Prof. Larry Dessem

Professor Dessem to Serve as President of the Elwood Thomas Inn of Court

January 27th, 2016

Professor Larry Dessem will serve as the president of the Mid-Missouri Elwood Thomas Inn of Court this year. According to its website, the mission of The American Inns of Court is to “inspire the legal community to advance

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Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Topic of CLE by Professor Dessem

November 24th, 2015

Professor Larry Dessem recently presented “Changes and Update on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure” to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri Sixth Annual Central Division CLE in Jefferson City. Attorneys present received

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Professor Dessem Addresses News Release by Missouri Prosecutor

November 19th, 2015

Professor Larry Dessem was recently quoted by the Associated Press regarding a Missouri prosecutor who scolded members of a Kansas City-area community in a news release after residents showed support for a convicted child molester. Platte County

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Professor Dessem Quoted in Kansas City Star Article on Legal Ethics

June 11th, 2015

Professor Larry Dessem was quoted in a recent article in the Kansas City Star regarding the ethical questions surrounding a Clay County judge after his affair with a sheriff’s deputy was revealed. The judge in question served as

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Professor Dessem Recognized in Tennessee Bar Journal Retrospective

June 4th, 2015

The Tennessee Bar Journal recently published a retrospective article about their columnists since the beginning of the magazine. The article described how important columnists are to the practice of law because of their insightful writing and discussion,

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