Graves Garrett welcomes Hagan to firm as associate attorney

Graves Garrett LLC is pleased to announce the addition of associate attorney Cody Hagan to the firm. His practice includes a focus on general and complex commercial litigation and appellate proceedings.

Prior to joining Graves Garrett, Hagan was an attorney in private practice focusing on general commercial litigation with experience in shareholder litigation, commercial contracts, personal injury claims, and employment disputes. He began his legal career as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Paul Wilson at the Missouri Supreme Court.

Hagan has developed significant experience presenting arguments in both state and federal courts and has drafted appellate arguments for the Missouri Court of Appeals, the Missouri Supreme Court, multiple federal circuit courts, and the United States Supreme Court.

“We are pleased to expand our bench and welcome Cody to the firm,” said Todd Graves, partner at Graves Garrett. “During this uncertain time for clients, Graves Garrett continues to invest in attorneys that will be capable of handling difficult legal issues in an effective and efficient manner. Cody will make strong contributions to our work now and in the future.”

Hagan earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude. While at UMKC, Cody completed an externship with Federal Magistrate Judge Robert Larsen in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri in Kansas City. He also worked alongside the appellate unit at the United States Attorney’s Office and worked as an intern with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office in Kansas City.