Deborah Blakely – Partner

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Attorney Debbie Blakely began practicing with White, Graham, Buckley & Carr, L.L.C. in October of 2002. Before then, Debbie clerked for the Missouri Supreme Court for one year and worked as an associate attorney with a defense law firm for two years.

A native of Hamilton, Missouri, Debbie is now a resident of Clay County with her two children.

Areas of practice

  • Employment discrimination
  • Personal injury


Debbie graduated with a J.D. from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1998. She earned her B.S. from Missouri Western State College in 1992.

Admissions and professional memberships

Debbie is admitted to practice law in Missouri and Kansas. She is a member of the:

  • Eastern Jackson County Bar Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Kansas City Affiliate fo the National Employment Lawyer’s Association

She has participated in the Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court and the KCMBA Leadership Academy.

Community involvement

Debbie is currently a volunteer with the United States Pony Club and with Clay County 4H.
Debbie also has volunteered as a tutor through the LEAP foundation. She has also worked as a court-appointed special advocate (CASA).

Exceptional results. Personal service. Good lawyers.

When you need an attorney, contact White, Graham, Buckley & Carr online to schedule a free initial consultation with our Independence, MO personal injury law firm. We serve clients in Eastern Jackson County, the Kansas City Metro Area, Kansas and Missouri.

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White, Graham, Buckley & Carr L.L.C.
- Independence Main Office -
(all postal mail should be mailed to this office)
19049 E Valley View Pkwy
Independence, MO. 64055
TEL: (816) 373-9080
FAX: (816) 373-9319

- Kansas City office -
3145 Broadway
Kansas City, MO  64111
TEL: (816) 931-9080
FAX: (816) 373-9319