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Litigation Practitioner

May 1, 2018

Litigation Practitioner: Allison M. Murdock

llison Murdock became one of Kansas City’s highest ranking female legal executives because, once upon a time, she couldn’t get a job. Murdock was in college at the University of Missouri-Kansas City when her mother died. The second eldest of five children, Murdock wanted to stay close to home to help raise her younger brothers, […]

May 1, 2018

Litigation Practitioner: Tiffany McFarland

iffany McFarland sometimes is asked why she does family law. Her response: “How could you not do family law?” It is perhaps the most intimate of legal practices, one in which the lawyer finds herself in the midst of her clients’ lives, using the impartiality of the law to resolve their highly charged personal issues. […]

May 1, 2018

Litigation Practitioner: Melissa Hoag Sherman

Eminent domain is one of those areas of the law that probably sounds dry and technical — that is, until it’s your property that the government wants to take. Melissa Sherman of Spencer Fane has worked on a lot of condemnation cases, and from her perspective most school districts, cities and other governmental entities would […]

Apr 30, 2018

Litigation Practitioner: Greer S. Lang

reer Lang tells her clients once she takes on their case, it’s now her job to worry about it. “Their problems become personal to me,” said Lang, a partner in Lathrop Gage’s business-litigation department. “I think about them all the time. I have dreams about issues and what I’m going to do about it. Their […]

Apr 30, 2018

Litigation Practitioner: Amy Crouch

s a partner with Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Amy Crouch values a culture in which she can cultivate valuable relationships with her peers. “It’s really the personal relationships I will [remember] when I look back on my career,” said Crouch, who completed a one-year judicial clerkship at the Missouri Court of Appeals from 1999 to […]

Apr 30, 2018

Litigation Practitioner: Nikki Cannezzaro

Nikki Cannezzaro lives to try cases. The partner with Franke Schultz & Mullen has been in her role for 17 years, during which she’s won nearly 50 jury trials ranging from products- and premises-liability cases to multiple-fatality trucking and automobile accidents.

Apr 30, 2018

Litigation Practitioner: Tricia Campbell

ricia Campbell is in the business of making the world a safer place. The attorney with Langdon & Emison in Lexington manages the firm’s mass torts dockets and handles product-defect and personal-injury cases. “We’re helping people who don’t know how to help themselves when they get injured,” she said. “I feel like we’re helping people […]

Apr 30, 2018

Litigation Practitioner: Kim Benjamin

im Benjamin has dedicated herself to positioning her business as the go-to firm for criminal and DWI defense in the Kansas City metropolitan area. At Benjamin Law Firm, LLC, in Belton, she serves both as a trial lawyer and as a leader focused on building the team. Her success in all areas has made her […]

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