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Dunn, Barbara F.

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Updated 11/29/2012
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Howe & Hutton, Ltd.

1421 Buckhurst Court
Ballwin, MO 63021

Phone: 636-256-3351
Fax: 636-256-3727
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Lawyer Overview

BARBARA F. DUNN is a partner with Howe & Hutton, Ltd. in the firm's St. Louis, Missouri office. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago where she was a member of the Editorial Board of the John Marshall Law Review. Barbara's practice areas include meetings, hospitality and travel law, contracts, employment law, computer law and trademark and copyright law. She has written numerous articles and is a frequent speaker a wide range of legal issues of interest to industry trade associations, professional societies and other not-for-profit organizations. Barbara is a member of the American, Illinois, Missouri, and Chicago Bar Associations, as well as the St. Louis Society of Association Executives and the Association Forum of Chicagoland. Barbara served as the Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Trade and Professional Association Committee in 1998-99. Barbara was the 2005-2006 Chair of the ASAE Legal Section Council – the first woman to serve in such a leadership role. Barbara is also a member of the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys (AHIA) and currently serves on its Board of Directors as Secretary. Barbara also serves on the St. Louis University Hospitality Industry Advisory Board.

Areas of Practice

  • Hospitality Law
  • Travel Law
  • Contracts
  • Employment Law
  • Computer Law
  • Trademark
  • Copyright Law

West Practice Categories

Contracts, Employment, Employment Law -- Employer, Trademarks, Transportation


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1992
  • Missouri, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Illinois Bar Association (Member)
  • Missouri Bar Association, 1999 - Present (Member)
  • Chicago Bar Association (Member)
  • St. Louis Society of Association Executives (Member)
  • Association Forum of Chicagoland, 1994 - Present (Member)
  • Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys, 2009 - Present (Member, Board of Directors)
  • St. Louis University Hospitality Industry Advisory Board

Honors and Awards

  • First woman to serve as Chair of the Legal Section Council for ASAE, 2005 - 2006
  • Student Recognition Award, University of Michigan, 1989
  • Certificate of Appreciation, American Society of Association Executives, 2006
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Chicago Bar Association, 1999

Classes and Seminars

  • Frequent Speaker, Legal Issues of Interest to Industry Trade Associations, Professional Societies and Other Not-for-Profit Organizations

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Board of Directors of the American Brain Tumor Association, 2005 - Present
  • Co-Chair, St. Louis Fall Festival to benefit the American Brain Tumor Association, 2008 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Chicago Bar Association's Trade and Professional Association Committee, Chair, 1998 - 1999
  • ASAE Legal Section Council, 2002 - 2007
  • ASAE Legal Section Council, Chair, 2005 - 2006


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    Juris Doctorate
    Law Review: John Marshall Law Review, Member of the Editorial Board, 1990 - 1992
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 1989
    Political Science
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1421 Buckhurst Court
Ballwin, MO 63021






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