September 21, 2011

The Missouri Bar elected P. John Brady vice president, at the organization’s annual meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, September 21. Brady, a shareholder at Polsinelli Shughart, is a trial attorney who practices business and tort litigation for plaintiffs and defendants.

"I’m deeply honored to serve the Missouri Bar in this capacity,” said Brady. “The Bar plays an important role in our profession as we strive to serve our clients and the public, and maintain the ethics and responsibilities bestowed upon us as attorneys. It is very satisfying to serve the profession in this manner. I look forward to the next year."

Throughout his career, Brady has served the legal profession in a variety of capacities at the local and state level. Brady has been a member of The Missouri Bar Board of Governors since 2002.He is a past president of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and served on its executive committee for many years. In addition, he is a lifetime member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation, and served as president of that organization in 2005.

Brady has often been a speaker at numerous state, national and local legal education programs for lawyers, and has written a variety of bar journal articles. He earned his law degree from Creighton University, cum laude. He obtained his undergraduate B.S. in business administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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