Ketchum Honored with Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly Up & Coming Lawyers

Amanda Pennington Ketchum has been selected as an honoree for Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly Up & Coming Lawyers award. An Up & Coming Lawyer is 40 years old or younger as of September 2012 or has practiced law for 10 or fewer years. This high achiever epitomizes excellence in the legal community and is identified as a leader in the community-at-large. While more than 170 Missouri lawyers were nominated for the award this year, only 48 were selected for the 2013 class of honorees. This year’s Up & Coming Lawyers will be honored at a celebration on September 13.

Mandy focuses her practice on personal injury and employment litigation. Mandy has been an active member of the Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Council since 2005, and was elected to its Executive Committee in 2007. She has chaired and vice-chaired several different committees during her service to the Bar, as well as served on two different task forces, and is the Immediate P Chair.

She serves as a board member of the Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City and is currently its Secretary and editor of its newsletter. In May of 2009, Mandy graduated from the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Leadership Academy and was named the KCMBA’s Young Lawyer of the Year in 2010. Mandy is also a board member of Lawyers Encouraging Academic Performance (LEAP).

Contact Amanda Pennington Ketchum at or 816-931-2700.