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Karl Zobrist

Karl Zobrist, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1974, United States Court Military Appeals 1975, Missouri 1977, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1980, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1982.

Background

  • Zobrist, Karl was born on November 2, 1949 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Benedict Karl and Donna Mae (Anderson) Zobrist.

  • Education

    • AB, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1974.

    Career

    • Associate Blackwell, Sanders, Matheny, Weary & Lombardi, Kansas City, Missouri, 1977-1982, partner, since 1982. Lecturer law University Kansas Law School, Lawrence, 1982-1990. Member faculty Mid-American region National Institute Trial Advocacy, 1982-1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Iowa 1974, United States Court Military Appeals 1975, Missouri 1977, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1980, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    President Kansas City Civic Orchestra, 1983-1996. Secretary, legal counsel, trustee Conservatory of Music, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1985-1992, 94—, member dean's council, since 1991. Board directors Committee for County Progress, Kansas City, since 1985, treasurer, 1987-1990, president, 1990-1992.

    Board directors Harry S Truman Good Neighbor Award Foundation, since 1986, legal acounsel, since 1987. Chairman Jackson County Reapportionment Commission, 1992, Missouri Governor's Task Force on Branson Building Practices, 1993-1994. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1974-1977.

    Member American Bar Association (business torts committee litigation section), Missouri Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Jane Roush, July 9, 1983. Children: Andrew Karl, Abigail Elizabeth, Benedict David.
    • father: Benedict Karl Zobrist
    • mother: Donna Mae (Anderson) Zobrist
    • spouse: Elizabeth Jane Roush
    • children: Andrew Karl Zobrist
    • Abigail Elizabeth Zobrist
    • Benedict David Zobrist
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    Born November 2, 1949
    (age 68)
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