United States Courts
Western district of Missouri
Federal Practice Committee Welcomes New Members
The Federal Practice Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri is a committee of attorneys appointed by the court en banc for three-year terms. The members serve as liaisons between the bench and the bar, advising the court on local rules and procedures and undertaking special projects as requested by the chief judge. The 13 committee members represent the various divisions of the district: the Central Division, the Western/St. Joseph Division and the Southwestern/Southern Division.
The following members of the Western District of Missouri bar have been appointed to the Federal Practice Committee for 2011:
The court would like to thank the following members of the Federal Practice Committee, whose terms have expired or will expire at the end of 2010, for their service to the court and the committee: Todd H. Bartels, Thomas V. Bender, Michael G. Berry, Aldo Dominguez and Denise Henning.
In addition to the new appointees, current members are: Willie J. Epps Jr.―Chair, Marsha B. Fischer, Brian Gaddy―Immediate Past Chair, Jeffrey P. Ray, Lisa Nouri, Julia Kitsmiller, Mike Oliver and Rodney Nichols.