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Robert C. Welch, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Criminal Law, Municipal Law. Member of Welch, Martin, Albano & Manners, A Professional Corporation.


Welch, Robert C. was born on August 14, 1933 in Independence, Missouri, United States. Son of Arthur and Ova (Trimble) Welch.


Bachelor of Science, Kansas City Junior College, 1955. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1965.


Worked at Welch, Martin, Albano & Manners, A Professional Corporation (Independence, Missouri) specializing in Criminal Law, Municipal Law. Admitted to the bar, 1965, Missouri. Author: "Missouri Criminal Practice 1977," 2d Editor, 1984, The Missouri Bar.

City Prosecuting Attorney: Sugar Creek, Missouri, 1967—. Blue Springs, Missouri, 1973—. City Attorney, Sugar Creek, Missouri, 1981—.

President: University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Foundation, 1986-1988. Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation, 1991-1993. Eastern Jackson County Bar Association, 1974-1975.

Member, Sixteenth Circuit Judicial Commission, 1986-1992. Member, Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association. President, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, 1984-1985.

Chairman, Criminal Law Section, The Missouri Bar, 1975-1976. Member, Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Court Prosecutors Association. Member: Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 1980-1981).

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. National Conference of Bar Presidents.

American Judicature Society.


Member Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (secretary 1981, 82, president-elect 1983, president 1984), Jackson County Legal Aid and Defenders Society (Executive Board 1971-1973, trustee 1975-1977), U. Missouri-Kansas City Law Foundation (secretary 1977-1982, vice president 1982-1985, president 1986-1987), Eastern Jackson County Bar Association (president 1974-1975 chairman judicial recommendations committee 1983-1984), Missouri Bar. Association (chairman criminal law section 1975-1976), Missouri Association CriminalDef. Lawyers (president 1980-1981), Kansas City Bar Foundation (vice president 1985-1986), Missouri Lawyers Trust Foundation (board directors 1986^, 16th circuit judicial commn.1986^) Sugar Creek Business and Professional.

Club (past president). Club: Optimists (past president).


Married Ellen Duncan Welch, September 2, 1955. Children: Denise Louise Welch Masters, Andrea Marie.