri. 

Educational Background

  • J.D. University of Tulsa 2004-2007; M.A. Kansas State 2002-2004; B.F.A Emporia State 1999-2002
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Office Location for Greg Watt

111 W 10th St
Kansas City, MO 64105

Last Updated: 6/10/2021

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