John Francis Baty (’13)

John Francis Baty (’13) passed away on October 19, 2019. He practiced at the law firm of Baty Otto Coronado, PC. Alongside his father Lee Baty and his sister Laura Kaufman.

Congratulations to all of our alumni and member of our faculty that received awards at the Mo Bar Annual Meeting.

Danielle Atchison (’14) for the Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm, Pro Bono Publico Award
Patrick Berrigan (’84), Defender of Distinction Award
Suzanne Bosell Bradley (’75), Spurgeon Smithson Award
Mason Ellis (’17) for the Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm, Pro Bono Publico Award
Honorable Zel Fischer (’88), Theodore McMillian Judical Excellence Award
Charles W. Gotschall (’79), Purcell Professionalism Award
J.R. Hobbs (’81), Spurgeon Smithson Award
Mira Mdivani (’99) for the Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm, Pro Bono Publico Award
Douglass F. Noland (’80), Presidents Award
Eric S. Playter (’06), Lon O. Hocker Award
John M. Spencer (’98), Pro Bono Publico Award
Dean Emerita Ellen Suni, Presidents Award

Drew L. Williams (’15)

Drew L. Williams (’15) has joined the law firm of Cordell & Cordell He will be representing men in family law cases.

Pam Nagel Jorgensen (’16)

Pam Nagel Jorgensen (’16) has joined McInnes Law, LLC. She concentrates her practice on class action, business, and employment law litigation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tracy Spradlin (’12)

Tracy Spradlin (’12) launched The Spradlin Kennedy Law Firm September 1, 2018. Spradlin primarily practices in the areas of Criminal Defense and Personal Injury. She also focuses on helping clear her clients’ records through Expungements. Prior to opening The Spradlin Kennedy Law Firm, Spradlin worked at The Gordon Law Firm, LLC, and practiced criminal defense.

Daniel Heady (’14)

Daniel Heady (’14) joined the Iowa Farm Bureau as their National Affairs Lobbyist.