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Devon Fredrick Sherwood

Devon Fredrick Sherwood, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1968, United States District Court (western district) Missouri. Recipient Lon O. Hocker Outstanding Trial Lawyers award, Missouri Bar Foundation.

Background

  • Sherwood, Devon Fredrick was born on June 20, 1943 in Hanibal, Missouri, United States. Son of Malcolm and Virginia Dolores (Gresham) Sherwood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Missouri, 1965. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, 1968.

    Career

    • Associate Lilley & Cowan, Springfield, Missouri, 1968—1969, Donald Bonacker, Springfield, 1969—1972. Senior partner Sherwood & Bruer, 1972—1977, Sherwood, Honecker & Bender, Springfield, since 1980. City attorney Fair Grove, Missouri, 1973—1976.

      Private practice Springfield, 1977—1980. Board editors Missouri Law Review, 1967—1968.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1968, United States District Court (western district) Missouri.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Elder deacon National Avenue Christian Church, Springfield, 1969—1974. Delegate Springfield Area Council Churches, 1971—1974. Member of American Association For Justice, Missouri Association Trial Lawyers, Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Stephanie Jan Wanner, December 26, 1963 (divorced February 1976). Children: Leslie, Jennifer, Stuart. Married Wanda Lee Mullins, May 17, 1977.
    • father: Malcolm Sherwood
    • mother: Virginia Dolores (Gresham) Sherwood
    • spouses: Stephanie Jan Wanner
    • Wanda Lee Mullins
    • children: Leslie Sherwood
    • Jennifer Sherwood
    • Stuart Sherwood
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    Born June 20, 1943
    (age 74)
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