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Dakkota Huber (’17)

Dakkota Huber (’17) has joined the Clay County Prosecutor’s Office as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Child Support Enforcement. Following law school, Ms. Huber worked for the 16th Judicial Circuit as a law clerk to the Hon. Robert Trout and as an Attorney for the Juvenile Officer.

Christine Albano (’95)

Christine Albano (’95) received the 2018 attorney award at the 6th Annual Builders of Justice Progressive Dinner from Legal Aid of NW Texas. This is for an attorney who has shown considerable support for pro bono throughout the years.

Mark Morgan (’95)

Mark Morgan (’95) was named as Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement by the Trump Administration.

Sara Rittman (’81)

Sara Rittman (’81) has returned to the Missouri Attorney General’s Office after 26 years working in the attorney discipline system and private practice.

Jon Otto (’10)

Jon Otto (’10) has joined Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP in their Kansas City, MO office. His practice will focus on public finance, corporate transactions and general business transactional matters. Previously, Mr. Otto worked at Polsinelli PC in the firm’s financial services and real estate practice group focusing on public finance, tax credit and real estate finance transactions.

The 25th Annual Mardi Gras Luncheon

The 25th Annual Mardi Gras Luncheon was presided over by the LEAP King and Queen were Matthew Sparks (’10) and Abby McClelland (’13) on March 5th, 2019. They were both selected for their connection to the Study Buddy Program at Operation Break Through.

2019 KCMBA Bench Bar and Boardroom Awardees

Congratulations to our alumni who recieved awards at the KCMBA Bench-Bar and Boardroom and Bar Conference.

David W. Frantze (’81) Baron of the Boardroom
Michael T. White (‘6) Distinguished Counselor
Marilyn B. Keller (’91) Distinguished Counselor
Patricia Scaglia (’01) Hon. Kelly J. Moorhouse Dedication to Children
Chrissy L. Del Percio (’13) Young Lawyer of the Year Award

Linda Adeniji (’16)

Linda Adeniji (’16) has joined Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC. She concentrates her practice in general employment law litigation and counseling, as well as insurance coverage consulting, litigation, and disputes.

Crystal Howard (J.D ’08 LLM ’09)

Crystal Howard (J.D ’08 LLM ’09) has joined Husch Blackwell as a partner in its Tax practice group and its Financial Services Capital Markets industry team.

Brittany Perry (’17)

Brittany Perry (’17) has joined Evans & Dixon as an associate in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice. Following law school, Ms. Perry worked for 2 years as a civil litigation attorney handling premise liability, automobile insurance defense, real estate, and defective construction cases.