Parkville, Missouri , United States
|| August 10, 1979
Mar 31, 2009 05:08pm
|Info||Rep. Jason Grill, a Democrat, represents southern Platte County (District 32) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to the House in November 2006. |
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Grill is currently an attorney at the law firm of King Hershey, PC in Kansas City, as well as an adjunct professor at Park University in Parkville. Previously, Rep. Grill worked in the White House in the Office of the Vice President and as a political/economic researcher and reporting assistant for Senior Correspondent Brooks Jackson at the CNN Washington, D.C. Bureau.
Rep. Grill is a member of the following organizations: Lifelong Parishioner of St. Therese Catholic Church where he also serves as a lector; Riverside Chamber of Commerce; Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce; Parkville Chamber of Commerce; Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce; 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus and Council Advocate; Parkville Lions Club; Platte County Optimist Club; Platte County Economic Development Council; Pheasants Forever; National Wild Turkey Federation; National Federation of Independent Business; Honorary Member of the Missouri Sheriff’s Association; Honorary Member of the Missouri Historical Society; Kansas Bar Association and the Missouri Bar Association as well as the Platte County, Clay County, and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations. Rep. Grill is also an Eagle Scout and Warrior in the Tribe of Mic-o-Say. He currently is an assistant Scout Leader of Troop 261.
Rep. Grill has helped raise awareness and support for the Parkville Animal Shelter and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City. Rep. Grill was voted Kansas City’s “Best Local Politician” in 2008 and was featured in the September 2008 issue of KC Magazine. Also in 2008, Rep. Grill was recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as one of Missouri’s Top Up and Coming Lawyers. The weekly magazine recognized the best attorneys in Missouri who are under the age of 39 and who represent determination in legal work and in community betterment. Rep Grill’s family was awarded “Family of the Year” honors in 2005 at St. Therese Catholic Church by the Knights of Columbus Council #7199.
A graduate of St. Pius X High School where he was honored as a Kansas City Star Scholar Athlete, Rep. Grill graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Economics from St. Louis University. He received his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School where he also received his Dispute Resolution Certificate.
Born in Kansas City, Rep. Grill currently resides in Parkville.