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Robert C. Welch

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Member
Location:
Independence, Missouri
Phone:
816-533-7673
888-351-4261 (Toll Free)
Fax:
816-836-8953
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Municipal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1965

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1965
  • Kansas City Junior College
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
    • B.S. - 1962

Published Works

  • Chapter, "Missouri Criminal Practice 1977", 2d Edition, 1984

Honors and Awards

  • AV Peer Review Rated
  • Alumnus of the Year Award, University of Missouri at Kansas City Law School, 1987 - Present
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, University of Missouri at Kansas City Law Foundation, 1989
  • Emeritus Award, Eastern Jackson County Bar Association, 1994
  • Dean of the Trial Bar, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, 1998
  • Alumni Practitioner of the Year Award, University of Missouri at Kansas City Law Alumni Association, 1998
  • Recipient, Missouri Bar Foundation Spurgeon Smithson Award, 2000
  • Best of the Bar Award by the Kansas City Business Journal, 2003
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Presidential Recognition Award, 2003
  • Purcell Professionalism Award, Missouri Bar Foundation, 2004
  • Listed as 2000 Best Lawyers in America
  • 2005 Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation's Liberty and Justice Legacy Award
  • The Daily Record's Award, KC Legal Leader of the year, 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, 1991 - 1993
  • Eastern Jackson County Bar Association, Member, 1974 - 1975
  • The Missouri Bar, Member
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President, 1980 - 1981
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • National Conference of Bar Presidents, Member
  • Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Prosecutors' Association, Member
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Foundation, President, 1986 - 1988
  • Sixteenth Circuit Judicial Commission, Member, 1986 - 1992
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, President, 1984 - 1985
  • The Missouri Bar, Criminal Law Section, Chairman, 1975 - 1976

Past Employment Positions

  • Sugar Creek, Missouri, City Prosecuting Attorney, 1967
  • Blue Springs, Missouri, 1973
  • Sugar Creek, Missouri, City Attorney, 1981 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, American Judicature Society