Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorney in Kansas City, MO

My Kansas City, MO law firm affords clients the experience of a nationally recognized attorney willing to fight for them on state and federal court levels in criminal defense cases, personal injury claims, and divorces.

Taking a meticulous, open approach to helping you resolve your problems

If you’ve been accused of a criminal offense, the last thing you need is the haze of legal system jargon and steep attorney fees. As a Super Lawyers top-rated attorney in Kansas City, I pride myself on being a straightforward legal representative with strategies aimed at reducing the cost of protecting your freedom. The details of your case are laid out in frank language you can understand to aid your decisions about your future.

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I've been called the best criminal defense attorney in Kansas City

Know the Judges

A keen listener will find out what is important to the judge and find the best approach.


I represent you and your family as if it was my sister, brother or child in need.


The system has processes and processes need to be managed with care and tact.


I get to know the jury, select the right people, and craft a message that fits our case and our situation.

Legal Services

I seek justice for clients facing legal dilemmas in criminal cases, personal injury disputes, and divorce proceedings. Learn more about my more than 20 years of expertise, or tell me your story to see how I can help.

Criminal Defense

Criminal cases take place on the federal and state levels. They include federal criminal defense, white-collar crime, and drug trafficking and drug conspiracy charges.

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Personal Injury

Car accidents, slip and falls, wrongful deaths--you could suffer a debilitating or distressing circumstance affecting your life. I can help restore your life.

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The legal process after marriages fall apart can be long and emotionally distressing. If divorce is on your horizon, read more to understand your options.

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Family Law

I team up with clients and consider their unique needs when it comes to child custody, guardianship, and division of assets.

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The O'Connor Law Firm, P.C. Kansas City MO

If you are facing a federal criminal charge in Kansas City, Missouri or Kansas City, Kansas, you need to take the time to grasp a few basic, but important concepts. Taking the time now, could save you time (as in prison) time later.

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Kansas City Personal Injury Attorneys

The O’Connor Law Firm handles personal injury claim representation for clients in the Kansas City metro area, including Shawnee, Lenexa, Overland Park, Lee’s Summit, Mission, Liberty, Northern Kansas City, St. Joseph, and Kansas City, KS.

It takes the negligence of one person to change the direction of your life. Whether it’s your fault or that of another, you must seek the counsel of an attorney before you take another step. Without proper legal guidance, you could find yourself overwhelmed by unforeseen circumstances, such as an injury inhibiting your ability to work and feed your family.

Countless individuals face these uncertainties each day, but it takes seasoned legal expertise to clear up matters. My record shows I have recovered millions of dollars for clients in similar situations to yours. Your case could be worth more than you know if you do not contact me.

No cookie-cutter approach to your case

I offer custom representation for burn victims, families suffering wrongful deaths, and other distressing legal matters requiring my experience. I get ahead of your opponents by throwing out the legal mold and presenting solutions based on compassion and innovation. If you’re stuck on your back due to a car accident or premises liability issue, we’ve been known to bring our office to your home. It just takes a phone call and a will to share your story with me.