“It is an honor to be a Weigand Scholar. This tremendous award not only relieves me of the financial burdens of law school, but also gives me an enormous amount of encouragement and confidence to do my very best.”
Weigand Scholar: 2007, 2008
B.S., Economics, George Mason University, 2004
- Dean’s List (6 semesters)
- National Society for Collegiate Scholars
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 2008
Jackson County CASA
- Intellectual Property & Technology
Claire is now the Director of Legal Services for Jackson County CASA. In 2015, she received an award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming Lawyer”.
Claire spent the summer of 2006 in Washington, D.C. at the Dept. of Admin. in the Office of the President. Claire worked as a summer intern for Shook, Hardy, Bacon in Kansas City after her 2L year at Washburn, and then accepted post-graduate employment. She remained at Shook Hardy for almost five years.
In 2013, Claire served as Business Development Director for Special Counsel in Overland Park.
“After leaving Kansas for several years, I found myself wanting to return. I enjoyed my stay in other parts of the country, but Kansas is home. I hope that throughout my career, I can return the many benefits that great Kansans have given to me.”