Tribute to Robert Oliver Lesley, JD '82

Robert "Bob" Lesley, JD ’82, died on December 10, 2011. At Washington University, he was the editor of the law review and elected Order of the Coif. Lesley's law career began at Stinson Mag and Fizzell, where he became a partner of the firm. He continued at Sonnenschein, and most recently he was a partner in the trial department of Lathrop and Gage. Lesley served on the board of Westminster College for many years, and his commitment to the Kansas City community included leadership in the University Associates, and board leadership roles with Young Audiences and Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Siobhan McLaughlin Lesley and daughters Cianan McLaughlin Lesley and Olivia Fiona Lesley.

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