Charlie Cowherd Profile
Friday, October 6, 2017
31st Circuit Judicial Commission Candidate Profile: Charlie Cowherd
Charlie Cowherd is a partner with the law firm of Spencer Fane LLP, and has acquired a depth of trial experience during more than 35 years of practice. He has represented financial institutions, retailers, manufacturers, municipalities, real estate developers, contractors, creditors, employers, and individuals in complex matters in state and federal courts, on both the plaintiff’s and defendant’s side. Charlie also has extensive commercial transactions experience including sale and acquisition of businesses and financial institutions, foreclosure, real estate development, and bankruptcy proceedings. Charlie is licensed in Missouri and is authorized to practice in the United District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Missouri Real Estate Appraiser Commission, the Missouri Bankers Association, and is a past-president of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association. Charlie also serves on the Board of Directors for the Springfield-Branson Airport, and the Board of Trustees of the Springfield Police Officers’ and Firefighters’ Retirement System.