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C. Nathan Dunville

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Charles Nathan “Nate” Dunville is a Springfield native. He graduated from Missouri State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in 2010 and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in 2011. After working as a legal assistant for a local law firm, Mr. Dunville attended law school at the University of Missouri School of Law, graduating with the distinction of Order of the Barristers.

During law school, Mr. Dunville was an executive member of the Board of Advocates and a member of the Tax and Transactional Law Society. He helped veterans address legal issues through his participation in the University of Missouri Veterans Law Clinic. He competed on the school’s mock trial, moot court, and arbitration teams. After winning the ABA Regional Arbitration Championship in 2014, Mr. Dunville went on to win the 2015 ABA Arbitration National Championship. Mr. Dunville was recognized as the Top Oral Advocate by the Missouri Supreme Court in the Polsinelli Moot Court Competition. He was awarded the R. David Ray Trial Advocacy Award, the National Moot Court Prize, the Fred L. Howard Prize for Excellence in the Advancement of Advocacy, and the Roscoe Anderson Award for Excellence in Advocacy.

While in law school, Mr. Dunville worked as a law clerk for a firm in Columbia and as a teaching assistant in the finance department of the University of Missouri Trulaske School of Business. Prior to joining Neale & Newman, L.L.P., Mr. Dunville worked as summer associate for the firm.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
    Board of Directors
    Former: Monthly Lunch Chair; Programs Chair; Chairperson, Young Lawyer’s Section
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Foundation
    Board of Directors
    Director, Fairbanks AD: Advisors and Advocates Legal Clinic
    1217 Project: Show-Me Prosperity Legal Literacy Workshop Coordinator
  • The Missouri Bar Association
    Young Lawyers Section, District 11 Representative

Honors and Awards

  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association President’s Award, 2016
  • Springfield Business Journal, Trusted Advisors, Up and Comer, 2016
  • Missouri Bar Leadership Academy, 2016
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association President’s Award, 2018

Civic Involvement

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks, Board of Directors
  • The Drew Lewis Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Lost and Found Grief Center, Young Ambassador
  • Missouri Bar YLS Council Member, District 11
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Board of Directors
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Foundation, Board of Directors
  • The Fairbanks AD: Advisors and Advocates Legal Clinic, Director
  • 1217 Project, Legal Literacy Workshop
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Programs Director, 2017
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Young Lawyers Committee, Chair, 2016