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Sedgwick to close

Sedgwick has 95 employees in Kansas City, performing administration, IT, finance and other functions. Another California firm, Littler Mendelson, is moving a similar administrative operation to the same building and could employ as many as 275 people. Photo by: DENNY MEDLEY

Law firm Sedgwick LLP, which has an administrative office in Kansas City, will close in early January, the firm said. “We have concluded that the best way to allow our lawyers to continue providing great service to our clients is ...

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Lawyers appointed to child welfare boards

Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed four attorneys to state boards dedicated to children’s welfare. Ryan Munro and Bill Prince were appointed to the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board. Munro is with Coulter Lambson in Clayton. His law degree is ...

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Four move from Lathrop to Kutak

Four former Lathrop Gage attorneys have joined Kutak Rock’s Kansas City office as of counsel. John Coghlan, Matt Hubbard, Justin Nichols and Ryan Shaw made the move effective Oct. 30. The additions bolster the firm’s business litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ ...

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Pickert memorial set for Thursday

Tom Pickert

A public memorial for Tom Pickert, a Kansas City attorney who was fatally shot Oct. 25, is scheduled for Thursday in Kansas City. The memorial will be held at 3 p.m. at Community Christian Church, 4601 Main Street. In lieu ...

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