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Instructor Named Outstanding Young Lawyer

A Fontbonne University instructor has been named the 2013 National Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association. Jason Sengheiser is an adjunct faculty member who teaches Introduction to Law and American Constitutional Development. He works full-time as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert G. Dowd, Jr. at the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Easter District.

This annual, national award recognizes a young lawyer who exhibits professional excellence, service to the profession and the bar, service to the community, and/or a reputation for the advancement of legal ethics and professional responsibility.

Sengheiser is an active member of numerous professional and community organizations, including various nonprofits. He received a B.A. and his J.D. from St. Louis University. He also received his LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Columbia University.

Learn more about Jason Sengheiser in a KSDK-TV news story.

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