|Four Joplin attorneys are among the 100+ attorneys from across Missouri and the nation who were honored last month as “Senior Counselors” of The Missouri Bar, according to a release just distributed. They are James F. DeNeen, Hon. Jon A. Dermott, Hon. Don J. Killebrew and Malcolm L. Robertson.
The “Senior Counselor” title is bestowed upon lawyers who have reached the age of 75 years or who have been admitted to The Missouri Bar for 50 years. The recognition ceremonies took place during the opening luncheon of the 132nd annual meeting of The Missouri Bar held on September 19, 2013, at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia.
The Missouri Bar is a statewide organization dedicated to improving the legal profession, the law and the administration of justice for all Missourians. Created in 1944 by order of the Supreme Court of Missouri, it serves all 30,000 of Missouri’s practicing attorneys. To learn more about The Missouri Bar, visit a href="http://www.mobar.org" target="_blank">here.