Thirteen firms on Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s MOney 20 rankings were operating with fewer attorneys in 2010. But less can mean more. Law firm leaders say the changes last year resulted in more productive offices.
They’re risky by nature, but two contingency fee cases helped provide a gold-plated shelter for two MOney 20 firms in dicey economic times.
A look at each law firm in the MOney 20.
Jessica L. Kruse began her legal career because her husband-to-be owned several Subway franchises.
Caroline Saunders likes to say she does a little bit of everything. It’s a common refrain for those who work as an in-house general counsel, and Saunders wouldn’t have it any other way.
The neighborhood where Arimeta DuPree lives, the one she returned to after she became a lawyer, isn’t Kansas City’s best.
After a few years as an editor at a book-packaging firm in California, Stacie Strong moved on to law school at Duke University, and she knew exactly what she wanted to do — international litigation at a large firm.
Forget the ivory tower. In Professor Hillary Sale’s world, questions are practical, applicable and ultimately affect the bottom line.
Garnett Matthews-Campbell has had jobs in software training, real estate and the court education system. Now she’s a University of Missouri law student who plans to graduate in May.
Not everyone is comfortable with chaos, but Prudence Willett Kramer has to be. It’s her job.
When Allison Bergman looks out over downtown Kansas City from her office, she sees a city she’s helping to restore one building at a time.
Phyllis Norman-Komoroski’s career ended up a long way from where she once envisioned it, and that suits her just fine.
- 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