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Since 1960

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Joseph Van Amburg

Joseph Amburg Attorney

Joe, a graduate of West Platte, was admitted to the Missouri bar in 2011 after attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Prior to that, he received a bachelor of science degree from Truman State University in political science. Joe previously worked for the Jackson County and Cass County Prosecutor’s Offices prosecuting a variety of cases including homicides, assaults, and robberies. Joe resides in Kansas City.

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2011

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2011


  • University of Missouri School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri

    • J.D. – 2011

  • Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri

    • B.S. 2008

    • Major: Political Science

Past Employment Positions

  • Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office, 2016-2022

  • Cass County Prosecutor’s Office, 2011-2015

Other Activities

  • Play-by-Play Broadcaster for Avila University football and basketball, 2019-present

  • Play-by-Play Broadcaster for NorN Productions 2006-2011, 2015-present

    • Currently Play-by-Play broadcaster for Summit Christian Academy High School

    • Previously Play-by-Play broadcaster for West Platte High School


  • Order of Barristers – 2011

  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Digital Media Production Contest: Call of the Year 6th place – 2019-20


  • English