Angie focuses on trusts, estates and fiduciary-related litigation. 


Angie has experience representing individuals and businesses in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters in both federal and state courts in Missouri, Kansas and other states, including California, Texas, Arizona, Illinois, Pennsylvania and New York. 

She has maintained actions to construe and modify/reform trusts; defended corporate fiduciaries against claims of fraud, negligence and breach of fiduciary duty; and investigated fiduciary misconduct. In the realm of general business litigation, she has resolved disputes involving business torts, breach of contract and professional negligence through mediation, litigation and arbitration.


Trusts, Estates and Fiduciary-Related Litigation Experience

Defended a national bank in federal court action against $40 million in breach of fiduciary duty and related claims involving trust administration.

Defended multiple regional and national banks in Missouri and Kansas state courts against multimillion dollar breach of fiduciary duty and related claims involving trust administration.

Modified, terminated and reformed trusts through judicial and non-judicial means in Missouri, Kansas and Arizona.

Petitioned courts for instructions and trust construction.

Defended trust estates against creditor claims.

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Named to the 2018 - 2020 "40 & Under Hot List" by Benchmark Litigation

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

The Missouri Bar

Kansas Bar Association

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Debate-Kansas City

  • Board of Directors, 2012-2014

Great Plains SPCA

  • Fundraising Leadership Committee, 2013-2014


  • Missouri, 2004
  • Kansas, 2005
  • U.S Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2004
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, 2005
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, 2010


University of Iowa, J.D., with highest distinction, 2004

  • Iowa Law Review, Student Writer
  • Order of the Coif

Wayne State College, B.S., Political Science, summa cum laude, 2001

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