Milt Harper

The late Milt Harper, founder of Harper Evans Wade & Netemeyer law firm in Columbia, Mo.

1994-2016

Milt Harper

Milt Harper was the founder of Harper, Evans, Wade & Netemeyer. He passed away in 2016. Milt received a B.A. from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1967 and his J.D. from the University of Missouri Law School in 1970. Milt was admitted into the Missouri Bar, United States District Court for the Western District in 1970 and in to the United States Supreme Court in 2004. Milt practiced in the areas of personal injury law, criminal defense law, and divorce law throughout Missouri.

Milt was the Boone County Prosecuting Attorney from 1972 to 1978 and a Boone County Associate Circuit Judge from 1978 to 1982. He founded Harper, Evans, Wade & Netemeyer in 1983. He was a practicing attorney for over 40 years. Milt demanded justice for his clients. He worked tirelessly to maintain and enforce the constitutional rights of citizens who had been the victims of over-zealous government charges in criminal defense cases. He was also skilled in divorce and family law matters.

Milt regularly accepted and excelled in difficult and challenging cases. He was also able to preserve the liberty and freedom of many people who had been improperly and wrongly charged in criminal offenses. He was very successful in domestic litigation. Milt was known as a vigorous trial lawyer who was always attentive to his client's needs, always returned telephone calls and believed that his mission was to serve the interest of his clients, to preserve their legal rights and to make sure that they were properly represented in court and in settlement procedures.

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