Dewanna was born and raised in rural mid-Missouri. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Legal Studies from Missouri Western State University in 2002. After years of working as a paralegal, she attended the University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctorate in 2011.
Dewanna began her legal career after undergrad working as a Debtor’s Bankruptcy paralegal and later transitioned to an associate attorney working on creditor’s rights, landlord/tenant issues as well as other Plaintiff’s cases. Her true passion; however, is to help others, and she is proud to be back at the place where she started her career over 17 years ago, Castle Law Office of Kansas City.
Dewanna is licensed to practice law in both Kansas and Missouri. She is also admitted to practice before the federal courts of Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri as well as the District of Kansas and Nebraska. She is also a member of:
- Missouri Bar Association
- Jackson County Bar Association
- Volunteer Attorney Project