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Another triumph for the publication! More than 200 “up and coming” barristers and their fans filled the dazzling Mad Art Gallery Thursday night to heap congrats on 40 colleagues who were honored at the gambol. Therefore, as a public service, the columnist is presenting a synopsis. President and publisher of the must-read Daily Record and Missouri Lawyers Weekly, S. Richard Gard, Jr., explained, “We are recognizing the rising stars in the legal profession. So many established lawyers are recognized and tonight we are honoring the next generation.” On challenges, Brad Dowd said, “Learning not to internalize conflict when opposing counsel is being indifferent.” Darren Sharp: “The balance of work and family. Liz Blackwell: “Balancing work and travel.” Susan Werstek: “Building consensus.” Jon Otto: “Learning as much as fast as I can and at the same time, doing a great job.” Collin Altieri: “Trying to do what’s right – not easy.” Darci Madden: “Being civil.” Nick Angelides, son of the late KMOX news director, John Angelides, said the challenge before him “is to get good results for those who can’t help themselves.” Other challenges: Chris Kunza Mennemeyer: “Time management”; Dana Altieri: “Fighting uphill battles for clients.” Faces in the crowd: Susan Werstak; Gretchen Thal; Darci Madden; Dana Altieri; Kelvin Fisher; Kelly DeLuca; Amber Steinbeck and James Sengheiser.