At The Backer Law Firm,
We’ve Got Your Back.

At The Backer Law Firm, We’ve Got Your Back.

Attorney Joe Backer has taken more than 50 jury trials to verdict and prepared and executed hundreds of bench trials and hearings. Joe knows the legal system and knows how to fight for you. He will have your back. Isn't it time someone did?
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At The Backer Law Firm in Independence, we provide exceptional legal representation to clients throughout Kansas City and the surrounding areas. Throughout your case, you will have clear communication and direct access to attorney Joe Backer. Joe is experienced in the courtroom and prepares all cases for trial. Learn what it’s like to work with someone who has your back. Call us at 816-399-5219.

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Practice Areas

N Prac Personal

Personal Injury

N Prac Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma &

N Prac Motor

Motor Vehicle

N Prac Nursing

Nursing Home

N Prac Expungements


N Prac Premises


N Prac Mediation

Mediation & Arbitration

N Prac Workers

Workers’ Compensation

N Prac Employment Law

Employment Law

N Prac Bad Faith

Bad Faith
Insurance Cases

Serving Clients In Greater Kansas City And The Surrounding Areas

Representation For A Wide Range Of Legal Issues

We represent people in dealing with many different legal issues that all have one thing in common: the need for strong representation. We assist clients with legal matters such as:

  • Personal injury lawsuits after motor vehicle accidents
  • An injury caused by someone else’s negligence
  • Negligent security resulting in your harm
  • Asbestos injuries and mesothelioma
  • Nursing home abuse for your most vulnerable family members
  • A work accident and a difficult workers’ compensation claim
  • An employment dispute
  • Expungements

Verdicts & Settlements

Plaintiff was injured in a car wreck. Plaintiff sued and the defendant’s insurance carrier refused to defend the defend, or to pay the judgment. Our firm sued the insurance carrier and got a judgment for more than the policy amount.

Plaintiff suffered severe sexual harassment for years. Our firm filed suit. We took depositions and the case settled.

more than 50 jury trials to verdict
Meet Joseph M. Backer

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The Lawyer You Select Could Affect The Outcome Of 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.

Get Your Free Consultation Now

Legal problems often confront individuals without notice, which can create a financial disaster, stress and uncertainty, and leave you searching for solutions. On top of that, your rights must be protected. Contact our Missouri law office online or by telephone at 816-399-5219 to speak with an experienced Kansas City criminal lawyer. The Backer Law Firm is conveniently located near the intersection of I-70 and Noland Road in Independence, Missouri.

When You Have Legal Issues, You Need To Know Someone Has Your Back