Title/Position

Legal Assistant

Pronouns

she, her, hers

Esmie is the Legal Assistant of the ACLU of Kansas. For two years prior to her current position, she worked for the affiliate as the Communications and Events Associate. Before joining the ACLU, Esmie managed communications, events, and administration at Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (MADP). She has also previously worked in landscaping and grounds maintenance, accounting and project management in IT restaurant technologies and, while getting her degree at University of Missouri-Kansas City, worked as the managing editor of University News, the independent student newspaper (now Roo News).  From personal experience with the criminal legal system, she seeks to be part of the solutions for people impacted by the intersection of racial inequity, poverty, mass incarceration, and political disempowerment.