Councilmember 4th District
For the last eight years Jolie Justus served as a State Senator from Kansas City. During her time at the state capitol, Jolie was a tireless advocate for children, social justice, working families and economic growth. She is running for the 4th District City Council seat so she can continue to fight for the people of Kansas City. Jolie will use her experience and pragmatic leadership skills to push for sustainable economic development, responsible reduction of crime and the improvement of basic city services and infrastructure for the entire city.
Jolie is a graduate of Missouri State University and University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Since 2003 she has served as the Director of Pro Bono Services for the law firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP., where she is a champion for Kansas City’s most vulnerable citizens.