Sander Sowers is experienced in representing people in a variety of types of litigation. His practice includes representing individuals in serious personal injury, workers’ compensation, mass torts cases, wage and hour (overtime) cases, and other collective and class action cases.
Sander is a part of many professional associations and community activities. Sander was elected by his peers to serve on the Missouri Bar Association Board of Governors as the District 15 representative. Prior to serving on the Board of Governors, Sander was likewise elected by his peers to serve on the Missouri Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Section Council as the District 5 representative and ultimately served as the Chair of the Young Lawyers’ Section. Sander received the Dr. Warren Solomon Civic Virtue Award in 2016 for his involvement with the Missouri Bar Association’s citizen education program. Sander is also an active member of the Boone County Bar Association and has served as the Young Lawyers Committee Chairperson and currently serves as the Community Involvement Committee Chairperson. For his work in organizing the Boone County Bar Association’s annual charity golf tournament, Sander received the Outstanding Service Award in 2015. Sander also serves on the board of directors of the Missouri Lawyer Trust Account Foundation. Sander was involved in the Columbia Chapter of Rotaract and previously served on the board of directors of the Family Counseling Center of Missouri.
When not practicing law, Sander enjoys many hobbies, including golf, water sports, and following the University of Missouri basketball and football teams.
Moderator for panel discussion, View from the Bench – Perspectives and Advice from Young Judges Especially for the Young Lawyer, Missouri Bar Annual Meeting (2017)
Third year law student Professionalism Program – New Lawyer Challenges, University of Missouri School of Law (2016)
Panel speaker for Stepping Up to the Bar: Resources for Success in Your Legal Career, Missouri Bar Annual Meeting (2013)
Missouri’s Non-Partisan Court Plan, Daughters of the American Revolution, Eldon, Missouri Chapter (2012)
Missouri’s Non-Partisan Court Plan, Cooper County, Missouri Democrats (2011)
Missouri’s Non-Partisan Court Plan, Daughters of the American Revolution, Hannah Cole Chapter (2010)
General Practice of Law, University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Dr. Stephen Matthews’ Agricultural Law class (2007)
Missouri State Courts
U.S. District Court – Western District of Missouri
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Missouri
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois
Saint Louis University, J.D.
Saint Louis University Law Journal
First Year Law Student Mentor
University of Missouri, B.S.
Missouri Bar Association
Board of Governors
Advisory Committee on Citizenship Education
Young Lawyers’ Section Council, Chair
Boone County Bar Association
Community Involvement Committee, Chair
Young Lawyers Committee, Chair
Jim Butcher Memorial Picnic Committee
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Missouri Lawyer Trust Account Foundation
Family Counseling Center of Missouri, Inc.
Rotaract Chapter of Columbia