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Botts joins KC office of Stinson Leonard Street

Sherman Botts has brought his construction practice to Stinson Leonard Street. Botts, previously the co-chair of the construction and design department at Lathrop Gage, advises on the litigation, arbitration, mediation and transactional issues of importance to construction clients. He also ...

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Scoville named to election commission

Gov. Mike Parson named former Associate Circuit Judge Vernon Scoville to the Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners. Scoville is the city prosecutor for the City of Blue Springs. He retired from the 16th Circuit in 2013 after serving 22 ...

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Prominent St. Louis trial attorney dies

Leonard Cervantes

Leonard P. “Lenny” Cervantes, principal at Cervantes & Associates in St. Louis, has died at age 69. Cervantes died June 23 while attending a legal conference at the Lake of the Ozarks, according to obituary information released by Lupton Chapel ...

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Lawyers on the links


Photos courtesy Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Young Lawyers Section hosted its 26th annual Benefit Golf Tournament on June 25. Sixty-two attorneys participated in the event at Hillcrest Golf Club in Kansas City to ...

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Ellinger and Bell form firm in Jefferson City

Jefferson City attorneys Marc Ellinger and Stephanie Bell have formed a new firm, Ellinger and Associates, LLC. The firm represents businesses, organizations and individuals in a variety of corporate, state and local government matters. Ellinger’s practice is focused on election ...

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