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MoveMakers & NewsMakers for April 18, 2023


See who is making news and moving where in the weekly Missouri Bar update "MoveMakers & NewsMakers."

St. Louis | Kansas City 

St. Louis

Robert Blitz, a partner with Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch LC, was appointed to the University of Missouri Board of Curators by Gov. Mike Parson.  He will be replacing Curator Greg Hoberock. 

Blitz received the 2022 Distinguished Lawyer Award from the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis for “great and lasting contribution to the St. Louis region in the area of law and community service.”

Blitz previously served as a board member of the Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority. 

Blitz earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri–School of Law and a B.A. from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. 

Kansas City

Graves Garrett LLC announces Aaron Craig recently joined the firm as an of counsel litigation lawyer. 

Craig’s private practice includes a focus on complex commercial litigation, free speech and election law, internal investigations, False Claims Act, and corporate compliance matters. He regularly represents and counsels businesses of all sizes and individuals involved in complex legal disputes utilizing the full spectrum of dispute resolution.

“Aaron brings a well-earned reputation for his legal work,” said Nathan Garrett, partner with the firm. “His dedication to understanding the unique objectives related to each client and matter guides his delivery of practical, common-sense guidance. He has experience at large law firms in addition to having founded and led his own small firm, giving him the background needed to excel at our firm.” 

Prior to entering private practice, Craig completed a two-year judicial clerkship for Judge Gary A. Fenner in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri. 

Craig earned his Juris Doctor from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska, and he completed his undergraduate studies at Missouri State University.


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