• Law Offices of James P. Deffet LLC
  • 212 W. Main Street
    Smithville, MO 64089
  • Phone: (816) 532-2345
  • Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm or by appt
  • Directions

Whether you’re grappling with legal issues big or small, you can benefit from the advice of a skilled attorney. And if you’re ready to seek compensation for injuries sustained in an incident caused by another person’s negligence, or are facing state misdemeanor or felony criminal charges, securing the representation of an adept Missouri lawyer is absolutely essential. There’s just too much at stake to go it alone.

A serious injury that keeps you out of work while medical and household bills mount—or a criminal charge that, upon conviction, could result in hefty fines, loss of freedom, and other penalties—can turn your life upside down. Fortunately, at the Law Offices of James P. Deffet LLC, we’re here to help you resolve your legal matter in a way that allows you to lead an even better life.

Conveniently Located for Clients Throughout Clay, Platte, Clinton, and Jackson Counties

From our law office on Main Street in the small, picturesque lake town of Smithville, we represent clients in Kearney, Gladstone, North Kansas City, Liberty, Kansas City, Weston, Platte City, Parkville, Riverside, Platte Woods, Dearborn, Edgerton, Camden Point, Trimble, Plattsburg, Lathrop, and Turney. We are open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, for your convenience.

Cases We Accept

We handle a wide range of personal injury cases, including:

We also provide aggressive criminal defense for all Missouri misdemeanors and felonies, including theft, assault, driving while intoxicated (DWI), and drug-related charges.

Our Firm Offers Unparalleled Insight and Experience

As a former prosecutor and defense attorney for insurance companies, Jim Deffet knows how the tricks prosecutors and insurance companies have up their sleeves—and he puts his extensive knowledge to work for you. Contact us today to learn more about what sets us apart from the competition or to schedule an appointment for a free initial consultation.

Directions to Our Smithville Law Office: