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Adam Dowling

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Adam’s practice at Eng & Woods Attorneys at Law includes extensive specializations in the area of criminal law. He represents felony and misdemeanor cases, in state, municipal and federal courts across the state of Missouri.  Adam has successfully handled thousands of criminal cases, including charges of:

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Assault
  • Domestic Violence
  • Rape
  • Sodomy
  • Molestation
  • Weapons Crimes
  • Arson
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Fraud
  • Stealing
  • Embezzlement
  • Stalking/Harassment
  • Child Pornography/Computer Crimes
  • Child Abuse
  • Drug Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Animal Abuse
  • Bad Checks
  • General traffic violations

Adam is licensed to practice law throughout the state of Missouri and is a member of the Missouri Bar Association (MOBAR), the Boone County Bar Association (BCBA), and the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL).  Adam has served on, and chaired, various committees within these associations and regularly volunteers his time consulting with other attorneys on criminal defense matters. He also spends time educating and training future attorneys in Criminal Defense and Trial Skills.

Adam has been recognized for his courtroom victories, as well as his unwavering dedication to his clients, with awards including:

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers Award (National Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Top 40 Under 40 (National Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Top Attorneys (K.C. Magazine)
  • Rising Star Award (SuperLawyers)
  • Nation’s Top One Percent (National Association of Distinguished Counsel)
  • Top 10 Under 40 Attorney in Missouri (National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys)
  • The Client’s Choice Award (AVVO) and a “10.0″/Superb Rating (AVVO’s highest rating for attorneys).

Adam was raised in Montgomery City, Missouri, and graduated from Montgomery County R-II High school in 1999.  In 2003, he received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.  In 2006, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Law.  Adam began working for Eng & Woods as a law clerk in 2005 and joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in 2006.  Adam was made a Partner at Eng & Woods law firm in 2012.  Adam lives in Columbia with his wife, Heather, and their three daughters.


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Practice areas
  • Criminal defense
  • Murder
  • Assaultive Crimes
  • Sex Crimes
  • Weapons Crimes
  • Drug crimes
  • Computer Crimes
  • Property Crimes
  • White Collar/Fraud Crimes
  • Minor/Traffic Offenses
  • Missouri, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of MO
  • Montgomery Co. R-II High School, Diploma, 1999
  • Westminster College, B.A., 2003
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, J.D., 2006
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