Attorney J. Matthew Guilfoil

Dedicated & Aggressive Representation

In the past 15 years, Kansas City DWI defense lawyer J. Matthew Guilfoil has studied and honed the art of drunk driving litigation. Guilfoil Law Group has grown into a highly esteemed DWI defense law firm in Missouri.

Matt has obtained such skill in his practice that he frequently teaches DWI courses to other legal professionals and law enforcement officials. By focusing his firm solely on this one practice area, he has achieved a level of proficiency that few other lawyers ever achieve.

DWI Defense Training & Certifications

Matt’s sobriety test certifications are the same as most law enforcement officials in Missouri. This includes certified operation of the Intoxilyzer 5000 and the Datamaster breath testing machines. His knowledge of the field has been such an aid to his clients that in 2006-2007 he was the Missouri State Delegate to the National College for DUI Defense, and is a regular attendant of the distinguished organization’s Summer Sessions.

Matt has completed the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)/National-Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) approved course on the administration of standardized field sobriety tests. He is one of the few Missouri defense attorneys to hold this certification. He is also one of only 2 defense attorneys in Missouri to have completed the 24-hour drug evaluation and classification course.

professional memberships

  • 2006-2007 Missouri State Delegate of the National College of DUI Defense
  • American Association of DUI Trial Lawyers
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


  • The University of Missouri at Kansas City, J.D.
  • DePaul University, B.A.

To schedule a free consultation with Kansas City DWI defense attorney J. Matthew Guilfoil, call (816) 470-0172.

Three Things You Need to Know

  1. You only have 15 days in Missouri to challenge the suspension of your Driver's License after a DWI arrest
  2. Matthew Guilfoil wrote the SFST chapter of the Missouri CLE Attorney Desk Reference book
  3. Attorney Guilfoil represents people on ALL Criminal charges in State and Municipal Courts all around Kansas City


Call the Guilfoil Law Group at (816) 470-0172 to schedule your free consultation today!

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