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Hon. Nicole Colbert-Botchway, Morry Cole reappointed to ABA House of Delegates

TW_Appointment_ABA House of Delegates (Colbert-Botchway, Cole)The Missouri Bar Board of Governors recently reappointed Hon. Nicole Colbert-Botchway and Morry Cole to serve as representatives on the American Bar Association House of Delegates.

The House of Delegates serves as the policy-making body of the American Bar Association and is composed of legal professionals from local and state bars from around the country.

Colbert-Botchway is an associate circuit judge with the 22nd Circuit Court in St. Louis. She was on the bar’s Board of Governors from 2012-2016 and has served in several roles for the ABA. She is a graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law and University of Missouri-St. Louis, and she joined The Missouri Bar in 1997.

“I will continue to provide valued service and be responsive to the diverse needs of our membership while supporting the ABA's mission to equally serve our members, our profession, and the public as the national representative of the legal profession.”

A graduate from the University of Missouri School of Law, Cole is a lawyer with Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C. and was 2017-2018 Missouri Bar president. He joined The Missouri Bar in 1997.

“It is important that Missouri have a voice in the policies that affect the legal landscape of our country, such as those considered by the ABA House of Delegates,” Cole said. “It is also important that Missouri be represented and heard regarding the evolving practice of law.  It is with pleasure I accept another term as a delegate to ensure Missouri continues to be heard and represented through input and voting.”  

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