8/2/2013 12:21 P.M. ET
Royals General Counsel, Daniel Crabtree, Nominated By President Obama
By / MLB.com
KANSAS CITY, MO (August 2, 2013) - The Kansas City Royals are proud to share in the announcement that President Barack Obama has nominated six lawyers to serve on the U.S. District Court, including Daniel Crabtree, a partner at Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP. Crabtree was nominated to serve for the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. Crabtree serves as the general counsel for the Kansas City Royals.
"I am honored to put forward these highly qualified candidates for the federal bench," President Obama said in a statement. "They will be distinguished public servants and valuable additions to the United States District Court."
Crabtree, a 1978 graduate from Ottawa University, received his Law Degree in 1981 from the University of Kansas Law School. He joined Stinson as a partner in 1988, where he has also served as the general counsel for the Royals.
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