Dean's Circle of Leadership Giving

The Dean's Circle of Leadership Giving recognizes annual donors of $1,000 or more to the Law Foundation of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Members of the Dean's Circle set an example of philanthropy in their support of students, faculty, programs and initiatives.

Chief Justice ($100,000+)
  • The Sunderland Foundation
Justice ($25,000 to $99,000)
  • Accesslex Institute
  • Barton and Mary Davidson Cohen Charitable Funds
  • A. Holmes Parker Foundation, Ann C. Holmes
  • Edward A. Smith Chair of Law, the Constitution, and Society at the UMKC School of Law Fund
  • KC Regional COVID19 Response and Recovery Fund
  • Langdon & Emison, J. Kent Emison and Robert Langdon
  • The Jack and Helyn Miller Foundation
  • new entry
Fellow ($10,000 to $24,999)
  • Professor David J. and Alice J. Achtenberg
  • Association of Women Lawyers Foundation
  • Scott and Ann Bethune
  • Professor Julie M. Cheslik and Paul M. Black
  • Dave and Dee Dillon
  • Davis, Bethune and Jones, LLC, Grant L. Davis, Scott Bethune, Thomas C. Jones
  • Evergy
  • The Hillblom Foundation, Peter J. Donnici
  • Thomas D. and Vina W. Hyde
  • Dana James Charitable Foundation, Jim and Dana Bartimus
  • The John Sublett Logan Foundation
  • Hon. Sandra C. Midkiff
  • R & C Charitable Foundation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon Foundation
  • Erl and Dean Emerita Ellen Y. Suni
  • C. Eugene and Jean M. Spitz
Barrister ($5,000 to $9,999)
  • Charles and Jennifer Bacon Charitable Fund
  • Chuck M. Berlau
  • Hon. Gene R. Martin
  • Hon. Ann Mesle
  • Richard Allen O'Dell
  • Judge John W. Oliver Foundation Fund
Counselor ($2,500 to $4,999)
  • ACC Mid American Chapter
  • Terry and Zulema Bassham
  • Professor Robert C. and Bonnie Downs
  • Heath Injury Law, Blake Heath
  • Kansas Bar Foundation
  • Krause and Kinsman Law, LLC
  • Sanford P. and Erlene W. Krigel
  • Lathrop GPM
  • Midvani Corporate Immigration Law Firm, Mira Mdivani
  • Professor Sean D. O'Brien
  • Presley & Presley LLC, Kirk R. Presley and Jill A. Presley
  • Margaret Reuter
  • Roland A. and Martha E. Schach
  • Victoria Schwartz Williams
  • Seigfreid Bingham PC
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • David M. Skeens
  • Stinson LLP
Partner ($1,000 to $2,499)
  • Christine G. Albano
  • Michael J. and Dr. Grace Albano
  • Gary A. and Carlene T. Anderson
  • Armstrong Teasdale LLP
  • Asian American Bar Association
  • Jack T. and Jeanne Bangert
  • The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Bartimus Frickleton Robertson, James R. Bartimus, James Frickleton, Edward D. Robertson, Jr.
  • Steven B. and Tiffany D. Becker
  • Lawrence R. Bold and Carol A. White
  • Hon. Stephen R. and Hon. Andrea G. Bough
  • Timothy L. and Julia M. Brake
  • Debbie Brooks
  • Hon S. Margene Burnett
  • Paul A. and Sharon K. Campo
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Frank E. Collins
  • Complete Legal Services
  • Stephen J. Cosentino
  • G. Lee Cross, Jr.
  • Traer C. Cundiff
  • Angela Dew
  • Robert D. and Kathy L. DeWitt
  • J. Michael Dorsey
  • Nicholas E. and Samantha Draper
  • Mr. J. Kent Emison
  • Hon Arthur B. Federman
  • Donald M. and Stephanie A. Fehr
  • Hon W. Brian and Sarah S. Gaddy
  • Dean Barbara A. Glesner Fines
  • Randall J. and Mary Lynn Hallett
  • Hankins, Conklin & Hilton, P.C., Thomas E. Hankins, Deborah Conklin
  • Joseph A. and Elizabeth Bandoli Happe
  • Holman Schiavone, LLC, Kirk D. Holman and Anne W. Schiavone
  • Aaron House
  • Devin E. House
  • Hovey Williams LLP
  • Jack Hyde
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • Thomas C. Jones
  • Michelle Stark and Dan Kaufman
  • Lane Adams
  • Associate Dean Nancy Levit
  • Professor Douglas O. Linder
  • Jeff Long and Amy Carter Gift Fund
  • Hon. Rebecca S. Magruder
  • Hon Michael W. Manners
  • Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Bauer, Doug Silvius
  • Abby E. McClellan
  • Francis H. and Rita McClernon
  • Timothy K. McNamara
  • Monsees & Mayer, PC, David M. Mayer
  • Network for Good
  • George-Leonard Ngengwe
  • Tom K. and Teresa R. O'Loughlin
  • Jill D. Olsen
  • Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
  • Robert V. and Barbara L. Palan Donor Advised Fund
  • Polsinelli
  • Charles M. Rogers
  • Sandra L. Schermerhorn
  • Dale Leroy Schulte
  • Shaffer Lombardo Shurin, James D. Myers, Esq.
  • Fred L. and Patricia A. Slough
  • R. Pete Smith and Leslee Huttie-Smith
  • Stephen S. and Martha N. Sparks
  • John J. Sullivan, Jr. Charitable Trust
  • Hon. William L. and Georganne P. Syler
  • Robert B. Thomson
  • Gene E. and Professor Emerita Linda E. Voigts
  • Raymond T. and The Honorable Ann Wagner Charitable Fund
  • Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP, Brian Madden
  • Sherri L. Wattenbarger
  • Lisa A. Weixelman
  • Jared and Pamela J. Welch
  • Robert C. Welch
  • White-Simchowitz Family Charitable Fund, Gerald White and Cyprienne Simchowitz
  • Sarah Wiese
  • Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, PC, J.R. Hobbs and James Wyrsch