UMKC School of Law Newsmakers – December 2017

Every month, UMKC School of Law is going to highlight the latest in alumni news. Check out our class notes and submit your own here.

We congratulate all of our alumni on new positions and opportunities and offer our condolences to the families and friends of those who have passed.

December 2017 Newsmakers

Congratulations to our alumni who are new board members of the KCMBA/KCMBF:

KCMBA Board of Directors

Nikki E. Cannezzaro (’00) – President

Lajuna M. Counts (’88) – Vice President

Athena M.  Dickson (’03) – Treasurer

Kelly McCambridge (’08)

Phyllis A. Norman (’03) – Member-at-Large

Christopher B. Wirken (’00) – Member-at-Large

W. Brian Gaddy (’94) – Section President

KCMBF Board Directors

Mara H. Cohara (’01) –Treasurer
Jill M. Katz (’89)

In Memoriam

Robert L. Bevan (‘57) passed away on December 3, 2017. Robert graduated first in his law school class. He was an attorney in D.C. for U.S. Senators Hennings & Long & American Bankers Assn. He also worked for the Stinson Law Firm. He was an Army Veteran in WWII and Korea.

Danette Lynn Rardon (’03) passed away on November 25, 2017. She began her legal career as an attorney with Cleaveland Macoubrie and Cox in Chillicothe, Missouri. Danette was Senior Vice President of the Wealth Management for Citizens Bank and Trust.

Hon. John B. Williams (’73) passed away on November 25, 2017. After law school he worked as a Kansas City Missouri City Assistant Prosecutor and then went in to private practice. He was appointed as County Counselor. John was appointed to Judge of the Kansas City Municipal Court and served 20 years on bench until his retirement. He was an active and valued member of the American Judges Association. 

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Published: Dec 20, 2017