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Kristen Thurmond

Kristen Thurmond

Thurmond Law Firm LLC
  • Family Law, Divorce, Animal & Dog Law ...
  • Missouri
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Summary

Kristen Thurmond opened her firm with the goal of helping individuals with family, criminal, and animal matters.

Family law is often a confusing time for people. Kristen helps her clients be prepared for the legal issues that come during emotional times when family dynamics are changing. This include divorces and paternity actions with a focus on establishing or changing custody orders and child support.

Animal matters are an area of law that is growing. Pet owners find themselves facing fines and possible jail time. If you're a pet owner and find yourself facing some sort of legal problem, Kristen can help. Kristen volunteers at Spay & Neuter KC frequently and has a passion for helping families keep their pets safe, healthy, and out of legal trouble.

Thurmond Law Firm can help individuals facing many types of criminal problems, such as theft, destruction of property, trespassing, assault, resisting arrest, domestic violence, harassment, and more.

At Thurmond Law Firm, we assist families in cities all across the KC Metro area in Missouri, such as Kansas City, Independence, Grandview, Raytown, Lee's Summit, Belton, Harrisonville, Garden City, Liberty, Kearney, Gladstone, Riverside, Parkville, Platte City, and many others.

Education
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
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Activities: National Adoption and Child Welfare Moot Court Team; Animal Law Society, President 2013; UMKC Child and Family Services Clinic
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William Jewell College
B.A. (2011) | English, History
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Honors: Rick-Pinkerton Scholarship for Dedication to the English Department
Activities: WJC's Online Radio Station (Manager 2008-2011); International English Honors Society; International History Honors Society; Alpha Gamma Delta
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Professional Experience
Attorney and Owner
Thurmond Law Firm LLC
- Current
Attorney
The Law Offices of Creagar & Thurmond, LLC
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Intern/Law Clerk
Whitsitt & Whitsitt, LLC
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Student Attorney
UMKC Child and Family Services Clinic
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Restraining Orders Involving Dogs or Pets
Speaking Engagements
Volunteer Attorney , Ask-a-Lawyer Telethon , KCMBA Headquarters
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Assocation
Answered calls from Kansas City area individuals to provide legal guidance and sources to find legal assistance.
Volunteer Attorney , Ask-a-Lawyer Telethon , KCMBA Headquarters
KCMBA and Fox
Local news stations ran stories directing citizens to call in for free legal help. If there was not an attorney there to help, they directed the person to a local directory to find an attorney in that area of law.
Certifications
Guardian ad Litem
Missouri Bar
Awards
Top 20 Family Lawyers in Kansas City
Expertise
Chosen from over 250+ attorneys in Kansas City, Missouri
One of 21 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Kansas City
Expertise
Recognized as one of the Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in Kansas City, Missouri due to her specializing in helping pet owners and juveniles in family court.
Selected for Top 40 Under 40 for Family Law
American Institute of Trial Lawyers
Nominated as Top 40 Young Lawyer
National Alliance of Women in Law
Selected for Top 40 Under 40 for Criminal Defense
National Trial Lawyers
Selected as Top 40 Under 40 for Family Law
American Academy of Attorneys
Selected for Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Selected for Top 40 Under 40 in Family Law
American Academy of Attorneys
Nomination for Top Ten Attorney in Kansas City
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Professional Associations
The Missouri Bar  # 67783
Member
Current
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Spay & Neuter Kansas City
Volunteer
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Activities: Volunteers assist with wellness care clinics, outreach programs, and community education opportunities. The goal of SNKC is to keep families together with their pets by providing low cost vaccinations, spays, and neuters and try to help families in need of supplies.
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Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Assocation
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Missouri
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept Visa and MasterCard.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Our consult fee of $25 is applied to your first invoice if you hire us. Ask us about our payment options, which include flat fees or payment plans instead of standard hourly billing.
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Criminal Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Thurmond Law Firm
Blog
Blog - Thurmond Law Firm
Contact & Map
Thurmond Law Firm LLC
Linwood Professional Building
204 West Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111
Telephone: (816) 895-2858