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Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023: Honorees

This annual Missouri Lawyers Media celebration honors career achievement by recognizing lawyers for their exceptional and lengthy contributions to the profession and community — those who personify the ideals of what it means to be an attorney.

Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023 Digital Edition

The digital edition for the Icon Honors 2023 section.

Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023: William G. Beck, Lathrop GPM

Bill Beck’s career has resembled a series of building blocks, culminating in a body of work that will impact people for decades to come.

Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023: Paul L. Wickens, Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice

“I grew up in Hannibal and caddied for attorneys at the local golf course,” says Paul Wickens.

Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023: Charles T. Wetzler, Lathrop GPM, Ronald D. Deffenbaugh Foundation

“I remember having long discussions about law as a career with a retired judge in my hometown,” says Charles Wetzler.

Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023: Lynn Ann Whaley Vogel, Vogel Law Office, MORE

“Getting to know people outside of the courtroom is beneficial when you’re together in the courtroom,” says Lynn Ann Vogel.

Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023: Sarah Brown, Brown & Curry

Sarah Brown discovered her love for the law when she began working directly with victims of sexual abuse and harassment at work, church, and school.

Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023: Ronald K. Fisher, Harris Dowell Fisher & Young

As an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Wisconsin, Ron Fisher struggled to find his way.

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ICON Honors 2023: Roy L. Richter, Ozark, Missouri

“As a judge, Roy Richter worked daily to improve our judicial system with his common-sense demeanor,” says Richter’s nominator for this award.

Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023: G. William Quatman, FAIA, FDBIA, Quatman ADR, LLC

In his final year of the architectural program at the University of Kansas, Bill Quatman took a business law course.

Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023: Perry Brandt, Sanberg Phoenix & von Gontard

Perry Brandt is a self-described “people person,” who enjoys calling friends, colleagues and clients, just to check in.

Jun 15, 2023

ICON Honors 2023: C. Robert “Bob” Monroe, Stinson LLP

Peers describe Bob Monroe as the “number-one guy in Kansas City,” and Chambers USA states that “there is nobody better on banking in this region, from Chicago to Dallas.”

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