Democrat Photo/Lindsay Reed On June 28, the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Law Office of Blake B. Fields, LLC, which is located at 201 West Ninth St. in Cassville. Fields is a 2006 graduate of the University of Missouri and a 2002 graduate of Cassville High School. After earning degrees in both finance and real estate at the University of Missouri, he completed law school at the University of Missouri in Kansas City in 2010. Fields was employed as a law clerk for a prominent firm in Kansas for over three years before returning to Barry County. He opened his law office in Cassville in January. Fields practices general law and is licensed in Missouri and Kansas. The Law Office of Blake B. Fields is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office is closed from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch. Pictured above, in the front row, from left, are: Leslie Smith, Guila Norris, Stacy Runnels, Crystal Boyer and Mindi Artherton, chamber executive director. Second row: Gary Fields, Margie Fields, Emory Melton, Ilene Deffenbaugh, Blake Fields, Gayle Fields, Michelle Bredeson, Donna Hayes and Chuck Pilant. Third row: Jeff Parsons, Jeanette Barber, Gary Whyte, Justin Gates and Jon Horner.