The Law Office of Cobb Young

The Law Office of Cobb Young

Firm Overview

Providing personal legal services to individuals and entities in a broad range of practice areas at reasonable rates. Continuous private practice in Joplin, Missouri since November 1, 1981.

Main Office

333 West Fifth Street
Joplin, MO 64801


(417) 623-4000


(417) 623-6635


Free Initial Consultation?

Yes; no time limit.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Rates vary accordingly to case. Bankruptcies range from $1,000 to $3,000; most are $1,200 to $2,000.

Hourly Rates


Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

After hours and weekends by appointment.

Office Manager

Kelly Wood.

Emergency After Hours



Criminal Defense


How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Bankruptcy - help people with "fresh starts" and because of demand.

Criminal Defense - Courtroom experience.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

It is welcome and appropriate in most cases.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I only review documents for clients or prospective clients.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I am not willing to assist.

Cobb Young

The Law Office of Cobb Young

Law Clerk for Missouri Court of Appeals, Sothern District, January 1979 to August 1980.
Business Law Professor at Missouri Southern State College, 1980 to 1986.

Ability to communicate with people with different levels of education, employment, and ethnic backgrounds.

Ability to communicate with any person; ability to listen with patience.

Personal interests:

Reading, writing, theatre, cycling, and travel.


Bar Number: 29328
Missouri, 1978


University of Missouri
Juris Doctorate, 1978

Drury University
Bachelor of Arts, 1975

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