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Cordell & Cordell

Aug 5, 2022

St. Louis family law firm merges with men’s divorce defense firm

Cordell & Cordell absorbed The Hais Group into its St. Louis-area office on Aug. 2.

Sep 23, 2019

Cordell & Cordell adds Ryan Bratcher in Independence

Ryan K. Bratcher has joined Cordell & Cordell as a litigation attorney in the firm’s office in Independence. Before joining the firm, Bratcher practiced in the areas of business litigation, creditors’ rights, contract management and family law. He earned his law degree from Creighton University School of Law.

Jun 26, 2019

Cordell & Cordell adds Drew Williams in Chesterfield

Drew L. Williams, a litigation attorney, has joined the Chesterfield office of Cordell & Cordell. Williams earned his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Before joining the firm, he practiced family and appellate law.

Jun 4, 2019

Joseph E. Cordell – Cordell & Cordell

Joseph Cordell has spent his career providing resources for fathers in court — a service he said was lacking when he began his own practice. Nearly 30 years later, the firm he co-founded has expanded to include more than 100 offices in 30 states as well as locations in the United Kingdom. The firm exclusively […]

Oct 23, 2018

Cordell & Cordell adds litigation attorney

Courtney J. Whiteley has joined Cordell & Cordell as a litigation attorney in its Independence office. Whiteley earned her law degree from Washburn University School of Law. Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, she practiced family law and landlord-tenant and general civil litigation.

Oct 1, 2018

Cordells pledge $5 million to Wash U. institute

The founders of the domestic-litigation firm Cordell & Cordell in Clayton have committed $5 million to Washington University in St. Louis to establish and endow the Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law. Joseph and Yvonne Cordell pledged the funds in order to create a space for discussion about the policy-oriented, legal and ethical […]

Mar 9, 2015

Cordell & Cordell announces new hire

National domestic litigation firm Cordell & Cordell recently hired associate David Franklin in its St. Louis office.

Jan 14, 2015

Cordell & Cordell adds associates in Missouri

Cordell & Cordell, the nation’s largest domestic litigation firm focusing on representing men in family law cases, has hired two attorneys in Missouri.

Aug 11, 2014

Cordell & Cordell partner becomes AAA-CPA president

Joseph E. Cordell, principal partner of domestic litigation firm Cordell & Cordell, was installed last month as the 51st president of the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants.

May 2, 2014

St. Louis attorney named partner at Cordell & Cordell

Cordell & Cordell, a domestic litigation firm focusing on representing men in family law cases, named St. Louis attorney Kristin Zurek as its newest partner.

Jul 20, 2009

Is a bad economy a good time to get a divorce?

A recession might just be a good time for a husband to leave his wife, a St. Louis divorce lawyer said. "In the stock market, you buy low and sell high. Why in a divorce would you divorce high and not low?" asked Scott Trout, the managing partner of Cordell & Cordell, a law firm that calls itself "a partner men can count on." Trout stressed that the law firm isn't encouraging divorce but[...]

Feb 20, 2009

Sponsoring public events promotes branding

Sponsoring events may not bring new clients to their waiting rooms, but attorneys agree that the publicity can only help a firm’s name recognition or reputation. And benefits accrue, whether it’s a 350-lawyer firm hosting a series of entrepreneurship conferences or a solo practitioner sponsoring a free-throw shooting contest at a basketball game. Sponsorships remain […]

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