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Kansas City Criminal Defense Lawyer

Representing the Criminally Accused for More than 25 Years

Have you recently been indicted for criminal charges? Make it a priority to talk with Steve Schanker, Kansas City criminal defense attorney. He will provide the attention and skilled defense your case needs for a successful outcome - your defense is in the hands of a respected and experienced defense attorney.

It is important to make your decision about hiring representation without delay. Take the first step towards making a sound choice by calling to schedule your free consultation. The free consultation will help to determine your eligibility, as well as answer any general legal questions you may have about the process of hiring someone to defend you in court.

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Why Hire Steve Schanker?

He has served individuals throughout the Kansas City area with aggressive defense counsel and gives 100% effort when it comes to producing winning results. He has earned some conclusive evidence of just how successful he has been and continues to be, with 25+ years of casework. To further demonstrate his skill in and out of the courtroom, Steve Schanker received the Martindale-Hubbell AV rating for excellence and ethics. He continues to excel in his field by winning criminal cases.


  • Stalking acquittal - Johnson County, Kansas
  • Assault acquittal - Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • Hit and Run, no conviction - Jackson County, Kansas
  • Drug Possession, dismissed - Kansas City, Missouri
  • Arson dismissed - Jackson County, Missouri
  • Child Endangerment, no conviction - Lafayette County, Missouri

Do I Need a Lawyer for Drug Possession?

While you do not need a lawyer for any criminal charge, drug possession charges are very serious and often require the strong defense of an experienced attorney to see the successful returned desired: freedom from charges. It is recommended that you seek out an attorney that you trust to take on your case and defend you before a judge and jury.

High-Quality Representation for Your Criminal Case

Whether your case is based in Missouri or Kansas, he offers excellent representation. He has obtained certification to work in both states, which is essential when you practice law in Kansas City. Being highly regarded by professionals in the legal field takes many years of hard work and excellence, and he has a successful history to earn the respect of his peers.

As a consistent source of high-quality defense and continuous satisfactory results, he is the Kansas City criminal defense attorney who is willing and able to help you, no matter how serious the offense. The path to success is found through having high quality, aggressive legal representation, so why wait?

Call now to get your free case evaluation with a Kansas City criminal defense lawyer for an aggressive defense.

*Past performance is not predictive of future results, as each case's facts and circumstances differ.

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