Biography

Born in Dunkirk, New York.
Resident of Kansas City, Missouri.
Best of the Bar.
Select to Super Lawyers Missouri and Kansas.
AV Rated (the highest rating provided for legal ability and ethics).

Education

Graduated Fredonia State University with honors.
Graduated University of Missouri at Kansas City with honors.
Member of the Order of the Bench and Robe.
Law Review.
Top 10% of class.

Volunteer Activities

Treasurer, Association for Women Lawyers of Kansas City.
Community Support Chair, Association for Women Lawyers of Kansas City.
Step-Up volunteer. Step-Up is an annual program in which attorneys donate their time to assist victims of domestic violence by handling parking and traffic tickets.
Member Board of Directors, Myasthenia Gravis Association.
Christmas in October volunteer. Christmas in October brings together volunteers in the Kansas City area to rehabilitate the houses of low-income homeowners, particularly the elderly and disabled.
Panelist Women-owned law firms.
Mentor AWLF Connections. The Connections program pairs experienced attorneys with recent law school graduates.

Bar

Licensed in Missouri and Kansas.
Member of the Missouri Bar.
Member of the Kansas Bar Association.
Member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA).
Member of the Association for Women Lawyers of Kansas City.
Admitted to the United States District Court.
Workers Compensation Committee KCMBA.
Probate and Estate Planning Committee KCMBA.

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