At the Law Office of April McLaughlin, LLC, we are dedicated to getting the best outcome for your case. Using the talents of our well-rounded team, we help you navigate the difficult waters of the law by educating you and helping you make decisions

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About April

April McLaughlin is a trial attorney who focuses on cases in Cass County. April is located on the historic square in Harrisonville, Missouri, practicing primarily in the area of estate planning, probate law and family law. April has been in private practice in Harrisonville since 2005. Since graduating from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law in 2004, April has handled more than 80 bench trials.

April is serving as a board member and past secretary of the Cass County Bar Association and is chairperson of the community outreach committee.  April has served as vice-chairperson of the Harrisonville Historic Preservation Commission for nearly a decade.  She is a founding member past president, secretary & treasurer of Love the Harrisonville Square.  She currently joined the Harrisonville Board of Zoning Adjustment.  She is a member of the Cass County Historical Society.

April has a strong interest in the preservation of this community and takes pride in her ownership of the one of the first buildings erected on the Square – the L.O. Kunze building located on the Square in Harrisonville.

April is the mother of one college-aged daughter.  She spends her time off with her daughter & friends – traveling, reading non-fiction, games & puzzles, enjoying new experiences, and the cultural offerings of Kansas City.

April has a deep love for senior citizens.  She desires to protect all families interests, both during their lives and assisting families after the passing of their loved ones.


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. – 2004
  • Columbia College, Lake Ozark, Missouri
    • B.A. (Cum Laude) – 1998
    • Major: Business and Political Science

About Jami

Jami Wilson is April’s paralegal and office manager.  She provides a wide range of support for our clients and keeps the office running smoothly.  Jami is the main point of contact with the firm, and she takes that role very seriously.  Her work allows April to concentrate on the meat and potatoes of her cases.  She prides herself in the personal attention she gives each client and staying abreast of the cases.

Jami began working in the legal field in 2009 following many years of administrative and customer service experience.  April and Jami have been a team for most of April’s profession.

Jami has been a resident of Cass County for more than 25 years. She is a loving mom of four children, and grandmother.

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About Diane

Diane Wilhoit is the front office manager for the firm. She handles initial contact with all clients, whether by phone or in person. She handles all incoming calls and assists in routing those calls in the most efficient way. She is also responsible for file management and maintenance, helping us stay organized and productive.


Diane brings with her 13 years of legal experience, including paralegal certification. Her vast experience and communication skills will immediately put you at ease, allowing our clients to experience positive, efficient, and quality service.


Diane has lived in Cass County for over 23 years. She is married and is the proud mother of their two wonderful daughters. She is active in her children’s school activities and in her church, volunteering in several positions. She enjoys cooking and traveling.

About Isaac

Isaac is a Chihuahua mix.  He has been the office greeter since October 2014.  He loves to lick, jump, and tree squirrels.


For more information about our law services, call The Law Office of April McLaughlin, LLC today at (816) 380-5227.