Missouri Lawyers Elect Members of 2013-14 Board of Governors and Young Lawyers’ Section Council
JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The lawyers of Missouri, voting in districts throughout the state, have elected five new members to the Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar and retained 17 incumbents for new terms. Voting at the same time, members of the bar’s Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) chose 11 new members to that group’s governing council and re-elected seven.
New members of the Board of Governors are: Deanna K. Scott of Springfield; Lauren E. Tucker McCubbin of Kansas City; and Amy Bender-Levy, Morry S. Cole, and Karen R. McCarthy of St. Louis.
The following members of the Board of Governors were re-elected to two-year terms: W. Douglas Thomson of Maryville; Max Mitchell of Sedalia; Mark W. Comley and Nimrod T. Chapel of Jefferson City; Hon. Charles Curless of Lamar; Erik A. Bergmanis of Camdenton; Joseph P. Rice, III of Cape Girardeau; Douglass F. Noland of Liberty; Eric Wulff of St. Charles; Robert J. Buckley of Columbia; Wendy Garrison of Springfield; John R. Gunn and Genevieve Frank of St. Louis; and Thomas V. Bender, Walter R. Simpson and Dana Tippin Cutler of Kansas City.
New members of the Young Lawyers’ Section Council are: Austin Dowling, Emily Kiser, Betsy Lynch, Katherine Myers, Mitchell Wood and Jerri Zhang of Kansas City; Charles Coffey, Christina Lewis Abate, Nicholas Loyal and W. Patrick Mobley of St. Louis; and Marty Miller of Jefferson City.
Incumbents elected to another term on the Young Lawyers’ Section Council are: Talley Kendrick of Paris; Adam Pihana of Springfield; Andrew Lyskowski of Camdenton; J. Brent Dulle and Jennifer Matthew of St. Louis; Sander Sowers of Columbia; and Jason Paulsmeyer of Jefferson City.
The newly-elected and returning members of both groups will take office at the conclusion of the 2013 Missouri Bar Annual Meeting, scheduled for September 18-20 in Columbia.
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. To learn more about The Missouri Bar, visit www.mobar.org.