KTKL is pleased to welcome two new members to the firm. First year law students Cara McLaughlin and Emily Pedersen will be members of the staff as summer clerks. Both are enrolled at University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, of which founding partner Kathryn Lewis is an alumna. The firm looks forward to having such wonderful additions to the KTKL team. Please see below for more information on both Cara and Emily.
After completing her first year at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, Cara is excited to join KTKL as a summer clerk. Cara graduated from the University of Missouri with a double major in History and Political Science. She has over three years of experience in the insurance business, including underwriting, sales and customer relations experience. Additionally, Cara spent almost two years as a client relations specialist with DST, were she assisted in the daily operational needs for both internal and external corporate clients. Since beginning class work at UMKC Law in May of 2014, Cara has become a member of the UMKC Law Review, the Law School Emissary program and was the alternate for the ABA sponsored Client Interviewing Team. She appreciates the opportunity to expand her skills with KTKL this summer.
Having finished her first year at University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, Emily is thrilled to be joining KTKL as a summer law clerk. Emily graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri – Kansas City with a double major in Political Science and Philosophy and minor in Spanish. While in undergrad she worked as Supplemental Instruction Mentor, which included facilitating trainings for the program, designing marketing materials, and running staff meetings. She also worked as a tutor in Logic, Spanish, and all Political Science courses offered at the university. Since beginning law school, Emily has become a member of the UMKC Law Review and will begin in the fall as a Teaching Assistant for the first year writing course. She looks forward to spending her summer with KTKL and appreciates the opportunity to further expand her skills.