Some people have complex stories about why they got into law. Not Sheena Hamilton. “I just don’t remember ever wanting to do anything else,” said Hamilton, an associate at Dowd Bennett who became her firm’s first African American female attorney ...Read More »
In the early 1950s, when Jim Crow segregation laws still reigned in the United States, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Edward L. Dowd Sr. hired several black prosecutors to work in his office. In the mornings, they would try cases on ...Read More »
For the second time, Missouri Lawyers Media honored attorneys and law firms from around the state with its Diversity & Inclusion Awards during an awards luncheon Aug. 9 at the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel St. Louis. Launched in 2018, ...
Tagged with: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Charlie Harris Jr. Dan Cranshaw Diversity & Inclusion 2019 Dowd Bennett J. Danielle Carr Judge Lawrence E. Mooney Lisa D'Souza Luz Maria Henriquez Martha Charepoo Mickes O'Toole Narcisa Przulj Nicole Cobert-Botchway Patricia Llanos Patricia Meanes Pete Woods Polsinelli Sheena Hamilton Stephanie Hosler Teresa Young Vincent D. ReeseRead More »
A federal judge on July 3 ordered a bank to pay more than $102 million in compensatory and punitive damages for its predecessor’s role in mismanaging a prepaid funeral expense trust. The case, now in its 10th year, previously went ...Read More »
As his argument before the Missouri Supreme Court wound down, Jay Nixon paused a bit as he dissected the grammar of a recent change to insurance law. He wanted make sure he used the correct tense, he said as an aside, because otherwise “Georganne will kill me.”Read More »
INFOGRAPH: The parameters of Gov. Eric Greitens’ May 14 trial are falling into place. In a case involving the state’s top elected official, one of the state’s busiest courts and some of the state’s most prominent lawyers, nearly everyone seems to have a connection.
Tagged with: Al Watkins Carey Danis & Lowe Dowd Bennett Ed Dowd Eric Greitens indictment invasion of privacy Jay Nixon Jim Bennett John Garvey Josh Hawley Kim Gardner Kodner Watkins Rex Burlison Robert H. Dierker St. Louis Circuit AttorneyRead More »
A federal jury in St. Louis has decided that a Hazelwood drilling equipment company should pay $420,000 to a construction company client whose rented drill broke down during a project.Read More »
The futures of three administrative law judges are in the hands of a Cole County judge. Attorneys presented final arguments on Wednesday in a case deciding whether the three ALJs can stay on job. Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration dismissed Henry ...Read More »