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Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative marks successes, mulls expansion

Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative this month marks two years of renovating or demolishing vacant properties in St. Louis communities.

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Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District wins some claims but no money

Despite a finding of breach of contract, St. Louis County jurors rendered a mixed verdict and awarded zero dollars to the Metropolitan Sewer District in its battle with a contractor about a collapsed sewer line. Thomas J. Magee of HeplerBroom ...

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Missouri firms open two new Texas offices

Two Missouri law firms have announced the opening of new offices in Texas. Thompson Coburn said March 3 it had opened a new office in Dallas. On March 5, Spencer Fane announced its expansion into Austin. Thompson Coburn’s Texas office, ...

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Former Illinois EPA director joins Thompson Coburn as new partner

Renee Cipriano, the former director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, has joined Thompson Coburn as a partner. Cipriano, who led the Illinois agency from 2001 to 2005, comes to Thompson Coburn from Schiff Hardin, where she served as the ...

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Missouri firms rank high on workplace equality index

Alphonso David, Human Rights Campaign

A dozen law firms either headquartered in Missouri or with a footprint in the state received top marks for their commitment to fostering LGBTQ equality in the workplace. On Jan. 21, the Human Rights Campaign issued its annual Corporate Equality ...

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Law firms take the plunge into cannabis law

In November 2018, 1.5 million Missourians voted “yes” on Amendment 2, legalizing medical marijuana as part of the state constitution. The overwhelming vote made Missouri the 33rd state to make cannabis legal in some form, even as it remains forbidden ...

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Kristi Smith and Stephanie Richter, B-Ceen

Law firms by nature are creatures of the adversarial process, but sometimes they find cooperation can be the best course to solving a problem for others. “There was a problem that was presented regarding birth certificates for same-sex parents that are ...

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