Obama Nominates Bough to Western District Court

President Barack Obama nominated Stephen Bough, a Democratic donor and unassuming powerbroker on the western side of the state, to the federal bench.

 

Here’s the White House press release…

 

Today, President Obama nominated Stephen R. Bough, Richard Franklin Boulware II, Judge Salvador Mendoza, Jr., and Staci Michelle Yandle to serve on the United States District Courts.

 

“I am pleased to nominate these distinguished individuals to serve on the United States District Court bench,” said President Obama.  “I am confident they will serve the American people with integrity and a steadfast commitment to justice.”

 

*Stephen R. Bough: Nominee for the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri*

 

Stephen R. Bough is a partner at the Law Offices of Stephen R. Bough, where his practice focuses on insurance coverage and personal injury litigation.  Before he founded his current firm in 2006, he practiced law at Henning & Bough from 2002 to 2006 and at Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman from 1999 to 2002.  Bough began his career as a law clerk for Judge Scott O. Wright of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri from 1997 to 1999.  He received his J.D. in 1997 from the University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of the UMKC Law Review, and his B.S. in 1993 from Missouri State University.

 

Originally in January 17 MOScout.