Heather joined McCambridge Law in 2014. Prior to that, she served as a Judicial Law Clerk at the Sixteenth Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, for the Honorable Joel P. Fahnestock; the Honorable Peggy Stevens McGraw; the Honorable Kathleen A. Forsyth; and the Honorable Sandra C. Midkiff. Heather greatly enjoyed her time working for the court and the people of Jackson County, Missouri. Heather attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. While there, she worked as the Student Bar Association Prosecutor, trying cases before the Honor Court, competed nationally on the school’s trial team and negotiation team, was a member of the UMKC Law Review, and student clerked for the Honorable Dean Whipple at the United States District Court of Western Missouri and the Honorable Robert M. Schieber at the Sixteenth Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. Heather graduated from law school with distinction for highest honors in pro bono and public service work and for successful completion of an emphasis in litigation. Before going to law school, Heather studied political science at Oklahoma Baptist University. She received her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, was a staff writer for the university newspaper, and was one of the founding members of an organization created to promote social justice on campus.
Heather really enjoys being able to use the law as a tool to help people find resolution and solve problems. She is excited to incorporate her knowledge and the skills learned while working for the court into her practice. She brings preparation, dedication, and a strong commitment to advocacy. Most recently, Heather competed in the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s 2013–2014 Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy program, where she and her co-counsel presented a mock trial to a jury and received a verdict for their client. When not working, Heather serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of Scuola Vita Nuova Charter School.
Heather Hardinger practices in the areas of consumer law, employment law, wrongful death, and personal and serious injury. She is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Kansas.