Valerie joined Shepherd Elder Law Group in 2020 as a Law Clerk and is now an Attorney in the Hutchinson office. Valerie was born and raised in Hutchinson. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and a minor in business and was awarded the Faculty Award to the Outstanding Health Information Management Student. She earned her law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Valerie is a member of the Missouri Bar Association and the Kansas Bar Association. Valerie enjoys sewing, attending concerts, and most of all, spending time with her young son, Ledger.