Brent Powers has practiced law in Saint Joseph and Northwest Missouri since 1980.


He began his career as a trial attorney but due to the needs of his parents, older clients and numerous referrals, transitioned to Elder Law, Medicaid nursing home planning, and Social Security disability.

He has served as president of the Saint Joseph Bar Association, volunteered on a variety of community boards and participated in numerous events sponsored by the Saint Joseph Bar Association to help people in need with sound legal advice.

Brent is a native of Northwest Missouri and grew up in Saint Joseph.


He is a graduate of Central High School, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia, and earned his law degree at the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. These national organizations provide education, training, and a national network of expertise for member attorneys to help senior citizens and people with special needs.


3715 Beck Road
Building D - Suite 401
St. Joseph, MO - 64506

Office located in the Beck Road Office Complex (just east of the Belt Highway).

Free Initial Consultation

Brent provides a free, initial face-to-face consultation for families needing legal advice for any of his services. It’s easy and convenient – call (816) 233-0257 to schedule your appointment.

Have a specific question? Call Brent at (816) 233-0257.