Michelle D. Carpenter

Michelle D. Carpenter

Partner

Contacts

816.232.4409

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2004
  • Missouri Court of Appeals – Western District, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2017

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law – Topeka, Kansas – Doctorate of Jurisprudence J.D.
  • Webster University – Kansas City, Missouri – Bachelor’s of Science with Honors

Honors, Awards & Activities

  • Thurgood Marshall Scholarship – 3 Year Full Ride Recipient – 2000 – 2003 – Dean’s list each semester during law school
  • Fellow of the American Bar Association Council for Legal Education Opportunity
    Law Clinic and Moot Court
  • Graduate of National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia – 2006

Community Involvement

  • Optimist International Member – Former Board Member – 2010 – Present
  • Della Lamb Charter School Board of Directors, Kansas City – 2015 to present
  • Frequently appointed as special counsel for the State of Missouri Public Defender’s System

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys – 2004 – Present
  • St. Joseph Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Missouri Board of Nursing
  • Member of the Holy Trinity Parish in Lenexa, Kansas
  • Registered Nurse

Program Faculty for Missouri Bar’s Program

  • Practical Evidence for Civil Litigators: Real-World Applications