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May 19, 2016

KC firm donates unclaimed settlement funds to innocence project

The Midwest Innocence Project announced the largest gift in the organization’s 16-year history Wednesday. The organization announced Wednesday in Kansas City that it will receive a $658,980 in unclaimed settlement funds through a cy pres doctrine award through a consumer class-action settlement in Jackson County. In a press release, the organization said the Kansas City-based […]

Apr 15, 2015

Three top rainmakers break off from Baker Sterchi

Three of Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice’s top revenue-makers have left and formed their own firm in Kansas City, according to court documents.

May 9, 2014

Caller ID spoofers target Bryan Cave

A few months after a warning that scammers were using emails appearing to be from Bryan Cave, the law firm issued an alert on its website that fraudsters are using “caller ID spoofing” to pose as representatives of the firm.

Mar 27, 2013

Three ex-Stolar partners join Spencer Fane

Spencer Fane Britt & Browne formally announced that a trio of attorneys with nonprofit practices joined the firm’s St. Louis office from dissolving law firm The Stolar Partnership.

Mar 25, 2013

Names of three ex-Stolar attorneys appear, disappear on Spencer Fane website

It almost was official. The names of three former partners at the dissolving St. Louis firm The Stolar Partnership appeared on the attorney listings of Spencer Fane Britt & Browne’s website briefly today.

Mar 18, 2013

UPDATE: Three Stolar associates also joining Lewis Rice

Three associates are joining Lewis, Rice & Fingersh along with five partners from the dissolving firm The Stolar Partnership. A nine-partner exodus forced the impending closure of The Stolar Partnership, a firm that had 27 attorneys, said Thomas Venker Jr., left, a member of the firm’s leadership committee.

Feb 23, 2013

Large firm view: 2012 revenue increases

Bryan Cave Chairman Don Lents says that expanded work and higher attorney headcount led to to a revenue increase at his firm. An early look shows some wildly diverse — but mostly positive — 2012 financial results for some members of the MOney 20, Missouri’s highest-grossing corporate law firms.

Feb 20, 2013

UPDATED: Explosion hits close to KC legal community

Polsinelli Shughart said damage to its new headquarters building was "secondary" after natural gas explosion killed at least 1 person and destroyed J.J.’s Restaurant Tuesday evening near the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City.

Feb 11, 2013

New Partners 2013: Lots of labor lawyers make partner

Ten of this year’s new partners are practicing in the labor and employment fields, the most-represented area outside business and litigation. But the promotions are all over the map, with some in places like product liability, immigration and even sports injury.

Feb 11, 2013

New Partners 2013: Women make strides in partner ranks

The percentage of female new partners at the state’s largest law firms grew again. At 37 percent, though, it still lags behind the number of women coming into the profession — nearly half of law school graduates.

Feb 11, 2013

New Partners 2013: Missouri roots

Many new partners at law firms in Missouri have at least this much in common: A degree from one of the state’s four law schools.

Dec 6, 2011

Jackson Lewis opens St. Louis office

The St. Louis office is the 48th for the firm, which has 670 attorneys and represents only management.

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