On June 3, 2016, three of the four declared candidates for Missouri Attorney General debated on the plenary stage at BAMSL's Bench & Bar Conference held at Camden on the Lake Resort, Spa, & Yacht Club in Lake Ozark, Missouri. The candidates present included Josh Hawley (R), Teresa Hensley (D), and Jake Zimmerman (D). The debate was moderated by Edward L. Dowd, Jr., Partner at Dowd Bennett LLP.