Erin Lawrence, Kansas City Attorney

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After graduating with honors from law school, Erin served as law clerk to the Honorable Michael W. Manners in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. Following her clerkship, Erin began private practice, representing both employees and employers in employment discrimination and wrongful termination litigation. Erin provides counseling to employers regarding day-to-day employment law issues, including corporate training events. She also represents plaintiffs in personal injury, consumer protection, and real estate disputes. She also serves as a FINRA public arbitrator.

Erin has been consistently recognized by her peers in the legal community and has been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star from 2015 to 2017.

Erin lives in mid-town Kansas City with her husband, their son, and their rottweiler. Erin loves cooking and spends most of her free time with her family or reading young adult fiction.

Education

  • University of Missouri – Kansas City
    J. D., Cum Laude, 2010
    Intern to The Honorable Judge Robert E. Larsen, 2008
    Managing Editor for The Urban Lawyer, 2009
    Intern for the Missouri State Public Defender, 2009
    Intern at the Public Interest Litigation Clinic, 2008 to 2010
  • University of Missouri – Kansas City
    Bachelor of Arts with Honors, Philosophy and Psychology, 2006

Memberships

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Eastern Jackson County Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri (federal and state courts)
  • Kansas (federal and state courts)

Clerk Experience

  • Judge Michael W. Manners (Circuit Court of Jackson County, MO, 2010-2013).