Cody D. Edwards

Criminal Law Attorney

Location: Lake of the Ozarks
Phone: 573-369-0001
1-877-532-2191 (Toll Free)
Fax: 573-369-0002

Location: Camdenton
Phone: 573-346-9990
Fax: 573-346-9884


Cody Edwards is a hometown attorney, born and raised in Ulman, Missouri and now primarily working out of our Camdenton Branch. Cody attended and graduated from Iberia High School in Iberia, Missouri, received an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in psychology from the University of Central Missouri, and then attended and graduated from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas with his Juris Doctorate in 2010. Cody was admitted to the Missouri Bar in April of 2011.

Cody has worked and grown up in the Lake of the Ozark area and is now back home to provide legal services to the residents of Camdenton, Eldon, Jefferson City, Lake Ozark, Lebanon, Osage Beach, Versailles, Waynesville, and all areas in between. Cody’s main focus is on DWI/BWI Defense, Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury.

Cody’s focus is to provide legal services for the Lake of the Ozarks area and entire Mid-Missouri Region. Cody’s approach to the practice of law is to be honest and direct with his clients while, pursuing the best possible outcome.

Lawyer Statement:

“All of my clients rely on me to provide knowledgeable solutions and strong representation in serious legal matters. How I do my job directly impacts the lives of the people I represent and I take this duty very seriously. I am committed to supporting and serving my clients with my legal skills and trust.”

“If you are faced with a legal problem or concern, feel free to call our office to today to schedule a free initial consultation and case review with the attorney you know and trust. You risk nothing to find out more about your rights and how I can help resolve your case, seek justice, or an appropriate legal remedy.”


Areas of Practice

  • 50% Criminal Law
  • 10% Civil Litigation
  • Auto Dealer Fraud
  • Car Accident
  • DUI / DWI
  • Debtor-Creditor
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Lemon Law
  • Traffic Ticket

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2011


  • Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas
    • J.D. – 2010
  • University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri
    • B.A. – 2005
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar Association, Member, 2011 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • W. Steven Rives Law Firm, Associate, 2011 – 2012
  • Add: Holder, Susan, Slusher, Oxenhandler, Law Clerk, 2009


  • English


  • Phi Alpha Delta


  • 2019 Lake Sun Readers Choice Awards – Best Attorney
  • 2020 Best of the Lake – Best Attorney
  • 2020 Missouri’s Best- Best Law Firm and Best Attorney/Criminal Lawyer