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Six Mizzou Law Alumni Selected for Missouri Bar’s Leadership Academy

Six of the 12 outstanding young lawyers selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2020-2021 are graduates of Mizzou Law. Angela B. Kennedy, ’16, Armstrong Teasdale LLP, St. Louis Courtney Stout, ’17, Williams Dirks Dameron LLC, Kansas City Derek Spencer, ’16, St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office, St. Louis Jacob Haskins, ’19, Lowther Johnson, Springfield Khristopher Johnson-DeLoatch, ’19, Armstrong…

Seven Alumni Honored with Up & Coming Awards

Seven Mizzou Law alumni were among the 50 attorneys from around Missouri recognized with the Up & Coming Award from Missouri Lawyers Media on October 15. The award recognizes early-career lawyers who demonstrate professional excellence while making a positive impact on the profession and in their communities. These annual awards celebrate outstanding legal professionals who are 40 or younger or…

Featured Alumnus: Chris Dunn

Chris Dunn, ’14, is the founder of GeoVelo, a multi-faceted business that creates geospatial forensic demonstratives among other geospatial business and legal intelligence services. He grew up around U.S. military bases while his father served in the U.S. Army, eventually moving to the Midwest to attend Kansas State University. After graduating with a BS and MS in geography and working…

Featured Student Leader: Annabelle Attias

Annabelle Attias is a recent graduate from the Mizzou Law Class of 2020. She grew up in Kefar Sava, Israel, before moving to the United States in 2012 to attend the University of Missouri. While at Mizzou, Attias received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, which combined three minors she was passionate about –…

Twelve Alumni Honored with ICON Awards

Twelve Mizzou Law alumni were recognized with the ICON Award from Missouri Lawyers Media on May 31. The award recognizes distinguished men and women age 60 and older for their notable, sustained success and strong leadership within and outside the field of law. The Mizzou Law honorees are: John Fox Arnold, ’61, shareholder, Lashly & Baer Robert Blitz, ’73, founding…

JR Swanegan named new Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

Mizzou Law Dean Lyrissa Lidsky announces JR Swanegan as the new Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid. Swanegan comes to Mizzou Law after six years as Associate Dean of International and Graduate Programs at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. During that time, he built partnerships with international law schools, recruited students from around the world, taught…

Kimberly Norwood Leads Honorees for 2019 Women’s Justice Awards

The 2019 Women’s Justice Awards selection committee has chosen Kimberly J. Norwood, ’85, the Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law at Washington University, as Missouri Lawyers Media’s Woman of the Year. Norwood, who joined the university in 1990, writes extensively and lectures on colorism, social justice, civil rights and implicit and explicit bias issues. Her work ranges from the academic…

Professor Gely and Judge Webber Honored by Mizzou Alumni Association

The Mizzou Alumni Association will honor 14 distinguished faculty and alumni at the 51st annual Faculty-Alumni Awards Ceremony on Nov. 9. Professor Rafael Gely is among the six Mizzou faculty members honored for their work in the classroom, research endeavors and relationships with students. Professor Gely is the James E. Campbell Missouri Endowed Professor of Law and director of the Center for…

Curator Steelman and Professor Jerry Serve as Constitution Day Panelists

David Steelman, ’78, chair of the University of Missouri Board of Curators, and Professor Bob Jerry were panelists for a Constitution Day program on September 17 at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. The Office of Equity and Title IX hosted a discussion on “The First Amendment and the…

Professor English Leads Task Force to Revise Adult Guardianship Laws in Missouri

Professor David M. English co-chaired a task force that proposed a revision of Missouri’s adult guardianship laws, recently passed by the Missouri Legislature and signed by the governor. Senate Bill 806 is the first comprehensive revision of Missouri’s adult guardianship laws since 1983. The bill is a substantial enactment of  the proposed revision prepared by Mo-WINGS (Missouri Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship…