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 […]
Three of Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice’s top revenue-makers have left and formed their own firm in Kansas City, according to court documents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The St. Louis office is the 48th for the firm, which has 670 attorneys and represents only management.
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