Jill Marie Worstell 

 
Jill Marie Worstell, Owner and Attorney

Jill Marie Worstell, Owner and Attorney

 

Biography

Jill Marie Worstell is the sole owner of The Worstell Law Firm, where she primarily focuses her law practice on representing clients in family law, estate planning and business litigation matters in both Missouri and Kansas. She is the managing and supervising attorney at the firm.   

In law school at the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law, Jill was a recipient of academic awards including a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for her work in the MU School of Law Advocacy, Family Violence and Public Policy Clinic, where she successfully lobbied a bill which was passed through the Missouri House and Senate.  One main motivation in her life is to ensure that each family law client achieves optimal results in her cases.  Jill has pursued and achieved specialized retirement planning certifications through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.

Jill served as in-house Associate Counsel, Plan Administrator and as a Member of the Company Benefit Plan Administrative Committees at Kansas City Life Insurance Company from September 2007 through April 2012. She served as an Attorney and as the Director of Business Development and Client Relations for a national Social Security disability services firm, Integrated Benefits, Inc., from May 2005  through September 2007.

Jill received her Juris Doctor at the University of Missouri Columbia School of Law. She earned her Master of Business Administration through the University of Missouri Columbia College of Business and her undergraduate degree in business administration from Truman State University.  Her business and financial focus and specializations serve each client well.  She is divorced and successfully co-parents with the father of her children and serves to demonstrate to all family law clients that successful co-parenting can indeed be accomplished.

When not working, Jill enjoys traveling, scuba diving, youth-sports spectating as a “baseball and basketball mom” and spending time with her two (2) children.


Education

2005 – Master of Business Administration, University of Missouri – Columbia, graduated magna cum laude

2004 – Juris Doctor, University of Missouri – Columbia

2001 – Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Truman State University

1997 – Blue Springs South High School, graduated 4.0 G.P.A.


Certifications & Awards

2015 – Certified Mediator for Family Law

2013 – Licensed Kansas Attorney

2011 – RPA (Retirement Plans Associate) designation through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans®

2004 – Licensed Missouri Attorney and Counselor at Law

2003– CALI Excellence for the Future Award for work in the MU School of Law Advocacy, Family Violence and Public Policy Clinic by successfully lobbying a bill which was passed through the Missouri House and Senate

1997 – 2001 Missouri Department of Education Bright Flight Scholarship


Businesses Owned

The Worstell Law Firm, September 2004 - present 

Britt Burke Holdings, LLC, May 2016 - present (real estate holding company)

bonfire britt, LLC, November 2016 - present (fundraising and cause awareness T-shirt company)