After earning her JD from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, Chelsea Pierce was hired as an assisting prosecuting attorney with the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office. She was the founding attorney for the grant-funded cold case unit. She also developed all the processes for working with the Kansas City Police Department and the Kansas City Crime Lab.
In her current practice as a shareholder at HFM, Chelsea specializes in multi-party litigation and organizes cases involving hundreds of different plaintiffs and claimants. She has significant experience in both litigation and arbitration proceedings and has represented clients across the country in personal injury and employment actions.
Giving back to her community is a top priority for Attorney Pierce. She serves as a board member with Independence Square Association; board member for Peace Pathways, which is developing The Peace Pavilion children’s museum; board member for the Music Arts Institute; and on the alumni board of Graceland University, her alma mater.
BA, Graceland University, Lamoni Iowa
J.D., University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
Women’s Justice Award — Litigation Practitioner
Missouri Lawyers Media (2021)