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2020 Annual Law Update - Springfield

Total Credits: 10.0 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 0.0 Elimination of Bias, 8.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Annual Law Update |  Appellate |  Bankruptcy |  Civil Practice & Procedure |  Criminal |  Ethics |  Family |  General Practice |  Labor / Employment |  Real Property |  Tort |  Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate |  Workers' Comp
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Springfield, Missouri
Available Dates:

Thu, Jun 11, 2020 - 07:40a to 05:30p CDT - Springfield, Missouri
Thu, Jun 11, 2020 - 07:40a to 05:30p CDT - Springfield, Missouri
Thu, Jun 11, 2020 - 07:40a to 05:30p CDT - Springfield, Missouri


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7:00 – 7:40 AM | Registration

7:40 – 8:30 AM | Workers’ Compensation Law
Speaker: Patrick J. Platter,
Neale & Newman, LLP, Springfield

8:30 – 9:20 AM | Employment Law
Speaker: TBA

9:20 – 9:30 AM | Break

9:30 – 10:20 AM | Bankruptcy & Debtors/Creditors Law
Speaker: TBA

10:20 – 11:10 AM | Family Law
Speakers: Andrew C. Scholz
, Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC, Springfield

11:10 – 11:20 AM | Break

11:20 AM – 12:10 PM | Real Estate Law
Speaker: Paul F. Sherman
, Mann, Walter, Bishop & Sherman, PC, Springfield

12:10 – 1:10 PM | Lunch on Your Own

1:10 – 2:00 PM | Ethics Update
Speaker: Emilia Brown
, Dolce Vita Law, LLC, Springfield

2:00 – 2:50 PM | Criminal Law
Speaker: James R. Hobbs
, Wyrsch, Hobbs & Mirakian, PC, Kansas City

2:50 – 3:40 PM | Appellate & Civil Trial Practice
Speaker: Richard L. Schnake
Neale & Newman, LLP, Springfield

3:40 – 3:50 PM | Break

3:50 – 4:40 PM | Torts & Civil Actions
Speaker: William C. Love, Jr.,
Hyde, Love & Overby, LLP, Springfield

4:40 – 5:30 PM | Probate Law
Speaker: Brian E. Hamburg
, Hamburg Lyons & Clouse, LLC, Springfield

5:30 PM | Adjourn



Brian Hamburg's Profile

Brian Hamburg Related seminars and products: 1

Hamburg Lyons & Clouse, LLC

Brian Hamburg is a partner in the Springfield law firm of Hamburg, Lyons & Clouse, and his practice combines planning, administration and litigation of trust and estate matters. He is a frequent speaker for the SMBA and the Missouri Bar, and has contributed to two chapters of the Missouri Bar CLE Estate Administration Deskbook. He is an active member of the Missouri Bar Probate and Trust Division, and was elected a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

James Hobbs Related seminars and products:

Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, P.C.

James R. Hobbs is a shareholder at Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, P.C. He has an active practice in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, criminal defense, and commercial litigation. He represents individuals and businesses. Mr. Hobbs is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, a Fellow in the International Society of Barristers, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has served on the Missouri Appellate Judicial Commission and is currently a member of the Missouri Supreme Court Commission on Race and Ethnic Fairness. He is a co-chair of the Missouri Supreme Court Task Force on Criminal Justice, which is addressing pre-trial release and bond reform, among other issues. Mr. Hobbs is a past recipient of the Lon O. Hocker Memorial Trial Lawyer Award bestowed by the Missouri Bar Foundation and continues to serve as an Adjunct Professor at UMKC Law School. Mr. Hobbs is listed in the Naifeh & Smith, Best Lawyers in America publication in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, criminal defense, commercial and “bet the company” litigation.

William Love's Profile

William Love Related seminars and products:

Hyde, Love & Overby, LLP

William C. Love is a partner with the law firm of Hyde, Love & Overby practicing in the areas of Medical Malpractice, Appellate Law, Workers’ Compensation and General Litigation. He is admitted to practice in Missouri and the U.S. Western District of Missouri, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and US Supreme Court.  He earned his J.D. from the University of Missouri School of Law. He was recognized for appellate advocacy as a recipient of the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award from the Missouri Bar.  He is also a long time High School Football referee.

Patrick Platter's Profile

Patrick Platter Related seminars and products:

The Law Firm of Neale & Newman LLP

Patrick J. Platter is a partner in the law firm of Neale & Newman of Springfield, Missouri. He received his undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He practices in on-the-job injury law, local government law, administrative law, and has recently starting an emphasis in probate administration and estate planning. He is the author of Chapter 1 of the MoBar Deskbook on Workers’ Compensation concerning Administration and Jurisdiction which will have a new edition published later this year. He is also a new member of the MoBar Fee Dispute Resolution Committee.

Richard Schnake's Profile

Richard Schnake Related seminars and products:

The Law Firm of Neale & Newman, LLP

Richard L. Schnake is a partner in the Springfield law firm of Neale & Newman, L.L.P.  He has handled more than 250 appeals and writ proceedings in the state and federal appellate courts in some 60 different substantive areas and has argued 16 cases before the Missouri Supreme Court. In 1990 he received the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award, and in 2003 he was nominated for appointment to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District. Mr. Schnake has written and lectured extensively on appellate and civil practice topics and is a regular speaker at seminars sponsored by The Missouri Bar and the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association. He is an original member of the Supreme Court Appellate Practice Committee; a former member of the Supreme Court Civil Rules Committee; and a member of The Missouri Bar Civil Practice & Procedure Committee and the ABA Council of Appellate Lawyers. He is the author of Civil Rules Practice, Rules 85-88, 17A Missouri Practice (2d ed. 2012 & Supp. 2019).  He has also contributed to the MoBar CLE series as the author of Chapter 4, “Settlement Conferences,” Missouri Appellate Practice (5th ed. 2002 & Supp. 2013). He received his bachelor’s degree from Southwest Missouri State University in 1979 and his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1982. He served as the law clerk to Missouri Supreme Court Judge Warren D. Welliver before entering private practice in 1983.

Andrew Scholz's Profile

Andrew Scholz Related seminars and products:

Rooney McBride and Smith, LLC


Andy Scholz is a Springfield, Missouri native. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Drury University in 1994 and attended law school at the University of Missouri-Columbia. During law school, he was honored to be an associate member of the Missouri Environmental Law & Policy Review. He earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 2001. In 2005, he became an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Boone County, Missouri. While there, he prosecuted sexual crimes and people accused of having perpetrated physical abuse against children. In 2010, Andy and his family chose to move back home to Springfield, where he could work to serve fellow Southwest Missourians by focusing his practice as a family law attorney. To continue his desire to assist families, he joined Rooney McBride and Smith in 2019, where he focuses on family law, guardianship law, and civil litigation.

Paul Sherman's Profile

Paul Sherman Related seminars and products:

Mann, Walter, Bishop & Sherman, PC

Paul F. Sherman received his B.S.B.A. in 1981 from the University of Missouri and his J.D. in 1985 from the University of Tulsa (member, Law Journal). He is a member of the Springfield Metropolitan, American Bar Association, The Missouri Bar (Property Law Committee), the Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association and the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. He is admitted to the bar in Missouri (1986), U.S. District Court, and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has also practiced in Idaho (1987-1988).  He is active in Kiwanis (Earl Collins Foundation- Trustee). He is married, a father of four children, and involved in numerous outdoor activities.

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