Biography

Ashlee N. Yager practices in the Kansas City office of Lewis Rice. Her practice includes all aspects of state and federal civil litigation, with a specific focus in the areas involving bankruptcy, debtor/creditor rights, and commercial litigation. Ashlee has significant experience with negotiating agreements, drafting contracts, and reviewing proposed contracts.

Prior to joining Lewis Rice, Ashlee most recently served as Attorney and Kansas Special Assistant Attorney General for the Kansas Department of Labor.

Education

  • University of Kansas School of Law (J.D., 2014)
    • Editor-in-Chief, Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Estate Planning: Practice
    • Payne & Jones Award
    • Business and Commercial Law Certificate; Tax Law Certificate
  • University of Kansas (B.S., with honors, 2006)
    • Marketing; concentration in Psychology
    • Order of Omega
    • KU Student Ambassador
    • Consortium of Universities for International Studies (Italy)

Legal Background

  • Attorney and Kansas Special Assistant Attorney General, Kansas Department of Labor (2014-2016)
  • Law Clerk Intern, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Missouri, The Honorable Cynthia A. Norton (2013)
  • Assistant District Attorney Intern (2013)
  • Tax Researcher: Business, Investment, Estate, and Trust Law, The Tax Institute (2013, 2014)
  • Law Clerk Intern, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Kansas, The Honorable Dale L. Somers (2012)
  • Law Clerk, Legal Aid of Western Missouri (2012)

Professional Affiliations

  • Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Earl E. O'Connor American Inn of Court
  • American Heart Association, Go Red for Women
  • The University of Kansas Alumni Association

Admissions

  • Missour Bar
  • Kansas Bar
  • United States District Court
    • Western District of Missouri
    • Eastern District of Missouri
    • District of Kansas

Business Experience

  • Program Manager, Talent Acquisition, T-Mobile USA (2006-2011)