Mary Kate focuses her practice on product liability matters. She has attended trial and assisted a team of attorneys in a complex, multi-million dollar lawsuit. She regularly assists in pretrial matters and discovery disputes such as drafting motions in limine, motions to compel, and Daubert motions as well as taking depositions. She also regularly assists with dispositive motions practice and interlocutory appeals.
Mary Kate earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in English and political science from the University of Mississippi. During law school, she gained valuable legal experience as a judicial intern for the Honorable James P. O’Hara, the chief magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court, District of Kansas. Mary Kate is committed to community service, including serving as a volunteer guardian ad litem for Jackson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).
Comment: Doe v. Woodard and Its Impact on the Circuit Split Surrounding Social Workers’ Inspections of Suspected Victims of Child Abuse, Child and Family Law Journal: Vol. 9 : Iss. 1 , Article 5, 2021.
‘Environment-Selected Directors’: An Interactive Simulation Experiment of Environmental Representation on Corporate Boards, Ecological Economics, Vol. 178, September 1, 2020 (with nine co-authors).