The Missouri Bar Foundation Awards


  • The Lon O. Hocker Awards  (nominations open from Jan. 1 - Feb. 15)
    This award is given to three trial lawyers who are under the age of 40 selected from different regions of the state: St. Louis, Kansas City and all other counties. The recipients are chosen based on their demonstrated balance between zealousness and honor, strength and courtesy, confidence and respect, as well as other professional qualities. (2023 Recipients - Jessica Caldera, Craig Schlapprizzi, and David Wiegert)