Ms. Gentry has spent twenty years with the Parrish Kruidenier Law Firm, where she strongly advocates for her clients across the State. Ms. Gentry primary practice is in state court and administrative agencies. While Ms. Gentry frequently goes to court, some of her best wins for her clients are settled without seeing the courtroom.
Ms. Gentry’s diverse practice focuses on representing individuals, frequently in times of unfortunate or stressful circumstances, such as a motor vehicle or work related accident, a divorce, or a criminal charge. Ms. Gentry also assists small businesses involved in litigation. She has litigated in many Iowa agencies, including representing licensed professionals against disciplinary actions and injured workers’ at the Workers’ Compensation Commission. In addition, Ms. Gentry is a certified mediator with Polk County’s District Court Mediation Program, and actively mediates family law and other disputes. Many of Ms. Gentry’s clients come from referrals from other lawyers in the community, as she takes on many difficult cases.
Ms. Gentry actively gives back to the community. She is the Chair of Broadlawns’ Medical Center Foundation, a board member of the Mid-Iowa Health Foundation, and a PAC Trustee for the Iowa Association of Justice.
Ms. Gentry is married, and is raising her two school aged daughters. She enjoys long distance running, coaching Middle School Mock Trial and spending time with her family.