The Legal Help You Need When You Need It
Legal problems often confront individuals without notice. A work accident, an injury caused by someone else's negligence, a dishonest salesman, or an employment dispute can create financial disaster and leave you searching for solutions. Your rights must be protected. The lawyer you select could affect the outcome of your case.
At The Backer Law Firm in Independence, we provide exceptional legal representation to clients throughout Kansas City and the surrounding areas in a wide range of legal practice areas. We put our clients' needs first, emphasizing clear communication and direct access to attorney Joseph M. Backer throughout your case.
When facing tough opposition, it is helpful to have a strong litigation firm on your side. Joe is trial-tested and ready to advocate aggressively both in and out of court for clients. We will do everything in our power to help you achieve a favorable legal outcome. If settlements are possible, we are also excellent at alternative dispute methods such as mediation and arbitration.
Contact The Backer Law Firm today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:
- Personal Injury
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Truck accidents
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Electric shock injuries
- Premises liability
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Wrongful death
- Workers’ compensation
Call 816-283-8500 to arrange your free initial consultation.
Attorney Joseph M. Backer
Mr. Backer has extensive experience trying cases in state and federal courts throughout Kansas and Missouri. Having tried approximately 50 jury trials to verdict and hundreds of bench trials and hearings, Mr. Backer knows how to get results in court.
Mr. Backer's professional affiliations include the American Bar Association Litigation Division, the Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas City, Missouri Metropolitan Bar Association (member, Civil Law Committee and Tort Law Committee), the Kansas Bar Association and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Mr. Backer received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
- The Missouri Bar
- The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
- The Kansas Bar
- Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
- Eastern Jackson County Bar Association