Adam Wright, a 2010 graduate of Palmyra High School, graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law on May 14, 2017, receiving a Juris Doctorate degree.

Adam Wright, a 2010 graduate of Palmyra High School, graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law on May 14, 2017, receiving a Juris Doctorate degree.

Wright previously earned a Bachelor’s of Science Biochemistry degree and a minor in History from the University of Missouri in May 2014.

While a student at law school, Wright held internships in the Agriculture and Environment Division of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office in Jefferson City, the Missouri Supreme Court with the Honorable Mary R. Russell in Jefferson City and the United States Attorney’s Office in Kansas City, Mo.

Wright participated in a number of extracurricular activities in law school including the 2017 Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic, Board of Advocates where he served as the 2016-2017 Judging Director, the Journal of Dispute Resolution as an Assistant Managing Editor, an admission ambassador and a member of the Pi Alpha Delta legal fraternity.

During his time as a law student, Wright received several awards from the law school. He received Cali Excellence for the Future Awards for earning the highest grade in both Contracts I and Business Organizations. Wright also received the 2017 Frank L Howard Prize for Excellence in the Advancement of Advocacy at the 2017 Edna Nelson Awards Banquet.

Wright has accepted a position with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office in the Litigation Division in Kansas City, Mo. and will assume duties in August 2017.

Wright is the son of Timothy and Ruth Ann (Harris) Wright of Palmyra, Mo.