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Education Law 2021

The POWER List: Education Law 2021

In this latest edition of THE POWER LIST, a regular feature from Missouri Lawyers Media, we examine the most powerful attorneys in education law.

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The POWER List: Grant Wiens

Mickes O’Toole Partner Grant Wiens is on the legal team for Columbia Public Schools, which initially stalled the attorney general office’s first two court motions to immediately halt the district’s mask mandate in September.

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The POWER List: James G. Thomeczek

Jim Thomeczek’s interest in education dates to his days as an English teacher in the Pattonville School District in St. Louis County. In addition to his law degree from Saint Louis University in 1986, he holds a master’s degree in secondary school administration from what is now Truman State University.

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The POWER List: Lisa O. Stump

Lisa Stump became president of Lashly & Baer in 2018, succeeding longtime firm leader — and fellow POWER List honoree — Ken Brostron in the role.

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The POWER List: Joshua Schindler

In 2016, Schindler represented some of the parents of transfer students who were denied attendance at the Normandy Schools Collaborative.

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The POWER List: Dan Pingelton

Dan Pingelton adjudicated disputes between school districts and parents for 18 years as one of the earliest hearing officers for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). He was also the first hearing officer to be published in what is now known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Law Report.

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The POWER List: Christopher A. Pickett

Chris Pickett is the chief diversity officer and a member of the board of directors of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, where his practice includes representation of colleges and universities.

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The POWER List: Cindy Ormsby

Cindy Ormsby has nearly 20 years of experience in education law, local government, employment and appellate law.

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The POWER List: Jeffrey Omer

Jeffrey Omer is on the Mickes O’Toole counsel team for Columbia Public Schools, which stalled the attorney general office’s first two court motions to immediately halt the district’s mask mandate in September.

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The POWER List: John Munich

Partner John Munich leads Stinson’s education funding litigation practice group, which has handled state school funding lawsuits in over 15 states.

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