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Missouri Bar celebrates Senior Counselors

More than 120 lawyers were honored as “Senior Counselors” during The Missouri Bar’s 2016 Annual Meeting, Sept. 21-23, at the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark. To receive the honor of “Senior Counselor,” a lawyer must reach the age of 75 or have been admitted to The Missouri Bar for 50 years.

Those recognized as “Senior Counselors” are as follows (listed alphabetically by town):

Alton: Jeri Leigh Hibler Caskey

Antioch, IL: Thomas C. O’Brien

Ballwin: Edward C. Vancil

Bethesda, MD: Hon. Eugene R. Sullivan

Branson: Hon. Joe E. Chowning

Brooklyn, NY: Thomas D. Wilson

Buffalo: Hon. Theodore B. Scott

Camdenton: Hon. Lyle E. Spillman

Carthage: George Stephen Beimdiek III,Hon. William C. Crawford

Cary, NC: Hon. Robert G. Ulrich

Chesterfield: Wendell Wilkie Brooks, Harry L. Strachan III, Wayne W. Winter

Clayton: Darold E. Crotzer, Patricia Donovan Gray, Alan B. Weber

Columbia: Donald C. MacPherson Jr., William S. McKenzie

Creve Coeur: Dennis J. Green*

Crystal City: Hon. Morris Edward Williams

Evanston, IL: Judith E. Koehler

Excelsior Springs: Ronald P. Zolotor

Fenton: E. D. Lofftus

Harrisonville: Lynn K. Ballew*

High Ridge: Richard J. Tompkins

Hillsboro: Hon. Timothy J. Patterson*

Houston, TX: George A. Newton IV

Independence: Hon. C. William Kramer*

Jackson: Hon. Peter L. Statler

Jefferson City: Ronald J. Prenger, Harvey M. Tettlebaum

Joplin: Hon. James B. Fleischaker*, Robert H. Scott Jr.

Jupiter, FL: John C. Monica

Kansas City: Michael D. Gordon, James H. Green, Wayne A. Tenenbaum, James R. Wyrsch*, J. Courtney Bowlin, Thomas M. Higgins III, Bruce R. Hopkins, Hon. Donald L. Crow, Prof. Robert C. Downs, Marcus W. Gile, R. Brian Hall, Sandra Blackford Myers, Thomas P. O’Donnell, Frank B. Reiser, Jerome D. Riffel, Lonnie J. Shalton, Hsiang-Lin Lee*

Kearney: Hon. Carr L. Woods*

Key West, FL: Ronald A. Barker

Kimberling City: Hon. Chester B. Hayes

Kirksville: Hon. Joyce P. Otten

Kirkwood: Hon. James R. Hartenbach, Robert W. Miller

Laughlin, NV: Lawrence V. Fisher

Lee’s Summit: Carl L. Chinnery, Dale H. Close, Thomas E. Ryan*

Liberty: Detlef G. Lehnardt

Linn: Hon. Ralph F. Voss

Los Angeles, CA: Charles E. Patterson

Lutherville, MD: Martin W. Dennis

Macon: Hon. Hadley E. Grimm

Marion, IL: Dorothy L. Machicao

Minneapolis, MN: Michael A. Landrum

Mission Hills, KS: George Frederick Bellemere III

Monett: Hon. Michael D. Garrett*

Mt. Zion, IL: Glen A. Featherstun

Naples, FL: David Michael Linihan

Nevada: G. Howard Carter, Ronald F. Fisk, Hon. Gerald D. McBeth

New London: John W. Briscoe*

North Kansas City: Jack A. Lewis, David Lee Wells

O’Fallon: W. Scott Pollard

Overland Park, KS: Charles Edward Hammond, Darwin E. Johnson, Robert J. Watson

Parkville: Edward A. Coulson*

Plano, TX: F. Lindsey Scott

Poplar Bluff: Ronald L. Little

Pueblo West, CO: James Curtis Wright

Punta Gorda, FL: John William Thompson

Quincy, IL: Delmer R. Mitchell

River Hills, WI: Glen F. Hackmann

San Francisco, CA: Mary A. Stuart

Santa Fe, NM: Frank Susman

Sarasota, FL: Robert C. Brown

Sedalia: Richard Paul Beard*, Adam B. Fischer*

Sedona, AZ: Hon. James N. Bradley Jr.

Shawnee Mission, KS: Richard F. Haitbrink

Shell Beach, CA: Phyllis L. Momtazee

Springfield: Hon. Max E. Bacon, Stephen W. Dahlgren,  Walter T. Fowler Jr., Hon. Phillip R. Garrison, Harold F. Glass II*, William J. Hart, John J. Kane III, Lincoln J. Knauer Jr., John S. Pratt Jr.

Springfield, VA: Thomas L. Lobred

St. Ann: Gregory B. Vatterott

St. Charles: Kemper R. Coffelt

St. Joseph: James H. Counts*

St. Louis: Lawrence W. Barker, Allen Spencer Boston, Karl Richard Barnickol III, Hon. Gary W. Brandt, Judson W. Calkins, Joan Zimmerman Cohen, Robert M. Dolgin, Dennis C. Donnelly, Jeffrey J. Estes, John H. Goffstein, Roger L. Goldman, Stephen F. Hanlon, Kenneth R. Heineman, David C. Johnson, Philip G. Kaplan, Thomas J. Kavanaugh, Stephanie A. Kreis, James M. Martin, William H. Mathis, Hon. Donald L. McCullin, Charles L. Merz, David G. Millar, John R. Musgrave, William T. Nolan, Robert Landen Nussbaumer, Gerald R. Ortbals*, Christian B. Peper Jr., John E. Russell, William Bryon Smith III*, Alan J. Steinberg, Louis T. Stralka, William Hayes Wallace, Thomas A. Zotos,

Trinity, FL: Hon. Tony L. Eberwein

Vinita, OK: Hon. Deann Duff Johnson

Waynesville: Tyce S. Smith

Webster Groves: Peter H. Ruger*

Weldon Spring: Charles A. Hapke

West Plains: Hon. Ronald J. Garrett

Several of those recognized were present for the opening luncheon, where they took photos with Supreme Court of Missouri Chief Justice Patricia Breckenridge and 2015-16 Missouri Bar President Erik Bergmanis. An asterisk (*) next to names above indicates those individuals for which there are photos. The images are available for download on The Missouri Bar Facebook page.

The Missouri Bar is a statewide organization dedicated to improving the legal profession, the law and the administration of justice for all Missourians. Created in 1944 by order of the Supreme Court of Missouri, it serves all 30,000 of Missouri’s practicing attorneys. To achieve its mission, The Missouri Bar provides a wide range of services and resources to its members, as well as the media, educators and the citizens of Missouri. To learn more about The Missouri Bar, visit www.mobar.org and www.MissouriLawyersHelp.org.

 

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