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Gretchen Hardy Godar Myers

Gretchen Hardy Godar Myers, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1984, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1984, California 1985, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri 1985, Illinois 1986, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1989. Named one of Outstanding Young Women of America; recipient honorary Outstanding Trial Lawyer award, Lon O. Hocker Outstanding Trial Lawyer award.

Background

  • Myers, Gretchen Hardy Godar was born on December 6, 1958 in Webb City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of William Claude Junior and Carlyn (Merryman) Myers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, University Missouri, 1981. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, 1984.

    Career

    • Law clerk to justice United States District Court Missouri, St. Louis, 1984-1985. Principal The Hullverson Law Firm, 1985-1995. Partner, founder Myers & Kordenbrock, Professional Corporation, 1995—1999, Law Offices Gretchen Myers PC, since 1999.

      Moderator, lecturer various organization and university programs. Judge trial practice jury trial Washington University, 1988-1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1984, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1984, California 1985, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri 1985, Illinois 1986, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1989.

    Works

    • Author: A Separate Cause of Action for Contribution Among Joint Tortfeasors, 1983, (with others) Antitrust Textbook, 1982. Contributor articles to legal journals.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America (speaker seminar), Missouri Bar Association (member special committee alternative dispute resolution, chair and vice chair tort law committee, member civil rules study committee, civil practice committee, insurance law committee and Supreme Court rules study committee, Missouri-approved instructions committee-civil), Bar Association Metropolitan St. Louis (member judicial facilities committee), Missouri Association Trial Attorneys (president-elect, executive committee board governors, student division president 1983-1984, member continuing education committee, fundraising committee and legislation committee, member board governors since 1988, executive committee speaker 1988, 89, 90, 91, special member 1989, chair public relations committee since 1989, chair membership committee since 1990), Women Lawyers Association St. Louis (past president), Missouri Law Review, Lawyers Association St. Louis., Order of Barristers Outstanding Trial Lawyer award, Daily Record Justice award).

    Connections

    • Married Daniel Joseph Godar, October 11, 1985.
    • father: William Claude Myers Junior
    • mother: Carlyn (Merryman) Myers
    • spouse: Daniel Joseph Godar
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    Born December 6, 1958
    (age 58)
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