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Hodges selected for The Missouri Bar’s 20th Leadership Academy class

Tamar Hodges, ’17, is among five Mizzou Law alumnae selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2019-2010. Hodges is an associate with Husch Blackwell LLP in Jefferson City. Leadership Academy is composed of Missouri lawyers less than 40 years old or who have been admitted for 10 years or fewer, with an emphasis on diversity of ethnicity, culture,…

Hatting selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2019-2020

Elizabeth Hatting, ’14, is among five Mizzou Law alumnae selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2019-2010. Hatting is an associate with Lathrop Gage LLP in Kansas City. Leadership Academy is composed of Missouri lawyers less than 40 years old or who have been admitted for 10 years or fewer, with an emphasis on diversity of ethnicity, culture,…

Fay selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2019-2020

Whitney Fay, ’15, is among five Mizzou Law alumnae selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2019-2010. Fay is an associate with Littler Mendelson in Kansas City. Leadership Academy is composed of Missouri lawyers less than 40 years old or who have been admitted for 10 years or fewer, with an emphasis on diversity of ethnicity, culture, gender,…

Garner serving on Marion County (Ind.) Superior Court

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb appointed Charnette D. Garner to the Marion County Superior Courts. She was sworn in earlier in 2019. The appointments are the first gubernatorial appointments following the passage of House Enrolled Act 1036 in 2017, creating merit selection of judges in Marion County. Garner had served as chief counsel for the Marion County (Ind.) Prosecutor’s Office.…

McCoid’s Lifetime of Service Featured by The Iowa Lawyer

David McCoid, ’68, was featured in The Iowa Lawyer’s “Spotlight on Service” in November 2018. He has been a solo practitioner in Mount Pleasant, Ia., since his admission to the Iowa Bar more than 50 years ago. The article shares how his service to his profession, his family and his community is “an integral part of David McCoid’s DNA.” In…

Daniels Honored by Corporate Directorship Association

Michael Daniels, ’73, was honored recently by the National Association of Corporate Directors as one of the 2019 NACD Directorship 100 – a list of the most influential leaders in the boardroom and corporate governance community. Daniels is a board member for CACI International Inc., which provides information solution and services in support of national security missions and government transformation…

Dryer Joins Burr & Forman’s Nashville Office

Kirk Dryer, ’12, joined the Nashville, Tenn., office of Burr & Forman as counsel. Dryer joins the Lending Practice Group where his practice encompasses a wide range of commercial real estate transactions for local, regional, national and international clients, including developers, lenders, pension funds, real estate investment trusts, telecommunication companies, property managers and brokers. Dryer joins Burr & Forman after most recently…

Brett Emison Installed as President of Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys

Brett Emison, ’02, partner at Langdon & Emison, was named president of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA) at the organization’s annual convention. MATA is Missouri’s only association dedicated to protecting the 7th Amendment constitutional right to a trial by jury.  Emison has been an active member of MATA over the past two decades, and has served in a…

Peebles graduates from the Heart of America Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Andy Peebles, ’15, who practices with the law firm of Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown, P.C. in Springfield, has graduated from Class I of the Heart of America Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Peebles successfully completed three two-day sessions over six months; the in-depth educational presentations on trust and estate law were taught…

Norris Joins Polsinelli P.C. in Kansas City

Jessica Norris, ’02, joined Polsinelli PC as a shareholder in the Corporate and Transactional practice. Norris has a full range of experience in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances and commercial lending transactions and commercial lending transactions, including senior and mezzanine. Norris represents private equity funds in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles and also serves as outside counsel to companies…