Immediate Past Chair

David Bohm

David Bohm is the immediate past chair of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), having served in various leadership capacities with JCPA for nearly 30 years. David is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and served as chair of the St. Louis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) from 1999 to 2002. He has remained active with the JCRC since that time.

David serves on the Board of Directors of the Great Rivers Environmental Law Center and ARC Angels Foundation, dedicated to the prevention of teen suicide through education and awareness. He is also a member of the St. Louis Regional Advisory Board of American Jewish Committee. He has served on numerous volunteer boards over the years, including Temple Shaare Emeth, the St. Louis Jewish Federation, and the St. Louis JCC.

David is the chair of the Litigation Department of Danna McKitrick, P.C. in St. Louis Missouri and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He is an experienced litigator working with health care, business, and government clientele. He handles matters involving employment, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and complex contracts and represents clients before various administrative agencies.

David has received many awards, including the Albert “Red” Villa Human Rights Award from the St. Louis Civil Rights Commission (1992), the Jurisprudence Award from the Anti-Defamation League (1994), the Netzach Award from the St. Louis chapter of the American Jewish Committee (2008) with his family, the 2020 Tikkun Olam Award from JCPA, and the 2020 Top Verdicts & Settlements Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly for the settlement of a class action lawsuit against the St. Louis Rams involving personal seat licenses (PSLs).

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