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Anne Sallee Mason – Of Counsel

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 Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, 1987
    • J.D.
  • William Woods College, Fulton, Missouri
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Major: Business Administration

Anne Sallee Mason graduated magna cum laude from William Woods College, Fulton, Missouri, in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, and obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1987.

Following graduation from law school, Ms. Mason served two years as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Douglas W. Greene, Missouri Court of Appeals-Southern District. Ms. Mason associated with the firm in May of 1989 and became a partner in January of 1994. Ms. Mason left the firm in November of 1996 to serve as Trust Officer and in-house legal counsel for Mercantile Trust Company, N.A., and joined The Commerce Trust Company in 1999 as Trust Counsel and Trust Officer. Ms. Mason returned to the firm as “Of Counsel” in 2003.

Ms. Mason’s primary areas of practice are estate planning, probate administration, and trust law. She has presented numerous seminars on the topics of probate, trusts and estate planning.

 

Areas of Practice

Estate Planning
Probate & Trust Administration

 

Bar Admissions

Missouri, 1987

 

Professional Associations/Memberships

American Bar Association, member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
Greene County Estate Planning Counsel, member
Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, 1989 – Present
Board of Directors, 1998 – 1999
Chair of Probate and Trust Committee, 1998 – 2000
The Missouri Bar, 1987 – Present

 

Honors and Awards

Springfield Business Journal’s “40 Under 40,” 2002
Springfield Business Journal’s “20 Most Influential Women in Business,” 2001

 

Pro Bono Activities

Volunteer Lawyer’s Project through Legal Services of Southern Missouri, 1995 – Present

 

Past Employment Positions

The Commerce Trust Company, V.P. and Trust Officer, 1999 – 2002
Mercantile Trust Company, V.P. and Trust Officer, 1996 – 1999
Neale & Newman, L.L.P., Associate, 1989 – 1993
Neale & Newman, L.L.P., Partner, 1993 – 1996

 

Fraternities/Sororities

Delta Theta Phi
Chi Omega

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