Ashley N. Garrett

  • Attorney
  • Kansas City, Missouri Office

Ashley Garrett is an attorney in our Kansas City office where she focuses her practice on insurance defense, municipal law, law enforcement defense, and litigation. She is an experienced litigator who secures positive results for her clients through a combination of skilled advocacy, early and detailed analysis of the facts and issues, and extensive preparation.

Overview

Ashley Garrett is an attorney in our Kansas City office where she focuses her practice on insurance defense, municipal law, law enforcement defense, and litigation. She is an experienced litigator who secures positive results for her clients through a combination of skilled advocacy, early and detailed analysis of the facts and issues, and extensive preparation.

Prior to joining CMDA, she served as the Deputy County Counselor of Jackson County, Missouri for six years where she advised and provided legal representation to departments, directors, and employees of Jackson County while also protecting the interests of their citizens. She defended Jackson County and its employees against civil lawsuits, including lawsuits involving the Department of Corrections, the Sheriff’s Office, and the Department of Collections at the administrative, state, federal and appellate level. She also has experience with delinquent property tax issues, the state tax commission, probate/mental health division, and other areas. Before working with the Office of the County Counselor, she worked for the Missouri Public Defender System.

Ms. Garrett obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Clark Atlanta University in 2007 and a Juris Doctor degree from University of Arkansas in 2010. During the summer of 2008, she studied abroad in Madrid, Spain through William & Mary Law School.

Education

University of Arkansas, J.D., 2010

William & Mary Law School, Studied abroad in Madrid, Spain, 2008

Clark Atlanta University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2007

Memberships and Associations

Missouri Bar
Kansas Bar
Association of Women Lawyers of Kansas City
Eastern Jackson County Bar Association
Jackson County Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation, Student Law Academy Mentor
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy Graduate
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Bar Leadership Academy Graduate
Children’s Emergency Fund, Board Member
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Beta Omega Chapter

Jurisdiction and Court Admissions

Missouri State Courts
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Education

University of Arkansas, J.D., 2010

William & Mary Law School, Studied abroad in Madrid, Spain, 2008

Clark Atlanta University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2007