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Marshall attorney reinstated following more than seven years of suspension

By Karen Kidd | May 3, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Longtime Marshall attorney James P. Barton Jr. has been reinstated following an April 30 Missouri Supreme Court following his suspension in 2012.

Kansas City attorney, former Gov. Blunt deputy legal counsel disbarred in separate Supreme Court orders

By Karen Kidd | Apr 30, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – A Kansas City attorney and former Gov. Matthew Roy Blunt's deputy legal counsel who now lives in Utah were disbarred following separate orders recently handed down by the Missouri Supreme Court.

Probation ended for one attorney, two others suspended

By Karen Kidd | Apr 24, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Gregory David Williams, a real estate attorney from Beach, is no longer on probation while Springfield attorney Erin Ashley Graf and Kansas City attorney Ward D. Rowe have been suspended following separate recent Missouri Supreme Court orders.

Des Moines attorney disbarred in Missouri after license revoked in Iowa

By Karen Kidd | Apr 19, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Des Moines, Iowa attorney Sandra E. Suarez has been disbarred following an April 17 Missouri Supreme Court order after her license was revoked in Iowa over allegations that included misappropriation and trust account issues.

Longtime North Kansas City attorney, music hall of fame inductee indefinitely suspended for 'threat of harm'

By Karen Kidd | Apr 2, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Longtime North Kansas City immigration attorney Allan H. Bell, a Kansas Music Hall of Fame inductee, has been indefinitely suspended "for threat of harm" following an April 1 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Attorney reinstated in Missouri after 2003 conviction for failing to report patient abuse

By Karen Kidd | Mar 15, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Florida attorney Charles Benjamin Kaiser III has been reinstated to practice law in Missouri following a March 5 Missouri Supreme Court order after more than a decade's suspension.

Suspended Forsyth attorney disbarred by default over unspecified misconduct rules violations

By Karen Kidd | Mar 15, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Suspended Forsyth attorney Marcus A. Glass was disbarred by default following a March 5 Missouri Supreme Court order over unspecified professional conduct rules violations.

Former Jackson County executive voluntarily disbarred following 2018 wire fraud plea

By Karen Kidd | Mar 6, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Suspended Independence attorney and former Jackson County Executive Michael D. Sanders has been voluntarily disbarred following a March 5 Missouri Supreme Court order after his guilty plea last year to a wire fraud charge.

Kansas City attorney alleged to have had consensual sex with client completes probation

By Karen Kidd | Mar 4, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Kansas City attorney Michael Joseph Gunter, who was placed probation in 2017 after an alleged consensual sexual relationship with a client, has successfully completed his probation, according to a March 1 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Moniteau County's former prosecutor suspended following conviction in 2014 restaurant accident

By Karen Kidd | Jan 29, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Former Moniteau County Prosecuting Attorney Shayne Wyatt Healea recently was indefinitely suspended by the Missouri Supreme Court following his conviction last fall for backing his truck into a Columbia restaurant in 2014.

Overland Park attorney disbarred following guilty plea, imprisonment for tax evasion

By Karen Kidd | Jan 29, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Imprisoned Overland Park attorney David Ben Mandelbaum was recently disbarred following his guilty plea in Kansas last summer to federal tax evasion charges.

Sedalia attorney suspended for violating court order regarding fee in estate case

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Supreme Court recently suspended Sedalia attorney R. Scott Gardner who was working on an estate and requested a payment for a fee against a circuit court order.

Rolla attorney who was indicted on rape and sodomy charges is indefinitely suspended

By Karen Kidd | Jan 23, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Rolla attorney Brant L. Shockley, who arrested three months ago after being indicted on rape and sodomy charges, was recently indefinitely suspended following a Jan. 23 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Sedalia attorney placed on probation following allegations of prematurely paid fees

By Karen Kidd | Jan 17, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sedalia attorney R. Scott Gardner has received a fully deferred suspension and been placed on probation following a Jan. 15 Missouri Supreme Court disciplinary proceeding over allegations of illegally obtained personal representative fees.

Imprisoned Liberty attorney disbarred following obstruction of justice conviction

By Karen Kidd | Jan 15, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Suspended Liberty attorney Robert J. Young II, currently in federal prison after being sentenced in 2018 on an obstruction of justice charge for stealing victim restitution funds, has been disbarred following a Jan. 14 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Suspended Lebanon attorney disbarred over multiple professional misconduct allegations

By Karen Kidd | Jan 11, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Suspended Lebanon attorney Jeffrey Bryan Allen has been disbarred following a Jan. 9 Missouri Supreme Court corrected order following multiple professional misconduct allegations.

Illinois attorney reciprocally disciplined in Missouri following trust account allegations

By Karen Kidd | Jan 2, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Attorney Babette Pauline Salus of Springfield, Illinois, has been reciprocally suspended following a Dec. 27 Missouri Supreme Court order after she was disciplined in Illinois for allegedly mishandling trust account funds.

Arkansas governor's son receives stayed suspension, probation after felony guilty plea in Alabama

By Karen Kidd | Dec 19, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Arkansas attorney William Asa Hutchinson III, son of the governor of that state, has received a stayed indefinite suspension following a Dec. 18 Missouri Supreme Court order over his guilty plea to a felony in Alabama.

Clayton attorney suspended after being found guilty in fatal street racing crash in Frontenac

By Karen Kidd | Dec 18, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Clayton attorney Scott Alan Bailey, convicted earlier this year in a street racing crash that killed an elderly woman in Frontenac more than two years ago, has been indefinitely suspended by the Missouri Supreme Court.

Kansas City attorney reprimanded over diligence, communication misconduct allegations

By Karen Kidd | Dec 18, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Kansas City attorney Brent Lee Winterberg recently received a reprimand following a Missouri Supreme Court order regarding misconduct allegations.

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