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Jeffrey Y. Bennett

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Jeffrey Y. Bennett is the founder of JEFFREY Y. BENNETT LAW. He is a member of the Missouri & Kansas Bar and is licensed to practice in the State of Missouri and the United States District Court, District of Kansas, Western District of Missouri. Jeffrey received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his Doctorate in Jurisprudence from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.
While at law school Jeffrey served as a staff member on the legal journal, Urban Lawyer: The National Quarterly on State & Local Government, a Law School Emissary, an International Law Society member, and as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Asian Pacific Islander Law Students Association (APILSA). He was also a Diversity Merit Scholarship recipient and a KCMBA Diversity Clerkship recipient.

As a law student, Jeffrey studied a number of specialized courses including Immigration Law and Policy, I-9 Corporate Compliance, VAWA, Estates and Trusts, Estate Planning and Drafting, Business Planning, Construction Law, Entertainment Law, Entrepreneurial Lawyering, International Human Rights, International Business Transactions, Real Estate Transactions, Employment Discrimination, and Business Torts.



Jeffrey Y. Bennett is currently an active member of the American Bar Association (ABA), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA), the Asian American Bar Association of Kansas City (AABAKC), the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City, and KC Legal. Jeffrey also serves as a Missouri Notary Public.

Before opening his law practice, Jeffrey worked as a law clerk for John Sommer, a probate attorney in Independence, Missouri; at Stinson, Morrison, Hecker LLP in Kansas City, Missouri; and at the DeBund Law Firm in Shanghai, China.


In front of Missouri Supreme Court
Jeffrey Y. Bennett has worked in many different industries such as investor and media relations for publicly traded small cap technology, biotech, healthcare, and travel and leisure industries. He has also has created marketing and publicity campaigns and materials for both small business entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations. Jeffrey was also an English professor at Hanyang Womens’ College in Seoul, South Korea.

Jeffrey has lived or traveled in many parts of Asia and beyond including South Korea, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Australia, and South Africa. Because of his extensive travels, Jeffrey is familiar with cross-cultural issues regarding language, customs, and business practices of his international clientele.

Jeffrey Y. Bennett is committed to serving the legal needs of individuals, small businesses, and companies in the greater Kansas City area by providing personal service, professional consultation, and ardent representation for immigration, probate, family, business, traffic/DUI/DWI, and LGBT matters.

Publications:
Seoul City Essay Contest 3rd prize winner: 1997 & 1998
Case note [Michael C. v. Gresbach, 526 F.3d 1008 (7th Cir. 2008)] published in Urban Lawyer (law journal)

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For more information or to Schedule a Personal Consulation Contact

Jeffrey Y. Bennett
JEFFREY Y. BENNETT LAW

1828 Swift Avenue, Suite 425
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Tel: 816-759-2776 English
Tel. 816-759-2777 Espanol
Fax: 816-759-2769
www.JYBennettLaw.com

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