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233 West Walnut Street
Independence, MO 64050-3825
Phone: 816-833-1222
Fax: 816-836-2437

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James E. Ewan

James E. Ewan

Shareholder, Director, Officer
Independence, Missouri
(816) 833-1222
(816) 836-2437

Areas of Practice

  • Business Organization, Litigation, & Defense
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Title Insurance Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1976


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1976
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: Admitted to the Order of Bench and Robe
    • Law Review: UMKC Law Review, Associate Editor, 1974 - 1976
  • University of Missouri - Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
    • B.A. - 1973

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Eastern Jackson County Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors for the City Union Mission
  • Board of Directors for Independence Youth Court


  • English


  • Delta Theta Phi

The law firm of McElligott, Ewan, Hall & Kimminau, a Professional Corporation represents clients in Missouri in the counties of Jackson County, Cass County, Clay County, Johnson County, Lafayette County, Platte County, and Ray County including the cities of Independence, Kansas City, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs, Liberty, Harrisonville, Belton, Raymore, Lexington, North Kansas City, and Platte City; and in Kansas in the counties of Johnson County and Wyandotte County including the cities of Kansas City, Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, and Shawnee Mission.

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