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Robert Christopher Abele

Robert Christopher Abele, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1983, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1983, United States District Court Kansas 1998, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1983, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1985, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1991, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1993. Recipient Decade award University Missouri-Kansas City Law Foundation, 1991.

Background

  • Abele, Robert Christopher was born on March 24, 1958 in Boonville, Missouri, United States. Son of William Arved and Joyce (Gowan) Abele.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Missouri, 1980. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1983.

    Career

    • Law clerk to judge The United States of America Court Appeals (8th circuit), 1983-1985. Associate Morrison, Hecker, Curtis, Kuder & Parrish, Kansas City, Missouri, 1985-1990, partner, 1990-1991, Morrison & Hecker, Kansas City, 1991-1995, Badger & Levings, Kansas City, 1995-2000. General attorney law department Sprint, since 2001.

      Adjunct professor University Missouri Kansas City School Law, 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1983, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1983, United States District Court Kansas 1998, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1983, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1985, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1991, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1993.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Chairman Missouri Council on Arts, 1989—1994. Trustee University Missouri-Kansas City Law Foundation, 1986—1999, president, 1997—1998. Board directors Middle-American Arts Alliance, 1989—1998.

    Treasurer National Assembly of State Art Agencies, 1994—1996. Board directors Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe, Inc., since 2002. Member Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (executive committee 1999-2001).

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical vocal music.

    Connections

    • father: William Arved Abele
    • mother: Joyce (Gowan) Abele
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    Born March 24, 1958
    (age 59)
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