Next BCBA Meeting Scheduled for Oct 9

The next scheduled event for Boone County Bar Association members will be the regular BCBA meeting, Wednesday, October 9th. Our Speaker for the October 9th meeting will be the Presiding Judge Kevin Crane, he will speak on the State of the Judiciary for the 13th Judicial Circuit. The CLE program has been approved for 1.2 hours of credits.

Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. the Broadway Hotel, 1111 E. Broadway. The presentation will begin about noon. A business meeting will precede the program. The Executive Committee decided that there is a $15 fee for the CLE and future CLE presentations with lunch included. Checks should be made out to BCBA. There is metered parking available in the covered lot next to the hotel.

RSVP: To reserve your spot for this meeting, click on the RSVP button on the Boone County Bar’s website home page, or use this link: https://boonecountybar.org/rsvp/ by 4:30 P.M., Friday, October 4. If you RSVP for the lunch and do not attend, you will be expected to pay the ticket price anyway because the BCBA will have be charged based on the number of reservations.

13th Annual Chipping in for Charity Golf Tournament October 14th

The 13th annual Chipping in for Charity golf tournament organized by the Community Involvement Committee is scheduled for Monday, October 14, 2019 (Columbus Day – a court holiday). This year’s tournament will be held at Columbia Country Club, 2210 North Country Club Drive. Net proceeds from the tournament will be donated to Mid-Missouri Legal Services, which plans to use the funds for its Veterans Law Project.

The tournament is a four-person scramble format, open to both lawyers and non-lawyers. The entry fee is $125/person and $500/team, which includes green fees, range privileges, cart, lunch, beverages (beer, soda, water), post-tournament reception at Truman’s Bar & Grill, etc. Prizes will be awarded to winning teams and for various on-course games and contests. There will also be hole-in-one prizes. The registration deadline for the tournament is Monday, September 30th. To make the tournament a success and raise as much money as possible, sponsorships and prize donations for the tournament are needed.

The golf tournament flyer can be viewed here, sponsorship information can be viewed here. Please contact Sander Sowers at 875-1991 or sowers@learwerts.com to sign up, donate, participate, and arrange sponsorships. The golf tournament has raised $127,316.60 for charity since its inception thanks to the many donors, participants, and sponsors. The Committee would like to thank the following businesses that have already committed to sponsor this year’s tournament: Presenting Sponsor: Lear Werts LLP; Ace Sponsor: Allen, Nelson & Wilson; Eagle Sponsors: Harper, Evans, Wade & Netemeyer, Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section Council; Birdie Sponsors: GilsbarPro; Hospitality Sponsors: Truman’s Bar & Grill, Lilly’s Cantina.

Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium October 30th

The Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium is holding its program “Estate Planning Fundamentals 2019” on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.  Attendance can be in person in Kansas City, Missouri or via webcast at your home or office.  Cost is $125.  The program provides 8.0 hours of Missouri CLE, including 1.0 hours of ethics. For more information and online registration, visit www.KCEPS.org, or contact Regional Ambassador Jason Simmons at (573) 447-3355 or by email.

Nominations for BCBA Awards Needed

Nominations for this year’s BCBA Awards are needed for the 4th annual awards for Distinguished Professional and Outstanding Service. The awards this year will be announced at the Holiday Party in December.

The Distinguished Professional Award is 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. The Distinguished Professional Award has previously been presented to:

2016:   Betty Wilson, of Oliver Walker Wilson

2017:   Hamp Ford, of Ford, Parshall and Baker and Herbert C. Willbrand of Brown Willbrand P.C.

2018:   Marvin E. “Bunky” Wright, University Counsel Emeritus for the University of Missouri.

The Outstanding Service Award award is given to a BCBA member who has made significant contributions to the benefit of the legal profession, the justice system, and/or our community. The Outstanding Service Award has previously been was presented to:

2016:   George Batek of Batek and Benson, LLC and Norm Lampton of the Lampton Law Firm;

2017:   Rusty Antel of Walther, Antel & Stamper, and Glen R. Ehrhardt of Rogers, Ehrhardt & Weber, LLC.

2018:   Steve Scott, Scott Law Firm, P.C.

NEW MEMBERS

Buchanan, Melissa, Missouri State Public Defender’s Office, 601 E. Walnut Street, Columbia, MO 65201, phone: 573-447-8087, email: Melissa.Buchanan@mspd.mo.gov. Practice Area: Criminal Defense.

Guymon, Kayden, Haden & Colbert, LLC, 827 E. Broadway Suite B, Columbia, MO 65201, phone: 573-814-4220, email: kayden@showmelaw.com, Practice Areas: Civil Litigation-plaintiff, Probate, Trust, Estate Planning, Agricultural Law.

Irby, Shay, Missouri State Public Defender’s Office, 601 E. Walnut Street, Columbia, MO 65201, phone: 573-447-8087, email: shay.irby.esq@gmail.com. Practice Area: Criminal Defense.

Wynhausen, Aaron, TGH Litigation LLC, 28 N. 8th Street, Suite 500, Columbia, MO 65201, phone: 417-396-3619, email: aaron@tghlitigation.com. Practice Areas: Civil Litigation-Plaintiff, Education Law, Employment & Labor, Environmental Law. Aaron graduated in 2019 from Mizzou School of Law. He was a summer intern for Ute Mountain Tribe in Towoac Colorado, and the United States EPA in D.C. He was a law clerk for TGH Litigation before becoming an Associate attorney.

OTHER NEWS

Christine Stamper completed the third hottest Ironman race in history on Sunday, September 29th in Chattanooga, TN. With a heat index of 104 degrees, 24% of the field did not complete the event. This was Christine’s 12th Ironman finish.

The 13th Circuit Associate Court’s current list of conflicts to the regular docket schedule, effective October 7, 2019, and the 13th Circuit Court’s current list of conflicts to the regular docket schedule, effective October 1st has been uploaded to the website and can be found at https://boonecountybar.org/docket-schedules/.

About 56 members and guests attended the Annual Jim Butler Picnic.

Annual Jim Butcher Memorial Picnic September 27 at Twin Lakes Park

The 2019 Annual Jim Butcher Memorial Picnic will take place on Friday, September 27, at the Twin Lakes Shelter at Twin Lakes Park. A social hour will begin about 5 p.m., followed by dinner about 6 p.m. Smoked ribeye, bratwurst, hot dogs, and traditional side dishes, and beverages including beer, wine and soft drinks will be served.

Jim Butcher organized our annual picnic for many years before his untimely death in the late 1980’s. After his death, the event was renamed the Jim Butcher Memorial Picnic in his honor. We have invited his widow Joan to attend as our guest every year since. Mrs. Butcher has graciously accepted our invitation to attend again this year.

The Picnic Committee includes Mark Langworthy, Chair, Stan Clay, Judge Mark Pfeiffer, Josh Oxenhandler, Christina Devine, Gretchen Yancey, Lisa Key, Jason Simmons, Christina McCartney, Sander Sowers, Carlyle Foley, Kate Bush, Grace Shemwell, and Norman Lampton.

The picnic is free to all members and their families/significant others. This year, as the picnic draws near, RSVP’s are asked for, to help the Picnic Committee plan the perfect event. Please send RSVP email Mark Langworthy at langworthym@missouri.edu. Deadline for RSVP is Monday September 23 by 5:00 P.M. If anyone would like to volunteer please email Mark Langworthy.

1st Annual BCBA Wiffle Ball Championship Sept 27

The BCBA will be hosting at the 2019 Jim Butcher Memorial Picnic its first annual Wiffle Ball Championship! The games will take place at Twin Lakes Park, and will probably start at 4:00 p.m. They will be family friendly and all skill levels are welcome.

More details will be provided after we get a better idea of how many members and guests will have the courage to compete. So, if you are interested in participating on a team please contact Jason Simmons at Jason@crippsandsimmons.com.

13th Annual Chipping in for Charity Golf Tournament October 14th

The 13th annual Chipping in for Charity golf tournament organized by the Community Involvement Committee is scheduled for Monday, October 14, 2019 (Columbus Day – a court holiday). This year’s tournament will be held at Columbia Country Club, 2210 North Country Club Drive. Net proceeds from the tournament will be donated to Mid-Missouri Legal Services, which plans to use the funds for its Veterans Law Project.

The tournament is a four-person scramble format, open to both lawyers and non-lawyers. The entry fee is $125/person and $500/team, which includes green fees, range privileges, cart, lunch, beverages (beer, soda, water), post-tournament reception at Truman’s Bar & Grill, etc. Prizes will be awarded to winning teams and for various on-course games and contests. There will also be hole-in-one prizes. The registration deadline for the tournament is Monday, September 30th. To make the tournament a success and raise as much money as possible, sponsorships and prize donations for the tournament are needed.

The golf tournament flyer can be viewed here, sponsorship information can be viewed here. Please contact Sander Sowers at 875-1991 or sowers@learwerts.com to sign up, donate, participate, and arrange sponsorships. The golf tournament has raised $127,316.60 for charity since its inception thanks to the many donors, participants, and sponsors. The Committee would like to thank the following businesses that have already committed to sponsor this year’s tournament: Presenting Sponsor: Lear Werts LLP; Ace Sponsor: Allen, Nelson & Wilson; Eagle Sponsors: Harper, Evans, Wade & Netemeyer, Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section Council; Birdie Sponsors: GilsbarPro; Hospitality Sponsors: Truman’s Bar & Grill, Lilly’s Cantina.

 

 

Nominations for BCBA Awards Needed

Nominations for this year’s BCBA Awards are needed for the 4th annual awards for Distinguished Professional and Outstanding Service. The awards this year will be announced at the Holiday Party in December.

The Distinguished Professional Award is 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. The Distinguished Professional Award has previously been presented to:

2016:   Betty Wilson, of Oliver Walker Wilson

2017:   Hamp Ford, of Ford, Parshall and Baker and Herbert C. Willbrand of Brown Willbrand P.C.

2018:   Marvin E. “Bunky” Wright, University Counsel Emeritus for the University of Missouri.

The Outstanding Service Award award is given to a BCBA member who has made significant contributions to the benefit of the legal profession, the justice system, and/or our community. The Outstanding Service Award has previously been was presented to:

2016:   George Batek of Batek and Benson, LLC and Norm Lampton of the Lampton Law Firm;

2017:   Rusty Antel of Walther, Antel & Stamper, and Glen R. Ehrhardt of Rogers, Ehrhardt & Weber, LLC.

2018:   Steve Scott, Scott Law Firm, P.C.

UPCOMING EVENTS

September 5, 2019, Noon: Commissioner Casey Clevenger will speak on the history and new developments for Treatment Courts in the 13th Judicial Circuit at noon at Shiloh’s Bar & Grill in the Northwest Room. CLE credit is pending.

 September 13, 2019, 7:00 p.m.: The Young Black Lawyers’ membership has been invited to the premiere of Only the Educated are Free:  The Journey of Michael A. Middleton at the Missouri Theatre on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The film celebrates the life of the civil rights attorney and former University of Missouri System president. Attached is the film poster, and the following is a link to the film’s trailer: https://vimeo.com/354750848.

OTHER NEWS

Court en Banc meeting, in discussing Rule 33, the court passed new Rule 67.7 regarding motions. The court passed this with an effective date of Sept. 16, 2019. Rule 67. Criminal Cases, Rule 67.7 Motions

Applications for review of detention or conditions of release, motions to set bond and conditions, motions to revoke bond, motions for bond reduction or bond increase, or motions to modify conditions of release or bond shall be in writing and filed with the circuit clerk. Such applications or motions shall specify reasons supporting said request.  In those cases where victim notification is required, the prosecutor must advise the court of the status of that notification at the beginning of any hearing on such application or motion.  Notice of hearing on said application or motion must be simultaneously filed at least five business days prior to hearing unless other party waives notice.

Effective August 28, 2019, a new Administrative Order was signed regarding filing fees and costs.  The updates made to the costs include adding a $10.00 service fee when a special process server is used to serve documents in civil and family court cases and a correction was made for subpoena costs in Boone County as the fee should have been noted as $30.

Also please note, pursuant to Section 56.765 RSMo, House Bill 547 changes the prosecuting attorney training fund surcharge assessed as costs in each proceeding filed in any court in all criminal cases to $5 (previously $1).

Christine Stamper completed her 11th Ironman in Mont Tremblant, Quebec on Sunday, August 18, 2019.  The event consisted of a 2.4-mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run.  The next race on the schedule is Ironman Chattanooga in late September.

The 13th Circuit Associate Court’s current list of conflicts to the regular docket schedule, effective August 16, 2019, has been uploaded to the website and can be found at https://boonecountybar.org/docket-schedules/.

About 45 members and guests attended the August 14, 2019 BCBA monthly meeting and CLE presented by Professor Rigel C. Oliveri on “Current Cases in Constitutional Law.”

Next BCBA Meeting Scheduled for August 14

The next scheduled event for Boone County Bar Association members will be the regular BCBA meeting, Wednesday, August 14th. Our speaker will be Professor Rigel C. Oliveri of the UMC School of Law, the Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law. The presentation will be on the topic of “Current Cases in Constitutional Law.” If any members have specific topics that they would like for Professor Oliveri to address, please contact Vice President Randall Johnston via email here. The CLE program has been approved for 1.2 hours of CLE.

Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. the Broadway Hotel, 1111 E. Broadway. The presentation will begin about noon. A business meeting will precede the program. The program is $15 for the CLE with lunch included. Checks should be made out to BCBA. There is metered parking available in the covered lot next to the hotel.

RSVP: To reserve your spot for this meeting, click on the RSVP button on the Boone County Bar’s website home page, or use this link: https://boonecountybar.org/rsvp/ by 4:30 P.M., Friday, August 9. If you RSVP for the program and do not attend, you will be expected to pay the ticket price anyway because the BCBA will have be charged based on the number of reservations

Date for 2019 Annual Jim Butcher Memorial Picnic to September 27

The 2019 Annual Jim Butcher Memorial Picnic will take place on Friday, September 27, at Twin Lakes Park. A social hour will begin about 5 p.m., followed by dinner about 6 p.m. Smoked ribeye, bratwurst, hot dogs, and traditional side dishes, and beverages including beer, wine and soft drinks will be served.

Jim Butcher organized our annual picnic for many years before his untimely death in the late 1980’s. After his death, the event was renamed the Jim Butcher Memorial Picnic in his honor.

The Picnic Committee includes Mark Langworthy, Chair, Stan Clay, Judge Mark Pfeiffer, Josh Oxenhandler, Christina Devine, Gretchen Yancey, Lisa Key, Jason Simmons, Christina McCartney, Sander Sowers, Carlyle Foley, and Norman Lampton. The picnic is free to all members and their families/significant others. This year, as the picnic draws near, RSVP’s will be asked for, to help the Picnic Committee plan the perfect event.

13th Annual Chipping in for Charity Golf Tournament October 14th

The 13th annual Chipping in for Charity golf tournament organized by the Community Involvement Committee is scheduled for Monday, October 14, 2019 (Columbus Day – a court holiday). This year’s tournament will be held at Columbia Country Club, 2210 North Country Club Drive. Net proceeds from the tournament will be donated to Mid-Missouri Legal Services, which plans to use the funds for its Veterans Law Project.

The tournament is a four-person scramble format, open to both lawyers and non-lawyers. The entry fee is $125/person and $500/team, which includes green fees, range privileges, cart, lunch, beverages (beer, soda, water), post-tournament reception at Truman’s Bar & Grill, etc. Prizes will be awarded to winning teams and for various on-course games and contests. There will also be hole-in-one prizes. The registration deadline for the tournament is Monday, September 30th. To make the tournament a success and raise as much money as possible, sponsorships and prize donations for the tournament are needed.

The golf tournament flyer can be viewed here, sponsorship information can be viewed here. Please contact Sander Sowers at 875-1991 or sowers@learwerts.com to sign up, donate, participate, and arrange sponsorships. The golf tournament has raised $127,316.60 for charity since its inception thanks to the many donors, participants, and sponsors. The Committee would like to thank the following businesses that have already committed to sponsor this year’s tournament: Presenting Sponsor: Lear Werts LLP; Birdie Sponsor: GilsbarPro; Hospitality Sponsors: Truman’s Bar & Grill, Lilly’s Cantina.

University of Missouri Flagship Campus Job Opening

The flagship campus of the University of Missouri – Mizzou – invites nominations and applications for the position of Senior Executive Director for Gift Planning and Regional Advancement. The Senior Executive Director will provide leadership, vision, and guidance to Mizzou’s largest fundraising team, currently comprised of 15 FTE, including 12 fundraisers, one marketing professional, and two administrative staff. In a campus environment where collaboration between gift planning, regional and school unit advancement is encouraged and supported, this leadership opportunity has potential for great impact.

In 2017, the Office of Gift Planning was combined with the Office of Regional Advancement to create a unit to assist donors throughout the country with meaningful blended gift options, and to provide for a more focused partnership with Advancement partners embedded in the academic units. The professional filling this role will lead the Office of Gift Planning & Regional Advancement (GPRA).

  • Provide leadership, vision, and guidance. Serve as the division’s primary expert in gift planning/blended gift options to major donors and the division’s Leadership Team.
  • Implement, with the AVC for University Programs, a strategic plan with measurable goals for performance, professionalism, and collaboration.
  • Oversee training of the Division’s staff and leadership in best practices in gift planning and major gift fundraising.
  • Manage a small portfolio of major and principal gift donors.
  • Work with donors, their attorneys, and financial advisors to create blended gifts options to achieve each donor’s goals.

Learn more and apply to Job ID: 29930 https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/staff and/or https://erecruit.umsystem.edu/psp/tamext/COLUM/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=6&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=6&JobOpeningId=29930&PostingSeq=1  For questions and additional information contact: Erin Teeple, Talent Specialist at 573-882-6998 or via email or visit https://www.giving.missouri.edu for further information.

Court en Banc New Rule 72(L)

The Court en Banc clarified that the new Rule 72(L) requirements which became effective Aug. 1, 2019, also applies to guardianships of minors by adding “minor” to the first line. This is based on legislation that passed in 2018 that created the “Rap Back” program.

PROBATE RULE 72 (L):      Guardian and Conservator Pursuant to section 43.540, if a guardian or conservator is appointed to a minor, or disabled or incapacitated person, the appointed person will be fingerprinted and entered into the Record of Arrest and Prosecution or “Rap Back” program.” This will require the person to be fingerprinted through the court or  Missouri  Highway  Patrol every 6 years after their appointment. Fingerprints will be at the cost of the appointed guardian or conservator. The prints will be entered in the central repository and notice of any arrest or prosecution will be sent to the probate court for review and consideration.

BCBA Partners in Education / Scholarship Awarded

Grant Slusher is the winner of the BCBA $2,500 college scholarship award for 2019. The scholarship is given to one Boone County High School senior each year and is renewable for one additional year if certain grade requirements are met. Grant graduated from Father Tolton High School in May and will attend Rhodes College. Grant’s application was outstanding, and we are excited to name him the winner and wish him the best of luck! The BCBA is also renewing this year the scholarship for the 2018 winner, Keltin Serio, who will be attending MU in the fall.

BCBA Upcoming CLE Programs Announced

Mark your calendars! BCBA Vice President Randall Johnston has tentatively lined up the following CLE programs for the upcoming fiscal year: October: Presiding Judge Kevin Crane State of the Judiciary for the 13th Circuit; November: Western District Court of Appeals Panel. Additional programs will be announced as they are lined up