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Donald Burton Kramer

Donald Burton Kramer, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri, 1952. Named Outstanding Trustee, Zeta Beta Tau, 1970; recipient President's Cup, Commercial Law League American, 2007.


  • Kramer, Donald Burton was born on October 21, 1928 in St. Louis. Son of Allen Samuel and Mae (Sachar) Kramer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Washington University, St. Louis, 1950. Juris Doctor, Washington University, St. Louis, 1952.


    • Associate Kramer & Chused, St. Louis, 1954-1960. Partner Kramer, Chused & Kramer, 1960-1973. Owner Kramer and Frank, 1974-1986.

      President Kramer and Frank, Professional Corporation, 1987—2006, Attorneyfind Internet Director, 1997—2006, Agency Collectors Internet Directory, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri, 1952.


    • Author: Mastering Commercial Collections, 2008. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Corporal United States Army, 1952-1954. Member Bar Association Metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri Bar Association (chairman committee unauthorized practice of law 1969-1973), Commercial Law League American (co-chairman bankruptcy committee 1977-1978, chairman nominating committee, 1985-1986, chairman midwest district, 1982-1983, practices committee fair debt collection 1986-1988), National Association Retail Collection Attorneys (founder, president 1993-1995).


    • Married Elaine Ruth Phillips, September 7, 1952. Children: Jeffrey Scott, Janet Sue.
    • father: Allen Samuel Kramer
    • mother: Mae (Sachar) Kramer
    • spouse: Elaine Ruth Phillips
    • children: Jeffrey Scott Kramer
    • Janet Sue Kramer
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    Born October 21, 1928