Roger P. Krumm Family Law Award

The Family Law Section and The Missouri Bar present an annual award to honor a family law lawyer who has demonstrated an exceptional degree of competence, skill, integrity, commitment, and dedication toward the improvement and advancement of the practice of family law and the children and families involved in family law matters. The "Roger P. Krumm Family Law Award" is given in honor of Roger Krumm, a family law attorney who possessed all of the characteristics, skills and integrity of those who receive this award.

You may use the following forms to make a nomination:

Nomination criteria should include:

  • Demonstrated excellence in negotiation and trial practice
  • Participation and leadership in local and statewide family law related efforts
  • Demonstrated commitment to those involved and affected by family law matters

2014 Award Winner - Susan S. Jensen, Springfield

Susan S. JensenMs. Susan S. Jensen, of Pratt & Jensen, LLC, practices in family law. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She received a Women’s Justice Award for Litigation Practitioner from Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly in 2012. Ms. Jensen is named a “SuperLawyer” in the area of family law since 2009, and one of the top fifty women attorneys in Missouri and Kansas by KCMagazine. Ms. Jensen is the Chair of the Missouri Bar Family Law Section. Ms. Jensen graduated from William Jewell College in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in Communication. She attended the University Of Iowa College Of Law, where she graduated with distinction in 1993. Ms. Jensen clerked for the Honorable Paul M. Spinden at the Missouri Court of Appeals-Western District, for the Honorable John E. Parrish at the Missouri Court of Appeals-Southern District, and for the Honorable Nancy Steffen Rahmeyer at the Missouri Court of Appeals-Southern District. In 1999 she received from The Missouri Bar one of three David Dixon awards for appellate advocacy.

Past Recipients of Award

  • 2013 — Ann Bauer, St. Louis
  • 2012 — Patricia "Trish" Scaglia, Independence
  • 2011 — Gary L. Stamper, Columbia
  • 2010 — John S. Pratt, Jr., Springfield
  • 2009 — Larry V. Swall, Liberty
  • 2008 — Cary J. Mogerman, St. Louis
  • 2007 — Allan F. Stewart, Clayton
  • 2006 — Carla Holste, Jefferson City
  • 2005 — Karen A. Plax, Kansas City
  • 2004 — Michael J. Albano, Independence
  • 2003 — Lori J. Levine, Jefferson City