Perspectiva General

Maikieta A. Brantley focuses her practice on labor and employment law matters.

Previously, Maikieta was the primary counsel for a national 501(c) organization regarding its labor and employment practices. In this capacity, she revised a company handbook, drafted letters for the client to provide to employees regarding discipline, and counseled the employer on appropriate disciplinary measures. She also drafted an employee handbook for a private corporation and represented both a municipality and a third party employer in wrongful termination hearings. The hearings required advising the clients on legal strategies, interviewing witnesses, and drafting direct and cross examinations.

Maikieta's background includes teaching first year law students in the nationally ranked Lawyering Process Program at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law as a visiting assistant professor.

*Not licensed to practice law in Texas.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias


American Bar Association

Associate Board Member

Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program (DAPP)

January 2020-present


Diversity Committee

Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD)

October 2020-present


Recipient, Leader of Tomorrow Award

Missouri Lawyers Weekly

April 2017

Order of Barristers

University of Missouri

News, Analysis & Press

From the Judge’s Desk to Your Hands: Legal Writing Tips from the Bench, Book Reviews

17 Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD 1

Speaking Engagements

Bluebook? What’s that? Introduction to Legal Writing

Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program (DAPP) Virtual Conference

August 2020


  • J.D., University of Missouri, 2017
  • M.Acc, University of Missouri, 2014
  • B.S., University of Missouri, 2014

Admisión de la barra



  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri