Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Andrew VanNess graduated from Blue Springs South High School in 1996. He graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 2000 with a B.S. in Geography. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 2005 and was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2005.
Mr. VanNess is a member of the Clay County Bar, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Missouri Bar. Mr. VanNess practices in the areas of family law, adoptions, personal injury, worker’s compensation, and traffic. Mr. VanNess is regularly appointed to serve as Guardian ad Litem in Clay County, Platte County, and Jackson County, Missouri.
Mr. VanNess is married to Erica VanNess and they have three children. Mr. VanNess enjoys spending time with his family and hunting.