Kelisen has experience both in front of and behind the bench. Prior to founding The Binder Firm, she served as the judicial law clerk for the Honorable Janette R. Rodecap of the 16th Judicial Circuit. Having the privilege and responsibility of clerking for a judge provided Kelisen with a multidimensional understanding of how the judicial system works. Since opening her firm Kelisen has focused her practice on uncontested divorces, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, and mediation.
Kelisen is an active attorney in the Kansas City legal community. She is a committee vice-chair for the Young Lawyers Public Relations committee and sits on the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation. Kelisen recently graduated from the Kansas City Bar Leadership Academy and she is a published author in the KC Counselor. The Binder Firm is a member of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and Kelisen is in the 2020 Class of the Centurions Leadership Program.
Kelisen Binder is a native of Missouri, born and raised in Chillicothe. Kelisen is the first attorney in her family. She received a full academic scholarship and graduated from Evangel University in Springfield with a degree in Public Administration and Spanish. She continued to law school, and in 2013 received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law.
Life experience has given Kelisen an understanding and empathy for her clients that makes all the difference. She is passionate about advocating for her clients and providing a sound legal voice to families in Kansas City. Kelisen understands each person is facing a unique challenge, and she stands ready and fully prepared to provide the necessary expertise to effectuate the best possible outcome.
Rebekka joined The Binder Firm in 2018. As the firm’s paralegal, she takes pride in the work that she provides and offers each client a comfortable atmosphere and a helping hand during an otherwise stressful time. With her dedicated and compassionate personality, Rebekka is a great asset to The Binder Firm. Bekka has focused her paralegal career on uncontested divorces and family law.
When she’s not working, some of Rebekka’s favorites things include spending time with family and friends, crafting and exploring the great outdoors.
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