KCMBA's 49th Annual Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference

May 18-20, 2022
Chateau on the Lake

Click here  to register online
Book your Hotel Room

Scholarships for registration are available through KCMBA's Young Lawyers  and Diversity  Sections and through AWLF
All scholarship applications are due by close of day April 15 and may be sent to committee@kcmba.org. 

Bench-Bar Awards

Each year we award several members for their hard work and dedication to the community and awards were presented at the event.
  Click here to see the BBBC award descriptions. 

2022 Award Winners 

Dean of the Trial Bar Dean of the Trial Bar Dean of the Trial Bar Baron of
the Boardroom
Baron of
the Boardroom
Thomas J. Conway Award
Hon. Jane Pansing Brown 
Office of the Mayor
Daphne R. Halderman
McCausland Barrett & Bartalos P.C.
Timothy W. Monsees
Monsees & Mayer, P.C.
Ulysses (Deke) M. Clayborn
Clayborn & Associates, LLC
Julius M. Oswald
Oswald Rew LLC
Dion F. Sankar
Jackson County Prosecutor's Office
Hon. Kelly Moorhouse Dedication to Children Award Sly James Diversity
and Inclusion Award

Hon. Matt J. Whitworth Trial Excellence Award Young Lawyer
of the Year Award
Kimberly J. Benjamin
Missouri DWI & Criminal Law Center at Benjamin Law Firm
Ronald Nguyen
The Law Office of Ronald Nguyen

Tamara Veit
 McElligott Ewan & Hall, PC

Midwest Innocence Project  Travis Poindexter
Federal Public Defender, Western District of Missouri 
Danielle Marie Atchison
Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm 

Thank you to our 2022 BBBC Sponsors!

Board/Honorary Chair Dinner Sponsor

Awards Dinner Sponsor

Wi-Fi Sponsor

Conversations and Cocktails Sponsor

Welcome Reception Sponsor

Celebrate the Greats Sponsor

Pre-Awards Dinner Reception Sponsor

Snack Bag Sponsors


Break Sponsors

Golf Tournament Sponsor


Thursday Lunch Sponsor

Past President's Champagne

Friday Breakfast Sponsor



Katherine Wurzer

Did you miss our video segment at our 49th Annual Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference? You can view it below!
The password to view the video is benchbar2022