YLS Council Elections

There are contested YLS elections in Districts 1, 4, 6, 9, and 11.

The contested district election is as follows:

DISTRICT # # OF VACANCIES COUNCIL MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE PETITIONS RECEIVED
1 1 Stephen Holaday Trentis Miller
Laura Lutz
4 1 Kate Noland Kate Noland
Nicholas Hinrichs
6 1 Marty Miller Marty Miller
Alex Antal
9 2**

Michael Cherba
Morgan Murphy
Bryan Sanger*

Morgan Murphy
Lilian Davis
Mobayonle Osundare
Courtney Logan
Matthew Dionne

11 1 Brian Shepard Brian Shepard
Amanda Brown
Jessica Martin

*Automatically retained as an officer of the Young Lawyers’ Section Council

**There will also be a special election (held in conjunction with the general election) to fill a one-year term in District 9 as the result of a resignation from the Council. Therefore, there will be three people elected in District 9, with the person who receives the third-highest number of votes taking the one-year term.

Voting will not be necessary in Districts 3, 7, 8, 10, 13 and 14 where the number of lawyers running for a council position does not exceed the number of vacancies in the district. The uncontested nominees in these districts are:

DISTRICT # # OF VACANCIES COUNCIL MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE PETITIONS RECEIVED
3 3 Nicole Fisher
Joshuah Peter
Callie Pippin
Brandon Corl*

Nicole Fisher
Callie Pippin
Joshuah Peter

7 1

Martie Clark

NONE (The YLS Council will hold a special election for this seat in July/August.)

8 2 Rex Fennessey
Anthony Muhlenkamp
Rex Fennessey
Michael Hart
10 1 Bradley Barton

Nicole Carlton

13 1 Michael Gardner Susan Layton
14 1 Jonce Chidister Jonce Chidister

Nomination and election procedures for members of the Council are established pursuant to Article III, section 6 of the Bylaws of The Missouri Bar’s Young Lawyers’ Section. Nominations to the Council shall be made by petition or petitions signed by not less than five members of The Missouri Bar in good standing, enrolled and entitled to vote in the respective districts from which the member or members of the Council are to be elected.

Nominating petitions for the Council shall be mailed or emailed to Eric Wilson at ewilson@mobar.org and received no later than July 1, 2014. Ballots will be distributed no later than July 20, 2014, and shall be canvassed on August 15, 2014 at The Missouri Bar Center.

 

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