A judge has denied the Jackson County district defender’s request that a new judge hear her office’s concerns about public-defender caseloads.Read More »
Two Laclede County judges have dismissed a pair of workplace exposure-related cases against Copeland Scroll, a manufacturer of air-conditioner compressors. On Oct. 9, the plaintiff in both cases, Philip Berger, of Lebanon, filed stipulations of dismissal in his lawsuits against ...Read More »
A series of transactions which passed a woman’s property to her children after her death disqualified her husband from receiving skilled-nursing benefits through Medicaid, a Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ruling affirmed Oct. 9. The case centers on Joe ...Read More »
Attorneys representing the man accused in the fatal shooting of Kansas City attorney Thomas Pickert have asked a judge to remove the lawyer appointed as receiver in a wrongful-death case brought by Pickert’s widow because he is also a Kansas ...Read More »
A 38-year-old woman who suffered a herniated disk following a motor-vehicle crash has agreed to settle her suit stemming from the crash for $3.6 million, according to her attorney. Amanda Murphy of Goldblatt Singer in St. Louis said the woman’s ...Read More »
Renewing its lease at the 2300 Main building in downtown Kansas City provided the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association with an opportunity to improve its space. In July, KCMBA kicked off a series of renovations in its office, which the ...Read More »
A former federal prosecutor whose contraband case at the Leavenworth Detention Center launched an investigation of recorded conversations between attorneys and jailed clients testified Oct. 2 that her peers regularly listened to attorney-client phone calls recorded there. Former Special Assistant ...
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Jackson County’s district defender is asking for a new judge to hear her concerns about attorney caseloads following Presiding Judge John Torrence’s recent comments in a Kansas City Star interview in which he questioned the work ethic of young lawyers in her office.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review Platte County Prosecuting Attorney Eric Zahnd’s attorney disciplinary case. The decision marks the end of Zahnd’s options to appeal the Missouri Supreme Court’s May order reprimanding him for his conduct while ...
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