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Erin B. Bajackson

Erin B. Bajackson

Independence, Missouri

Erin Bajackson joined the firm after working in sports television as an anchor/reporter for 10 years. Her passion for sports is matched by her passion for the law, and she loves trying to creatively attack unique legal issues that come before her.

Erin left the anchor desk and the field behind to specialize in all areas of family law litigation. She also has a special heart for adoption law, and is committed to working with clients to help them navigate through the multitude of issues they will face when family law problems arise.

Areas of Practice

  • All Areas of Family Law Litigation
  • Dissolution
  • Child Custody
  • Adoption
  • Guardian ad Litem
  • Paternity
  • Guardianship
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2013
  • Kansas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2013
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2014


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Major: Emphasis in Child & Family Law
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
    • B.S. - 2001
    • Major: Broadcast Journalism & Mass Communications

Published Works

  • Best Interests of the Child - A Legislative Journey Still in Motion, Journal of the Am. Acad. of Matrimonial Lawyers, Vol 25, No. 2, 2012


  • "Best Interests of the Child: Custody Standards, Past Present & Future", MO Family Law Symposium, 2012

Honors and Awards

  • Candler S. Rogers Writing Award
  • The John Speca Family Law Award
  • Terry L. Thomas Trial Practice Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association – Family Law Section, Member
  • Eastern Jackson County Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Women Lawyers, Member
  • KCMBA, Member
  • Missouri Bar, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Metro Sports, Anchor/Reporter, 2004 - 2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • UMKC Child & Family Services Clinic, 2012 - 2013


  • English