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Jennifer M. Hannah

Ms. Hannah has extensive experience in litigating all phases of complex litigation disputes, including substantial jury trial practice, appellate practice, class-action litigation, and alternative dispute resolution throughout the United States. Ms. Hannah’s experience includes disputes arising from general business transactions, partnership disputes, shareholder litigation, claims involving fraud, trade secret and covenant not to compete claims, various employment related claims, real estate disputes, and a variety of breach of contract claims. 

Ms. Hannah also provides general outside legal services to several privately owned businesses and a healthcare system in Kansas. In addition, Ms. Hannah has represented a number of owners, contractors, architects, and engineers in multi-party construction defect cases.

Ms. Hannah is the Chair of the Litigation Division and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Court Memberships

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Honors

  • Selected among "Women Who Mean Business" by the Kansas City Business Journal, 2015
  • Selected among The Best Lawyers in America®, 2013 - 2018
  • Selected as a “Future Star” by Benchmark Litigation - 2013, 2016 
  • Selected as a 2012 “Rising Star” by KC Business
  • Selected for Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers - 2014-2017
  • Selected for Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” - 2008-2013
  • Former President of the Young Lawyers Section for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Recipient of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section President’s Award
  • Research Editor, Creighton Law Review, 1997-1998

Professional Affiliations

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Former Chair of the Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court

Civic Involvement

  • Member, Kansas Coordinating Committee for the Informed Voters Project of the National Association of Women Judges
  • Former Board Member of the Western Region for SIDS Resources, Inc.
  • Former Chair of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section, Public Service Committee
  • Former Board Member of the Jackson County Law Library

Presentations

  • Speaker, Document Retention and Destruction in Kansas, Lorman Education Services, May 2007
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F: 913.451.0875

Assistant

Jennifer Hernandez
913.451.5142

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Education

Creighton University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1998

University of Kansas, B.S., Business Administration and Accounting, 1995