Bryanna Hanschu joined the firm as an associate in 2015, practicing in the firm’s litigation group, with an emphasis in criminal defense, family law, civil litigation, and creditor’s rights. Bryanna received her Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communication with a minor in Sociology from Wichita State University in August 2010 and graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in May 2015. While at KU Law, Bryanna served as Editor-in-Chief for the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, as a member of Moot Court Council, as a teaching assistant for Lawyering class, as research assistant for the current Dean of Tennessee Law School Melanie D. Wilson, as a Graduate Senator for Student Senate, and as Chief Prosecution Attorney for the KU Parking Department. Prior to joining Payne & Jones, Bryanna interned with the United States Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of the Chief Council in Kansas City. Bryanna also interned in the Adult Criminal Unit of the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office, resulting in substantial trial experience.