Graves Garrett Greim welcomes class of 3 summer associates

Graves Garrett Greim LLC is pleased to announce Jason Bagley, Brett Mordecai and Fatima Towakoli have joined the firm as part of the annual summer associate program, which gives participants the valuable opportunity to spend 10 weeks working with attorneys in a range of practice areas while receiving training, mentorship and exposure to clients and meaningful casework.

“We take very seriously the ability to help develop and influence the next generation of attorneys and continue the advancement of the legal profession,” GGG partner Lucinda Luetkemeyer said. “In particular, our firm offers a specific combination of complex commercial litigation, high-stakes white collar defense and leading-edge constitutional advocacy that offers an excellent opportunity to explore unique and important practice areas.”

A native of Maryville, Missouri, Bagley earned his undergraduate degree in political science with a minor in constitutional democracy from the University of Missouri. He enters his second year in the University of Missouri School of Law, where he is an active member of Phi Alpha Delta’s Lawson Chapter.

Bagley previously completed internships with U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, Missouri Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe and Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey.

Mordecai, who hails from Kearney, studies at the UMKC School of Law and is a member of the Federal Bar Association, Federalist Society and Christian Legal Society. He earned his undergraduate degree in political science from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, where he competed for the Mountaineers wrestling team and earned a long list of distinctions.

Towakoli is currently pursuing her law degree at Arizona State’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, where she is heavily involved in organizations including the Women Law Students Association. She has also been selected as a member of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team in addition to the opportunity to participate in the law school’s Post-Conviction Clinic.

Prior to entering law school, Towakoli spent time as a research assistant for the Kansas City (Missouri) Police Foundation, an intern for the Kansas (Missouri) Board of Police Commissioners and a paralegal with both a law firm and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She completed her undergraduate studies at UMKC with a double major in criminal justice & criminology and political science with minors in Spanish and international relations.