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Author Archives: Linda Rallo

ICON Awards 2022: John Hessel, Lewis Rice

ICON Awards

In a parking lot near the ballfields in Florissant, Missouri, an eight-year-old John Hessel would sit on his bicycle next to his coach's police cruiser and listen to the dispatchers relay information back and forth.

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ICON Awards 2022: Bill Hart, Husch Blackwell (retired)

ICON Awards

With his eyes set on a career in international law, an assistant dean sidelined Bill Hart's post-Duke University Law School plans with a straightforward piece of advice. "He told me to go into the FBI – it'll be the best education you will ever receive."

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WJA 2022: Tiffany Yarnell

Women's Justice Awards 2022

Taney County Associate Circuit Judge Tiffany Yarnell envisioned working as an FBI agent as early as the seventh grade.

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WJA 2022: Kristen Tuohy

Women's Justice Awards 2022

When she’s not prepping for trial, you can often find University of Missouri School of Law graduate Kristen Tuohy on her horse farm taking care of the animals she and her husband raise.

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WJA 2022: Rachel Bringer Shepard

Women's Justice Awards 2022

When Marion County native Judge Rachel Bringer Shepard graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1992 with a 4.0-grade point average and an LSAT score in the 98th percentile, an Ivy League law school admission was hers for the taking.

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WJA 2022: Elizabeth Rohrs

Women's Justice Awards 2022

With a resume that would make any parent gleam with pride, Judge Elizabeth Rohrs reflects on her career with humility, attributing her talents as “God-developed” and citing her natural tendency to be courteous as the asset most responsible for her success as a jurist.

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WJA 2022: Megan McCullough

Women's Justice Awards 2022

When the city attorney position in Republic, Missouri, opened up last year, the selection committee did not have to look far to fill the opening.

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