The Harshman Law Firm, LLC was established in June 2004. The office is located in the historic River Market area, just North of downtown in the Delaware Lofts building. Casual and relaxed describes the office and the people who work there, kids are welcome in the office! We offer our clients individual attention and cost effective representation.
Contact us for a free initial consultation.
Areas of Practice
-Bankruptcy - Chapter 7 & 13
- Workers' Compensation
- Personal Injury
218 Delaware Suite 101
We can assist you in resolving your current legal problem, while working to protect your future. Filing Bankruptcy can stop foreclosure, repossession, garnishment, lawsuits and creditor harassment. The United States Bankruptcy Code was enacted to protect the rights of ordinary people and provide a fresh start. I have assisted hundreds of people in finding relief from debt. You should know your legal rights. We are a Debt Relief Agency. We help people file for Bankruptcy.
If you have received a traffic violation, including DUI/DWI, it may affect your driving privilege and/or insurance premiums. An attorney can help to minimize the damages a moving violation can cause you.
If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony, we can represent you with respect to such charges to ensure your case goes through the court system properly and to help minimize the damages to your record.
If you or someone you know has been injured on the job, you may be entitled to benefits under state law, including medical treatment, time off work, and compensation for permanent disability. We can advise you of these benefits and help ensure you receive what you are entitled to. For more information see Missouri Workers Compensation Also see Kansas Workers Compensation
If you have been injured in a car accident, slip and fall, or by someone else's negligence, you may have a claim for personal injury. We can offer an assessment of whether you may recover damages for such injury.
A will can avoid probate and protect your loved ones. We can also assist with Durable Power of Attorneys and Health Care Directives/Living Wills.
Joani W. Harshman primarily practices in the areas of Bankruptcy, Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, and Traffic Violations. Joani is from the Northland area of Kansas City. She attended law school at the University of MissouriKansas City, graduating in the top third of her class. While in law school Joani gained valuable experience working for a plaintiff's firm, a defense firm, and interning with the Public Defender's office in Jackson County. After graduating in 2000, Joani worked downtown for a civil defense firm, then moved on to work in the Northland at two different plaintiff's firms before starting her own practice, The Harshman Law Firm, LLC, in June 2004. She is currently licensed in both Missouri and Kansas. As a mother of two young children, Joani understands the struggle to balance family and the rest of life. Her primary area of practice is Bankruptcy and she prides herself on the personal attention her clients receive.
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