The BCBA recognizes two members with awards at the annual picnic held in September.  The awards are given are the Distinguished Professional Award; given to a BCBA member in practice 15 or more years who exemplifies the highest legal and ethical standards to which all legal professionals should strive and the Outstanding Service Award; given to a BCBA member who has made significant contributions to the benefit of the legal profession, the justice system, and/or our community.

2018 – Distinguished Professional Award was presented to Marvin E. “Bunky” Wright, University Counsel Emeritus for the University of Missouri. Outstanding Service Award was presented to Steve Scott, of the Scott Law Firm, P.C. Photos from this years presentation can be found on the BCBA website at https://boonecountybar.org/photos/ .

Past BCBA Member Awards

2017 – Distinguished Professional Award: Hamp Ford and Herbert C. Willbrand. Outstanding Service Award: Rusty Antel and Glen R. Ehrhardt.

2016Distinguished Professional Award: Betty Wilson. Outstanding Service Award: George Batek and Norm Lamption.

2015Distinguished Professional Award: Tom Schneider.  Outstanding Service Award: Sanders Sowers.