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Jul 31, 2023

Dent named partner at Stueve Siegel Hanson

Jillian Dent has been promoted to partner at Stueve Siegel Hanson.

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Jul 28, 2023

Lewis Rice starts ‘DeLux’ practice group

Lewis Rice has launched a design and luxury practice group that represents clients in the fashion, apparel and beauty industry.

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Jul 26, 2023

Washburn opens Dole School of Law building

The Washburn University School of Law cut the ribbon on its new state-of-the-art building in Topeka, Kansas, on July 21.

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Jul 25, 2023

23 seek Missouri Supreme Court seat

The Appellate Judicial Commission will interview 22 applicants in August to succeed Judge George W. Draper III on the Missouri Supreme Court.

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Jul 25, 2023

Two slates of finalists chosen for Greene County judgeships

The 31st Circuit Judicial Commission has selected two panels of finalists for judicial openings in Greene County.

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Jul 21, 2023

Gore appoints retired Judge Booker Shaw to review Christopher Dunn case

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Gabe Gore has appointed retired Judge Booker Shaw as a special assistant circuit attorney to assist his office in reviewing the conviction of Christopher Dunn.

Gabriel Gore
Jul 20, 2023

Gore hires six additional prosecutors

Five more assistant circuit attorneys have joined the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office, bringing the total of new “key hires” to 14 since Circuit Attorney Gabe Gore assumed office on May 30, the office announced.

Marvin E. “Bunky” Wright
Jul 19, 2023

Marvin Wright dies at age 86

Well-known attorney Marvin E. “Bunky” Wright died on July 14, 2023, in Columbia, according to his obituary. He was 86 years old.

Alicia Johnson (left) and Silya Shaw
Jul 18, 2023

Women take full charge of Legal Aid of Western Missouri

For the first time in Legal Aid of Western Missouri’s history, the organization’s top leaders and board officers are all women.

Michael Jefferies
Jul 17, 2023

Armstrong Teasdale appoints Jefferies to compensation committee

Armstrong Teasdale has appointed three partners to its compensation committee, including Michael Jefferies.

Jamie Lawless
Jul 13, 2023

Baker McKenzie’s Jamie Lawless named next Husch Blackwell chief executive

When Husch Blackwell Chief Executive Paul Eberle steps down, Jamie Lawless will step into his role, the firm announced July 10.

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Jul 13, 2023

Spencer Fane adds litigator in Cape Girardeau

Jeff Spray has joined the litigation and dispute resolution practice group as of-counsel in Spencer Fane’s Cape Girardeau office.

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