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November 13, 2023
IN THE 2024 ED. OF BEST LAW FIRMS®, RANKED BY BEST LAWYERS® SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Wampler & Passanise has been recognized regionally in three practice areas in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms® ranked by Best Lawyers®. The firm was recognized as a Regional Tier 1 for Criminal Defense: White-Collar and DUI/DWI Defense and a Regional...
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July 19, 2023
Sandy Ellis Recognized for Excellence in Legal Service by Missouri Lawyers Media with a 2023 Unsung Hero Award
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Sandy Ellis, legal secretary and receptionist for Wampler & Passanise, has received a 2023 Unsung Hero Award from Missouri Lawyers Media, recognizing her commitment to excellence and behind-the-scenes leadership. Ellis was one of only eight legal secretaries in the state to receive the prestigious honor from one of Missouri’s top legal media groups.  “This...
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July 11, 2023
Wampler & Passanise Recognized as the Region’s Top Criminal Defense Firm by Explore Branson and NWA Media’s Best of SWMO
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Wampler & Passanise has been voted the region’s top criminal defense firm in 2023 by the Best of SWMO. Presented by NWA Media in partnership with Explore Branson, more than 89,000 Missouri residents voted for organizations from 16 southwest Missouri counties in this year’s contest. Wampler Passanise was recognized in the professional services category. ...
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February 20, 2023
Joseph S. Passanise Recognized for Law Firm Leadership by Missouri Lawyers Awards 2023
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Springfield criminal defense attorney Joseph S. Passanise received a 2023 Missouri Lawyers Award for Firm Leadership from Missouri Lawyers Media at award ceremonies earlier this month in St. Louis. The award recognized Passanise for his extraordinary vision, innovation, and leadership over the past year. He was one of only six attorneys recognized for Law...
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January 23, 2023
Joseph S. Passanise and Taylon Sumners Recognized for Criminal Law Expertise by Best Lawyers in America, 2023 ED.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Springfield criminal defense attorneys Joseph S. Passanise and Taylon Sumners, of Wampler Passanise, have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, 2023 Ed. Based entirely on peer review, this is the 29th year Best Lawyers has published its prestigious list of top American lawyers and the third year it has recognized Ones to Watch...
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September 12, 2022
Wampler & Passanise Team Recognized by Best Lawyers 
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication company in the legal profession, has recognized Wampler & Passanise attorneys Joseph Passanise and Taylon Sumners as two of the most respected members of the field. With the 2022 Best Lawyers awards, Wampler & Passanise Law Firm adds to its extensive recognitions and honors, continuing a...
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