In efforts to safeguard the taxpayers of Clay County against frivolous lawsuits and other litigation, the County Commission has retained Lowell Pearson, partner at Husch Blackwell LLP, as Lead Counsel. Pearson has 25 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, and has been practicing in Missouri since 1994. Pearson’s outstanding resume gives the county confidence that his counsel will protect taxpayer dollars, supporting the County Commission’s commitment to efficient governmental services. The Commission welcomes Pearson’s expertise as a resource to best serve the citizens of Clay County.