Featured Alumni

Featured Alumnus: Jeffrey McCarther

For Assistant United States Attorney Jeffrey McCarther, choosing Mizzou Law was a homecoming of sorts. After going to Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, to study economics for undergrad, McCarther was ready to return home. Though the pull of staying around Chicago was strong, McCarther knew he wanted to eventually reside in his native Kansas City. 

Featured Alumna: Larissa Tiller

Class of 2019 graduate Larissa Tiller recently accepted a position in the U.S. Coast Guard Direct Commission Lawyer program. She will begin officer’s training in New London, Connecticut, and then continue to the Naval Justice School in Newport, Rhode Island. “I went to law school because I wanted to serve as an attorney in the military,” Tiller said. 

Featured Alumnus: Roger Baron

Roger Baron was born in raised in Jefferson City, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law in 1976. Fresh out of school, he began his career working as a staff attorney with the Missouri Public Service Commission back in his home town. After practicing in Missouri for nine years, Baron decided to move to Texas where…

Featured Alumna: Tamar Hodges

Although a St. Louis native, Tamar Hodges was living in Atlanta and working as a registered nurse at a Level 1 trauma center when she decided to pursue a JD. Hodges wanted to work in healthcare in a new way – by guiding medical professionals and organizations through complex healthcare regulatory issues. However, as Hodges began looking at law schools,…

Featured Alumnae: Paulette Mueller

Paulette Mueller graduated from MU Law in 1980 and has practiced family, probate and guardianship law in Texas since 1981. Mueller was born in Jackson, Mo. in 1953 to MU Law Class of 1950 graduates Paul and Marybelle Mueller. She has had a fruitful career as an attorney and now practices at Underwood Perkins, PC in Dallas, Texas, serving as…

Featured Alumnus: Charles R. Wall

July 11th, 2019

Charles R. Wall graduated from the University of Missouri Law School in 1970. During his third year, lawyers from Shook, Hardy & Bacon interviewed on campus and he accepted an…

Featured Alumnus: Mark Shank

June 6th, 2019

Mark Shank graduated from Mizzou Law School in 1979 and immediately started practice in Osage Beach, Mo., a very small town, and where he grew up. From a small town…