Kayla Jankowski is from Conifer, Colorado. Kayla joined the firm in the fall of 2023 as an associate attorney. She works on a range of litigation and transactional matters and is admitted to practice law in New Mexico, Colorado, and the Navajo Nation. Prior to joining the firm, Kayla represented Native American children and youth in child welfare and special education cases. Her significant achievements involve cases on behalf of clients who were suspended long term or expelled from school for behavior related to their disabilities. Kayla was able to successfully advocate for their return to school with appropriate accommodations.
Kayla is a first-generation law graduate. She holds a JD from the University of Colorado Law School and a dual BA in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder. While in law school, Kayla worked as a legal intern for the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Western Mining Action Project. After graduating from law school, Kayla served as a law clerk for Judge Kari Kristiansen at the Palmer Superior Court in Palmer, Alaska.