Athena Dickson is a partner with Siro Smith Dickson PC. She joined the firm as an associate in 2003 and currently practices in the areas of personal injury and employment discrimination. "Taking the time to listen to a person’s needs" is the foundation of her personal philosophy in practicing law.
Athena is licensed to practice in Missouri and Kansas as well as federal courts in the District of Kansas and the Western District of Missouri.
Athena is active in the community by serving on the board of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association as the immediate past president. She also represents District 12 (Kansas City) on The Missouri Bar Board of Governors and serves as the chair of the Lawyers Living Well Committee. She is immediate past president on the Jackson County Law Library Board and is a board member on the Lawyers Encouraging Academic Performance (LEAP) board. She has served as a mentor as part of AWLF’s Denise Hennings Connections Program since 2014 and is currently the board liaison to the program. She has also served as a past president of the Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City (AWL) in 2014 and KCMBA’s YLS Section in 2013.
Athena received her B.S. in 2000 from Missouri Western University and her J.D. from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law in 2000.