Jerry Merrill

Jerry Merrill

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  • Criminal Law
  • Kansas, Missouri
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Johnson County criminal defense attorney Jerry Merrill is an experienced trial attorney who began his career as a judicial law clerk. As a former prosecutor, he has handled cases ranging from misdemeanors to high-level felonies. Jerry utilizes his insight into the way judges and prosecutors analyze cases as well as his trial experience to tirelessly pursue the best result for clients as a defense lawyer. He also substitutes for judges as a judge pro tem in the Johnson County District Court.

Practice Area
  • Criminal Law
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Professional Experience
Criminal Defense Attorney
Merrill Law Firm
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Starting as a prosecutor and now as a criminal defense attorney, special counsel for serious felonies, and pro tempore judge, Jerry Merrill has handled thousands of cases from low-level misdemeanors to serious felonies. Whether you need to mitigate the consequences of a mistake or aggressively fight an unfair charge, Jerry will fight to help you get the best outcome possible.
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Missouri Western State University
B.S. | Criminal Justice
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Kansas City Business Journal
Professional Associations
State Bar of Kansas  # 23995
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Articles & Publications
Death Penalty
UMKC Law Review
Websites & Blogs
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Johnson County Criminal Defense Attorney Blog
Contact & Map
Merrill Law Firm
7211 W 98th Ter, Suite 140
Overland Park, KS 66212
Telephone: (913) 381-2085
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