Melissa C. Hasso

Licensed in Kansas & Iowa


  • Undergraduate Degree - B.A. International Relations, German (1990), Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, summa cum laude
  • Law Degree  - University of Kansas School of Law (2006), Lawrence, Kansas

Judicial Clerkships:

  • Hon. David Waxse, 2005, United States District Court, District of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas
  • Hon. Kevin Moriarty, 2006, Johnson County District Court, Olathe, Kansas

Professional Memberships & Awards:

  • National Employment Lawyers Association - member since 2009
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Iowa affiliate ("Iowa NELA") - President, 2014-2018; Secretary, 2019 - present
  • Member of Iowa State Bar Association & Polk County Bar Association
  • 2020 Iowa State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section Leader
  • 2018 Recipient of ACLU Iowa Dan Johnston Award

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