Lisa White Hardwick

Hardwick, Lisa WhiteJudge Lisa White Hardwick has served on the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District since May 2001, and was previously a circuit court judge on the Jackson County Circuit Court. She is chairperson of the Missouri Supreme Court’s Appellate Practice Committee. As a practicing attorney for fourteen years, she was a partner in the Shook, Hardy & Bacon law firm in Kansas City. She was also an elected member of the Jackson County Legislature from 1993 – 2000. Judge Hardwick received her bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and her juris doctorate degree from the Harvard Law School.