Serving the Western District of Missouri

Who We Are – The Federal Defender for the Western District of Missouri operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act. We provide defense services to individuals who are financially unable to obtain adequate representation in Federal criminal cases. A person's eligibility for defender services is determined by the federal court.

Our Mission – Members of this organization provide our clients with legal services of the highest quality. We zealously represent the human worth, dignity and interest of our clients with courage, devotion and uncompromised advocacy. We uphold the rights of our clients while dealing ethically with the court system, representatives of the criminal justice system, and our clients.

1000 Walnut Street
Suite 600
Kansas City, MO 64106
United States

Hammons Tower
901 East Saint Louis Street, Suite 801
Springfield, MO 65806
United States

U.S. Courthouse
80 Lafayette Street, Room 1100
Jefferson City, MO 65101
United States