Nick A. Cutrera Receives “Best of the Bar” Award 2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008


Nick A. Cutrera has been honored many times as one of the Best of the Bar. Each year, lawyers are asked by the Kansas City Business Journal to vote for their metro-area peers whom they consider the top attorneys in Kansas City. The Journal publishes the list of honorees each September. The list is meant to be used as a resource for anyone needing legal services as well as a showcase for the area’s top talent.  Nick says, “It’s a great honor to be included in the Best of the Bar. Kansas City has a wonderful and talented legal community and I’m proud to be a part of it.”


The American Society of Legal Advocates Top 100 Lawyers Award — 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

The American Society of Legal Advocates is an invitation-only, nationwide organization of elite lawyers in practice today who combine stellar legal credentials with a proven commitment to community engagement and the highest professional standards. A team of lawyers spent six months researching tens of thousands of lawyers across the country and manually selecting less than 1.5% of all lawyers based on an array of criteria.


Nick Cutrera Named 2014 Best Divorce Lawyer and Named to Lee’s Summit Business Hall of Fame

Each year, in and around the Lee’s Summit area, the U.S. Commerce Association chooses only the best local businesses to be recognized as the “Best of Lee’s Summit”. The companies chosen exemplify the best of small business; often leading through customer service and community involvement. Nick Cutrera has received the 2014 Best of Lee’s Summit — Divorce Lawyer award.The Law Offices of Nick A. Cutrera, LLC is among a very small group of companies that have won the Best of Lee’s Summit Award in consecutive years. This distinction resulted in its earning the Lee’s Summit Business Hall of Fame distinction.

Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal

Nick A. Cutrera was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, one of the highest non-combat awards, for his service as a Marine Corps Judge Advocate.“For meritorious achievement in the superior performance of his duties while serving as Legal Assistance Attorney and Senior Defense Counsel, Joint Law Center, Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina from October 1994 to July 1997. As a Legal Assistance Attorney, he expertly advised hundreds of military members and their families in all areas of law.He further distinguished himself as a highly skilled and aggressive defense counsel and later as the Senior Defense counsel conducting over 60 courts-martial and 200 non-judicial punishment cases, thereby enhancing the fairness of and inspired confidence in the military justice system.

Captain Cutrera’s initiative, perseverance, and total dedication to duty reflect great credit upon himself and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service.”

Signed: G.M. Karamarkovich, Major General,
U.S. Marine Corps commanding Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point