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WJA 2020

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Maureen Brady, McShane & Brady

Maureen Brady has built an entire practice around a basic but slippery concept: Privacy.

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Maysa Daoud, Saint Louis University School of Law

St. Louis native Maysa Daoud describes herself as “one of those weird kids who said they wanted to be a lawyer when they grew up.”

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Megan N. Creson, Lowther Johnson Attorneys at Law

When Megan Creson left home at 15, she needed a way to support herself, so she took a sales job with Bluegreen, a vacation company that partners with Bass Pro retail stores. Creson was supposed to sell tickets to Branson shows, but she also was told that she could sell higher-commission vacation packages if the ticket-buyers were interested.

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Melissa Schopfer, Simmons Hanly Conroy

For Melissa Schopfer, working as a litigator and leading an asbestos trial team has given her a chance to combine two of her professional passions, teaching and the law.

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Rachel Stahle, Dollar, Burns & Becker

In the 11 years since she left law school, Rachel Stahle already has made quite a name for herself.

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Rebecca L. Spencer, Buchanan County Circuit Court

After spending more than a decade as a successful prosecuting attorney for the city of St. Joseph, Rebecca L. Spencer decided it was time to go all-out for a longtime goal of hers.

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Robyn M. Butler, Wallace Saunders

Robyn Butler’s legal career bridges two different worlds.

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Sandra Farragut-Hemphill, St. Louis County Circuit Court

Get Judge Sandra Farragut-Hemphill talking about her career, and through the many highlights, one subject is certain to come up: service.

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Sara Yang Bosco, Emerson

Sara Yang Bosco has long been her family’s designated lawyer, and for good reason. She grew up as the most vocal child in a large family, and her parents encouraged her to become a lawyer to take advantage of her natural talents.

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Sarah Kerner, City of Springfield

For someone who has risen to a top job in her city’s planning and development department, Springfield Economic Development Director Sarah Kerner’s career path certainly hasn’t followed much of a blueprint.

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Stephanie Wan, Greene County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Stephanie Wan has wanted to combat violence against women since she attended middle school. That drive has propelled her to her role as Greene County’s chief assistant prosecuting attorney.

Aug 25, 2020

WJA 2020: Victoria L. Smith, Stinson

Vicki Smith had been away from school for a few years when she decided to enroll in the University of Missouri School of Law. At first, she didn’t know how her legal career might unfold.

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