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Ralph A. Monaco II 
Leawood, Kansas
phone 816-399-5179
866-694-5509
fax 816-942-0006
email

Bar Admissions:
Missouri, 1981
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1981
Education:
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, 1981
J.D.
Honors: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
Honors: Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honors Fraternity


Rockhurst College, 1978
B.A.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Major:  History & Political Science


Published Works:
The Strange Story of Col. Swope & Dr. Hyde, Author


Son of a Bandit: Jesse James & The Leeds Gang, Author


Honors and Awards:
Phi Alpha Delta Brown Bottle Lawyer of the Year Award, 2007


Missouri Bar Legislator of the Year, 1997


Missouri Bar Legislator of the Year, 2002


Missouri Judiciary Legislator of the Year, 1997 - 2002


NAMI of Greater Kansas City Legislator of the Year Award, 2001


MNEA Legislator of the Year Award, 1997 - 1998


Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys' Champion of Justice Award, 1999


Jackson County, Missouri Outstanding Volunteer Service Award, 1991


Jackson County, Missouri Outstanding Volunteer Service Award, 2000


Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Court Judges Legislator of the Year Award, 2001


Western Missouri Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Legislator of the Year, 2001


Association of Retarded Citizens of Missouri Friend of the ARC Legislator of the Year, 2001


County Historical Society Making History Come Alive Award, 2001


Acorn Lifetime Membership Award Missouri Parents-Teachers Association, 2000


Pioneer of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, 1991


U.M.K.C. School of Law Bovine Scoop Award, 1981


Who's Who in American Colleges & Universities, 1978


Outstanding Citizenship Award, 1974


Phi Alpha Delta Alumni Law Fraternity, Member


Phi Alpha Delta Alumni Law Fraternity, Past Alumni Chief-Justice


Outstanding Service Award from Jackson County, 2010 - Present


Professional Associations and Memberships:
The Missouri Bar
Member


U.S. District Court for Western District of Missouri
Member


Jane Fifield Flynn Historic Resource, Jackson County, Missouri
Commissioner


Jackson County Historical Society, 1997 - 2002
Director


Jackson County Historical Society, 2004 - Present
Director


Jackson County Historical Society, 2007 - 2008
Vice-President


Missouri House of Representatives, 1996 - 2002


Missouri House of Representatives, 2001 - 2002
Chairman, House Judiciary Committee


Missouri House of Representatives, 1998 - 2000
Vice-Chairman, House Civil Law Committee


Missouri House of Representatives, 2001 - 2002
Co-Chairman, Tobacco Securitization Committee


Missouri House of Representatives, 1997 - 2000
Treasurer, House Democratic Campaign Committee


Missouri Consolidated School District #2, Raytown, 1991 - 1997
School Board Member


Missouri Consolidated School District #2, Raytown, 1995 - 1997
President


Missouri Consolidated School District #2, Raytown, 1994 - 1995
Vice-President


Missouri Consolidated School District #2, Raytown, 1993 - 1994
Treasurer


Independence Chamber of Commerce
Member


South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Member


Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce


Christy Henrich Foundation
Charter Member


Christy Henrich Foundation
Past President, Board of Directors


Rice-Tremonti Historic Cite
Board of Director


Keith Worthington Chapter of ALS
Board of Director


Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Member


Italian-American Bar Association
Member


American Bar Association
Member


Park Lane Foundation
Board of Director


Park Lane Foundation, 1995 - 1997
Past Treasurer


Knights of Columbus St. Pius X Chapter
Member


Raytown Historical Society
Member


Cave Spring's Historic Site
Member


Jackson County Historical Society
Board President


Pro Bono Activities:
Board of Trustee, Elmwood Cemetery
Board of Director, Stepping Stones
Kentucky Colonel
Jackson County Parks & Recreation Volunteer Heritage Programs & Museums
St. Mark's Catholic Church, Independence, Missouri
Masonic Blue Lodge of Independence, Missouri
Education Instructor, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church-Religious, 1984 - 1996
Confirmation Instructor, St. Marks Catholic Church, 2002 - 2005
Past Chairperson, Y.M.C.A. Community Center Project for the Raytown Community, 1996 - 1997
Languages:
Spanish
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Monaco, Sanders, Gotfredson, Racine & Powell, L.C.

 209 W. Lexington,
Independence, Missouri 64050
Phone: 816-399-5179 / 866-694-5509
Fax: 816-942-0006

8700 State Line Road , Suite 110
Leawood, Kansas 66202
Phone: 816-399-5179 / 866-694-5509
Fax: 816-942-0006

639 Sunbridge Drive
Chesterfield, Missouri 63017-2616
Phone: 816-399-5179 / 866-694-5509
Fax: 816-942-0006

1411 East 104th Street, Suite 100
Kansas City, Missouri 64131-4521
Phone: 816-399-5179 / 866-694-5509
Fax: 816-942-0006