JEFFERSON CITY — An open government group's lawsuit alleging Gov. Eric Greitens and his staff illegally used an app to destroy public records could find itself quickly dismissed if it isn't amended, a liberty advocacy group's litigation expert said during a recent interview.
ST. LOUIS — The case of a general contractor trying to get paid for almost seven years of renovation work at a St. Louis property is on its way back to the trial court after an appeals court ruled the contractor met the statute of limitations after all.
St. Louis attorney William Kieran Meehan, who two years ago filed suit on behalf of an area pastor against a restaurant known for throwing dinner rolls, recently received a stayed suspension with probation following a Missouri Supreme Court order.
Successfully defending a case on behalf of Advocate Health Care Network before the U.S. Supreme Court was a team effort, the recipient of a 2018 Missouri Lawyers Award for her role in the high-profile case said during a recent interview.
Kansas City attorney Thomas Christian Cox, practicing in Missouri for 24 years, has been reprimanded following a Dec. 20 Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations he violated judiciary rules of professional conduct.
Jefferson City attorney Joseph Jacob Esther's reinstatement to practice law and being placed on probation after being suspended for almost 17 years and a Kansas attorney's reciprocal disbarment were among three disciplines handed down recently by the Missouri Supreme Court.
Attorney Troy D. Renkemeyer of Overland Park, Kansas, has been reinstated to practice law in Missouri following a Dec. 5 Missouri Supreme Court order after his 2015 suspension in Kansas over fraud allegations arising from the sale of a trucking company eight years earlier.
NEW YORK — Immigrants and recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) have quite an impact on Missouri's economy, which is part of today's iMarch for Immigration, a 50-state campaign calling for Congress to come up with a solution over what is dubbed the "Dreamers Act" by year's end.
Kansas City attorney Lydia Marie Carson has been suspended following a Nov. 21 Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations arising from three bankruptcy cases and other charges, including advertising on Craigslist without a required disclosure.
Eric Seymour Affholter, who lost his job in 2007 as head of the state public defender’s office in St. Louis over charges of marriage fraud, has been reinstated to practice law following a state Nov. 21 Missouri Supreme Court order.
St. Louis attorney James R. Hanlin, licensed in Missouri for almost 55 years, has been reciprocally suspended following a Nov. 21 Missouri Supreme Court order after he was disciplined by the Illinois Supreme Court earlier this year for allegedly practicing law in that state without a license.
Cape Girardeau attorney Dale Edward Gerecke has been suspended following a Nov. 21 Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations he improperly took funds from a law firm where he'd formerly been a partner.
Jefferson City attorney Noel Bisges is not longer on probation following a Nov. 14 Missouri Supreme Court order after the state high court found Bisges had successfully completed his probation imposed last year for alleged dishonest conduct in a bankruptcy case.
St. Louis attorney Jonathan W. Belsky, first admitted to the bar about 37 years ago, is no longer on probation following a Nov. 2 Missouri Supreme Court order after being reinstated about three years ago after his 2001 disbarment.
Three St. Louis attorneys, all of whom have individually practiced law at least 32 years, are on probation following Oct. 31 Missouri Supreme Court orders after funds were found stolen from their client trust account.
A Columbia attorney's voluntary surrender of his law license was among attorney disciplines handed down by the Missouri Supreme Court in October, according to information released by the state high court during the month.
Springfield attorney Rita Kay Sanders has received a stayed indefinite suspension and two years' probation following an Oct. 5 Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations that included misconduct while helping a bond agent friend in 2012.