Jennifer Bukowsky does not back down. She represented clients in the Missouri State Public Defender’s Office before leaving to start her own law firm. As a specialist in criminal defense, she is known for her orating skills in the courtroom, as well as her mastery of courtroom rules and jury instructions. She is also known for working tirelessly for her clients, even if it takes years for their cases to resolve.
Kelli Carin Smith was convicted last year in Montgomery County Circuit Court of first-degree involuntary manslaughter. Prosecutors alleged that she was drunk when she drove the wrong way on Interstate 70 east of Columbia. She struck another vehicle, killing the driver and suffering a traumatic brain injury.