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Cathryn McNary

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Cathryn “Kate” McNary, a Southwest Missouri native, joined Neale & Newman upon graduation in 2019. Kate discovered her passion for the legal profession through her love of agriculture and her desire to help others with common struggles such as farm succession planning, farming rights, and property issues. Ms. McNary graduated with a Bachelor of Science in political science from Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri, in 2016, and obtained her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2019. During law school, she worked as a judicial clerk for Judge David Mouton, Jasper County Circuit Court. She also worked in the Trust Department at Southwest Missouri Bank and as a summer associate for Neale & Newman.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar Association

Education

  • Missouri State University, B.S., Political Science, 2016
  • University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., 2019 cum laude, dean’s list

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2020