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Ashley Madison to settle for $11.2 million following data breach

By Olivia Olsen | Aug 4, 2017

Internet dating website Ashley Madison, which focused on facilitating discreet extramarital affairs, has agreed to a settlement of $11.2 million following a lawsuit filed in 2015 after many members had their personal information leaked online.

Missouri Supreme Court suspends three attorneys indefinitely

By Olivia Olsen | Jun 23, 2017

During May, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled to suspend three Missouri Bar-registered attorneys from the practice of law.

Missouri Supreme Court suspends attorneys for failure to file taxes

By Olivia Olsen | Jun 10, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled to suspend 45 attorneys from the practice of law for being in violation of the Rules Governing the Missouri Bar and the Judiciary for their failure to pay taxes.

Missouri Supreme Court reinstates 14 attorneys

By Olivia Olsen | Jun 10, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — Fourteen lawyers have been reinstated by the Missouri Supreme Court this month after being suspended for tax violations.

Missouri Supreme Court suspends two attorneys, one judge

By Olivia Olsen | Jun 10, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — During April, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled to suspend two Missouri Bar-registered attorneys and one sitting judge.

Missouri Supreme Court disbars 2 attorneys, suspends 2 others

By Olivia Olsen | Jun 6, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court recently ruled to disbar two Missouri Bar-registered attorneys from the practice of law, place one lawyer on an interim suspension and place another attorney on probation in regards to a stayed suspension.

Missouri Supreme Court reprimands, reinstates attorneys

By Olivia Olsen | Jun 2, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — The Supreme Court of Missouri recently issued reprimands for two Missouri Bar-registered lawyers and reinstated the licenses of two others.

State to receive $50 million following tobacco settlement repeal, Missouri Supreme Court rules

By Olivia Olsen | Apr 14, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court recently ruled that the state will obtain $50 million in funds owed to it following the appeal of a tobacco settlement from 1998.

Criminal defense attorney disbarred for misconduct

By Olivia Olsen | Apr 6, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled to disbar criminal defense attorney Michael Bert from the practice of law. 

Attorney involved with Critique Services suspended

By Olivia Olsen | Apr 3, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — The Supreme Court of Missouri, at the behest of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel, has ruled to suspend attorney Teresa M. Coyle from the practice of law.

Missouri takes on California over poultry regulations

By Olivia Olsen | Mar 21, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY —  Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley will continue to challenge regulations that California plans to impose on poultry farmers, a move that he said would potentially protect industry and job opportunities in the state. 

Kansas City attorney on probation for having an affair with a client

By Olivia Olsen | Mar 15, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court has placed Kansas City attorney Michael Joseph Gunter on a stayed suspension and two years of probation.

Salem attorney suspended for improperly terminating services

By Olivia Olsen | Mar 8, 2017

Nanci R. Wisdom, a family and divorce lawyer from Salem, has been placed on indefinite suspension by the Supreme Court of Missouri.

Attorney disbarred in Missouri after surrendering her license in Kansas

By Olivia Olsen | Mar 6, 2017

Leavenworth, Kansas, attorney Shelley L. Knowles will no longer practice law in Missouri.

Attorney and former legislator disbarred for mishandling funds

By Olivia Olsen | Mar 5, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Supreme Court, at the behest of the Missouri Bar’s Chief Disciplinary Counsel, recently ruled to grant attorney Dennis J. Bonner’s petition to have his license to practice law revoked.

St. Louis attorney disbarred by state Supreme Court

By Olivia Olsen | Mar 5, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — St. Louis attorney Dara M. Strickland was disbarred by the Missouri Supreme Court at the behest of the Missouri Bar’s Chief Disciplinary Counsel on Feb. 28.

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