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The Missouri Bar Recognizes “Senior Counselors”
116 Senior Counselors Honored at Missouri Bar Annual Meeting
JEFFERSON CITY, MO – More than 100 attorneys from across Missouri and the nation were honored last month as “Senior Counselors” of The Missouri Bar. The “Senior Counselor” title is bestowed upon lawyers who have reached the age of 75 years or who have been admitted to The Missouri Bar for 50 years. The recognition ceremonies took place during the Opening Luncheon of the 132nd Annual Meeting of The Missouri Bar held on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia.
Those recognized as “Senior Counselors” are as follows (listed alphabetically by city):
Affton – Stephen J. Murphy
Ballwin – Paul B. Hunker, Jr.
Blue Springs – Joyce B. Kerber; Frederick J. Wilkins
Brentwood – Hon. Harvey J. Schramm
Bridgeton – Herbert Wolkowitz
Butler – Harold L. Caskey
Carthage – John O. Phelps
Chesterfield – John J. Barnes, Jr.; Delores M. Berman
Clayton – Charles Lock; David P. McDonald; Carl L. Seltzer; Michael C. Walther
Columbia – James C. Martin; John B. Shewmaker
Fairway, KS – J. Neal Sawyer, Jr.
Harrisonville – Charles E. Hight
Independence – Albert W.L. Moore, Jr
Innsbrook – Hon. William H. Crandall, Jr.
Joplin – James F. DeNeen; Hon. Jon A. Dermott; Hon. Don J. Killebrew; Malcolm L. Robertson
Kansas City – William T. Bernard; Barton S. Blond; James R. Borthwick; Hon. Thomas C. Clark; John C. Craft; Donald A. Culp; Edward M. Dolson; Richard M. Enochs; John J. Hager; Hollis H. Hanover; William A. Jolley; Herbert M. Kohn; John E. Redmond; Hon. Victor M. Rocha; David A. Sawyer; Richard W. Scarritt; Myron E. Sildon; Thomas W. Van Dyke; Hon. Harold Dean Whipple
Ladue – Hon. Barbara A. Crancer
Leawood, KS – John F. Marvin
Lee’s Summit – George L. DeBittetto; William A. Lewis, Jr.; William M. Renfro, Jr.
Liberty – Hon. Michael J. Maloney
Marble Hill – Hon. Kenneth W. Shrum
Mexico – Hon. C.S. Bond
North Kansas City – Sandra P. Ferguson
O’Fallon – Roy W. Strawn
Olathe, KS – Joseph N. Vader
Orrick – Don K. Pettus
Overland Park, KS – Donald F. Martin
Poplar Bluff – John R. Hopkins, Jr.; Clinton D. Summers
Rushville – Hon. Floyd R. Baber
Sedalia – James T. Buckley
Shawnee Mission, KS – David K. Richards
Sikeston – Jim S. Green; Hon. Anthony J. Heckemeyer.
St. Clair – Dupree P. Heard
St. Joseph – Rachel S. Caruthers; Wendell E. Koerner, Jr.
St. Louis – Fred E. Arnold; Francis L. Barkofske; Paul M. Denk; Paul L. Dobberstein, Jr.; J. Roger Edgar; John L. Gianoulakis; Lester H. Goldman; Maurice B. Graham; Frank N. Gundlach; Andrew Hardge; Robert T. Hart; Gary S. Heifetz; Francis H. Kennedy, Jr.; Jerome S. Kraus; William H. Leyhe, III; Walter L. Metcalfe, Jr.; Sandford J. Miller; Hon. Seneca H. Nolan, Jr.; Richard A. Roth; Ivan I. Schenberg; Norman A. Selner; Richard S. Snyder; Murray Stone; Harry F. Swanger; William E. Taylor; Carl A. Wattenberg, Jr.; Harold L. Whitfield; Hon. Melvyn W. Wiesman; James L. Wilson; Walter L. Wittenberg
Ste. Genevieve – Lillian P. Clark
Town & Country – Charles R. Abele; Stanley N. Garber; Paul W. Kopsky; Jerome Wallach
Versailles – Hon. James A. Grantham
Warrenton – Darryl L. Hicks
Warson Woods – David L. Pentland
Wildwood – Edwin P. McKaskel
For individual photos of those in attendance at the luncheon appearing with Chief Justice Mary Russell of the Supreme Court of Missouri and 2012-13 Missouri Bar President Pat Starke, please visit http://www.mobar.org/seniors-2013/index.htm.
The Missouri Bar is a statewide organization 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, visitwww.mobar.org.