Jessica Hensley Suhr is a proud Wichita, Kansas native attending Wichita Collegiate and graduating in 1998. In 2002 she received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a minor in sociology from the University of San Diego. She graduated from the University Kansas School of Law with her Juris Doctorate in 2005. During the summer of 2004, Jessica completed an internship at the Children’s Law Center in Los Angeles, California.
Jessica is a dedicated attorney serving her clients with great care and expertise. For over 17 years, Jessica has focused on providing compassionate care for children and families. As an Of Counsel attorney at Ward Law LLC, Jessica is handling family law matters, including child custody, child support, the establishment of paternity, and divorce. Jessica has a deep commitment to families in need in the Wichita community. After graduation, Jessica worked at Kansas Legal Services, where she worked on family law matters, protection from abuse cases, and social security disability cases.
Not only is Jessica dedicated to her clients, but she is also a committed community servant. She sat on the Board of Directors for the Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County from 2015 to 2021 and was President of the board for two years. Jessica joined the Junior League of Wichita (JLW) in 2006 and served on the Board of Directors during the 2014-2016 League year. As Chair of JLW’s Project Development Committee, she helped develop the League’s $300,000 partner project with the Child Advocacy Center. Jessica currently serves as JLW’s sustaining advisor to the New Member class and a sustaining appointee on the Endowment Committee. In 2020, Jessica joined the Board of Directors for Rise Up for Youth where she currently sits on the Executive Committee and serves as the Board Secretary.
Jessica is an avid reader and is a member of TWO book clubs! She enjoys traveling (in non-Covid times!) and watching KU basketball. She is a member of the Wichita Bar Association Bar-O-Meter committee, the WBA Family Law Committee, the Wichita Women Attorneys Association, and the Kansas Women Attorneys Association.
"Her background in legal aid tells me she has a heart for people in need and will serve the clients of Ward Law with empathy, excellence, and expertise." - T. Lynn Ward | Founding Attorney, Ward Law LLC