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Erin R. Kerl
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Erin R. Kerl

Erin joins the firm as a Litigation Associate. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science with a Minor in Criminal Justice from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. During her undergraduate studies, Erin was the president of the Forensic Science Club and conducted scientific research through the Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience (UCARE) at UNL. Erin then took her education to Kansas City, Missouri where she earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law. Erin was involved in several organizations including All Journal Staff, Chief Justice of the Honor Court, founder and president the UMKC Law Federal Bar Association Student Division, and president of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor’s Society. Ms. Kerl also completed a publication in the UMKC Law Review.


  • Civil Litigation


  • J.D., University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law
  • B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln


  • State of Illinois
  • State of Missouri
  • Western District of Missouri United States Courts
  • Erin R. Steward, Discussion and Evaluation: The Legality and Use of Rapid DNA Technologies, 84 UMKC L. Rev. 1133 (2016).