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Two attorneys reinstated, one suspended in Missouri July disciplines

By Karen Kidd | Aug 13, 2017

Two attorneys were reinstated to practice law and a third was suspended in disciplinary cases that came before the Missouri Supreme Court in July, according to the Missouri State Bar's website.

6 reinstated attorneys were suspended over tax issues

By Karen Kidd | Aug 9, 2017

Six of seven suspended attorneys reinstated by a June order of the state Supreme Court had been originally suspended for tax issues, according to announcements by the Missouri State Bar.

North Kansas City immigration attorney reinstated after completing probation

By Karen Kidd | Aug 7, 2017

North Kansas City immigration attorney Allan H. Bell has been reinstated to the practice of law in Missouri after successfully completing a probation that began in 2015, following alleged rules violations, according to a recent Missouri Supreme Court order.

Ex-Washington University legal clinic director among four attorneys suspended

By Karen Kidd | Aug 1, 2017

A former director of a Washington University non-profit legal clinic for practicing law was among four attorneys suspended by the Missouri Supreme Court in June, according to recent announcements by the Missouri State Bar.

Kansas City attorney disbarred after admitting to chemical dependency

By Karen Kidd | Jul 21, 2017

Kansas City attorney Ryan J. McMillin has been disbarred following a June 27 Missouri Supreme Court opinion after he admitted he suffers from chemical dependency and abuse of alcohol and cocaine.

Federal judge moves Centene securities class action from California to Missouri

By Karen Kidd | May 4, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY – A putative class-action lawsuit against a St. Louis health care company that allegedly failed to release accurate financial information has been moved from California to Missouri.

U.S. Supreme Court grants additional time for Missouri to appeal egg case

By Karen Kidd | Apr 2, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri's attorney general has been granted additional time to file an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court against California laws and regulations that don't allow the sale of eggs from chickens too closely confined.

Legal reform would allow Illinois' economy to grow, advocate says

By Karen Kidd | Feb 27, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The "grand bargain" budget proposal in the Illinois General Assembly is light on reforms, especially tort reform, that would help provide the state with a path to economic growth, a legal reform advocate said.

Next talc-cancer case scheduled in St. Louis Feb. 6; Trial set after J&J loses jurisdictional appeal

By Karen Kidd | Jan 24, 2017

ST. LOUIS – The latest lawsuit in the nation's controversial talc-related litigation center is set to begin in St. Louis next month with more than 60 women and family members seeking damages against New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson.

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