Meet Our Trusted Attorneys
Joseph A. Hamilton
Long-time Lee’s Summit attorney and Lee’s Summit resident Joe Hamilton is the founding partner of Hamilton & Associates. Joe graduated from Central Missouri State University in 1966 with a degree in Physics. There, he was President of Theta Chi fraternity. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1969, where he led the National Moot Court Competition Team.
Lee’s Summit accident victims often use his services as a top area attorney because of his long-time familiarity and success in Lee’s Summit. Joe’s civil practice consists of representing Lee’s Summit residents in many areas of the law. Over the course of his career, Joe has participated in hundreds of jury trials. As Prosecutor, Mr. Hamilton imprisoned and gained the death sentence for some of Missouri’s most infamous criminals.
Mr. Hamilton has been a Lee’s Summit lawyer since 1969. He has lived in Lee’s Summit for 26 years.
Honors & Awards
- Prosecuting Attorney of Cass County – two terms
- Assistant Prosecuting Attorney of Jackson County
- Prosecuting Attorney of Pleasant Hill, Missouri
The Missouri Bar Association
|The American Association for Justice|
|The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys|
|Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity|
Matthew J. Hamilton
Lee’s Summit lawyer Matt Hamilton graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 1995 with Science degrees in Logistics, Marketing, and Business Administration. At Mizzou, he served in dozens of leadership positions, which included Chief Justice of the student body and Chairman of the Student/Faculty Conduct Committee. He was an executive and member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Matt received his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1999. He was a member of the Moot Court Board and led the National Moot Court Competition Team.
Mr. Hamilton received a number of awards upon graduation. Matt won the Appellate Advocacy Award. He was inducted into the Order of Barristers, was a Robert H. Colbern Scholar and was President of the UMKC chapter of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. Lee’s Summit accident and injury victims often choose Hamilton for his skills as an attorney and connections in Lee’s Summit. Matt’s civil practice consists of representing people who have been injured as the result of the neglect of others. He also represents the families of those who have died due to negligence. Matt also represents people accused of committing crimes in Lee’s Summit.
Matt Hamilton moved to Lee’s Summit in 1986. He graduated from Lee’s Summit High School. Matt’s family also attended Lee’s Summit’s schools.
Honors & Awards
|The Order of Barristers for excellence in trial courtroom advocacy|
|The Appellate Advocacy Award for excellence in cases in appeals and the Supreme Court|
|County Coordinator of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys|
|Million Dollar Advocates Forum for achieving a paid judgment for his client in excess of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00)|
|Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum for achieving a paid judgment for his client in excess of three million dollars ($3,000,000.00)|
- The Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States of America
- Missouri Bar Association
- Kansas Bar Association
- Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
- The American Association for Justice
- Cass County Bar Association
- Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity