TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! KANSAS CITY LAWYER ELITE LOVE CRISPIN REA FOR 3RD DISTRICT AT-LARGE CITY COUNCIL!!!
Early in the race Kansas City Public School Board Vice Prez Crispin Rea is piling up an impressive list of endorsements.
To wit . . .
CHECK OUT THIS POWERFUL CREW OF KANSAS CITY LAWYERS SHOWING CRISPIN SOME LOVE THIS MORNING!!!
Kansas City Insiders should know that these are basically the top political lawyers in all of Kansas City. Herb Kohn in particular is responsible for Mayor Kay's reign.
For TKC, what's interesting here is that local lawyers ESPECIALLY TOP LEVEL POWER BROKER ATTORNEYS haven't ever really been involved or taken a role in 3rd District elections.
Now, here's the important part of the presser . . .
CIVIC COMMUNITY LEADERS ENDORSE CRISPIN REA FOR CITY COUNCIL
Herb Kohn, David Oliver, and Charles Renner back Rea in Third District At-Large City Council race
Today, three esteemed leaders of Kansas City’s civic community, Herb Kohn, Partner at Bryan Cave, David Oliver, Partner at Berkowitz Oliver, and Charles Renner, Partner at Husch Blackwell, endorsed Crispin Rea for the Third District At-Large City Council race, building more early support for the campaign after Rea announced his candidacy three weeks ago.
“Kansas City’s growth, prosperity, and bright future remain beset by our growing inequality and unceasing violent crime,” said Herb Kohn, a corporate and business attorney. “I proudly endorse Crispin with the confidence of knowing that he will seek out the ideas of our civic leaders and fight for a fairer, safer, and more unified city.”
Mr. Kohn has served several mayoral appointments and on numerous boards, including but not limited to, the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees for the Truman Presidential Museum and Library, as Trustee of the Richard and Annette Block Cancer Foundation, and as Chairman of the Blue Ribbon Task Force studying Kansas City’s
“Our dynamic city remains a center of entrepreneurial innovation; yet, we are divided along too many lines and by stark inequality,” said David Oliver, a trial attorney. “I endorse Crispin Rea because of his experience in and commitment to bridging our divisions so all can share in the opportunities and amenities our city can offer.”
Mr. Oliver is a Board Member of the Alliance for Childhood Education, ArtsKC—Regional Arts Council, and the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, to name only a few.
“Crispin understands the need for strategic partnerships and long-term planning for our city’s future,” said Charles Renner, a local real estate, development, and construction attorney. “Crispin has my support and endorsement because he has a proven record of building relationships with our city’s civic community and gaining valuable insight to execute a long-term plan for strategic growth and development.”
Mr. Renner serves on the Citizens Association and the South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, is involved with the Mid-American Regional Council, and is the current President of Kansas City Consensus.
Read the announcement in its entirety right here.
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