J. Denise Carter

Denise is licensed to practise in Missouri, Kansas and England. Her entire career has been devoted to criminal defense and personal injury. She has handled numerous high profile cases across the world. Now practising in Lees Summit, Missouri, she handles all types of criminal and traffic offences, including stealing, shoplifting, possession, drug charges, DWI/DUI, and domestic assault or domestic violence cases.


Hourly ($175-250/hour), contingent (25-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
Carter & Putnam, LLC

211 NW Executive Way
Suite G
Lees Summit, MO, 64063-1846

Office (816) 598-4300

KS Authorized to practice law 2012 07/04/2016
MO Good Standing, Active 1992 01/08/2013

Lead Consel Lead Counsel Rating 2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers Association 2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers Association 2014
Lead Counsel Rating Lead Counsel 2014
Superb rating Avvo 2014
Certified DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing NHTSA 2014
Top Contributor Award AVVO 2014
Admitted to Practice Law United States Supreme Court 2012
Higher Rights of Audience-Criminal Proceeding Law Society of England & Wales 2007
Duty Solicitor Law Society of England & Wales 2006
Police Station Representative Law Society of England &Wales 2005
BV Rated Martindale-Hubbell 1999

Work experience
Attorney/Partner Carter & Putnam, LLC 2010 – Present
Trial attorney Missouri Public Defendar System 2007 – 2009
Attorney FosterWells Solicitors 2004 – 2008
Attorney Carter Law office 1996 – 2004
Partner Powers & Carter 1992 – 1996
Legal Intern U.S. District Court Western District Of Missouri 1991 – 1992

University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law Law JD – Juris Doctor 1992

Speaking engagements
British Legal System and Profession Trial of the Indictable 2015
Wigs, Robes and Wine: Hot Topics in Law and Practice in Britain and France Criminal Practice 2014
Oxford Summer CLE Program English Criminal Practice 2013
Oxford CLE Abroad English criminal proceedings 2008
Oxford Summer Program English Criminal Proceedings 2007
Oxford summer Program Indictable Only Offences 2006

Leave a Comment