Kevin Young

Kevin Young

Associate Attorney
  • Peterson Law Firm
  • 801 W. 47th Street, Suite 107, Kansas City, Missouri 64112
  • 816-888-8888

Kevin Young is a Southwest Missouri native from Marshfield who served in the Marines for six years before attending law school. Mr. Young received a bachelor’s degree in history from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, and his Juris Doctorate from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, graduating Magna Cum Laude. While in law school, Kevin Young was a senior editor of the Regent Journal for Law and Public Policy and served as the Legal Research and Writing Coordinator for the Regent University Moot Court Board.

After law school, Mr. Young joined the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, serving as a Senior Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Mr. Young prosecuted felony property and white-collar crime cases and later worked in the Major Crimes Unit, where he prosecuted serious drug cases.

Mr. Young has litigated personal injury cases exclusively since 2016. Mr. Young is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers and the American Association for Justice. He has participated as a guest lecturer at Drury University on the subjects of torts and animal law.

Mr. Young lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with his wife, Olivia, and two children.


  • Missouri Association for Trial Attorneys


  • Dury University – Springfield, Missouri —Bachelor of History
  • Regent University School of Law – Virginia Beach, Virginia, Juris Doctor Magna Cum Laude