THE HALBROOK WOOD TEAM

When you choose Halbrook Wood, you're getting more than just committed, professional expertise.  Your business now has the collective support of a team of proven attorneys and staff who have both the skills and experience to represent you and, more importantly, win a judgement in your favor.

ATTORNEYS

PARALEGALS

STAFF

ATTORNEYS

Karen J. Halbrook

Mitchell E. Wood

Lindsay Poehling Windham

Weston A. Mills

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khalbrook@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: Hendrix College, B.A. in Social Sciences, 1978, University of Arkansas, J.D., 1983

 

Professional Affiliations: The Missouri Bar, Kansas Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

 

Licensed in:  Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas

 

For 30 years, Karen Halbrook has tried jury trials in the state and federal courts of Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Iowa and Illinois. She focuses on defending those sued for discrimination, civil rights and employment violations, as well as defending premises and product-liability lawsuits.

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mwood@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: University of Central Arkansas, B.S. in Political Science and Public Relations, 2004,

University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, J.D.,,  2007

 

Professional Affiliations  The Missouri Bar,  Kansas Bar Association , Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

 

Licensed in:  Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas

 

Prior to joining Halbrook Wood P.C.,  Mitch practiced in a civil litigation trial firm in

Overland Park, Kansas where he tried cases in both Kansas and Missouri.

 

 

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lwindham@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A. in Business Administration, 2010, Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2013

 

Professional Affiliations  The Missouri Bar, Kansas Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, American Bar Association

 

Licensed in:, Missouri, Kansas

 

Prior to joining Halbrook Wood P.C., Lindsay was involved in product liability litigation, health care, employment, and workers’ compensation law.

Associate

wmills@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education:, Southwestern College, B.A. in Chemistry 2011, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, J.D. 2015

 

Professional Affiliations: The Missouri Bar, Kansas Bar Association,  Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, American Bar Association

 

Licensed in:

Missouri, Kansas

 

Weston defends businesses in tort actions and discrimination lawsuits filed in Missouri and Kansas state and federal courts.

Geoffrey L. Lydick

Andrew R. Klonowski

Steven D. Hennelly

Merideth J. Hogan

Associate

glydick@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: University of Kansas, B.A. in Political Science, 2006, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, J.D., 2015

 

Professional Affiliations: The Missouri Bar, Kansas Bar Association,  Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

 

Licensed in: Missouri, Kansas

 

Geoff defends businesses in tort actions and discrimination lawsuits filed in Missouri and Kansas state and federal courts.

Associate

aklonowski@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: Pittsburg State University, B.A. 2010

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D. 2013

 

Professional Affiliations:  The Missouri Bar, Kansas Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

 

Licensed in: , Missouri, Kansas, and Iowa

 

Prior to joining Halbrook Wood P.C., Andrew practiced n the areas of mass tort and business dispute litigation.

 

 

Associate

shennelly@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: Creighton University, B.A., 2010, Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 2014

 

Professional Affiliations: The Missouri Bar, Kansas Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

 

Licensed in: Missouri, Kansas

 

Prior to joining Halbrook Wood P.C., Steven practiced in the areas of land title, secured credit, commercial, and corporate litigation.

Associate

mhogan@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: Washburn University, B.A. 2013 , Washburn University School of Law, J.D. 2016

 

Professional Affiliations: Kansas Bar Association

 

Licensed in: Missouri, Kansas

 

Previously, Merideth worked as a research attorney to Judge G. Gordon Atcheson at the Kansas Court of Appeals. During law school, she clerked at a private firm, working on a wide variety of issues including employment law, workers’ compensation, construction litigation, and criminal law.

paralegals

Melissa F. Barker

Mary C. “Katy” Shepherd

Kevin M. Hill

Joseph E. Garcia

Paralegal

mbarker@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: Kaplan University, B.S. in Paralegal Studies, 2008

 

Melissa began her legal career 20 years ago. She has experience in complex business litigation, trial litigation, including trademark and copyright, tort, toxic tort, employment, real estate, commercial, product liability and construction law.

 

Melissa also developed the Legal Assistant program for Vatterott College in Springfield, Missouri.

Paralegal

kshepherd@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: Rockhurst University, B.A. in Psychology, 2010

 

Katy joined Halbrook Wood P.C. in August 2010.

 

Paralegal

khill@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: Park University, B.A. in Business Management and Marketing, 2003

 

Kevin joined  Halbrook Wood P.C. in January 2009.

Paralegal

jgarcia@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education : Missouri State University, B.S. in Professional Writing, 2016

 

Joseph joined Halbrook Wood P.C. in May 2016.

staff

Rebecca L.  Wolfe

Paralegal

rwolfe@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: William Jewell College, Institutions & Policy and International Relations, 2017

 

Rebecca joined Halbrook Wood P.C. in May 2017.

Karee K. Vazquez

Billing Manager

kvazquez@halbrookwoodlaw.com

 

Education: Southwest Missouri State University, B.S. in Business Administration, 1981

 

Prior to joining Halbrook Wood P.C., Karee spent 26 years in the Telecommunications Industry in the areas of Network Management, Information Technology and Business Process Improvement.

 

Karee joined Halbrook Wood P.C., in September 2009.

 

 

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