Mackenzie M. Baxter is an associate with the firm and enjoys working in the areas of civil litigation defense, medical malpractice defense, estate planning and probate administration. Focusing on efficiently and effectively advancing her client's interests, she fervently advocates for them in state and federal courts.
Mackenzie received her B.S., cum laude, in Biology, from Wichita State University, and her J.D., with honors, from Washburn University School of Law. While attending law school, Mackenzie was a member of the mock trial team that participated in the National American Association of Justice’s Trial Advocacy Competition. She also gained valuable trial experience at the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office. During her two semesters as an intern, she sought resolutions for misdemeanor traffic and domestic issues through plea negotiations, bench trials, and jury trials. She spent a semester working for the Kansas Bureau of Investigation’s Legal Department and a summer clerking at Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P.
Mackenzie is more than just an attorney. In college, she competed in Division I cross-country and long-distance track for Arizona State University and Wichita State University and worked in a reproductive hormone lab. She brings her drive and inquisitive mind to all of her client’s situations.
Undergrad: B.S. Wichita State University, 2014
Law School: Washburn University, 2018
Year Started Practicing: 2018
United States District Court, District of Kansas, 2018
State v. Smith, Case No. 116,798 Kan. App. (2018) (as a student intern with the Kansas Appellate Defender Office, Washburn University School of Law)
State v. Bateast, Case No, 117, 887 Kan. App. (2019) (as a student intern with the Kansas Appellate Defender Office, Washburn University School of Law)