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Ronald E. Manka, American lawyer, specializing in the field of International, Intellectual Property, General Corporate, Real Estate, Alternative Dispute Resolution. Member of Lathrop & Gage L.C.

Background

Manka, Ronald Eugene was born on December 12, 1944 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of James Ashford and Jane Bunn (Meeks) Manka.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude, University Kansas, 1967. Juris Doctor cum laude, University Michigan, 1970.

Career

Worked at Lathrop & Gage L.C. (Kansas City, Missouri) specializing in International, Intellectual Property, General Corporate, Real Estate, Alternative Dispute Resolution. Admitted to the bar, 1970, Connecticut. 1974, Missouri; 1985, Kansas.

Beta Gamma Sigma. Member: American Bar Association (Intellectual Property, Business Law and International Sections).

Membership

Trustee, clerk, elder Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village, Kansas. Director, treasurer Lyric Opera of Kansas City, since 1995. President Genesis School, Kansas City, 1987-1989.

Development chairman Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey, 1987-1989. Chairman Kansas City Museum, 1988-1992, general counsel, since 1994. General counsel Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, 1989-2001.

President Center for Management Assistance, Kansas City, 1991-1993. Director Colorado Music Festival, since 2002. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association (alternate dispute resolution committee 1986-2002), Lawyers Association Kansas City, Silicon Prairie Technology Association (board directors 1990-1992), Homestead Country Club (president 1984-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, swimming. Fax: 816-292-2001.

Connections

Married Frances Ann Patterson, August 7, 19665 (deceased December 1985). Children: Kimberly Ann, Lora Christine. Married Linda I. Bailey, March 11, 1995.