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Jun 16, 2014

Husch fees in Brooke bankruptcy surpass $10M

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.

Jun 16, 2014

Greene County judge triples ‘undervalued’ lawyer’s fee request

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.

Jun 15, 2014

Billing rates: Bryan Cave rises as contingent cases prove less a factor

Our special report on lawyer billing rates sizes up the data by city, by firm, by position – and, new this year, by gender.

Apr 30, 2014

GALLERY: 2014 WJA winner portraits

To order photos, contact Lisa Elbe at [email protected] or 314-558-3202.

Apr 22, 2014

Beyond the bench: Mary Russell

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.

Apr 21, 2014

Publisher’s Letter: 2014 Women’s Justice Awards

Missouri Lawyers Media publisher S. Richard Gard discusses this year's crop of Women's Justice Award winners.

Apr 18, 2014

Barbara Wallace | Public Official

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.

Apr 18, 2014

Kathy A. Surratt-States | Public Official

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.

Apr 18, 2014

Sherrill L. Rosen | Public Official

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.

Apr 18, 2014

Gayle L. Crane | Public Official

In a sense, Judge Gayle Crane, a 2014 Public Official Award winner, is used to breaking new ground.

Apr 18, 2014

Jeanne Philips-Roth | Public Service Practitioner

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.

Apr 18, 2014

Sarah Pleban | Public Service Practitioner

Public service has long been a part of 2014 Public Service Practitioner Sarah Pleban’s career.

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