KCMBA appoints Graves Garrett attorney to pair of committees

Graves Garrett associate attorney Callie Pippin Raitinger has been selected to serve on two different committees for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA). She will be a part of the organization’s inaugural Wellness Committee in addition to the Communication Advisory Committee.

KCMBA is the largest and oldest bar association in the Kansas City area, founded in 1884. The organization uses its platform to provide current, innovative and relevant service to its 5,000 members in its nine-county service territory in Missouri and Kansas.

Raitinger will serve with eight others on the Wellness Committee, and its focus will be to address physical, mental, and emotional well-being of attorneys engaged in the often-stressful practice of law.

The Communication Advisory Committee helps develop content and review incoming article proposals for the KC Counselor. This committee is involved in working with KCMBA to create a robust editorial calendar for the magazine with members helping to write articles, as needed.

KCMBA credits its continued success to the vibrant dedication and volunteerism of its members, who generously give their time and talents to projects and other pro bono and community-based organizations. KCMBA has 40 committees and eight sections.

“I’m honored to have the chance to serve on these committees alongside other talented professionals,” Raitinger said. “This is a tremendous opportunity to help others in the local legal community, and I look forward to producing positive results for KCMBA in these roles.”

Raitinger’s practice at Graves Garrett includes data privacy and information security matters in addition to defending individual and corporate clients in a variety of litigation cases and criminal and regulatory investigations. Her background ranges from intellectual property and business disputes to contract law and employment-related matters. representing clients in a variety of litigation cases with her background ranging from intellectual property and business disputes to contract law and employment related matters. She currently serves as a Councilmember on the Missouri Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Section, where she also serves as Chair and Editor of the YLS Blog and Chair of its Public Service Committee.