Husch Blackwell is following a revised compensation structure for the long-running Brooke Corp. bankruptcy case, but the firm has still collected $10.3 million in fees for the case so far.
Judges often stick a needle in attorneys’ fee requests. Rarely do they apply a bicycle pump. But that’s what a Springfield judge did last year in a default judgment in a civil case brought by a child sexual abuse victim against her abuser.
Our special report on lawyer billing rates sizes up the data by city, by firm, by position – and, new this year, by gender.
Mary Russell, Women’s Justice Awards Woman of the Year, has made it the mission of her judicial career to reintroduce everyday Missourians to the sometimes obscure and opaque judicial system.
Missouri Lawyers Media publisher S. Richard Gard discusses this year's crop of Women's Justice Award winners.
St. Louis County Circuit Court Judge and 2014 Public Official Award winner Barbara Wallace has had some high-profile cases over the years and was elected as the first female presiding judge of the circuit.
As a bankruptcy judge for the U.S. Eastern District in St. Louis, Washington University graduate and 2014 Public Official Award winner Kathy Surratt-States has had the opportunity to see many cases come before her court.
2014 Public Official Award winner Sherrill Rosen’s job as Jackson County Circuit Court family court commissioner is a vital one, but what she does outside the office is important, too.
In a sense, Judge Gayle Crane, a 2014 Public Official Award winner, is used to breaking new ground.
At Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Jeanne Philips-Roth gets to see a lot of heartache, but it doesn’t stop the 2014 Public Service Practitioner from working to be a part of the solution.
Public service has long been a part of 2014 Public Service Practitioner Sarah Pleban’s career.
- Immigration: Asylum-Withholding of Removal-Appellate Jurisdiction
- Criminal Law: Child Pornography-Bottom-of-Guidelines Sentence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence
- Criminal Law: Child Abuse-Sufficiency Of Evidence-Closing Argument
- Civil Rights: Religious Freedom-RLUIPA-Res Judicata
- Civil Practice: Res Judicata-Stop Work Order
- Immigration: Drug Conviction-Removability-Overbreadth of State Offense
- Civil Practice: Asset Forfeiture-Sanctions
- Civil Rights: Due Process-Failure to State Claim
- Probate : Revocable Trust – Amendment – Reformation
- Employer – Employee : Unpaid Commissions – At-Will Status
- Criminal Law : Post-Conviction Relief – Effectiveness Of Counsel – Conflict Of Interest
- Appellate Practice : Jurisdiction – Final Judgment
- Nurse entitled to disability benefits despite working months after accident, Supreme Court rules
- Eastern District rules 10 cases against TitleMax may proceed without arbitration
- Supreme Court declines to hear Republican appeals on abortion ballot initiatives
- Cole County jury awards $1.56 billion in Roundup case headed for appeal
- Jury gives massive award after fleeing suspect causes fatal crash
- 8th Circuit tosses suit claiming false sale prices
- Attorney general releases report on Kim Gardner investigation
- Legal Limelight: Jason C. Smith, Office Managing Partner, Spencer Fane