Ms. Johnson focuses her practice in litigation, including the prosecution and defense of commercial claims, as well as the defense of personal injury actions. She also assists clients with risk management strategies, advising clients regarding best practices to avoid claims, handle claims after they are asserted, and ensuring clients use best practices to put themselves in the most favorable position available if it becomes necessary to defend a lawsuit.
Jennifer’s litigation experience is diverse, and includes the defense of claims made pursuant to federal and state employment laws and regulations; prosecuting and defending claims for breach of contract; defending claims for violation of consumer protection statutes; prosecuting and defending claims for misappropriation of trade secrets and/or breach of fiduciary duty; and defending premises liability, construction defect, product liability, and professional liability claims.
Jennifer joined Hinkle Law Firm after earning her Juris Doctorate from the University of Kansas School of Law, where she graduated in the top 10% of her class. Following law school, Jennifer began her practice in the Wichita office. She moved to Overland Park in 2010 to help the firm open Hinkle’s Kansas City Office, returning Johnson County where she was raised.
- University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 2005
- Order of the Coif
- University of Kansas, B.A., Political Science, honors, highest distinction, 2002
- Kansas Supreme Court
- Missouri Supreme Court
- United States District Court, District of Kansas
- Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District
- Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District
American Bar Association
Kansas Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Wichita Bar Association
Leadership Overland Park Class of 2012
- Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2011- Present
Kansas Human Resources Manual. Kansas Chamber of Commerce (2008). Contributing author.