Amy R. Jackson
Amy is an associate attorney at Williams Dirks Dameron. She represents clients on an individual and class-wide basis in a broad range of legal disputes. Her practice primarily focuses on: class actions, commercial litigation, wage and hour class litigation, workplace discrimination, personal injury, and employment contract disputes. Amy was born and raised in the Kansas City area and brings a unique perspective to the firm. Prior to law school, Amy was a paralegal for a nationally based litigation firm and was part of trial teams litigating cases across the United States. During law school, Amy excelled as a member of the editorial board for Law Review and her article, Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan: Collaring the ERISA Beast, was chosen for publication. In addition, Amy was President of the student chapter of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, a board member of the Hispanic Law Students Association, a member of the Association of Women Law Students, and inducted into the International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi. Throughout her law school experience, she competed in various mock trial competitions. Amy was also a recipient of the Tiera Farrow Scholarship Award and the Advocacy Scholarship.
Amy was selected to the Missouri Bar’s 2018-2019 Leadership Academy. She was recently elected for a second term to the Missouri Bar Young Lawyers' Section Council, representing District 3. Amy lives in Kearney, Missouri and enjoys spending time with family and friends. AREAS OF PRACTICE Class Actions Commercial Litigation Wage and Hour Class Litigation Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Personal Injury BAR ADMISSIONS Missouri Kansas U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri EDUCATION The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D. The University of Missouri-Kansas City, B.S. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys The Association of Women Lawyers The Hispanic Bar Association of Greater Kansas City HONORS AND AWARDS Missour Lawyers Media Up & Coming Award, 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2020