Ashley Garrett Joins Kansas City Office
Please join us in welcoming Ashley Garrett to the Firm. She has joined CMDA as an attorney in the Firm’s Kansas City office.
She focuses her practice on insurance defense, municipal law, law enforcement defense, and employment litigation. Ms. Garrett 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. She has tried several employment litigation jury trials and litigated those cases in the Eighth Circuit and Western Court of Appeals in Missouri.
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. Ms. Garrett successfully defended employment and civil litigation cases in jury trials. She also has experience with delinquent property tax issues, the state tax commission, probate/mental health division, and other areas.
She 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. Ms. Garrett may be reached at (816) 842-1880 or firstname.lastname@example.org.