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NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with Missouri Minimum Continuing Legal Education. This program qualifies for up to 3.6 self-study CLE credit hours. No more than 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. Attorneys may not earn ethics credit with self-study.
CRAIG C. BLUMREICH is the managing director of the Topeka law firm of Larson & Blumreich, Chartered, where his practice is concentrated in the area of insurance defense, with an emphasis in insurance coverage litigation, and the defense of automobile negligence, premise liability and civil rights actions. He serves as an adjunct professor for the Washburn University School of Business and Washburn University School of Law. Mr. Blumreich is a member, and former president, of the American Board of Trial Advocates; member and former director of the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel; the Defense Research Institute; and the Kansas and Topeka bar associations. Mr. Blumreich earned his B.B.A. degree, cum laude, from Washburn University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Washburn University School of Law.
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DAVID J. BERKOWITZ is a solo practitioner in Lawrence, Kansas, where his practice focuses on family law, commercial collection, criminal, wills, and probate. He has been in the practice of law for 49 years. Mr. Berkowitz has previously lectured and written articles on his areas of practice. He is a member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association and of the Kansas Bar Association. Mr. Berkowitz is the past president of the Douglas County Bar Association and served on the Executive Board of the Topeka Area Bankruptcy Council. He earned his B.A. degree from Wichita State University and his J.D. degree, with distinction, from the University of Kansas, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and on the Board of Editors of the Kansas University Law Review.
HOWARD L. LOTVEN is a sole practitioner with the law office of Howard L. Lotven P.C. Mr. Lotven primarily represents clients in criminal/municipal courts and traffic courts. He has been either a prosecutor or a defense attorney in more than 10,000 cases. Mr. Lotven also represents clients in family law matters, including divorce, paternity, modification of child support, custody and visitation. His professional associations and memberships include the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Municipal Court Committee; Family Law Committee; Criminal Law Section; Volunteer Attorney Project), The Missouri Bar (Criminal Law Committee; General Practice Committee), the Municipal Court Prosecutors Association of Western Missouri, the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association, and the Association of Women Lawyers. Mr. Lotven is admitted to practice in Missouri, and before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the U.S. Federal Court. He presently serves as a lecturer for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association on practicing in municipal and traffic courts. Mr. Lotven earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from Drake University and his J.D. degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.
RONALD S. WEISS is a partner in the Kansas City law firm of Berman, DeLeve, Kuchan & Chapman, L.C. He practices in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Mr. Weiss wrote the chapter on general executions in The Missouri Bar Handbook and Attachments on Debtor/Creditors' Rights, and the chapter on bankruptcy in The Missouri Bar Practical Skills Handbook. He also is a contributing writer to The Missouri Bar Bankruptcy Practice Handbook. Mr. Weiss has been a lecturer for The Missouri Bar seminars and for the National Association of Credit Management in the Kansas City Bar Young Lawyers Trial Practice Program. He has served as chair of the Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute. Mr. Weiss is a member of The Missouri Bar, the American Bar Association, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Commercial Law League of America, and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Missouri.