KANSAS CITY, MO, July 25, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Kelisen Binder, JD, has been inducted into Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A prominent family law attorney in Kansas City, Missouri, Mrs. Binder established The Binder Firm in 2018. Counseling clients as a solo practitioner, certified mediator, and Guardian ad Litem, she focuses her practice on uncontested dissolutions of marriages, paternity actions, and mediations, as well as pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Working diligently to provide peaceful resolutions for her clients, Mrs. Binder strives through zealous advocacy to assist in reaching favorable agreements quickly to save her clients unnecessary time, money, and emotional stress. She also provides online resources and affordable representation options for those seeking uncontested dissolutions on their own. As a direct result of Mrs. Binder’s work, The Binder Firm was named a Superstar Small Business in 2021 by the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.
Prior to forming The Binder Firm, Mrs. Binder worked as a junior associate at Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs from 2013 to 2015 before serving as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Janette Rodecap of the Jackson County Circuit Court between 2015 and 2017.
A dedicated civil advocate, Mrs. Binder is affiliated with the Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association and is a Jackson County Court Appointed Special Advocate. She also provides pro bono legal services to families throughout the state of Missouri through her non-profit organization, Legal Services for Families of Missouri. Additionally, Mrs. Binder serves as an attorney on behalf of the Volunteer Attorney Project, as an attorney with the Special Public Defender Panel, as a classroom assistant for Operation Breakthrough, and as a board member of the Kansas City Missouri Bar Foundation.
Looking toward the future, Mrs. Binder plans to be admitted to practice by the Kansas Bar Association so that she can expand her services across state lines. She also aims to become more involved in the nonprofit sector, where she can offer her services as a Guardian Ad Litem to individuals throughout the Kansas City community at no cost. To remain aware of developments in her field, Mrs. Binder has also maintained an active membership with the Association of Women Lawyers of Kansas City.
To achieve her professional goals, Mrs. Binder received a Bachelor of Science in public administration and Spanish at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, in 2010, followed by a Doctor of Jurisprudence at the Columbia School of Law at the University of Missouri in 2013. Additionally, she is a graduate of the Kansas City Bar Leadership Academy and Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. Highly qualified in her field, Ms. Binder has been admitted to practice by the Missouri Bar Association.
Mrs. Binder received a full academic scholarship to study at Evangel University. Honoring her professional achievements, she was named as an Up and Coming Lawyer in 2019, joined the 2020 Class of Centurions Leadership Program, and received a Best Family Lawyers in Kansas City Award and a National Trial Lawyers Academy Award in 2021. Mrs. Binder was subsequently recognized through her selection as a Super Lawyer in both years’ editions of Super Lawyers. Nationally, Mrs. Binder was named in the Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.
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