At Hartley Law Group, we specialize in bringing the law to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.
Every week, our legal team has a meeting to discuss our cases.
Serving The Community For More Than 45 Years, we are a law firm dedicated to providing honest advice, reasonable rates and optimal results.
Nicholson, Dasenbrock & Hartley, LC, was founded by Robert “Bob” Nicholson, a leader in the legal profession in Paola and throughout the region. Over the course of his 40-year career, Bob was dedicated to providing high-quality legal services to our local community. Today, Geri Hartley continues this legacy and is committed to providing the same high-caliber services and customer-centric approach that Bob cultivated for four decades.
Geri became a partner with Nicholson, Dasenbrock & Hartley, LC, in 2012. In addition to her law degree, she also holds a Masters in Business Administration. She continues her work in the same community at Hartley Law Group, LLC. She practices both in and out of the courtroom on a daily basis. In addition to her criminal defense work, Geri’s litigious practice areas include adoptions, children in need of care, estates, guardianships, trusts and their administration, and other probate matters.
Geri provides criminal defense services in Miami, Linn, Bourbon, and Jefferson Counties. She provides effective defense against a wide variety of criminal charges including traffic, misdemeanor, DUI, and drug crimes in both municipal and district courts in Kansas.
Transactional legal work done includes drafting of wills or trusts, powers of attorney, or tax advice. Geri is skilled in the area of long range and tax planning for companies, organizations, and individuals. Geri drafts wills, trusts, incorporation documents, and contracts. Geri enjoys developing long relationships with clients and working with the community.
Geri's previous legal experience includes work at the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services reviewing complaints, drafting memos and notices, and hearing preparation for cases of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. At the Kansas Court of Tax Appeals, Geri reviewed and analyzed tax exemption applications while working closely with court judges on tax cases ranging from small claims to million dollar state contracts. She has a variety of tax experience, including tax law research and franchise support for a Fortune 500 company, preparing returns for individuals, working with nonprofit and 501(c) organizations, and directing the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
Court dates are stressful enough and we are dedicated to making sure our clients are supported in their legal needs. Kara interacts with many of our clients engaged in criminal defense or child in need of care cases to ensure clients have timely contact with their legal team. Kara has provided invaluable services to the firm's robust docket.
As our paralegal and office manager, Kelly will work directly with you to make sure you get the services you need. Kelly has been with the firm for five years and has developed strong rapport with members of the legal community to best serve our clients. Her experience and calm demeanor are the perfect combination for our clients from start to finish.
The choice of law firm and attorney are an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisement or website. Hartley Law Group, LLC, does not intend to imply it provides legal counsel to the State of Kansas; however, the firm does provide legal counsel in various locations within Kansas. Please contact the office to speak with an attorney. Viewing this website does not create an attorney-client relationship. Nothing on this website should be construed as legal advice.
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