Christen D. Shepherd At McCarthy Law PLC In Kansas City, MO
Christen D. Shepherd is of counsel in the McCarthy Law PLC Kansas City office and a licensed Missouri attorney.
Ms. Shepherd opened her family practice in September of 2009. She primarily assists families, parents, and grandparents in child custody, child support, divorce, adoption and guardianship matters. Ms. Shepherd has a wide background in other areas of law as well, including criminal defense, debt collection and bankruptcy, landlord/tenant relations, and personal injury. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1987 with Bachelor of Science degree in advertising and worked in advertising for a decade before pursuing law school. Ms. Shepherd received her J.D. degree from The University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1999, where she served on the Law Review, the Moot Court Board, and the UMKC Trial Team.
She has served on the board of directors for The Lawyers Association of Kansas City, a public service-oriented organization. With this organization, she served as Chair of the Committee for Public Education in the Law and helped put on the Mini Law School for the Public to assist members. Ms. Shepherd is also a member of The Missouri Bar and its Solo and Small Firm Committee and a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and its Domestic Relations Committee. Ms. Shepherd was awarded the Tiera Farrow Outstanding Community Member Award in April 2011 by the UMKC Chapter of the Association of Women Law Students for community service in support of women in the law. She is a member of the Order of Barristers and admitted to practice in Missouri and Kansas.
204 W Linwood Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64111