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Karl Zobrist, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1974, United States Court Military Appeals 1975, Missouri 1977, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1980, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1982.


Zobrist, Karl was born on November 2, 1949 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Benedict Karl and Donna Mae (Anderson) Zobrist.


AB, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1974.


Associate, Blackwell, Sanders, Matheny, Weary & Lombardi, Kansas City, Missoury, 1977-1982;partner, Blackwell, Sanders, Matheny, Weary & Lombardi, Kansas City, Missoury, since 1982. Lecturer law U. Kansas Law School, Lawrence, 1982-1990. Member of faculty Mid-Am.region National Institute Trial Advocacy, 1982-1988.


President Kansas City Civic Orchestra, 1983-1996. Secretary, legal counsel, trustee Conservatory of Music, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1985-1992, 94—, member dean's council, since 1991. Board directors Committee for County Progress, Kansas City, since 1985, treasurer, 1987-1990, president, 1990-1992.

Board directors Harry S Truman Good Neighbor Award Foundation, since 1986, legal acounsel, since 1987. Chairman Jackson County Reapportionment Commission, 1992, Missouri Governor's Task Force on Branson Building Practices, 1993-1994. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1974-1977.

Member American Bar Association (business torts committee litigation section), Missouri Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.


Married Elizabeth Jane Roush, July 9, 1983. Children: Andrew Karl, Abigail Elizabeth, Benedict David.