Lance A. Riddle

Warrensburg, Missouri

Lance A. Riddle was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1989 after graduating in the top 15% of his class at the University of Missouri at Kansas City with the degree of Juris Doctor. Upon graduation, Riddle received the Order of Barristers which recognizes accomplishments in courtroom advocacy. Riddle's primary areas of practice include criminal defense, DWI/traffic, and adoption cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1989


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1989
    • Honors: The Order of Barristers
    • Law Review: The Urban Lawyer, Executive Editor, 1988 - 1989
  • Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri
    • B.S.
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • Sole Practitioner, 1991 - 1992
  • Missouri Attorney General's Office, Assistant Attorney General, 1989 - 1991
  • Johnson County Bar Association, President
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Vice-President
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Secretary/Treasurer