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U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis R. Dow

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  Born in Sapporro, Japan

Federal Judicial Service:
Bankruptcy Judge, U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2008-present

University of Wyoming, 1975 (B.A. in Philosophy)
Washburn University, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., June 1978-November 2003

Contact Information

  Dennis R. Dow, Bankruptcy Judge
Kerry Brown, Judicial Assistant
Kim McClanahan, Courtroom Deputy

  Sharon Loftspring, Career Law Clerk
Lori Locke, Career Law Clerk

  Address: 400 E. 9th Street, Room 6562
Kansas City, MO 64106

  Courtroom: 6C  

Motion Practice

View Judge Dow's guidelines for motion practice.


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Judge Dow's Opinions

Audio-Visual Equipment in Courtroom

Prior to trial, we urge all attorneys to schedule an appointment to test equipment. Visit our Courtroom Technology & Equipment page to view details regarding available technologies. For any additional requests or to view the equipment prior to a court hearing, please contact Kim Anson, Courtroom Deputy, at 816-512-1894.

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