The Linn County Bar Association’s 2008 Bench-Bar Conference and 50 year honoree reception held January 8 was a rousing success, with more than 130 members in attendance. Those honored for their 50 years of service to the LCBA and the practice of law included Hon. William R. Eads, Arthur “Bud” Kudart, David S. Marner, Sr., James Nemmers, and Byron “Buck” Riley.
Pictured from left: honoree David Marner Sr., presenter Mona Knoll, presenter Jim Affeldt, presenter Gary Streit, honoree Hon. William Eads, honoree Jim Nemmers, presenter Guy Booth, honoree Arthur “Bud” Kudart, presenter Jim Bradley, and honoree Byron “Buck” Riley.
The 50 year Honorees (from left): Hon. William Eads, James Nemmers, David Marner Sr., Arthur “Bud” Kudart, and Byron “Buck” Riley.
Entertainment was provided by Carlis Faurot and Mike Maas (on right), with special appearance by LCBA member Thomas Wolle.
2008 History Committee Chair Steve Pace presents a check for $500 to LCBA Donor Advised Fund Committee Chair Phil Hershner in recognition of the honorees’ long service to the LCBA.