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Connie Cierpiot (left) and Kirk Presley (right) listen to an applicant while Timothy Drury (foreground) takes notes
Aug 22, 2023

Broniec, Gardner, Gooch nominated for Supreme Court

The Appellate Judicial Commission has nominated Court of Appeals Judges Kelly C. Broniec, Michael E. Gardner and Ginger K. Gooch to fill a vacancy on the Missouri Supreme Court.

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Aug 17, 2023

Imprisoned St. Louis attorney loses law license

The Supreme Court of Missouri disbarred a former St. Louis attorney two months after he was sentenced to 31 months in prison.

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Aug 17, 2023

Supreme Court moves Roundup cases from St. Louis

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled that several — but not all — claims against Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide must be moved to St. Louis County for trial.

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Aug 16, 2023

Supreme Court affirms convictions against parents for school absence

Two parents who appealed their class C misdemeanor convictions for violating Missouri’s compulsory school attendance law saw the Supreme Court of Missouri side with the trial court.

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Aug 16, 2023

Two Bar governors ousted as board members shuffle

Two members of The Missouri Bar Board of Governors lost their seats to fellow members of the board in elections that concluded on Aug. 15.

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Aug 16, 2023

Supreme Court OK’s counties’ appeal on health regulations

The Missouri Supreme Court on Aug. 15 cleared the way for local officials to challenge a judge’s decision to throw out a series of state health regulations.

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Aug 15, 2023

8th Circuit says rounded-off time claim can proceed

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a class suit can proceed against a Kansas City health provider on claims that it underpaid employees by rounding off the amount of time they worked.

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Aug 15, 2023

Rollover accident falls under law of Mexico, not Missouri

A Kansas City family injured in a rollover accident in Mexico lost their bid to revive their case when the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that their suit against the vehicle’s manufacturer must be brought under Mexican law.

2023 Top Managing Partners
Aug 11, 2023

Top Managing Partners 2023

In this special feature from Missouri Lawyers Media, we examine some of the best-known and hardest working managing partners of law firms in Missouri.

Deborah K. Dodge
Aug 10, 2023

Legal Limelight: Deborah K. Dodge, Shareholder, Hall Ansley, Springfield

Along with her active trial practice, Deborah K. Dodge is part of a commission working to fill a series of judicial vacancies that will leave the Greene County Circuit Court with almost an entirely new bench.

Aug 10, 2023

The POWER List: Commercial & Consumer Litigation 2023

In this latest edition of THE POWER LIST, Missouri Lawyers Media examines the state’s most powerful attorneys in commercial and consumer law.

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Aug 9, 2023

End to affirmative action leaves uncertainty in the legal field

For Missouri law schools, there is time to review where current policies may no longer work after the Supreme Court's decision and how new policies may encourage diversity without factoring in race.

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