For more information on KCMBA's 2024 Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference, or to sponsor, please e-mail [email protected]

KCMBA's 51st Annual Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference
May 8-10, 2024

The Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, MO

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KCMBA’s Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference is always a wonderful opportunity for the Kansas City legal community to come together in a relaxed setting.
Make a reservation at The Lodge's Spa Shiki in advance to ensure availability. 
Call (573) 365-8108 to book.

 

2023 BENCH-BAR & BOARDROOM CONFERENCE AWARDS

 

Deans of the Trial Bar



Thomas V. Bender

Horn, Aylward & Bandy, LLC

 



Sarah A. Brown

Brown and Curry, LLC

 



John M. Edgar

Edgar Law Firm LLC

 



Rik N. Siro

Siro Smith Dickson, PC

 


 

Barons of the Boardroom



Herbert E. Hardwick

Hardwick Law Firm LLC

 



Victoria R. Westerhaus

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP


 

 

Distinguished Counselors



Nikki E. Cannezzaro
Cannezzaro Marvel LLC

 

Mark E. Parrish
Boyd, Kentner, Thomas & Parrish, LLC

 

Anne Wiese Schiavone
Holman Schiavone, LLC

 

 

Thomas J. Conway Award



Rachel D. Stahle

Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe, LLC

 

 

 

Young Lawyer of the Year Award



Michelle Lynn Cocayne

Turney, LG

 

 

Sly James Diversity and Inclusion Award

Seema Chawla
FINRA

 

 

Hon. Kelly J. Moorhouse Dedication to Children Award



Commissioner William R. Jackson, III
Family Court Division - Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri

 

 

 

  

Hon. Matt J. Whitworth Trial Excellence Award



Greg Hough
U.S. Attorney's Office

 

  
  

Past BBBC Award Recipients

 

 

BBBC 50 Honorary Chairs

Hon. Brian C. Wimes

U.S. Courts - Western District of Missouri

Hon. Lajuana M. Counts

U.S. Courts - Western District of Missouri

Hon. Cynthia L. Martin

Missouri Court of Appeals - Western District

 

Hon. Megan B. Benton

6th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri - Platte County

Hon. Timothy J. Flook

7th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri - Clay County

Hon. Charles J. Droege

10th Judicial District Court of Kansas - Johnson County

Hon. Jalilah Otto

16th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri - Jackson County

Hon. John M. Torrence

16th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri - Jackson County

 

Hon. Jerri J. Zhang

16th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri - Jackson County

Hon. Kevin D. Harrell

16th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri - Jackson County

Thank you to our 2023 BBBC Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

 

 


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 Breakfast Sponsor


Thursday Lunch Sponsor


Past President's Champagne

 


 

Friday Breakfast Sponsor


Exhibitors



  

 


Additional Booth Participant

 

 

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

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