Missouri Lawyers Elect Members of 2014-15 Board of Governors and Young Lawyers' Section Council
JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The lawyers of Missouri, voting in districts throughout the state, have elected six new members to the Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar and retained 14 incumbents for new terms. Voting at the same time, members of the bar’s Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) chose eight new members to that group’s governing council and re-elected seven.
New members of the Board of Governors are: Robert S. Kenney of St. Louis; Amanda Ketchum of Kansas City; James McConnell of Shelbina; Jason Paulsmeyer of Jefferson City; John Price of Springfield; and Jason Rew of Blue Springs.
The following members of the Board of Governors were re-elected to two-year terms: Hon. John F. Kintz, Bevy A. Beimdiek, Nicole Colbert-Botchway, J.B. Lasater, Nancy R. Mogab and Joan M. Swartz of St. Louis; Joel Elmer, Mira Mdivani and Gregg F. Lombardi of Kansas City; Suzanne B. Bradley of St. Joseph; John W. Grimm of Cape Girardeau; Edward J. Hershewe of Joplin; Tricia M. Scaglia of Independence; and Raymond E. Williams of West Plains.
New members of the Young Lawyers’ Section Council are: Lilian Davis, Courtney Logan and Mobayonle Osundare of St. Louis; Amanda Brown of Springfield; Michael Hart of Clayton; Nicole Carlton of Joplin; Susan Layton of Cape Girardeau; and Trentis Miller of Chillicothe.
Incumbents elected to another term on the Young Lawyers’ Section Council are: Kate Noland of Liberty; Nicole Fisher, Callie Pippin and Joshuah Peter of Kansas City; Rex Fennessey of St. Louis; Jonce Chidister of Malden; and Marty Miller of Jefferson City.
The newly-elected and returning members of both groups will take office at the conclusion of the 2014 Missouri Bar Annual Meeting, scheduled for September 10-12 in Kansas City.
The Missouri Bar is a statewide organization that is dedicated to improving the legal profession, the law and the administration of justice for all Missourians. Created in 1944 by order of the Supreme Court of Missouri, it serves all 30,000 of Missouri’s practicing attorneys. To achieve its mission, The Missouri Bar provides a wide range of services and resources to its members, as well as the media, educators and the citizens of Missouri.