Karen J. Halbrook



In Karen’s office, you’ll find…

Photo of My Wife

My wife Kim – she’s even more beautiful in person.

Dory Magnet

A reminder from Kevin Hill to “just keep swimming”.

Hippo Figurine

My brother brought it back from Africa and told me, “They said they were docile unless riled and I thought of you.”

Karen is passionate about providing each of her clients excellent service while achieving the best result possible, whether through summary judgment, trial, or other resolution. Karen founded the firm in 2007 to help small and large companies and their insurers through difficult discrimination, civil rights, and employment lawsuits, as well as premises and product liability claims.


For more than 35 years, Karen has tried jury trials in the state and federal courts of Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Iowa, and Illinois. She is thrilled each time a client places their trust in her and the attorneys she has developed and attracted to the firm.

  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Arkansas
  • District of Kansas
  • Western District of Missouri
  • Eastern District of Missouri
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Hendrix College, B.A., 1978
  • University of Arkansas, J.D., 1983
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated
  • Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) owner
  • Evergy Diversity Supplier certified
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2020-2022