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Edward Lee Choate

Employment and labor Attorney at Springfield, MO

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Licensed for 47 years
State MO
Status Good Standing, Active
Acquired 2009
Updated 01/01/2023
State CT
Status Active
Acquired 1995
Updated 01/30/2023
State IL
Status Active and Authorized to Practice Law
Acquired 1975
Updated 01/06/2023

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Missouri State University
901 South National Avenue
118 Carrington Hall
Springfield, MO, 65897-0027


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AVVO RATING 7.3 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Director of Human Resources
  • Missouri State University
  • 2009 - Present
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead
  • 2004 - 2009
  • Labor and Employment Attorney
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • 1992 - 2004
  • Principal
  • Edward L. Choate Attorney at Law
  • 1976 - 1992
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  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • MS - Master of Science
  • 2001
  • Notre Dame Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1975
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1972

Legal Cases

  • Illinois Masonic Children's Home v Michael Flynn,
  • Reversed and Remanded, Claim of assets under Joint and Mutual Will was not claim against estate and thus not barred by statute of limitations on contractual claims.
  • H. Cecil Neely, et. al. v Lyndell Coffey,
  • Injunction and holdings of lower courts affirmed


  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
  • 2009 - Present
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • N/A

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Young Men of America
  • United States Junior Chamber (Jaycees)
  • 1985

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Springfield Employment and labor Lawyer Edward Lee Choate
Edward Lee Choate
Employment and labor Attorney
Springfield, MO
Licensed for 47 years