Ara is passionate about using her legal expertise to advocate for our clients, working tirelessly to understand clients’ needs and to develop effective trial strategies to accomplish their goals. Ara has extensive knowledge in both criminal and civil litigation, as well as experience with business law, garnishments, foreclosures, and bankruptcies. Her clients value her conﬁdence and her direct communication style, even in the face of the most complex and contested legal matters.
Ara also has extensive trial experience as 15 years of experience as Deputy District Defender and Assistant Public Defender. Ara applies her breadth of knowledge to develop litigation strategies that protect her clients’ interests and minimize their exposure to risk.
Ara earned her J.D. from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and her B.S. in criminal justice and sociology from the University of Central Missouri. Outside of work, Ara is pursuing her passion for inter-personal conflict resolution.