Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI for Kansas City Missouri and Kansas.
Born in Kansas City, Missouri
High School: Archbishop O’Hara High School
College: Butler County Community College, Avila University
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Law School: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Graduated law school in 2001, and was admitted to the Missouri Bar in September of 2001. Was admitted to the Kansas Bar in March of 2002.
Legal Experience: Assistant Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney from 2001 to 2004.
Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Strike Force, from 2004 to 2007. Been doing criminal defense since April of 2007.
State: murder, drug sales/possession, assaults, robbery, burglary, child abuse, DWIs, paternity and child support, criminal forfeiture, etc.
Federal: multi-defendant drug conspiracies, firearm offenses, RICO, etc.
Appellate: argued successfully before the Missouri Court of Appeals and for the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Member: Missouri Bar, Kansas Bar, United States District Court, United States Court of Appeals, Missouri Association of Criminal Lawyers, National Association of Criminal Lawyers, Clay County Bar Association, Eastern Jackson County Bar Association, Association of Women Lawyers, and American Bar Association.
Family: Daughter of Margaret and Doug Hasty, who have been happily married for 36 years. She is the oldest of five siblings. She grew up in the Lee’s Summit area. Her brothers and sisters all remain in the Greater Kansas City area. She comes from a long line of attorneys. Her uncle was Judge George Aylward, and her great grandfather served as the Democratic Committee Chair during the Pendergast era. He was active in the election of Harry Truman as president of the United States.
Interests: Sports and travel enthusiast. Played college softball and was an All American Scholar Athlete. Also plays competitive sand volleyball. Enjoys traveling, skiing, and seeing new countries. Does volunteer work over the holidays, and tries to volunteer whenever she can to worthy causes.