Awards & Recognition
October 8, 2015
Congratulations to Polsinelli’s John C. Holstein who earned the Spurgeon Smithson Award for his significant contributions to the administration of justice. John is one of three attorneys in the state to receive the honor presented to him during The Missouri Bar’s Annual Meeting held in St. Louis, October 7th through the 9th.

John has an exemplary legal career and is committed to helping others. He has the unique distinction of serving as a judge at every level of jurisdiction in Missouri including as a Judge and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri and as a Judge and Chief Judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District. He has authored more than 300 majority opinions and participated in more than 1,000 appellate opinions. He returned to practice in Springfield, Missouri, in 2002.

Congratulations to our colleague John Holstein.