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Dexter attorney successfully completes probation, Missouri Supreme Court rules

By Karen Kidd | Dec 7, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Dexter attorney Jay R. Yorke is no longer on probation following a Dec. 6 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Principals in Kirkwood law firm receive reprimands for professional conduct violations in separate court orders

By Karen Kidd | Dec 5, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Kirkwood attorneys and partners Joe George Harms II and David Charles Salivar were reprimanded following separate Dec. 4 Missouri Supreme Court orders.

Hays attorney indefinitely suspended following sentencing for selling marijuana edible

By Karen Kidd | Dec 5, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Hays attorney Bryan Eugene Bennett, who sentenced to probation last summer on a drug charge, was indefinitely suspended following a Dec. 4 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Missouri Supreme Court order takes St. Louis attorney off probation

By Karen Kidd | Nov 27, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — St. Louis attorney Bradford C. Emert is no longer on probation following a Nov. 26 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Titeflex wants Chapel Ridge Condo Association's lawsuit over lightning strike moved moved to federal court

By Karen Kidd | Nov 25, 2018

A Massachusetts-based company facing a northwestern St. Louis suburban condominium association's product liability lawsuit, stemming from a lightning-caused fire last year, wants the case to be heard in federal court.

Food company wants employment, job discrimination case moved from Lincoln County to federal court

By Karen Kidd | Nov 25, 2018

A food processing company facing a civil-rights employment and job discrimination lawsuit filed in Lincoln County wants that case heard instead in federal court.

Kansas company claims trademark infringment against competitor's knock-off product and volcano-themed ads

By Karen Kidd | Nov 25, 2018

A Kansas-licensed spa-products company is suing a California-based competitor, claiming the competitor's volcano hand and feed product advertisements are too close to its own and is being used to sell a cheaper knock-off of its higher quality product.

St. Louis attorney receives stayed indefinite suspension, O'Fallon attorney reinstated in separate orders

By Karen Kidd | Nov 21, 2018

St. Louis attorney Raymund Jared Capelovitch has received a stayed suspension and O'Fallon attorney Charles Christopher Lozano has been reinstated following separate Missouri Supreme Court orders handed down this month.

St. Louis attorney indefinitely suspended for allegedly forging notary attestation

By Karen Kidd | Nov 21, 2018

St. Louis attorney Mary L. Lemp has been indefinitely suspended following a Nov. 20 Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations she forged a notary's signature blocks on motions for time extension filed with the state court of appeals.

Macon attorney disbarred after mishandling trust account and other allegations

By Karen Kidd | Nov 21, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY – Macon attorney Richard L. Winkie was disbarred following a Nov. 20 Missouri Supreme Court order regarding allegations he converted client funds, mishandled his trust accounts and knowingly deceived clients.

3 principals in St. Louis firm successfully complete probation

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS -- Three longtime St. Louis attorneys placed on probation about a year ago after funds were discovered stolen from their client trust account have been reinstated following separate Nov. 1 Missouri Supreme Court orders.

Rolla attorney, Illinois lawyer suspended in separate Missouri Supreme Court orders

By Karen Kidd | Oct 31, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Rolla attorney Bryce C. Crowley, who was charged with driving while intoxicated last fall, and Illinois attorney James William Davis have been suspended following separate Oct. 30 Missouri Supreme Court orders.

Princeton attorney disbarred over allegations stemming from 2016 divorce, child custody matter

By Karen Kidd | Oct 31, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Princeton attorney Jennifer Ann George has been disbarred following an Oct. 30 Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations arising from a single client matter.

Kansas attorney reciprocally disbarred in Missouri over allegations linked to foreclosure

By Karen Kidd | Oct 23, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Attorney L. J. Buckner Jr. of Lenexa, Kansas, has been reciprocally disbarred following an Oct. 22 Missouri Supreme Court order after a similar discipline handed down in a split Kansas Supreme Court proceeding last summer.

Missouri Supreme Court reciprocally reprimands brothers practicing in Omaha

By Karen Kidd | Oct 22, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Omaha attorneys and brothers Joseph P. Cullan and Patrick J. Cullan have been reciprocally reprimanded following separate Oct. 19 Missouri Supreme Court orders after the two were similarly reprimanded by the Iowa Supreme Court in May.

National Guardsman sues St. Louis, police over his arrest during Stockley acquittal protests

By Karen Kidd | Sep 25, 2018

ST. LOUIS (St. Louis Record) – A St. Louis man who is a member of the National Guard recently filed a federal suit claiming his rights were violated when he was pepper sprayed and arrested during protests last year that followed the acquittal of former city police officer Jason Stockley on murder charges.

Call center worker files class action claiming Clayton company required employees to work overtime unpaid

By Karen Kidd | Sep 24, 2018

ST. LOUIS (St. Louis Record) – A former call center employee recently filed a Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) collective class action against Clayton-based Serco Inc., claiming the company required her and others to work overtime unpaid.

Kansas City attorney completes probation

By Karen Kidd | Sep 21, 2018

The Missouri Supreme Court released Kansas City attorney Randall Dean Crawford from probation a year after the high court found him guilty of violating professional conduct rules.

Montana-based attorney reciprocally disbarred over claims made during race for judge

By Karen Kidd | Sep 21, 2018

The Missouri Supreme Court reciprocally disbarred Robert C.B. Myers, a Montana-based attorney, following "reckless" statements made about his opponent in a 2016 campaign for judge.

No arbitration in St. Louis lawsuit over Rams relocation, appeals court rules

By Karen Kidd | Aug 23, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The city of St. Louis' suit against the National Football League and others over the Ram's return to Los Angeles in 2015 won't be headed into arbitration following an appeals court's ruling earlier this week.

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