Attorney

Jennifer H. Salva



  • BIO

    Driven by a dedication to meaningful inclusion and justice for individuals of all ability levels in our community, Jennifer became an attorney and advocate to help good people solve tough problems.

     

    Before joining KTK, Jennifer served as a federal judicial term clerk to the Honorable Julie A. Robinson in United States District Court for the District of Kansas. 

     

    Jennifer graduated from Washburn University School of Law Magna Cum Laude, where she was named as one of the “Top 20 Law Students in the Nation” by The National Jurist magazine, served on the Board of Editors of The Washburn Law Journal, and served as an extern for Judge Julie A. Robinson, United States District Court for the District of Kansas, and Judge Nancy L. Moritz, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.   Jennifer was also named a J.L. Weigand, Jr. Notre Dame Legal Education Trust Scholar in 2018 and 2019.

     

    Prior to becoming an attorney, Jennifer worked as a writer and editor, most prominently as editor of the Journal of the Kansas Bar Association.  Jennifer is dedicated to creating employment and independence opportunities for individuals with disabilities in our community and volunteers with several organizations in the Kansas City area to further that mission.

     

    Civil & Philanthropic Involvement:

    • The Whole Person Disability Services, Committee Member, 2020
    • Washburn University School of Law, Law School Mentor, 2020
    • J. L. Weigand, Jr., Notre Dame Legal Education Trust, Communications Director, 2019-20
    • J. L. Weigand, Jr., Notre Dame Legal Education Trust, Law School Mentor, 2019-20
    • The Journal of the Kansas Bar Association, Board of Editors, 2019-20
  • EXPERIENCE

    Experience

    • Civil rights litigation
    • Commercial disputes
    • Product liability
    • Personal injury and wrongful death claims
    • Medical malpractice
  • PROFESSIONAL

    Awards & Recognitions:

    • J.L. Weigand Notre Dame Legal Education Scholar, 2018 & 2019
    • The National Jurist Top 20 Law Student in the Nation, 2019

     

    Bar admissions:

    • Kansas, 2019
    • Missouri, 2020
    • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

     

    Professional Associations & Memberships:

    • Earl O’Connor Inn of Court
    • Kansas Bar Association
    • Johnson County Bar Association
  • EDUCATION

    Undergraduate:

    University of Kansas, BS and BA 2015

     

    Law School:

    Washburn University School of Law, 2019

    • Magna cum laude
    • J. L. Weigand, Jr. Notre Dame Legal Education Trust Scholar
    • Top 16 National Law Student of the Year, The National Jurist
    • Washburn Law Journal Vol. 58, Notes Editor