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United States of America v. Richard Scott Simkins
Kansas City, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with embezzlement. MoreLaw Legal News For Kansas City Richard Scott Simkins, 57, currently a resident of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, w...
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( 01-15-2023 - MO)

United States of America v. Delshawn Lemons
Kansas City, Missouri criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with armed robbery of a Family Dollar store with the assistance of the store’s assistant manager. MoreLaw Legal News For Kansas City Delshawn Lemons, 27, was indi...
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( 12-08-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Mark A. Whitworth
Kansas City, Missouri criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with leading a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Mark A. Whitworth, 65, was found guilty at trial on June 9, 2022, of one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine from July 1, 2018, to Aug. 18, 2019, and one count of possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. On Aug. 18, 2019,...
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( 11-18-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Frederick Scott Dattel
Kansas City, Missouri criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with health care fraud. Dr. Frederick Scott Dattle, age 57, from Leawood, Kansas participated in a nationwide scheme to defraud Medicare. “A physician abused his position of trust to cause fraudulent claims to be filed for more than 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries,” said U.S. Attorney Teresa Moore. “This t...
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( 11-11-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Trevor Scott Sparks
Kansas City, Missouri criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with engaging in a criminal enterprise linked to two murders and multiple violent assaults, and which distributed at least a kilogram of methamphetamine every day for nearly a year in the Kansas City, Springfield, St. Joseph, and St. Louis, Mo., areas, as well as illegally possessing firearms. Trevor Scott Sparks, 33,...
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( 11-07-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. James A. Jones
Kansas City, Missouri criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with felony possession of a firearm. On November 9, 2020, a Kansas City nightclub surveillance camera recorded Raymond Douglas pulling a gun as he approached a parked vehicle. Someone in the vehicle shot Douglas. James Jones was in the parking lot. He picked up the gun Douglas dropped and left the scene be...
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( 09-27-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Jesus Banuelos
Kansas City, Missouri criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, one count of distributing methamphetamine, and one count of being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm. Jesus Banuelos admitted that he was responsible for the distribution of at least 436.19 grams of pure methamphetamine. Banuelos w...
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( 09-20-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Jonathan Rodger Nelson
Kansas City, Missouri criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with attempted production of child pornography. Whena reporting party told police officers she looked at Nelson’s cell phone and saw what appeared to be video footage of the child victim’s bedroom. The reporting party then found a camera hidden in an alarm clock that Nelson had purchased online and placed in ...
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( 09-20-2022 - MO)

Antonio C. Jackson vs. State of Missouri
Saint Louis, MO– Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with appealing the judgment denying his amended motion that his trial counsel was ineffective. Antonio Jackson ("Jackson") appeals the judgment of the Circuit Court of Jackson County ("motion court"), following an evidentiary hearing, denying Jackson's ame...
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( 09-10-2022 - MO)

State of Missouri v. Britt Reid
Kansas City, Missouri criminal lawyer represented Defendant charged with felony DWI. Britt Reid, age 37, was accused of driving while intoxicated after his Ram pickup truck crashed into two vehicles near Arrowhead Stadium on Feb. 4, 2021. The accident left 5-year-old Ariel Young with a traumatic brain injury and caused non-life-threating injuries to a 4-year-old. The accident le...
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( 09-07-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Christopher L. Corn
Kansas City, Missouri criminal lawyer represented Defendant charged with unlawful possession of a firearm. its discretion in sentencing Corn within the invited range. We therefore affirm the judgment. In 2019, Corn pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm in a school zone. See 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(q)(2)(A), 924(a)(4). The plea agreement stated that Corn “und...
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( 09-06-2022 - MO)

Mark W. Lamar v. Social Security Administration
Kansas City, Missouri social security disability lawyer represented Plaintiff seeking review of the denial of his application for disability benefits by HHS. On August 26, 2022, Plaintiff, by attorney filed a motion for an award of attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act (the “EAJA”), 28 U.S.C. § 2412. (Doc. 22). The Acting Commissioner responded to the pending motio...
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( 09-06-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Rodney Boyles
Kansas City, Missouri criminal lawyer represented Defendant charged with arson. Rodney Boyles, 36, was indicted for setting an apartment building on fire injuring one apartment building resident who was intubated for approximately nine days in the hospital while being treated for smoke inhalation injuries she sustained from the fire. On Feb. 10, 2022, Boyles pleaded guilty to one...
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( 08-18-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Samuel M. David
Kansas City, Missouri criminal law lawyer represented defendant charged with armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver, after a third suspect involved in the robbery was killed during a shootout with police officers. Samuel M. David, 20, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge W. Brian Gaddy today to one count of robbery and one count of using a firearm during a crime of violence. ...
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( 08-04-2022 - MO)

Leesa Wiseman v. Missouri Department of Corrections
Kansas City, Missouri civil rights lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued the Defendant on a employment discrimination abased on race, sex/gender and disability, violation of the Missouri Human Rights Act and retaliation....
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( 07-28-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Jovell J. Swopes
Kansas City, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with illegally possessing a firearm. Jovelle L. Swopes, age 44, sold 2.7 grams of marijuana to an undercover Kansas City, Mo., police officer on July 31, 2019. He was pulled over afterward and placed under arrest. Officers searched the vehicle Swopes was driving and found a loaded Glock .40-caliber semi-automatic ...
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( 07-27-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Heather R. Kinnison
Kansas City, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with conspiracy to possess and distribute drugs....
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( 07-15-2022 - MO)

Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP v. Neal R. Lewis
Kansas City, Missouri civil litigation lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant seeking a declaratory judgment. Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP (Wagstaff) filed a declaratory-judgment action against attorney Neal R. Lewis, seeking a declaration that Wagstaff owed nothing to Lewis for any work on a wrongful death lawsuit or, in the alternative, a determination of the amount it owed ...
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( 07-15-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Timothy M. Zukoski
Kansas City, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with coercing or enticing a female. On Feb. 18, 2022, Timothy M. Zukoski, age 25, pleaded guilty to one count of enticing a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity. Zukoski admitted that he began communicating through Instagram on Oct. 21, 2020, with a person he believed to be 12 years old. In reality, the Inst...
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( 07-14-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Malachi Robinson
Kansas City, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with committing a hate crime by shooting a local teenager eight times in an attempted murder that was motivated by the victim’s sexual orientation. Malachi Robinson, 26, pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Robinson, who has been in federal c...
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( 07-07-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Joshua A. Brown
Kansas City, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with conspiracy to distribute almost 1,000 kilograms of methamphetamine. Joshua A. Brown, 38, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to participating in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine from Sept. 1, 2018, to Nov. 5, 2019. Brown was arrested on March 26, 2019, after he paid $5,000 t...
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( 06-27-2022 - MO)

Lisa Jones, et al. v. Monsanto Company
Kansas City, Missouri personal injury lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a class action product liability theory. laintiffs filed suit in February 2019, pleading multiple claims arising out of the allegedly deceptive labelling of Roundup products manufactured by Monsanto. Specifically, Roundup products bore a label indicating that the active ingredient, glyph...
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( 06-22-2022 - MO)

United States of America v. Justin Dominique Davis
Kansas City, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with armed robbery. The Church’s Chicken, 11500 Blue Ridge Boulevard in Kansas City, Mo., was robbed at gun point by two robbers on Dec. 12, 2013. Two men walked into the restaurant that evening, produced handguns, and demanded money from the employees. One man fired his revolver at least once at which point the...
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( 06-21-2022 - MO)

Christoper Sanders v. State of Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with second-degree murder. On December 7, 2011, a maintenance worker discovered the body of Sherilyn Hill (“Hill”) under the stairwell of a motel in Kansas City, Missouri. A blood-tinged towel was wrapped around the lower part of Hill’s face and tied in a knot at the back of Hill’s head. A bloo...
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( 06-14-2022 - MO)

M.O. v. GEICO Insurance Company and Government Employees Insurance Company
Kansas City, Missouri insurance law lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant seeking confirmation of an arbitration award in her favor. In November of 2017, M.O. and Insured began a romantic relationship. Effective at that time was an automobile insurance policy issued by GEICO to Insured. On February 25, 2021, M.O. submitted to GEICO a copy of a petition she intended...
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( 06-13-2022 - MO)

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