U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representative (NOSSCR)
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
National Association of Professional Women; Honored for Excellence and Dedication in the Legal Profession, 2010
Platte County Bar Association
Clay County Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
The Missouri Bar Solo and Small Firm Committee
Solving the Social Security Disability Puzzle: How to Get the Benefits You Need, August 2017.
Taking Control: A Guide to Guardianship and Conservatorship in Missouri, August 2017.
2015 Social Security Boot Camp Continuing Legal Education Presenter
2015 Missouri Guardianship Alliance (MOGA) - Presentation on "Applying for Social Security Benefits for someone who is under guardianship"
2016 Missouri Guardianship Alliance (MOGA) - Presentation on "Applying for Social Security Benefits for someone who is under guardianship"
2016 Platte County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education - Presentation on “Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits”
Social Security Disability Claims Specialist
Licensed Medicare Advisor
Jera Pruitt is a lifelong Kansas City Northlander and values working in the same community she lives. Prior to coming to the firm, Jera received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Northwest Missouri State University as well as a Master’s in Public Administration from Park University. Jera has worked with Non-profits both as a volunteer and in executive level positions. Jera has and continues to serve on many local non-profit boards to benefit community service availability and their future. She also previously held an elected position in Platte County as Public Administrator. As the previous Platte County Public Administrator, Jera served as a court appointed guardian and conservator for adults. In this role, Jera sought a certificate of excellence through the National Guardianship Association and achieved recognition as a Nationally Certified Guardian. As a product of her vast experience, she has gained extensive knowledge of community resources, how court systems connect with social services, applying for and representing clients in the disability process, and the complex nature of health insurance plan selection. Jera is an advocate for her clients and follows cases from start to finish. Jera is a claims representative for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cases. Additionally, Jera is an insurance agent and licensed to assist with Medicare Supplemental plans, advantage plans, and med D plans.
On a personal note, Jera is an adoring wife to her husband and mother to her two sweet kiddos. Her husband is a committed family man and outdoorsman. Her son plays soccer and enjoys all things hunting and outdoorsy. Her daughter has never met a stranger and marches to the beat of her own drum while leaving a trail of glitter and smiles. Their family has one sweet pup who is a cute combination of mini-Australian Shepherd and mini-Poodle. When Jera is not on the go with activities, you can find her in the garden and planning for new plant additions for the coming seasons.