Susie joined Sharp Law in April of 2022 after graduating from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, magna cum laude. During law school, Susie was the Lead Comment Editor for the Law Review and authored a student comment on the educational rights of students with disabilities. Prior to starting her legal career, Susie served in the United States Air Force, attaining the rank of Captain. Post-military life, Susie and her family have settled in the Johnson County/Kansas City area to put down long-lasting roots.
Susie has a passion and commitment to service, thoroughly enjoys the challenge of finding solutions to complex problems, and strives for excellence in every work product. Her complex litigation practice areas include: antitrust, consumer protection, breach of contract/warranty, products liability, and civil RICO.
Admissions & Qualifications
- U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
- Blue Valley Recreation Youth Coach
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law (J.D., 2022), Dean’s Honor List (every graded semester), Magna Cum Laude, UMKC Law Review/Lead Comment Editor (Vol. 90)
United States Air Force Academy (B.S., 2001)
Graduate, Partners in Policymaking Disability Advocacy Program, Richmond Virginia (2013-2014)
Graduate, Air Force Officer Intelligence Training (2002)
CALI “Top Student” Awards: Lawyering Skills I, Property I, Torts, Civil Procedure II, Professional Responsibility, Supreme Court Seminar
UMKC Law Review; Lead Comment Editor; Author of: Raising the Bar is Not Enough—We Need to Lift the Ceiling: Twice-Exceptional Students’ Rights to Academic Enrichment and Rigor (Mar. 2021)
Justice Stevens Memorial Prize for Excellence in Legal Writing (2019-2020)
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Women in Justice Award Honoree (2022)
- Air Force Commendation Medals (3)
- Army Commendation Medal
- National Defense & Anti-Terrorism Service Medals (3)
- Speaker, A Primer On Class Certification Under Rule 23, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, June 30, 2022.