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Maron Marvel expands to St. Louis

Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy added St. Louis attorney Ben Thames as part of its recent expansion. The Delaware-based firm, which primarily handles high stakes toxic tort litigation, added 13 attorneys to the firm along with their paralegals and ...

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KC Bar Foundation honors McCaskill

The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation gave its 2017 Liberty & Justice Legacy Award to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, at its annual gala on Sept. 9. The award is given in recognition of the recipient’s dedication to the principles ...

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Power over hate speech comes by ignoring it

0406schock2:  Attorney W. Bevis Schock in his office in Clayton where he proudly displays the Revolutionary Flag replica "Don't Tread on Me".  KAREN ELSHOUT/photo

In opposition to Andrew Blackwell’s Aug. 28 commentary, “It’s time to reconsider protection for hate speech,” I offer two alternative responses and then a brief commentary. Alternative response number one Mr. Blackwell argues that we should reconsider the “clear and ...

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Walburn joins Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Joshua Walburn has joined Legal Aid of Western Missouri’s economic development team as staff attorney. Walburn will work with non-profit neighborhood associations and community development corporations to assist communities in rehabilitating abandoned properties and remedying the issues those properties cause. ...

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Juvenile justice hearing set for Kansas City

The Missouri Supreme Court’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness will hold a community meeting on the state’s juvenile justice system on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Kansas City. The commission will listen to ideas, experiences or recommendations from the public ...

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Armstrong names deputy general counsel

Tyson H. Ketchum has been named deputy general counsel of Armstrong Teasdale. Ketchum will support the firm’s general counsel, Lori L. Bockman, and will be responsible for protecting the firm’s legal interests, maintaining its operations within the scope established by ...

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