Tracy Spradlin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Spradlin Kennedy Law Firm
 | 4310 Madison Ave., Suite 180
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-340-6736
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%)
Attorney Profile

A criminal defense attorney representing clients in Kansas City, Missouri, Tracy Spradlin is a partner at the Spradlin Kennedy Law Firm. Known as one of the most promising young attorneys in the region, she handles cases of assault, check fraud, trespassing, property crimes, drug possession, driving while intoxicated, domestic violence and traffic violations. She is passionate about protecting the rights of the accused. In 2017, she received Missouri Lawyers Weekly's distinguished "Up and Coming" award.

Along with clients in Kansas City, Ms. Spradlin also represents those in Lee’s Summit, Independence and Jackson County, and clients in both Kansas and western Missouri. One of the most requested guest speakers in Kansas City, she was given the President’s Award from the Young Lawyers Section of The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.

Ms. Spradlin also works to help clients who have been convicted of certain crimes to expunge their records so they can have a fresh start and a successful future. A graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia, she graduated in 2008 with honors as a Journalism major and a minor in English. She then earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law in 2013, and is admitted to practice in Missouri, Kansas, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, and the United States District Court of Kansas.

She is on the board of directors for the Association for Women Lawyers, and on the board of directors for the KCMBA Young Lawyers Section. She served for several years as chair of the Municipal Court Committee. She is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. A graduate of both the Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy and the Missouri Bar Leadership Academy, Ms. Spradlin gives back to her community through her involvement with the Young Professionals Board of Legal Aid of Western Missouri, and as a volunteer attorney for Legal Aid's "Warrant Relief Project." In 2017, she was recognized by the KC Counselor as a "Pro-Bono Champion." 

With a passion for animal advocacy, Ms. Spradlin also serves as legal counsel for Going To The Dogs, LLC, a non-profit aimed at providing bullet and stab-proof vests for local police K9s. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

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About Tracy Spradlin

Admitted: 2013, Missouri

Honors/Awards:

  • Young Lawyers Section President's Award recipient, 2014 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Association for Women Lawyers, Board Member, 2015 - Present
  • Missouri Bar Leadership Academy, Graduate class of 2015
  • Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy, Graduate class of 2014
  • KCMBA, Bench Bar & Boardroom Logistics Committee, 2015 - Present
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Kansas Bar Association, Member
  • Missouri Bar Association, Member
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Board, 2013 - Present
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2015
  • Kansas, 2014
  • Missouri, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Association for Women Lawyers: STEP UP FOR WOMEN program
  • Association for Women Lawyers: 2015 Vice Chair of Charity Golf Committee
  • Going To The Dogs, LLC, Board of Directors, Legal Counsel
  • Young Professionals Board of Legal Aid of Western Missouri
  • Volunteer Attorney Project's Warrant Relief Project
  • KCMBA, Young Lawyers Section Public Service Committee Co-Chair, 2015 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • CLE Speaker, "Introduction to Handling Traffic Cases", Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, 2018
  • Women's Employment Network – Monthly guest speaker, 2015
  • KCMBA Young Lawyers Section – Gold E. Locks Mock Trial, Volunteer Gold E. Locks (defendant), April 2014, 2017
  • City of Kansas City, Missouri Prosecutor's Office Speaker
  • Presenter, "Courtroom Testimony" class for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Academy's training program, 2012
  • CLE: "Prosecutor's Ethical Considerations In Light of Criminal Case Law Updates", 2012
  • Jackson County Law Library CLE Speaker, "Step Into Your Legal Career" – November 2014
  • Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section Newsletter, "An Update on Ryan Ferguson" – December 13, 2013
  • Editor, The Urban Lawyer

Educational Background:

  • University of Missouri – Columbia, B.J., Honors: Dean's List, Major: Journalism, Minor: English, 2008
Office Location for Tracy Spradlin

4310 Madison Ave.
Suite 180
Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone: 816-340-6736

 

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Last Updated: 9/27/2018

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