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SBH welcomes Johnson as new labor and employment attorney

Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC (SBH) is pleased to announce Candice Johnson has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

Johnson focuses her practice on labor and employment counseling and defense litigation, with significant experience in discrimination issues. Having previously handled plaintiff’s work, she brings a unique perspective and a deep understanding of the approach and tactics of opposing counsel in litigation.

In addition, Johnson is a 2018 graduate of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Leadership Academy.

“We look forward to Candice’s contributions as we maintain a focus on handling our clients’ most complex labor and employment matters,” said Kimberly Jones, SBH managing partner. “Our firm continues to identify attorneys who share our vision for highly responsive and efficient representation. This is a wonderful opportunity to expand our bench for the benefit of our clients.”

After completing her undergraduate studies at Oral Roberts University, Johnson spent three years as a teacher before returning to Kansas City and earned her Juris Doctor from the UMKC School of Law in 2016, graduating with honors.

While in law school, Johnson served as the Lead Literary Editor of UMKC Law Review and won awards for Legal Writing and Employment Discrimination. She focused on civil rights and education through volunteer work at the Missouri Commission on Human Rights and interning at the U.S. Department of Education: Office for Civil Rights.

Johnson is involved with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Black Female Attorneys Network and Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City. She has also been honored as a Rising Star by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers.