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2019 Annual Law Update Online Rebroadcast

Total Credits: 10.0 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 0.0 Elimination of Bias, 8.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Business & Corporate |  Civil Practice & Procedure |  Criminal |  Ethics |  Family |  General Practice |  Labor / Employment |  Real Property |  Tort |  Litigation / Trial Practice |  Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate |  Workers' Comp
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This seminar is an online rebroadcast of a previously recorded program. To participate, you listen and view online.

Our faculty of experienced practitioners will guide you through statutory and case law updates, as well as current hot topics in 10 key fields of law. Register for the full day or just the morning or afternoon.
7:00 – 7:40 AM | Registration 

7:40 – 8:28 AM | Ethics at Sunrise
Speaker: Marc A. Lapp
, Special Representative, Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel, St. Louis

8:28 – 9:17 AM | Probate Law
Speaker: John M. Challis
Kirkland Woods & Martinsen, LLP, Clayton 
9:17 – 9:27 AM | Break 
9:27 – 10:15 AM | Torts & Civil Actions
Speaker: Anthony G. Laramore,
 A.G. Laramore, LLC, St. Louis 
10:15 – 11:02 AM | Appellate & Civil Trial Practice
Speaker: Drey A. Cooley
Capes Sokol, Clayton 
11:02 – 11:12 AM | Break 
11:12 AM – 12:01 PM | Criminal Law
Speaker: John M. Lynch
The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC, Clayton 
12:01 – 1:01 PM | Lunch Break 
1:01 – 1:49 PM | Real Estate Law 
Speaker: Caroline L. Hermeling,
 Husch Blackwell, LLP, St. Louis
1:49 – 2:39 PM | Family Law  
Speaker: Kirk C. Stange
Stange Law Firm, PC, Clayton
2:39 – 3:28 PM | Business Law 
Speaker: Robert G. Pennell
The Law Offices of Robert Grant Pennell, LLC, Manchester
3:28 – 3:38 PM | Break 
3:38 – 4:28 PM | Employment Law 
Speaker: Kristen L. Maly
, McCarthy, Leonard & Kaemmerer, LC, Town and Country
4:28 – 5:13 PM | Workers’ Compensation Law 
Speaker: Martin A. Klug
Huck Howe & Tobin, Clayton
5:13 PM | Adjourn


Rebroadcast Moderator: Laurie A. WashingtonO'Reilly Auto Parts, Springfield



Marc Lapp's Profile

Marc Lapp Related seminars and products: 1

Nationwide Insurance

Marc A. Lapp is a Special Representative with the OCDC and regularly practices before the Disciplinary Hearing Committee and the Supreme Court of Missouri. In addition, Marc is the Director of Quality Assurance, Ethics, and Training for Nationwide Insurance Trial Division.

John Challis's Profile

John Challis Related seminars and products: 1

Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP

John Challis is a partner with Kirkland Woods & Martinsen in Clayton. He is an ACTEC fellow that specializes in fiduciary litigation. John is a frequent speaker, the Chair of the Missouri Bar Fiduciary Litigation Committee, and was named 2020 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers for Fiduciary Litigation.

Anthony Laramore's Profile

Anthony Laramore Related seminars and products: 1

A.G. Laramore LLC

Anthony Laramore is the founding partner of A.G. Laramore LLC, a St. Louis Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Law Firm. Anthony has represented clients in cases involving car crashes, trucking crashes, pharmaceuticals, slip and fall injuries, work related injuries, traumatic brain injuries, medical malpractice claims, and several other injury related cases. Anthony has been named a top 40 under 40 trial attorney by The National Trial Lawyers for 2016, 2017 and 2018. He has been named to Super Lawyers, rising stars, an honor given to less than 2.5% of lawyers nationwide. Anthony has also been named a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under 40 Nationwide by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys for 2017 and 2019, and as a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in Missouri by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. Anthony has also been given a 10 out of 10 “superb” rating in the areas of Personal Injury and Workers Compensation by the lawyer rating service and he has also received multiple client satisfaction awards.

Drey Cooley's Profile

Drey Cooley Related seminars and products: 1

Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, PC

Drey Cooley is a Shareholder and the Associate General Counsel at Capes Sokol in St. Louis, Missouri.  He is a trial and appellate attorney, assisting businesses in a wide-variety of litigation, risk management and IP matters. Many of Mr. Cooley’s litigation matters involve business, fiduciary and shareholder disputes in state and federal courts.

John Lynch's Profile

John Lynch Related seminars and products: 2

The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC

John M. Lynch is a former law-enforcement officer who now runs a growing law practice with locations in greater St. Louis area.  Mr. Lynch’s law enforcement experiences is comprised of several years working as a police investigator and federal drug task force agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration. This experience, paired with his legal degree from St. Louis University School of Law, allows Mr. Lynch to provide a unique and candid perspective for people charged with a full range of criminal activities. His practice includes federal criminal defense, DUI/DWI defense, drug possession defense and white-collar crime defense.  In this capacity, Mr. Lynch has secured acquittals in a multitude of criminal trials throughout the country where he routinely appears in courts coast to coast. 

Mr. Lynch now serves as a featured legal commentator in radio and television where appeared on many newscasts as an expert on various legal topics, including the Ferguson, Missouri riots, terrorism, gun laws and a host of other legal topics with regional and national implications.  Mr. Lynch has also been a featured speaker at many universities regarding gun ownership rights, women’s rights and the associated legislative process, and a host of topics involving trial practice and other criminal defense topics.  He has also lectured for the Missouri Bar, Lorman Education Services, MACDL, The Missouri Bar, Washington and Lindenwood Universities and other organizations on a wide-array of topics including constitutional law - search and seizure, cross examination, community policing, federal and state drug laws, and methamphetamine/drug production. Mr. Lynch concentrates in the areas of Federal and State Criminal Defense, Misdemeanor, Traffic/DWI and General Civil Litigation. With prior law enforcement experience as a police investigator and federal drug task force agent, Mr. Lynch provides a unique and candid legal perspective for those charged with the full myriad of criminal activities; from the inherently complex felony such as a white-collar offense or criminal drug conspiracy, to routine traffic offenses and other ordinance violations. 

The judiciary and peers recognize attorney Lynch for his excellent legal guidance. Other attorneys routinely call upon him to assist with tough criminal cases. His legal proficiency is demonstrated not only by his record of case success but also by the recognition that he has gained from his peers in Super Lawyers, Best St. Louis Attorneys, Rising Star in Missouri, Rising Star in Kansas, Top 100 Trial Lawyers and AV Preeminent Lawyer Rating. Attorney Lynch has a record replete with unparalleled success and is often requested to lecture about criminal defense topics such as federal crimes, cross examination, white collar crimes, DWI-DUI, drug investigation, corporate defense. Attorney Lynch is routinely called upon by the media to discuss a variety of criminal defense topics.



Caroline Hermeling's Profile

Caroline Hermeling Related seminars and products:


Husch Blackwell, LLP

Carrie Hermeling leads the firm’s Real Estate, Development & Construction industry team. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute and Commercial Real Estate Women and frequently speaks on topics relevant to the real estate, development and construction industries.


Carrie has been lead litigation counsel in real estate, development and construction-related disputes, including claims involving construction projects, real estate sale contracts, commercial leases, broker agreements, easements and restrictive covenants; foreclosures (nonjudicial and judicial) and post-foreclosure other real-estate owned (OREO) title-related and land use-related claims; real estate tax sales and appeals; valuation litigation in the eminent domain context involving commercial and residential properties; development-related disputes involving land acquisition, rezoning, conditional-use permits, and mechanics’ liens; receiverships relating to restaurants and apartment complexes; and constitutional challenges to economic incentive financing and governmental actions.

Kirk Stange's Profile

Kirk Stange Related seminars and products: 2

Stange Law Firm, PC

Kirk Stange is a Founding Partner of Stange Law Firm, PC. Stange Law Firm, PC is a family law firm with offices in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma. Mr. Stange is licensed in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Mr. Stange received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine selected Mr. Stange to the list of Super Lawyers for Family Law from 2015 to Present. Previously, Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine selected Mr. Stange to the list of Rising Stars for Family Law in 2013 and 2014. Mr. Stange is an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law. Mr. Stange is President of the Missouri Collaborative Institute. Mr. Stange is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars. In 2014, Mr. Stange presented at the 8th Circuit Judicial Conference in Omaha, Nebraska on social media evidence for lawyers and judges. Mr. Stange authored a chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) titled: "Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed Forces (Inside the Minds)." Mr. Stange released a full-length book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) in 2014 titled: "Prenuptial Agreements Line by Line." In 2015, Mr. Stange authored another chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Published) titled: “Strategies for Illinois Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Leveraging Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiating Alimony and Child Support, and Managing Client Expectations (Inside the Minds).” In 2019, Kirk was asked to co-author two chapters in the 2019 Cumulative Supplement to Chapter 13 “Adult Protection Orders and Child Protecting Order” and the 2019 Cumulative Supplement to Chapter 29 “Rights of the Unwed,” in Missouri Law (7th ed.) published by the Missouri Bar. This desk book, which is used by attorneys around the state, gives information to family law attorneys on the latest developments in family law.

Robert Pennell's Profile

Robert Pennell Related seminars and products:

The Law Offices of Robert Grant Pennell, LLC

Robert Pennell has 25 years’ experience dedicated to assisting businesses, from Fortune 100s to Mom & Pop Shops, succeed in an increasingly complex environment. Mr. Pennell earned his JD at St. Louis University - Law School and his BSBA at Washington University - Olin School of Business.

Kristen Maly's Profile

Kristen Maly Related seminars and products: 1

McCarthy, Leonard, Kaemmerer, LC

Kristen Maly represents both public and private management in employment-related actions before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. She regularly assists clients with all aspects of human resources management from development of policies through enforcement and defense of those policies. She routinely advises clients on compliance with the myriad of federal and state laws that impact upon management’s ability to utilize it workforce, including OFCCP, EEOC, MHRA, FMLA, ADA and compliance with statutes addressing Department of Homeland Security work authorization verification compliance. Ms. Maly is admitted to practice in the States of Indiana and Missouri and before the United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, Eastern District of Missouri and the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh and Eighth Circuits. She has authored and co-authored various articles on labor and employment law issues. Ms. Maly has also presented numerous seminars on various aspects of labor and employment law. Ms. Maly received her B.S. Ed. degree, with honors, from Indiana University and her J.D. degree from Washington University in St. Louis. While at Washington University she was a staff member for the Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law.

Martin Klug's Profile

Martin Klug Related seminars and products: 1

Huck Howe & Tobin

Martin Klug concentrates his legal practice in Workers’ Compensation. He is a member of the Larson’s National Workers’ Comp Advisory Board.  He is a published author of a new e-book Mo Workers’ Compensation Alerts, a legal blogger, and a state and national speaker.   He is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Illinois and Florida.  He obtained his JD-MBA degree from St. Louis University. 

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