Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Don't miss

Tag Archives: J.R. Hobbs

Attorney pleads guilty to enticement

A prominent Kansas City-area lawyer pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempting to entice a minor, though the encounter turned out to be a law enforcement sting operation.

Read More »

Bar president names task force to tackle criminal justice funding

Missouri Bar President Skip Walther finalized a task force this week that will ponder solutions to ongoing resource problems for all parts of the criminal justice system. Two past bar presidents, several prosecutors and public defenders and one former lawmaker ...

Read More »

Judicial commissioners elected

Lawyers in the Western District have selected Kansas City attorney J.R. Hobbs (pictured) for a position on the Appellate Judicial Commission. In results finalized Saturday, the St. Louis and Jackson County circuit courts also announced new attorney members. Steven L. Groves will join the commission for 22nd Circuit. Scott Bethune was elected to the judicial commission that selects nominees for vacancies in the 16th Circuit. Meanwhile, attorneys Richard Wuestling IV and Matthew Rossiter will be facing off in a runoff election for a position on the St. Louis County Circuit Judicial Commission.

Read More »

Hobbs elected to Judicial Commission

Lawyers in the Western Appellate District have selected J.R. Hobbs for a position on the Appellate Judicial Commission. According to election results announced today, Hobbs, of Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian in Kansas City, received 1,026 votes. Challenger Denise Henning, of ...

Read More »

One week left to vote for appellate and circuit judicial commission members

Lawyers have until Friday, Nov. 6, to cast ballots for lawyer members of two judicial selection commissions. Two attorneys – Denise Henning and J.R. Hobbs – are vying for an open spot on the Appellate Judicial Commission for the Missouri ...

Read More »