Jennifer C. Hansen

Senior Counsel

Areas of Practice:

Jennifer C. Hansen focuses her practice on education law and labor and employment matters. Jennifer advises clients on day-to-day matters related to the operation of school districts, including human resources issues personnel matters, compliance with state and federal law, unions, negotiations, and employee life-cycle events including hiring, on-boarding, professional development, discipline, and succession planning.

Prior to joining Mickes O’Toole, Jennifer worked as the chief human resources officer for two large school districts in the St. Louis area. Jennifer admires the student-focused servant leadership prevalent among school personnel and strives to provide consistent and thoughtful counsel for the clients she serves.

Prior to her experience in education law, Jennifer was a litigator at a large St. Louis firm and spent six years as a solo practitioner providing legal services to small and medium-sized businesses.

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  • Missouri State University, B.A.
  • Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Missouri

Professional Affiliations

  • Missouri Bar Association


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