Commissioner Martina Peterson (’94)

Commissioner Martina Peterson (’94) was appointed judge to the Kansas City Municipal Court.

Hon. Charles Lee Stitt (’68)

The Honorable Charles Lee Stitt (’68) passed away on February 12, 2018. He was a retired associate circuit judge of the Jackson County Circuit Court. Three years after law school, he was elected to the Jackson County Bench, where he served for 30 years. Before law school, he served in the United States Marine Corps and attained the rank of Captain.

August V. “Gus” Spallo (’60)

August V. “Gus” Spallo (’60) passed away on February 5, 2018. He was a retired attorney who served as the Chief, District Counsel of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District.

Ryan Manies (’06)

Ryan Manies (’06) joined McGownGordon Construction as Vice President and General Counsel.

Emerita Dean Ellen Suni

Dean Emerita Ellen Suni was awarded the Influential Lawyers Award by the Missouri Lawyers Weekly Awards.

Michael C. Radar (’99)

Michael C. Radar (’99) was awarded the Influential Lawyers Award by the Missouri Lawyers Weekly Awards.

Michael Foster (’08)

Michael Foster (’08) was awarded the Legal Champions Award by the Missouri Lawyers Weekly Awards.

William Ray Cowan (’96)

William Ray Cowan (’96) passed away on December 4, 2018. 

Amy Brozenic (’05)

Amy Brozenic (’05) was appointed to serve on the International Trademark Association’s Harmonization of Trademark Law and Practice Committee. Her term will begin on January 1, 2018 and conclude on December 31, 2018.

Sarah Castle (’12)

Sarah Castle (’12) is being awarded the Kissick Construction Game Changer Award by Now Win for KC. She has created an organization called ‘Youth4KC’ where she mentors and engages young people with service opportunities that enable them to learn the value of making positive change. Their first project was to bring the National Association of Wheelchair Basketball Victory Tour to Kansas City.