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BAR MEMBERSHIPS Missouri Bar (Apr. 2001-present). Virginia Bar (Third Year Practice Certification, Dec. 1999 – May 2000). United States Federal District Court, Western District of Missouri (Apr. 2001-present). United States Federal District Court, Eastern District of Missouri (Apr. 2001-present). EDUCATION Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, VA. (May 2000). Juris Doctorate. Top 19% in First Year; Cumulative G.P.A. 3.281/4.00, Top 27%. Honors: Member/Pupil of the James Kent American Inn of Court, Norfolk, VA (May 1999 - May 2000). Featured in “Who’s Who Among American Law Students” (1999 ed.). Stallings Scholarship Recipient, Regent Univ. School of Law (Aug. 1999 – May 2000). Recognized as a “Winner for Excellence in Leadership”, Regent University School of Law (Oct. 8, 1999). Achievements: Author of Textualism: If the Shoe Fits – The One Shoe Method ( 2000). Author of The Legal Research Outline for First Year Law Students. Marie S. Hamm, J.D., Adjunct Professor, Regent Univ., Editor (Mar. – May 2000). Founding Member of the Regent Jurist Society, Publisher of Foundations: Veritas, Libertas, Jus (Aug. 1998 - Oct. 1999, Treasurer Oct. 1998 – Oct. 1999). Vice President, Christian Legal Society, Regent University School of Law Chapter (Mar. 1998 – Apr. 1999); member (Aug. 1997 – May, 2000). University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO. (May 1995). Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Administration of Justice. Cumulative G.P.A. 3.31/4.0. Criminal Justice Major G.P.A. 3.81/4.0. Aviation Minor G.P.A. 3.50/4.0. Honors: Alpha Phi Sigma (National Criminal Justice Honor Society). Dean’s List (six semesters). Publications: Literary Research Essay featured in Windows to Writing: A Collection of CMSU Student Essays (Third Ed., 1993-1994), Central Missouri State University Department of English & Philosophy. Classes: Criminal Law (CJ 202), Business Law I - Contracts (BU 341), & Business Law II - Commercial (BU 342). UNIVERSITY POSITIONS HELD CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY, Fayette, Mo. Adjunct Online Professor & Course Developer (Fall 2012 - present). • Developed & taught the University's first online course in American Constitutional Law & the Judicial Process (PS 308). • Classes: Criminal Law (CJ 202), Business Law I - Contracts (BU 341), & Business Law II - Commercial (BU 342). COUNTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION SEMINARS PRESENTED Missouri Bar's Best of CLE Spotlight: Recognition of 10 Years of CLE Presentations (2015). Elwood Thomas Inn of Court Presentation: Judgment Day: A Lawyer's Soul on Trial, University of Missouri, Columbia, School of Law, Columbia, Mo., November 2, 2010. How To Series: Civil Motion Practice, Telephone Seminar, Missouri Bar: - May 21, 2008; - September 8, 2010; - June 13, 2012; and, - May 1, 2013. Motion Warriors: The Responsibility to Timely File Motions and Responses: Solutions to Timelines Problems and Systems You Can Use to Make Sure Motions are Filed On Time, Louis & Kansas City, Mo., Missouri Bar: - March 2005; and, - April 2005. Stepping Up and Stepping Out: How to Draft Effective Pleadings in a Civil Case, Columbia, Mo., Missouri Bar (November 15, 2008). Winning With Summary Judgment: How to Draft a Summary Judgment Motion the Court Will Actually Read and the Summary Judgment Process, Telephone Seminar, Missouri Bar: - June, 2006; - June, 2007; - June, 2008; - June, 2010. COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES American Diabetes Association (ADA) Delegate (1996 – 1997). American Legion Department of Missouri / Missouri State Highway Patrol – Missouri Cadet Patrol Academy, Jefferson City, MO (1992), Camp Counselor (1993). American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Regional Competition Judge, Columbia, MO (February 23, 2007). Audrain County Sheriff’s Department, Mexico, MO – Audrain County Sheriff’s Department Cadet (1990-1994), President (1990-1991). Board of Advocates Competition: MU Law School Fall Moot Court Competition (August 26 & 27, 2008). Centralia Chamber of Commerce Sub-Committee Member for the purpose of constructing the Centralia Region Economic Development, Incorporated, (November 2010 - 2012). Centralia High School Interview Skills Workshop, Centralia, MO, (2006 – 2007). Centralia Regional Economic Development, Inc. Founding Member (2011 - 2013), Board Member (May 2012 - March, 2013). Centralia Senior Center Volunteer, (2010-2012), third Friday of every calendar month. Cooked meals, served, washed dishes, & visited with members. Occasionally, still wash dishes. Children’s Miracle Network Telethon (CMN) Volunteer: - Received pledges on a televised set for the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics, Columbia, MO (Jun., 1996); Support staff (behind the set) Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Norfolk, VA. (Jun., 1999). Handy Shop Board Of Trustees Member, Mexico, MO (June 2003 – 2005). Kiwanis International, Centralia, MO, Chapter, (2003 – present). Board Member (2006 & 2012-present). Mid-Missouri Co-Op of Home Educators President/Chairman (2007-2009); Board Member Columbia, MO, (2005 – 2009); Member (2002 – 2014). Missouri High School Mock Trial Judge, Columbia, MO (January 20, 2007). National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS Soc.), Hampton Roads Chapter (Apr., 1998 – May, 2000). Rotary International, Centralia, MO, Chapter (2015 to present. Shelter Insurance Companies Partner in Education, West Junior High School, Columbia, MO (1995 – 1997). LEGAL ASSOCIATIONS American Bar Association (Aug. 1997 – 2002, 2009 - 2011). Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Apr. 1999 – 2002). Audrain County Bar Association (July, 2002 – present). Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Jun. 2001 – 2002). Boone County Bar Association (Aug. 2003 – present). Christian Legal Society, (Aug. 1997 – 2001). Civil Practice & Procedure Committee, Missouri Bar, (2001 – present). Criminal Law & Procedure Committee, Missouri Bar, (2006 – present). Elwood M. Thomas Inn of Court, Columbia, MO. (2007 – 2011). Federalist Society (Apr. 1999 – 2001). James Kent American Inn of Court, Norfolk, VA. (May, 1999 – May, 2000). Missouri Bar, (Sept. 2001 – present). National Lawyer’s Association (Aug. 1999 – 2002). Solo & Small Firm Practice, Missouri Bar, (2006 - 2010). Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association (Jun. 2001 – 2003).
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