JEFFERSON CITY – Legislation that would provide insurers with more say in arbitration hearings and ways to avoid excessive payouts to plaintiffs did not make it this legislative session but will be a top priority next year, an insurance advocate recently said.
JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Springfield defense attorney Dee Wampler, a lawyer for more than a half-century, is on probation following a July 30 Missouri Supreme Court order for allegedly mishandling fees.
JEFFERSON CITY – Attorney Brandon W. Deines of Lawrence, Kansas has been reciprocally suspended following a July 22 Missouri Supreme Court order regarding disciplinary proceedings against him in Kansas.
JEFFERSON CITY – Mound City, Kansas attorney John Stephen Sutherland has been voluntarily disbarred and Liberty attorney Sherri L. Edwards has been disbarred following separate July 22 Missouri Supreme Court orders.
JEFFERSON CITY – William Leonard "Bill" Miller Jr., Richmond Heights attorney and chief of staff to former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, has been voluntarily disbarred following a July 9 Missouri Supreme Court order and his guilty plea in May in an alleged bribery scheme.
JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Hallsville attorney Vernan L. Pierce has been disbarred and St. Louis attorney Kelly M. Brown Hayes is on probation following recent and separate Missouri Supreme Court orders and a local news report.
MEXICO, Mo. – A Missouri-based freedom-advocacy center that fights for individual liberty and transparent, accountable, constitutionally-limited government is currently very busy pursuing cases against alleged government overreach, one of the group's directors said.
JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Illinois attorney Laura Lee Robinson has been reciprocally suspended following a June 25 Missouri Supreme Court order after she allegedly entered an agreement with a client barring him from reporting her misconduct to Illinois disciplinary authorities.
JEFFERSON CITY – Longtime Phoenix, Arizona attorney Jack B. Schiffman has been reciprocally suspended following a Missouri Supreme Court order after he was suspended in Arizona over continuing education requirements and later placed on probation for allegedly mishandling a real estate case.
JEFFERSON CITY – Springfield attorney Nancy J. Fisher has been indefinitely suspended following a June 4 Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations she failed to resolve a dispute with one of her client's medical providers.
JEFFERSON CITY – Longtime St. Louis attorney Jerome J. Dobson has been reprimanded following a June 4 Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations he sent letters to Washington University staff, bypassing general counsel, on behalf of his clients in employment cases.
JEFFERSON CITY – Longtime St. Clair attorney John Brian Loveless, acquitted in Mexico in 2017 of his girlfriend's death, is on probation following a June 4 Missouri Supreme Court order after he was charged with assault in Stone County last summer.
JEFFERSON CITY – Longtime Blue Springs attorney Sherrie Lynn Brady is on probation and longtime St. Louis attorney Brian Stanley Witherspoon has been reinstated following separate Missouri Supreme Court orders.
JEFFERSON CITY – Former Glendale Mayor and longtime St. Louis attorney Richard Joseph "Rich" Magee is on probation following a June 4 Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations he mishandled a wrongful termination lawsuit.
JEFFERSON CITY – St. Louis attorney John F. Washington was placed on probation and ordered to apologize to a city judge following a June 4 Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations he filed a "frivolous" lawsuit against two judges, two attorneys and his ex-wife.
JEFFERSON CITY – An Alexandria, Virginia attorney who pleaded guilty in 2001 to stealing his late mother-in-law's Veterans Administration checks is among three attorneys disbarred following recent and separate orders issued by the Missouri Supreme Court.
JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Attorney and recently resigned St. Louis County Executive Steven V. Stenger has been voluntarily disbarred following a May 28 Missouri Supreme Court order and his guilty plea earlier this month to federal bribery and mail fraud charges.