Joani W. Harshman primarily practices in the areas of Consumer Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations, Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury. Joani is from the Northland area of Kansas City. She attended law school at the University of Missouri - Kansas 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 at the public defender's office in Jackson County. After graduating in 2000, Joani worked downtown for a civil defense firm, then moved to work in the Northland at two different general practice 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 three young children, Joani understands the struggle to balance family and the rest of life. Joani prides herself on the personal attention her clients receive.
Sydney Donovan is a full time legal assistant at Harshman Law Firm. She is also currently attending Graduate School pursuing a Masters in Criminology from the University of Missouri of Kansas City.
When she is not at the office, Sydney loves to read and enjoy time with her dog. Please contact Sydney regarding your legal issue or to schedule an appointment with us.
Gena MacKenize is a part-time legal assistant at Harshman Law Firm. She will be graduating spring 2019 from the University of Missouri of Kansas City with dual Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice & Criminology. After graduation, Gena hopes to attend law school.
When she is not at the office, Gena loves to spend time with her friends and family.