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James R. Wyrsch, Missouri Life Fellow, Presented with Albert Nelson Marquis "Lifetime Achievement" Award by Marquis Who's Who

March 8, 2019, Fellows in the news

James R. Wyrsch, Missouri Life Fellow, was presented with Albert Nelson Maquis "Lifetime Achievement" Award.  An accomplished listee, Mr. Wyrsch celebrates many years of experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With nearly 50 years of professional experience, Mr. Wyrsch has been a partner with Wyrsch, Hobbs and Mirakian, PC, and its predecessor firms since 1978, also serving as president and shareholder since 1988. Prior to obtaining these positions, he was of counsel with Koenigsdorf, Kaplan, Kraft & Fox from 1972 to 1977, having been an associate with the firm since 1970. In addition to his primary roles, Mr. Wyrsch has served as an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri since 1981.

Mr. Wyrsch began his career as a student at the University of Notre Dame, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in 1963. He continued his studies with Georgetown University, where he completed a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1966. He then joined the University of Missouri, Kansas City, earning a Master of Laws in 1972. He has been admitted to practice law in the state of Missouri, as well as before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Military Appeals, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and the Fourth through 11th Circuits. Mr. Wyrsch has been certified by the United States Court of Federal Claims.

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