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Kacey L. Proctor named ‘Prosecutor of the Year’

The Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys named Kacey L. Proctor as this year’s “Prosecutor of the Year” for his exemplary prosecutorial skills and service.

Proctor has been prosecuting attorney of Butler County since 2018. Prior to that, he was assistant prosecuting attorney in Taney and Ripley counties, municipal prosecutor for Poplar Bluff, and interim prosecuting attorney of Carter County. A graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law, Proctor is involved with the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Legislative Committee and Missouri Prosecuting Attorneys Truth in Sentencing Committee. He was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 2011.

Proctor is also a captain in the Missouri Army National Guard, where he serves as an engineer officer in the 1140th Engineer Battalion in Cape Girardeau.

Proctor said he is “honored and humbled” to receive this year’s Prosecutor of the Year Award.

“Serving crime victims alongside the heroes in our law enforcement community is the most rewarding career I could ever imagine,” Proctor said. “The satisfaction that being a prosecutor brings is complemented by the fact that I get to work in conjunction with amazing members of The Missouri Bar every day in the pursuit of justice and fairness.”

Click here to learn more about annual awards presented by The Missouri Bar, The Missouri Bar Foundation, and other entities. Read about other 2022 award winners here.