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Ross C. Nigro Jr. - Kansas City, MO

606 West 39th Street Kansas City, MO 64111 - 2910

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Kansas City Driving Under the Influence / Driving While Intoxicated Lawyer

Overview

One of Kansas City’s most respected criminal defense attorneys, ROSS C. NIGRO, JR., has earned a reputation for providing high quality, aggressive legal representation. He has earned this reputation by providing his clients with the highest standards of diligence, knowledge and professional advice and by protecting his clients’ constitutional rights. Ross C. Nigro, Jr., is an attorney committed to providing excellence in defending his clients’ rights and ensuring positive results...

One of Kansas City’s most respected criminal defense attorneys, ROSS C. NIGRO, JR., has earned a reputation for providing high quality, aggressive legal representation. He has earned this reputation by providing his clients with the highest standards of diligence, knowledge and professional advice and by protecting his clients’ constitutional rights. Ross C. Nigro, Jr., is an attorney committed to providing excellence in defending his clients’ rights and ensuring positive results. Mr. Nigro treats his clients with respect and consideration. He is known for his strong work ethics, honesty, integrity, negotiating skills, and legal competency.

Ross C. Nigro, Jr., graduated from the University of Kansas with bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and History. Mr. Nigro obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri, Kansas City - School of Law. Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Nigro worked as a law clerk with the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Missouri in Jackson County, Missouri. Mr. Nigro then went on to work as an Assistant Jackson County Counselor handling county prosecutions and civil rights violations. Since 1997, Mr. Nigro has been in private practice, where he has concentrated his practice in the criminal defense field. Mr. Nigro has over ten years of prosecuting experience.

Mr. Nigro is the Raytown Prosecuting Attorney, a position he has held since 2001. Mr. Nigro is also Raymore Municipal Judge and has held that position since 2015. Mr. Nigro served two terms as President of the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Prosecutor’s Association. Mr. Nigro has served on the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law Alumni Board since 2006.

Mr. Nigro has received numerous awards and citations. Mr. Nigro has had a AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbard since 2011. Mr. Nigro has been a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers since 2014. Mr. Nigro has been listed on Who’s Who of Legal Professionals since 2006. Mr. Nigro is listed as one of the top 20 criminal defense lawyers by Expertise. Nigro Law Firm has been awarded as one of the 10 best law firms by the American Institute of DUI/DWI attorneys.

About Ross C. Nigro Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Driving Under the Influence / Driving While Intoxicated 40%
  • Drug / Controlled Substance Charges 20%
  • Violent Crimes, including Assault, Robbery and Burglary 20%
  • Sex Crimes, including Sexual Assault and Rape 10%
  • Traffic Charges and Municipal Court 10%

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1992
  • Kansas, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • Missouri Association of Municipal Judges and Associate Judges, 2015 - Present (Judge)
  • Missouri Association of Municipal Judges and Prosecutors, 2001 - Present (Former President)

Education

  • University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    Juris Doctorate
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
    Major: Political Science
    Major: History

Past Positions

  • Jackson County Counselor's Office, Assistant County Counselor, 1995 - 1997
  • Jackson County Courthouse, Law Clerk, 1993 - 1995

Pro Bono Activities

  • Secretary, Law Alumni Association Board for the University of Missouri, Kansas City

Classes and Seminars

  • Bond Forfeitures and Judgments, MMACJA, 2015 - 2016
  • Traffic Stops, KCMBA, 2015 - 2016

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Ross C. Nigro Jr.

Included on the 2023 Missouri and Kansas list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Ross C. Nigro Jr. on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbard
  • Top 100 Lawyers, 2016 - Present
  • National Trial Lawyer Top 100 Trial Lawyer , 2016 - Present
  • Highest Possible Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, 2015 - Present
  • Client Distinction Award, 2015 - Present
  • Who’s Who of Lawyers, 2006 - Present
  • American Institute of DUI Attorney’s – Top 100 , 2014 - Present

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Office Information

Address

606 West 39th Street Kansas City, MO 64111 - 2910

Fax

  • 816-753-3234

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

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