Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ashley Madison customers revealed: Ozark, MO attorney David Healy appears on board of "pro life" pregnancy center and at extramarital-affairs Web site

David and Sarah Healey, with children
An estate-planning attorney in the burgeoning town of Ozark, Missouri -- just minutes south of Springfield, in the southwest corner of the state -- appears as a paying customer at the Ashley Madison extramarital-affairs Web site.

David Healy, based on images at his Facebook page, is quite the family guy. It's just that his family activities include having a paid account at Ashley Madison. And the hypocrisy does not stop there; he also serves on the board of a "pro life" pregnancy center.

Ozark sits in the heavily Republican Christian County, between Springfield and country-music mecca Branson. The town had fewer than 3,000 residents when I graduated from the University of Missouri in 1978. Now, it has an estimated population of almost 20,000, with new subdivisions sprouting in every direction.

Images at their Facebook pages show that David and Sarah Healy have two young children. Property records indicate they live in the Woodfield subdivision. David is a partner at the Appleby Healy law firm, with its office on the historic square in Ozark. Sarah is an administrative assistant at the firm. From David Healy's bio at the law firm Web site:

David graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law in 2003, after which time he served the citizens of the State of Missouri first as a law clerk for the Missouri Court of Appeals and then as an Assistant Greene County Prosecuting Attorney. After entering private practice with Ingold and Associates, LLC to focus on estate planning and probate and trust litigation, David later formed the law firm of Imhof and Healy with Daniel W. Imhof. When Mr. Imhof became a Greene County judge, David and his brother Douglas formed Healy and Healy in 2007, wherein David maintained a broad trial practice ranging from criminal defense at both state and federal trial courts and at the federal courts of appeals to civil litigation including personal injury matters, family and juvenile matters including contested adoption proceedings, and probate and trust litigation. David also performed a substantial amount of transactional work for a number of local businesses and estate planning for numerous southwest Missouri families during his time with Healy and Healy.

In January of 2014 David merged his practice with the practice of David N. Appleby forming the firm of Appleby Healy, Attorneys at Law, P.C. David continues his representation of local southwest Missouri families in a wide range of legal matters from criminal defense to commercial litigation while focusing his practice more on the estate planning needs of his clients.

According to the bio, Healy is active in the community:

David serves on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Greene County Estate Planning Council, the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, the Christian County Bar Association, and the Missouri Bar. David also serves on the Board of Directors of the Springfield Pregnancy Care Center, is a member of the Rotary Club of Springfield, and is an active member of his church.

That last highlighted item is of particular interest. The Springfield Pregnancy Care Center (PCC) is a non-profit organization that provides pregnancy-related services to seven counties in Southwest Missouri and is funded by the contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations, and churches within the community. Here, from the "About" page on its Web site, are the PCC's services:

Services We Provide

* Pregnancy Testing Program

* Mentoring and Enrichment Programs

* Ultrasound Program

* Healthy Relationship Programs

* Healthy Pregnancy Classes

* Parents and the Law

* Fatherhood Program

* Community/Medical Referral

* Family Support Program

* Labor and Birth Courses

* Adoption Education

* Lactation Consulting

* Baby and Maternity Resources

* Smoke-free Babies

* Community Presentations 
* Choices Project

You will notice that abortion services are not provided. That's fine, of course, but it drives home two points: (1) Springfield PCC takes only a "pro life" approach, and it does not offer a full range of pregnancy-related services; (2) David Healy's presence on the board presents a heaping helping of hypocrisy.

The Finley River, near downtown Ozark, MO
It seems axiomatic -- to borrow a phrase that lawyers throw around -- that extramarital affairs are a significant cause of unwanted pregnancies. So how does David Healy come to sit on the board of a "pro life" organization -- one that acts as if abortion services do not exist -- while his Ashley Madison account suggests he has tried to engage in one of the very behaviors that drive women to seek abortions?

We sought to pose that question, and others, to Mr. Healy. But he has not responded to our queries.

This is Healy's bio from the PCC board members Web page:

David Healy has served on Pregnancy Care Center’s Board of Directors since 2013. Mr. Healy is a partner with Appleby Healy, Attorneys at Law, P.C., and attends Second Baptist Church. David is currently Vice President of the Board.


Article with links to 1-20 in Ashley Madison series

(21) Craig Oliver, attorney, Springfield, MO (1/24/17)

(22) Craig Lowell, attorney, Wiggins Childs, Birmingham (1/26/17)

(23) Thomas Mancuso, tax attorney, Montgomery, AL (2/16/17)

(24) Nicholas Arciniegas, attorney, Washington, D.C. (2/21/17)

(25) Griffin McGahey, vice president, High Cotton USA, Birmingham (3/16/17)

(26) Matthew Couch, attorney, Cabaniss Johnson, Birmingham (3/23/17)

(27) Dr. Keron Vickers, chiropractor, Birmingham (4/4/17)

(28) D. Paterson Cope, president, wealth management, Birmingham (4/20/17)

(29) Shawn Baker, developer, Blackwater Resources, Birmingham (4/24/17)

(30) David Deusner, attorney/forensics, Control Risks, Birmingham/Washington, D.C. (4/26/17)

(31) David J. Harrison, attorney, Geneva, AL (6/8/17)

(32) Michael Mullis, managing partner, Kelley and Mullis, Birmingham (4/12/17)


Anonymous said...

He had a profile for a week in January of 2014.

Anonymous said...

It's hard to imagine hypocrisy getting any deeper than this. Sheesh!

legalschnauzer said...

@8:20 and @11:30 --

Says who?

Anonymous said...

Mr. Schnauzer --

The writer @8:20 and 11:30 seems to be admitting that your reporting is accurate. I'd take that as a compliment.

legalschnauzer said...

@12:14 --

Thanks. I have received probably a dozen or more emails in recent days from this individual -- or people who sound like him. I ran these comments above just to give readers an idea of the underhanded mindset in the pro-Ashley Madison crowd. This person asserts "facts," but will not give his or her name, or any credentials he may have that would cause us to take him seriously. That's why I generally don't run his comments; they have fewer calories than cotton candy. He's got an agenda and asserts "facts" that play to that agenda, but we don't know who he is and have no way of evaluating what he claims.

Anonymous said...

Message for 8:20 and 11:30 --

Your information can be interpreted more than one way. Perhaps Mr. Healy went trolling on Ashley Madison for a week, found the companion with whom he wanted to have an affair, and signed off on AM because he no longer needed their services.

Your interpretation is that all was innocent. But there is more than one way of looking at it.

legalschnauzer said...

@12:20 --

Thanks for an insightful comment. It's a classic example of @8:20, etc. playing to his agenda. I probably will remove one or both of his comments soon because if someone is going to come here and assert facts, I want to know who he is. This guy has been invited umpteen times to ID himself -- I've even invited him to call or email me directly -- and he won't do it.

A person with integrity would say: "My name is Joe Jones, and I found this information that indicates Mr. Healy was only on AM for one week. I live in _______ and work in the field of _______, and I've found information that might be of interest to your readers." But this guy never does that. We are supposed to take his factual assertions on the basis of thin air.

In my view, he's a con artist, but I wanted readers to get some insight into the mindset of AM bots.

Anonymous said...

I think it's pretty common for "pro life" men to have affairs or seek affairs while they engage at clinic protests, etc. Many of them probably engage in prolific premarital sex before getting hitched. Seems clear that sex outside of marriage is the No. 1 cause of abortion. But the pro lifers don't care about that because it doesn't feed their judgmental juices.

Anonymous said...

Did these people hire a professional photographer to do a Hallmark Cards celebration of their family life? Maybe daddy is overcompensating a little?

Anonymous said...

Wonder why someone like 8:20 is so intent on defending a company that promotes extramarital affairs. Maybe because 8:20 works for Ashley Madison? Maybe the lawsuits in St. Louis aren't going so well? Maybe both?

legalschnauzer said...

Here is part of @8:20's most recent effort:

"this guy performed the digital equivalent of ogling women in the mall and wondering what they look like naked."

How funny is this? The Internet is crammed with sites where you can "ogle" women, for free. Why didn't Mr. Healy go there? He went to Ashley Madison, and paid, because he was considering an affair. That's what the site is all about, what its tagline states.

The bots always try to confuse AM with a dating site or a porn site. It is neither. It promotes marital infidelity. If you aren't interested in marital infidelity, there is no reason to go there.

BTW, @8:20 still hasn't worked up courage to ID himself.

Anonymous said...

Maybe they can do a Hallmark card of daddy checking out the action at Ashley Madison.

Anonymous said...

Hey, @8:20 --

Why are you in hiding? If you have information, identify yourself so readers can judge your credibility. Without ID, you have no credibility. Mr. Schnauzer writes everything under his real name, and his professional background and affiliations are well known. That's why many of us read his site. He has credibility; right now, you don't.

e.a.f. said...

omg that takes the cake, on a pro life or compulsory pregnancy group board member and on A.M. only in American you say?

on the other side of things, there could be those unwanted pregnancies, but the products could be adopted out and just think of all the money the lawyers make on those deals. yes, I do have a warped mind.

facts not in evidence, sort of like that fake news stuff. most likely the person who "trolls" thinks by occupying your time with them, you're not doing research or perhaps they truly believe in what they are writing. Many who actively dislike you and blogs such as yours believe they are doing a "service" to society or at least those who have come up for review on your blog.

Just another lawyer with very bad judgement. Not a qualification for the job. His wife may want to go see her health provider and be tested for all those "gifts" which keep on giving.

although some may disagree with your "outing" the clients of A.M. I think of it as a public service to their wives and other partners. If they aren't aware their husbands are out looking for sexual encounters how will they know if they have contacted V.D., HIV, Hep C., etc. At least now their wives know and they can be tested and protect their health. Its what I consider the really aggregious aspect of "cheating", you may pass on to your spouse a disease they may not be able to over come.

Anonymous said...

I wonder how many these folks get Throwed Rolls at their house thanks to the Ashley Madison leaks?

So long as them rolls aint been over baked to the consistency of a baseball while daddy was "staying late" at the office... it might still be all good, even if it's served cold with some yelling!

Ashley Madison! Helping families by serving up side action and throwed rolls and throwed cans of soup and plates of spaghetti and so on... so yall don't have to travel to Sikeston or Ozark to get some of that pass around tuna or fresh snapper!

legalschnauzer said...

@12:24 --

Hah! You know your stuff. Bravo! Yes, Ozark, MO is home to Lambert's, "Home of the Throwed Rolls." I haven't been there yet, but I hear you can seriously put on the feedbag. I think there are three Lambert's locations -- in Ozark, Sikeston, and maybe one way down in Alabama -- Foley, I think. Not sure how that happened.