Fredrich J. Cruse
Fredrich J. Cruse, admitted to bar, 1974, Missouri; 1982, Illinois; 1987, Utah; also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Courts, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, Central District of Illinois and District of Utah; U.S. Court of Military Appeals. Preparatory education, William Jewell College (A.B.,1969); legal education, University of Missouri, Kansas City (J.D., 1973). Public Defender, Tenth Judicial Circuit, 1977-80. Rewrote: “So You’re Going into the Service,” pamphlet for Missouri Bar Military Law Committee, 1978. City Counselor, Hannibal, Missouri, 1981-85. Member: Tenth Judicial Circuit and American Bar Associations; The Missouri Bar (Chairman, Non Urban Lawyers Committee (which became the General Practice Committee, the precursor to the Solo & Small Firm Committee), 1982-84; Chairman, Economics and Methods of Practice Committee (now the Law Practice Management Committee), 1984-87); Vice Chairman of the Solo & Small Firm Committee (2000-2004);Chairman of the Solo & Small Firm Committee (2005-) Missouri Public Defender Association (Vice-President, 1978-79); National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (Board of Directors, 1990 to 2002; Secretary/Treasurer 1992-1996). (Judge Advocate, U.S. Marine Corps, 1974-77); Rule 17 Certified Mediator (2002-), Listed: Who’s Who in American Law.