Competitive Skills Transfer to the Courtroom

Super Lawyers Magazine featured Shook Attorney Kerensa Cassis for her athletic prowess and how it applies to the courtroom. Prior to law school, Cassis spent six years as an assistant women's basketball coach, coaching at the University of Missouri, Wichita State University and Murray State University. During her undergraduate years, Cassis was a three-year team captain for the Mizzou women's basketball team, where she earned Academic All-America honors and was named to Mizzou Athletics All-Decade Team.

Today, Cassis has a nationwide practice defending clients sued for premises and product liabilitySuper Lawyers Magazine recently spoke to her about her two passions -  sports and law - for the article, “A Star in Her Role.”

“It’s competitive at every turn,” she told the publication. “I think it’s one thing that I really enjoy about my job: the adversarial nature of it, the back-and-forth side of it. When it comes to intense litigation and trials, where it is truly a tit-for-tat—a chess match, really—those are the parts of my job that I really enjoy the most.”