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

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 a strong and competent leader who is able to think with you during tough situations. Her goal is to build long-term relationships with her clients. She is approachable and easy to communicate with. She prides herself in a team that works well together and knows how to get things done. She has a culture that inspires open communication, respect, and trust among colleagues. She enjoys working as a team

April is serving as a board member of the Cass County Bar Association. April is a board member of the Cass County Council on Aging and is Vice Chair-Person of the Cass County Historical Society. She also serves on the Historic Preservation Commission of Harrisonville. April has a strong interest in the preservation of the communities in Cass County. She is the owner of the historic L.O. Kunze building on the Harrisonville downtown square, which is where the law firm is located. April is the secretary and a founding member of the Love the Harrisonville Square organization.

As a mother, April has a strong interest in helping families in Cass County. She is a member of the Church on the Rock, located just South of Harrisonville.


  • 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 20 years. She is a loving wife, busy mom of four children, and in 2014 became a grandma for the first time.

About Susan

Susan Bedsaul is the front office manager and file clerk.  Her warm smile and friendly manner will immediately put you at ease, and her attention to detail helps keep the office running smoothly.

Susan joined our team in 2016, after many years of customer service experience.  Susan has been a Cass County resident for over 40 years.  She is happily married, and the mother of two young adults.

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.