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James David McConnell, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1979, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri 1981. Recipient Lon Hocker Trial Attorney award, 1990.


McConnell, James David was born on October 31, 1955 in Edina, Missouri, United States. Son of Howard Weldon and Norma Eileen (Echternacht) McConnell.


Bachelor of Science, Northeast Missouri State University, 1976. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, 1979.


Partner Wallace McConnell & Greenwell, Shelbina, Missouri, 1979-1994. Attorney private practice, since 1995. Attorney City of Shelbina, 1980-1985, City of Clarence, Missouri, since 1983.

Prosecuting attorney Shelby County, Missouri, since 1987. President board directors Legal Services of Northeast Missouri 1985-1986.


  • Bar: Missouri 1979, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri 1981.


Committee chair Cub Scouts American, Shelbina, 1984-1987, Boy Scouts American, Shelbina, 1987-1991. Board directors Shelby County (Missouri) Fair, since 1985. Board directors Shelby County American Cancer Society, since 1985, board directors Missouri division, 1990-1996.

Board directors Shelbina Arts Council, since 1993. Member American Bar Association (district representative for Missouri and Tennessee young lawyers division 1983-1985, editorial board Barrister magazine, 1985-1989, Chair Person's award 1984-1985), Missouri Bar Association (treasurer young lawyers section council 1983-1985, secretary 1984-1985, chairman 1986-1987, President's award 1982), Shelbina Sons of America Legion. Lodges: Lions (president Shelbina club 1985-1986).


  • Other Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics, hunting, fishing.


Married Mary Lu Wilson, November 12, 1983.

Howard Weldon McConnell

Norma Eileen (Echternacht) McConnell

Mary Lu Wilson