Staff

CENTRAL OFFICE

Latricia Scott Adams
Team/Unit: Volunteer Attorney Project
Position: Director
Year Started: 1989
UMKC/Nazarene University – BA

Erin Bartling
Team/Unit: Migrant Farmworkers Project
Position: Project Director
Year Started: 2006
University of Kansas – BA

Laura Bornstein
Team/Unit: Domestic
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2011
Georgetown University Law Center – JD/Rice University – BA

Johnda Boyce
Team: Advocates for Family Health
Position: Staff Attorney
Year started: 2016
Univ of Arizona-JD/The Ohio State Univ-MA/Southeast Missouri State Univ-BS

Jim Brightman
Team/Unit: Public Benefits
Position: Attorney
Year started: 2016
BS Truman State, JD University of Missouri-Columbia

Tama Byrnes
Team/Unit: Administration
Position: Program Accountant
Year Started: 1994
Avila University – BS

Lisa Clark
Position: Program Administrator
Year Started: 1998
Ottawa University – BA

Julia Cotter
Team/Unit: Federal Rights
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2014
University of Oklahoma College of Law – JD/Austin College – BA

Scott S. Criqui
Team/Unit: Administration
Position: Director of Human Resources
Year Started: 2015
Webster University – MA/University of Kansas – BGS

James R. Crump
Team/Unit: Foreclosure Prevention Unit
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2013
University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law – JD/Rockhurst University – BA, BS

Karen Cutliff
Team/Unit: Development
Position: Marketing Coordinator
Year Started: 2006
Stephens College/George Washington University/Kansas City Art Institute

Joseph Dandurand
Team/Unit: Administration
Position: Executive Director
Year Started: 2017

Effie Day
Team/Unit: Public Benefits Team
Position: Attorney
Year Started: 1970

Crissy 
Team/Unit: Domestic
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2012  Practice Area: Family Law
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law – JD/University of Kansas – BA BS

Jaqueline Domian
Team/Unit: Municipal Defense
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2013
University of Missouri Kansas City – JD, BA

Danielle Elam-Jobe
Team/Unit: Municipal Defense
Position: Mental Health Court Project Director
Year Started: 2007
University of Missouri Kansas City – JD,  Central Missouri State University – BS

Megan Frederickson
Team/Unit: Municipal Defense
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2012
Florida State University College of Law – JD/Florida State University – BS

Christina Frommer
Office: Central
Team/Unit: Municipal Defense Unit
Position: Legal Secretary
Year Started: 2011

Kara Harms
Team/Unit: Federal Rights
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2011  Practice Area: Social Security
University of Kansas School of Law – JD/Creighton University – BA

Vince Hayes
Team/Unit: Federal Rights
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 1986  Practice Area: Social Security
Missouri Western State University- BS, BA, AS

Warren Hayter
Team/Unit: Municipal Court Unit
Position: Staff Attorney
Year started: 2014
University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law – JD / University of Missouri – BS

Kathleen Holmes
Team/Unit: Development
Position: Director of Development
Year Started: 2013
Webster University – BA/University of Missouri Kansas City – MA

Alicia Johnson
Position: Deputy Executive Director
Year Started: 2010
UMKC School of Law – JD/Missouri Western State University – BS

Karen Karnes
Team/Unit: Public Benefits
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 1987
Truman State

Emily Keimig
Team/Unit: Volunteer Attorney Project
Position: Case Coordinator
Year Started: 2016
Wichita State University

Susan Kephart
Team/Unit: Foreclosure Prevention Unit
Position: Attorney
Year Started: 1979
University of Missouri-Kansas City – JD, BA

Sandra Kincaid
Team/Unit: Public Benefits Team
Position: Legal Secretary
Year Started: 2000

Lisa Kivett
Team/Unit: Administration
Position: Computer Supervisor
Year Started: 1987
William Jewell College

Carol Klinkenberg
Team/Unit: Domestic
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2005  Practice Area: Family Law
Washburn University – BS/Johnson County Community College – Post-Secondary Paralegal Certification

Charlotte A. Krebs
Team Unit: Volunteer Attorney Project
Position: Case Coordinator
Year Started: 2015
Webster University – MA in Management; Drake University – BFA in English/Education

Charity Lindgren
Team/Unit: Administration
Position: Accounting Assistant
Year Started: 2007
William Jewell College – BS

Pat Lukenbill
Team/Unit: Domestic
Position: Legal Secretary
Year Started: 2011

Susan McRill
Team/Unit: Municipal Defense Unit
Position: Attorney
Year Started: 1990
UMKC School of Law – JD/William Jewell College – BS

Dale Meyer
Team/Unit: Municipal Defense Unit
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 1990  Practice Area: Municipal Defense
Central Missouri State University – BA

Josh Murphy
Team/Unit: Advocates for Family Health
Position: Director-Affordable Care Act Project / Attorney
Year Started: 2015
UMKC School of Law – JD/ Iowa State University – BBA, MBA

Sara Olazar
Team/Unit: Housing Plus
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2006
St. Mary’s University – BA

Kathryn Purdon
Team/Unit: Public Benefits
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2014
University of Kansas School of Law–JD/University of Texas at Austin–MSW/University of Kansas–BSW

Kathy Reinke
Team/Unit: Housing Plus
Position: Legal Secretary
Year Started: 2007

Terry Rinehart
Team/Unit: Foreclosure Prevention
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2016
University of California-Berkeley-Paralegal Certificate/Northwest Missouri State University-MS,BS/University of Missouri-EDS/Rockhurst University-MBA

Silya Shaw
Position: Central Office Managing Attorney
Year Started: 2014
University of Missouri-Kansas City—JD/American University—MA/Park University—BA

Megan Simpson
Team/Unit: Public Benefits
Position: Project Director-Medicaid and Disability Appeals Project
Year Started: 2012 Practice Area: Public Benefits and Social Security
University of Kansas School of Law – JD/University of Kansas – BM

Gwen Sowder
Team/Unit: Federal Rights
Position: Legal Secretary
Year Started: 2009

River Tempelin
Team/Unit: Administration
Position: Accounting Assistant I
Year Started: 2008

Evan Thompson
Team/Unit: Administration
Position: Grants Manager
Year Started: 2015/
William Jewell College – BA

Claudia Trujillo
Team/Unit: Advocates for Family Health
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2009

Warren Wade
Team/Unit: Domestic
Position: Supervising Attorney
Year Started: 2008  Practice Area: Family Law
University of San Diego School of Law – JD/SUNY at Stony Brook – BS

Maura Weber
Team/Unit: Housing Plus
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2008
Vanderbilt University – BA/University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law – JD

Madison Wesselman
Team/Unit: Public Benefits
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2014
University of Central Missouri-BS

Jane Worley
Team/Unit: Housing Plus
Position: Supervising Attorney
Year Started: 1979
University of Kansas – JD. BA

Kimberly Shipp Wright
Team/Unit: Domestic
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2009  Practice Area: Family Law
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law – JD/Xavier University – BA


JOPLIN OFFICE

Shelley Boston
Position: Intake Specialist
Year Started: 2012

Sarah Canada
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2015
Missouri Southern State University

Autumn Deer
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2007
Missouri Southern State University – BS

Shannon McKinney
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2015
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law – JD/Missouri State University – BS

Pamela Roychaudhury
Position: Managing Attorney
Year Started: 2001
University of Missouri-Columbia- BA/University of Missouri School of Law-Kansas City – JD

Jeffiner Thompson
Position: Attorney
Year Started: 2008
University of South Dakota School of Law –JD/Concordia University Nebraska – BA

Heather Walker
Position: STOP VAWA Attorney
Year Started: 2016
Missouri Southern State University –BA/University of Tulsa College of Law – JD


ST. JOSEPH OFFICE

Tiffany Hollon
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2002
Missouri Western State University – BS

John M. Keiffer
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 1993
Olney Central College, Southern Illinois University, Missouri Western State University AA, AS

Janice Dydell
Postition: Paralegal
Year Started: 2016
BS, AS: Colorado Technical University

Kenisha Sanderson
Position: Staff Attorney
Year Started: 2016
JD: UMKC /BA: Quinnipac University

Elisa Smith
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2015
AS: Mount San Antonio College

 


WARRENSBURG OFFICE

Kelly Bartlett
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2007
Central Missouri State University – BS/BA

Kimberly Basinger
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2006

Susan Hanrahan
Team/Unit: Public Benefits
Position: Paralegal

William Shull
Position: Managing Attorney
Year Started: 1979
Practice Area: Domestic Relations
University of Missouri at Columbia – JD, BA


WEST OFFICE:

Michael Duffy
Position: Managing Attorney of West Office and Economic Development Unit.
Year Started: 1977.
Tufts University B.A., 1970. Antioch School of Law J.D., 1977.

Peter Hoffman
Team/Unit: Economic Development Unit.
Position: Staff Attorney.
Year Started: 2013.
Webster University, University of Missouri – Kansas City J.D., M.P.A.

Kayla Hogan
Team/Unit: Adopt-A-Neighborhood Project
Position: Paralegal
Year Started: 2014
Tufts University in 2014, BA

Jennifer Wieman Earles
Team/Unit: Economic Development Unit & Immigration.
Position: Staff Attorney.
Year Started: 2008.
University of Missouri-Columbia B.A. University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law J.D.

 

 

 

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