Devan’s practice is focused on representing clients nationally in commercial disputes and employment matters. Her work primarily includes defending companies in litigation involving business contracts, business torts and consumer credit disputes. She handles all phases of pretrial work, including motion practice, discovery, providing legal analyses and settlement preparation.
Before law school, Devan worked as a legal assistant for Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, a Chicago immigration firm, where she worked on employment-based applications for permanent residency. Her experience developed her understanding of employers’ needs and the importance of compliance with governmental regulations and standards. Devan also served as a judicial extern for The Hon. Jon Stuart Scoles, Chief Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, and was a summer associate with Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. in Minneapolis.
Ethics and Professional Considerations for Litigators and Counselors, Lawyers Association of Kansas City 5th Annual Opening Day CLE, Kansas City, Missouri, March 28, 2019 (with Ashley Harrison).