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Dean Lisa Key was a member of the faculty at Mizzou Law from 1993 to 2003. She returned to the law school in 2011 and now serves as Assistant Dean for Career Development and Student Services. Dean Key has long been interested in the professional development of law students and legal employment. While on the faculty, she enjoyed meeting with and counseling law students on an informal basis, and values the relationships she continues to have with a large number of them.
In addition to teaching, Dean Key has had a wide range of legal experiences and is well-suited for counseling students about their careers. She practiced corporate and transactional law at King & Spalding, and later with a smaller, boutique firm in Atlanta. In 2003, she opened her own family law firm in Kansas City and turned it into a successful and profitable business. Dean Key has also been involved with numerous professional and charitable organizations, and has served as an officer and member of the board of directors for several of these. She credits all of these experiences, and the people she has met along the way, with her personal and professional growth, and success and fulfillment in her career. Dean Key is passionate about helping students find meaningful employment and develop their own unique path to personal and professional success and fulfillment.
Dean Key graduated with honors with a degree in social work from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned her JD cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law.
Kate Busch joined the Office of Career Development in December 2012. In addition to counseling students, she is primarily responsible for the Mizzou Law judicial clerkship program. Busch currently serves the law school and the University of Missouri through various other roles, including as an adjunct faculty member at Mizzou Law, as Chair of the MU Professional Sports Counseling Panel, and as the faculty advisor to the Student Chapter of the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys. She is also a member of the City of Columbia Citizens' Police Review Board.
Busch graduated from Mizzou Law in 2007 and became an assistant prosecuting attorney in Warren County, MO. She handled all levels of criminal cases, worked on various county government civil issues, and was actively involved in the treatment court programs in Warren County.
Busch received her undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Missouri in 2003. Prior to law school, she spent a legislative session working as the legislative director for the Speaker pro tem of the Missouri House of Representatives.
Anna Lloyd joined the Office of Career Development and Student Services as the director of career development and diversity initiatives. Previously, she managed recruiting and diversity programs at Stinson Leonard Street LLP in Kansas City, Mo. She also has worked at ABS Legal Advocates, PA in Lawrence, Kan.
Lloyd earned her BA from the University of Kansas and her JD from the University of Kansas School of Law. She is active in the Kansas City community, serving as a board member for the Asian American Bar Association of Kansas City and as the co-chair of Diversity Recruitment and Retention Committee for the Kansas City Missouri Bar Association Diversity Section.
Jennifer Riedy is director of public interest programs in the law school’s Office of Career Development and Student Services. Previously she practiced family law in Grain Valley, Mo., at the Law Office of Lorri L. Wilbee-Kobe and was a law clerk for Commissioner Sherrill L. Rosen of the 16th Circuit Court of Jackson County, Mo.
Riedy holds an undergraduate degree with honors in political science from MU and received her law degree cum laude from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. While in law school, she interned with the Honorable Robert E. Larsen with the United States District Court of Western Missouri, was a literary editor for the UMKC Law Review and was a member of the Student Bar Association.
Lesley Clark has been with the Office of Career Development & Student Services since 2003. She joined the Law School in 1995, having been with MU since 1988. Lesley provides administrative support for the staff in room 103.
Lesley will be happy to help you request reciprocity with another law school, reserve the media room for Skype or Polycom use, & work with the OSCAR system.