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Firm partner Dana Tippin Cutler has successfully concluded her term as President of The Missouri Bar.  Dana was the first African-American woman President in the Bar's 136-year history. As President, Dana led the 30,000-member state bar for the 2016-17 bar year, and traveled the four corners of the state visiting with fellow attorneys and local bar associations.   The Bar's accomplishments achieved during her term include the successful launching of Courageous Collaboration, which received an ABA Partnership Award; the approval of the Bar's 2020 Strategic Plan; and the implementation of key initiatives from the Technology Audit.   Congratulations to Dana on a truly awesome year!






Dana
 recently received the Ronda F. Williams Spirit of Diversity Award from the St. Louis Diversity Job Fair.    Dana was recognized for her commitment to diversity while President of The Missouri Bar, and for her efforts to increase opportunities for all lawyers, including lawyers of color.


Firm Partner
Charnissa Holliday-Scott recently gave a continuing legal education presentation as part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association's CLE by the Hour Seminar.  The presentation entitled:  "Accepting New Clients: Making Good Decisions About Those Who Walk (or Run) Through Your Doors," imparted to the attorneys in attendance the ethical duties and responsibilities in vetting and selecting clients.


Senior Partner James Tippin was recently spotlighted by The Missouri Bar in their "Best of CLE" series, recognizing outstanding leadership and dedication to the Continuing Legal Education Department of The Missouri Bar.  Jim has served as a moderator for the seminar, "The Building Blocks of a Million-Dollar Practice," and a moderator and panelist for the program, "Clarence Darrow's Search for Justice." 

Firm partner Keith Cutler was one of two featured speakers at The Missouri Bar's Practical Evidence for Civil Litigators seminar.  Keith's presentation focused on written discovery, and drawing on his 28 years of practice, he discussed with the attendees some very practical techniques to make discovery more effective and productive.






   
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