Maggie L. Anderson
Maggie L. Anderson is the managing attorney at The Law Office of Maggie L. Anderson, LLC In Kansas City, Missouri. She focuses her practice exclusively on the area of family law, and has extensive experience in both litigating and negotiating complex family law matters such as divorce, paternity, child support, adoption, guardianships and cohabitation issues.
Maggie has spoken on topics concerning the welfare of children in custody proceedings and same-sex divorce and litigation. Maggie has written articles for, and had her work published with The Urban Lawyer, a National Quarterly on State and Local government. She is an active member of the Domestic Law Committee of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City, and the Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.
Maggie has been selected as a Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Kansas City, Missouri by Super Lawyers each year since 2014. Maggie is also involved in public service, serving on the board of directors of Sheffield Place, a treatment and transitional living center for women and children in Kansas City, and working with victims of abuse on a pro bono basis through this organization.
Maggie graduated with honors from the University of Missouri – Kansas City, earning her J.D. with an emphasis in family law in 2008, and from Iowa State University, earning a B.S. degree in both Sociology and Psychology in 2005. She is admitted to practice law in both Missouri and Kansas.
Prior to opening her own practice, Maggie was a Senior Associate Attorney with The Reynolds Law Firm, LLC, focusing her practice primarily on family law. Before that, she worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Edith L. Messina, the first female judge to take the bench at the 16th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri, Kansas City.
Maggie is a native of Carroll, Iowa, and has resided in the Kansas City area for over a decade.
Activities & Affiliations
• Domestic Law Committee of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association,
• Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City
• Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
• Board of Directors Sheffield Place
• Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Kansas City, Missouri by Super Lawyers each year since 2014
• Graduate of Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Bar Leadership Academy
• Kansas & Missouri
University of Missouri – Kansas City
Juris Doctor with honors, 2008
Iowa State University
B.S., Sociology & Psychology, 2005
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