University of Missouri at Kansas City, B.B.A.
Law School Attended:
University of Missouri at Kansas City, J.D.
Year of First admission:
1999, Territorial Court of the U.S. Virgin Islands; 1994, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; 1996, Kansas and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas; 1978, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1978, Missouri; 1995, District of Columbia; 2002, Iowa
Kansas City Metropolitan (Member, 1978—and Chairman, 1994-1996, Municipal Courts Committee; Family Law Section, 1978—) and American Bar Associations (Member, Standing Committee on Association Standards for Criminal Justice, 1977-1978); The Missouri Bar (Member, Young Lawyers Section; Administration of Criminal Justice, 1977-1978; Family Law Section, 1978—); First Amendment Lawyers Association; Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers; National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
Kansas City, Missouri, September 3, 1952
458 F.3d 837 Passions Video, Inc., a Missouri corporation; Gala Entertainment of KC, Inc., a Missouri corporation, Appellants, v. Jay NIXON, Attorney General of the State of Missouri, in his official capacity, Appellee; Steele Retail 37, doing business as Lion's Den, LLC, Appellant, v. Jay Nixon, Attorney General of the State of Missouri, in his official capacity, Appellee, American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas and Western Missouri, Amicus on Behalf of Appellant; No. 05-3847 No. 05-4053 United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; Submitted: June 14, 2006; Filed: August 21, 2006 Supreme Court of Missouri Case Style: Missouri Association of Club Executives, Inc., et al., Respondents v. State of Missouri, Appellant; Case Number: SC87154 Handdown Date: 12/19/2006 Appeal From: Circuit Court of Cole County, Hon. Richard G. Callahan.
2008 Special Counsel to the City of Branson Missouri Ad-hoc Committee for Revision of Municipal Liquor Code 2003-2006, City of Kansas, Missouri Liquor Control Advisory Board. 2012-2013 Member of the Mayor's Violent Crime Task Force-Kansas City, MO
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Recipient of the 2012 FBI Director's Community Leadership Award, April 5, 2013 in Washington DC. See http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/partnerships_and_outreach/community_outreach/dcla/2012/kansas-city
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