Family Law
Dissolution of Marriage
Child Support and Child Custody
Maintenance Disputes
Paternity Actions
Step-Parent Adoptions
Guardian ad Litem representing minor children in cases involving allegations of abuse and/or neglect
Probate Court representing Uncontested and Contested Guardianships and Conservatorships for Minors and Adults
Juvenile Court
Saint Louis University ‑ B.A. English (Philosophy Minor)
University of Missouri‑Kansas City ‑ J.D.

Missouri Bar Association

  • Co-Author of 2014 CLE Update of Family Law Matters concerning Modification of Decrees
  • Presenter at many CLE seminars covering family law, domestic violence, GAL issues, third party custody vs. guardianship (2011 – ongoing)

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

  • Co-Vice Chairperson of the Domestic Law Committee (2016 forward)
  • Bench Bar Family Law CLE Seminar Presenter (2015)
  • Member-At-Large, Domestic Law Committee (2014)
  • Secretary/Treasurer of the Family Law Section

Eastern Jackson County Bar Association

  • School of Economics, Board of Directors Member, Secretary/Treasurer and President (2015-2016)
  • Planning Committee Member of Domestic Violence and Children Interdisciplinary Conference, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation and
  • Jackson County Safe Family Coalition
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law Instructor for class at Child and Family Services Clinic for new law students, Spring Semester, 2016
  • Association for Women Lawyers
  • Supreme Court of Missouri Combatting Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence Commission (2017 forward)
  • CAPA (Child Abuse Prevention Association) Board of Directors (2016 forward)
  • Empowering Parents KC Board President
  • Adjunct Professor – The Family Law Practice – UMKC School of Law
  • 2016 Kelly J. Moorhouse Dedication to Children Award
  • 2018 Co-author How to Hire a Lawyer, A Guide to Hiring the Best Attorney for Your Legal Issue
  • 2019 Women’s Justice Litigation Practitioner Award
  • 2021 Missouri Lawyers Weekly Diversity and Inclusion Award