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Leslie Lawson
  • Partner


Kansas City, MO






Leslie L. Lawson is a compassionate and experienced legal advocate. Leslie assists individuals with matters such as divorce, child custody, adoptions, guardianships, probate and estate planning.

I understand that often times meeting with an attorney is stressful and the questions it presents for your future. No matter what the nature of your case, I take the time to explain the process and develop both short and long term plans to accomplish your objectives. I am committed to knowing my clients personally by listening to you and with my knowledge of the law and the legal system, together finding the best strategy and solution to your problems and concerns. I want you to have peace of mind that your matter receive the individual attention that it deserves and allow you to focus on the responsibilities and challenges of life. 

Leslie graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering. After working for five years as engineer in manufacturing, Leslie attended law school at the University of Missouri in Kansas City.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trademarks and Copyrights
  • Traffic

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Mediator, Missouri, 2005
  • Guardian Ad Litem, Missouri, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2001
  • Kansas, 2002
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2002


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D.
  • University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science


  • Social Trends in Family Law, KCMBA, 2017
  • Family Law Agreements from Start to Finish, NBI, 2016
  • Family Law Essentials - Evaluating the Case, Missouri Bar, 2015
  • Intellectual Property for Paralegals, Penn Valley College
  • Intellectual Property for Every Attorney, UMKC, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Present
  • Association of Women Lawyers, Present
  • Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Present
  • Brookside Waldo Rotary Club, Present
  • P.E.O., Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Kansas City Volunteer Attorney for the Arts, Present


  • English