October 16, 2019
Amanda Pennington Ketchum of Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore PC in Kansas City, MO has been named the Secretary/Treasurer of USLAW NETWORK for 2019-2020. The appointment was made at the organization’s annual Member Business Meeting in Washington, D.C.
“I’m pleased to be a part of the leadership of an organization that has meant so much to our firm and our clients,” said Ketchum. “USLAW NETWORK helps member firms ensure that their clients receive a consistently high quality of legal counsel and service no matter where they may have a legal need, and I look forward to improving on that strength of the organization.”
USLAW NETWORK is an international organization of nearly 100 independent, defense-based law firms with more than 6,000 attorneys covering the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. USLAW is comprised of highly rated law firms that are part of the invitation only organization. Dysart Taylor is the only firm in Kansas City that is a member of the USLAW NETWORK.Ketchum is licensed to practice in Missouri and Kansas, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the District of Kansas. Her practice focuses on a variety of civil litigation and personal injury defense matters, ranging from representing trucking companies in wrongful death actions to defending retailers in slip and fall claims to representing professionals with regard to professional liability matters.
Ketchum is the Managing Director of Dysart Taylor and has served in this capacity since 2015. In her role as Dysart Taylor’s Managing Director, Ketchum has focused her efforts on the diversity initiative at the firm. As such, she was recognized in 2016 by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as a Law Firm Leader for her efforts and initiative and received a Women’s Justice Award from the same publication in 2017.
More information on the USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors can be found here.