Douglas Hansen has recently graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill, N.C. Hansen is a 2002 Monett High School graduate and a 2006 graduate of Central Methodist University where he received a bachelor of arts degree in English. Hansen recently took the Missouri State Bar exam in Jefferson City. He was one of the 4 percent of applicants accepted by the United States Army Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps. He will attend Judge Advocate Officer basics in Charlottesville, Va. He is the son of Stan and Fawn Hansen, of Pierce City.