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2021 Solo & Small Firm Conference Video Recordings & Course Materials | Self-Study


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Business & Corporate |  Elder |  Family |  GAL |  General Practice |  Juvenile |  Practice Management / Technology |  Real Property |  Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate
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These video recordings and course materials from the 26th Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference include quality CLE programming delivered by our knowledgeable faculty of attorneys, judicial panels, and industry experts. Examine and explore topics including:

  • 60+ engaging breakout and plenary sessions, including CLE@Sunrise 
  • National speakers on technology and contracts
  • Starting a Practice Boot Camp and Advanced GAL
  • Sessions on family law, insurance, consumer law, ADR, practice management, litigation, estate planning, guardianships, immigration, traffic tickets, DWIs, landlord/tenant, and MORE!

Note: This material qualifies for self-study credit only. Pursuant to Regulation 15.04.5, a lawyer may receive up to six hours of self-study credit in a reporting year. Self-study programs do not qualify for GAL Certification, ethics, elimination of bias or Kansas credit.

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Speaker Bio

Scotty Allen's Profile

Scotty Allen Related seminars and products

Missouri Veterans Commission


Scotty Allen is General Counsel for the Missouri Veterans Commission in Jefferson City. He also served in the Army and the Air Force on active duty, the reserves and national guard for 27 years. Mr. Allen is a graduate of Southwest Missouri State University and the Washington University School of Law.


Christine Alsop's Profile

Christine Alsop Related seminars and products

Elder & Disability Advocacy Firm


Christine A. Alsop, owner of The Elder and Disability Law Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC has extensive elder law experience as well as significant litigation and advocacy experience. She graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law, where she was honored for her outstanding work in trial advocacy. She has provided advice for both institutional and individual fiduciaries. She regularly represents fiduciaries and family members in contested probate, trust and guardianship matters as well as fiduciary litigation. She is also experienced in helping families with long term care issues, including Medicaid, Veteran’s Benefits, Estate Planning, Asset Protection and Special Needs Trusts. She is a member of both the Missouri and Illinois Bars and is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and served as Chair of the Advocacy and Litigation Section of that organization. She has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the local chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and she is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. She is a member of Elder Care Matters Alliance, Elder Counsel and The Academy of Special Needs Planners. She has served as the Chair of the Elder Law Committee for the Missouri Bar. She has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Mid-East Area Agency on Aging (MEAAA) and as the President of that organization. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis (DSAGSL). She currently serves as President of the Board of the St. Louis Chapter of The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA). Ms. Alsop also taught the Fall Semester of the Elder Law class at St. Louis University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri along with another elder lawyer colleague. She has presented at numerous seminars for attorneys and other professionals regarding such topics as Medicaid, Capacity and Guardianship, Medicare Set-Asides, Veteran’s Benefits, Elder Abuse, Planning for People with Disabilities, Special Needs Trusts, and Estate Planning 

 


Susan Amato's Profile

Susan Amato Related seminars and products

Amato Family Law, LLC


Susan L. Amato, J.D. is an attorney and mediator, in private practice in Clayton, Missouri, practicing exclusively in the family law area. She received her law degree from Washington University in St. Louis and focuses her practice on resolution of disputes through mediation and collaborative practice, when appropriate. 


Nadine Atkinson-Flowers's Profile

Nadine Atkinson-Flowers Related seminars and products

Atkinson Flowers Law


Nadine Atkinson-Flowers regularly gives talks on the law about lawyers and the law, dos and don’ts for immigration filings on the radio, knowing your rights under different Jamaican laws on Facebook and on immigration youtube, as well as dos and don’ts for business owners on zoom. She volunteers with several legal, business, children and community service organizations in Jamaica and in the USA. She also writes a lot of “How to Dos” to show clients how to get the legal system to help them.
 


Kimber Baro's Profile

Kimber Baro Related seminars and products

Baro Law Firm


Kimber Baro practiced family law for 10 years and specialized in bankruptcy law for the last 20 years. She is a member of NACBA and licensed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

 


Jose Bautista's Profile

Jose Bautista Related seminars and products

Bautista LeRoy LLC


While his current practice extends to different areas of tort litigation, Mr. Bautista has represented families and individuals injured in railroad grade crossing collisions for most of his career. Before starting his own firm, he was an attorney with a renowned Kansas City law firm with a national practice in railroad litigation.
 
Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly has highlighted the results of José’s work on several occasions, including his $3 million settlement of a private crossing collision case involving a local construction worker in 2005 and more recently a $751,537.14 judgment in a jailhouse suicide case. His articles on litigation have been published by the national plaintiffs’ attorney organization, the American Association for Justice (AAJ), where he served in 2010 as the Chair of the Railroad Law Section, the youngest in the Section’s history. Since 2009, his peers have recognized him as a “Rising Star” and a “Super Lawyer” of the Kansas City legal community, and since 2010, the Kansas City Business Journal has named him “Best of the Bar.” Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly has also distinguished José as a Top 50: Kansas City Super Lawyers for the last several years.
 
Mr. Bautista achieved his B.A. at Washington University in St. Louis and his J.D. at St. Louis University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Law Review. Prior to entering the private sector, he served as a prosecutor for the State Attorney’s office in Madison County, Illinois and as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Michael W. Manners in Jackson County, Missouri. He is admitted to practice law in Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas, the U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Missouri, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, and District of Kansas, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. He is also an active member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA) and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA), an Asian American Bar Association of Kansas City (AABAKC) Past President, and serves on the Board of the Broadway Area Community Improvement District and Legal Aid of Western Missouri.
 
Mr. Bautista is proud to be in a position to help fellow Asian-Americans and other minorities. Born and raised in Makati, Philippines, he approaches the cases of his clients with a special respect for their culture, traditions and heritage. He is married to fellow attorney, Julie Oswald Bautista.
 


Bruce Beard's Profile

Bruce Beard Related seminars and products

Cinnamon Mueller


Bruce Beard has more than 34 years' experience as both outside and in-house counsel for major providers like Southwestern Bell and Millennium Digital Media. He brings regulatory expertise and a common sense approach to transactional matters, with a practice also focusing on regulatory advocacy and compliance, litigation, and other operational needs.


Melinda Bentley's Profile

Melinda Bentley Related seminars and products

Legal Ethics Counsel


Melinda J. Bentley serves as Legal Ethics Counsel, and she provides oral and written informal advisory opinions to attorneys on issues related to the Missouri Rules of Professional Conduct. In that position, she also serves as administrator and counsel to the Advisory Committee of the Supreme Court of Missouri. She began serving in that position in 2012. Prior to that she worked for the Illinois State Bar Association. She is a frequent speaker and author on professional responsibility matters. Ms. Bentley currently serves as a member of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility. She also currently serves on the Planning Committee for The Missouri Bar Solo and Small Firm Conference, and is a member of The Missouri Bar, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Organization of Bar Counsel, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and Cole County Bar Association. She was a board member and officer of the National Organization of Bar Counsel from 2015-2020, including a term as President from 2018-2019, and formerly served as a member (2015-2016) and Chair (2016-2018) of the Editorial Board of the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct.


Raymond Bolourtchi's Profile

Raymond Bolourtchi Related seminars and products

Cofman & Bolourtchi LLC


Raymond Bolourtchi has achieved national recognition for his expertise in immigration and criminal defense matters. He represents clients seeking relief from removal and deportation proceedings throughout the country, and practices in state, federal and immigration courts. He has assisted hundreds of clients obtain citizenship and naturalization.

Mr. Bolourtchi's passion for immigration issues motivates him to fight zealously for his clients, and he is a true advocate in each and every case.

Mr. Bolourtchi speaks fluent Spanish, French, Catalan, Farsi, and Italian.

Author and lecturer on immigration topics, including immigration consequences of criminal convictions; expert witness and consultant on guilty pleas and immigration law; quoted in St. Louis Post Dispatch; National Mentor to other attorneys in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in areas of removal and deportation and family immigration.

He received his J.D., from Saint Louis University School of Law, in 1995, and his B.A., from the University of California, Los Angeles.


Maureen Brady's Profile

Maureen Brady Related seminars and products

McShane & Brady, LLC


Maureen Brady is managing partner and founder of McShane & Brady, LLC. in Kansas City. Her practice focuses on personal injury cases involving auto/trucking wrecks, slip & falls, privacy law, and nursing home abuse. In addition, Maureen has been recognized nationally for her expertise in HIPAA laws and regulations.


Meagan Breeze's Profile

Meagan Breeze Related seminars and products

Kramer, Hand, Buchholz & Partney


Meagan Zimmer Breeze is a partner at Kramer, Hand, Buchholz & Partney in Jefferson County. Meagan was a GAL in juvenile court and currently serves as GAL, mediator and parent coordinator in family court, as well as practicing family law and personal injury law.


Martha Brown's Profile

Martha Brown Related seminars and products

Mitchell, Brown & Associates LLC


Martha Brown is a Certified Elder Law Attorney. Her firm, Mitchell, Brown & Associates concentrates on the unique legal needs of the elderly and individuals with disabilities. She is active in various committees and associations as well as receiving numerous awards for her work with the elderly and individuals with disabilities.


Jason Buhlinger's Profile

Jason Buhlinger Related seminars and products

Brown Smith Wallace


Jason Buhlinger is a Partner in the Transaction Advisory and Litigation Support (TALS) Services practice at Brown Smith Wallace. He works with staff to oversee the day-to-day activities of the TALS practice’s engagements and leads many of the firm’s business valuation, litigation support and fraud investigation engagements. 


Hon. S. Margene Burnett's Profile

Hon. S. Margene Burnett Related seminars and products

16th Judicial Circuit, Division 7


Judge Burnett was appointed Circuit Judge in 2013. She previously served as the 16th Circuit's Deputy Probate Commissioner for 10 years. Before her appointment, she worked for Morris & Larson and as a solo practitioner. She is a UMKC School of Law graduate with a BJ & BA from MIZZOU.


Hon. Sarah Castle's Profile

Hon. Sarah Castle Related seminars and products

16th Judicial Circuit


Judge Sarah Castle was appointed as Circuit Judge of Division 1, Jackson County on October 20, 2020. At the time of her appointment, she was serving as Associate Circuit Judge of Division 27. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Castle served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Jackson County. 


Anne Chambers's Profile

Anne Chambers Related seminars and products

Lawyers' Assistance Director

The Missouri Bar


Anne Chambers is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Director of the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program. Anne speaks about conquering procrastination, burnout and compassion fatigue, work-life balance and substance and mental health concerns in the legal profession. She lives in Columbia with her family, cat and backyard chickens.


Denise Childress's Profile

Denise Childress Related seminars and products

Childress Legal LLC


Denise Childress focuses her practice on criminal and DWI law, representing clients in over 35 different Missouri counties. She co-founded The Missouri DWI Institute, LLC, with a mission to educate Missouri's lawyers, judges, and law enforcement. Denise is proud to be hired by other lawyers to try their clients' DWI cases.


Creighton Cohn's Profile

Creighton Cohn Related seminars and products

The Cohn Law Firm, LLC


Creighton J. Cohn has focused his practice on consumer law and personal injury since 2000.  He represents individuals in areas including improper credit reporting, consumer fraud, unfair and deceptive acts, abusive debt collection, debtors’ rights, identity theft, and warranty and lemon law in addition to personal injury claims. He is a frequent speaker on consumer law related topics. He has litigated many consumer and personal injury cases, and also participated in numerous mediations and arbitrations. He obtained his certificate of mediation from the University of Missouri - Columbia in 2000 and is a volunteer mediator for the Missouri Bar Fee Dispute Resolution Committee.  Mr. Cohn is a 1998 graduate of St. Louis University School of Law and is admitted to practice in Missouri and Illinois as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.  His firm is located in Clayton, Missouri.


Morry Cole's Profile

Morry Cole Related seminars and products

Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C.


Morry S. Cole practices primarily in the areas of wrongful death, aviation, products liability, professional negligence, and corporate litigation. He received a B.B.A. in finance from Baylor University in 1993 and a J.D. from the University of Missouri in 1997. While at the University of Missouri, he served as an editor of the Missouri Law Review, a research assistant to Professor Martha Dragich, an intern to Judge Duane Benton, Supreme Court of Missouri and a part-time law clerk to Judge Edward D. Robertson, Jr., Supreme Court of Missouri. After graduation, he served a year as a full-time research attorney and law clerk for Judge Robertson. 
 
Since joining Gray, Ritter and Graham, P.C., Mr. Cole has practiced before the Missouri Courts of Appeal for the Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Missouri and the Supreme Court of Missouri, and he has tried cases in many Missouri counties and the Eastern and Western District federal courts. He is a past president of The Missouri Bar and is an adjunct law professor at Washington University.


Comm. Patrick Connaghan's Profile

Comm. Patrick Connaghan Related seminars and products

Commissioner for Probate Division


Patrick J. Connaghan has been the Probate Commissioner for the 22nd Judicial Circuit (City of St. Louis) since 2007. Prior to his appointment as Probate Commissioner, he served for twelve years as General Counsel for the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen. He is a Past President of the Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges. He is a 2009 Science and Technology Fellow for The Advanced Science and Technology Adjudication Resource Center (ASTAR) in Washington D.C. He was the 2014 recipient of the Isabella Horton Grant Guardianship Award from the National College of Probate Judges. Commissioner Connaghan is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Law.


David Crosby's Profile

David Crosby Related seminars and products

Crosby Law Office


David Crosby is a solo practitioner with over 30 years of experience. After graduating from the University of Missouri - School of Law he served as an Assistant Public Defender, First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. He then went into private practice. Since 2000, he has served as a guardian ad litem and parent attorney. He is currently a contract attorney for the Jefferson County Juvenile Court serving as GAL and parent attorney for abuse and neglect cases.  
You may reach David Crosby at 636/797-2266 or at david@davidcrosbylawoffice,com. 


Hon. Deborah Daniels's Profile

Hon. Deborah Daniels Related seminars and products

13th Judicial Circuit Court


Hon. Deborah Daniels serves as a senior judge, after almost 12 years as an ACJ. She was an adjunct professor of law from 1983-2013. Before joining the bench, she was chief counsel at the Missouri Attorney General's Office and was an assistant prosecuting attorney in Boone County. She is an ASTAR (NCSI) judge.


Brennan Delaney's Profile

Brennan Delaney Related seminars and products

Langdon and Emison


Brennan Delaney's practice for the past 8 years has focused on representing clients who have suffered a catastrophic injury or lost a loved one. Prior to that, he spent four years as law clerk - two for Circuit Court Judge Michael Manners and two for Missouri Supreme Court Judge Zel Fischer.


Kelly Dillon's Profile

Kelly Dillon Related seminars and products

Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel


Kelly Dillon is an investigative examiner-paralegal for the Missouri Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel where her duties include oversight of the Trust Account Overdraft Notification Program, conducting financial examinations and other investigations. Kelly is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has been with the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel since 2001.


William Dodson's Profile

William Dodson Related seminars and products

William C. Dodson Law Office


William Dodson is a sole practitioner in Jefferson County. He serves as a Guardian ad Litem and represents parents and other parties in Juvenile and Family Court proceedings there. Mr. Dodson spends a large portion of his time mediating child custody and other disputes.


Claude Ducloux's Profile

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Events Coordinator

LawPay


Claude E. Ducloux is an Attorney licensed in Texas, Colorado and California who speaks regularly on Legal Ethics, Law Office Management, and Trial-Related topics. In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE, and has been invited to speak in more than 400 programs since Jan 1, 2009, and serving as course director of numerous institutes and advanced courses. Mr Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major Bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation. He is board certified in both Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law.


Whittney Dunn's Profile

Whittney Dunn Related seminars and products

The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company


Whittney Dunn, Risk Manager at The Bar Plan, presents to hundreds of lawyers annually on ethics, malpractice avoidance, and lawyer well-being. When not presenting, she provides one-on-one ethics guidance and law practice management assistance to attorneys through The Bar Plan Foundation's free ethics hotline, available to any attorney in Missouri.


Robert Faerber's Profile

Robert Faerber Related seminars and products

Robert Faerber Law Offices


Robert Faerber practices in the areas of family law and bankruptcy. He is a member of the Missouri/Illinois Bars, and is licensed in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Missouri and Southern District of Illinois.


Tara Ficken's Profile

Tara Ficken Related seminars and products

Husch Blackwell, LLP


Tara Ficken is an intellectual property associate at Husch Blackwell, LLP. She works with business clients of all shapes and sizes to identify and protect their intellectual property assets. This includes advising clients about trademark and copyright matters, clearance and registration, and enforcement against unauthorized third party use.


Brent Filbert's Profile

Brent Filbert Related seminars and products

The Veterans Clinic at the University of Missouri School of Law


Brent Filbert is the clinical director and a supervising attorney at The Veterans Clinic at the University of Missouri School of Law. He has spent the last 30 years serving as an attorney in the military and in private practice. 


Karen Finley's Profile

Karen Finley Related seminars and products

The Finley Law Firm, L.L.C.


Karen Finley practices in the areas of fiduciary litigation, probate/trust administration, and estate planning. She received her LL.M. in Taxation from UMKC and her J.D. from MU. Ms. Finley is a former Tax Consultant with Deloitte & Touche, L.L.P. and Special Assistant Attorney General to the Missouri Department of Revenue. 


Ryan Frazier's Profile

Ryan Frazier Related seminars and products

Monsees & Mayer, P.C.


Ryan Frazier focuses his practice on sexual abuse, hunting relate accidents, and other personal injury matters. He prides himself in fighting for each of his clients as if they were a family member and believes that constant communication with his clients is key to successful representation.


Cynthia Garnholz's Profile

Cynthia Garnholz Related seminars and products

Garnholz Sparks


Cynthia Garnholz is a member of Garnholz | Sparks in Clayton. Her practice is focused primarily on family law, including mediation and collaborative divorce. She frequently lectures in the area of family law, has served as Chair of the BAMSL Family Law Section and currently serves on BAMSL’s Board of Governors. 


Sarah Ginther's Profile

Sarah Ginther Related seminars and products

The Law Office of Sarah H. Ginther


Sarah H. Ginther is a solo practitioner licensed in Missouri and Kansas. She graduated from UMKC School of Law in 2000 and primarily practices in Jackson County. Her emphasis has been in Juvenile Court matters and child permanency. She started her own practice in June of 2017.


Simone Haberstock's Profile

Simone Haberstock Related seminars and products

The Law Offices of Simone A. Haberstock, LLC


Simone Haberstock  has been a family law attorney for 30 years and a mediator for 20 years.  She acquired a Masters of Law in Dispute Resolution from University of Missouri School of Law in 2013 where she did IRB approved research on a mediation-arbitration process. Since graduating, she has founded a non-profit mediation service, Confluence Missouri, Inc.; served on the Mediation and Parenting Coordination Oversight Committee in St. Louis County Circuit Court; and worked on a number of court-connected ADR and problem-solving court projects across the state. She recently completed an interview research project of Missouri litigants who used mandatory mediation and has assisted in  the production of two videos for the public on ADR processes. She has mediated over 400 cases including family, small business, employment, landlord-tenant, and small claims matters. Ms. Haberstock has spoken and presented on  a variety mediation and ADR topics, including the decision- making process, at both national and statewide conferences. She also served on the Board of Governors for the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis for 10 years and is the immediate past-president of the Missouri Chapter of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.


Sheena Hamilton's Profile

Sheena Hamilton Related seminars and products

St. Louis City Counselor's Office


Sheena R. Hamilton is a partner at Dowd Bennett LLP in St. Louis, Missouri. She concentrates on employment litigation and corporate internal investigations. Primarily, Ms. Hamilton defends employers in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. She tries cases alleging employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, as well as wage and hour disputes, to verdict and through appeals.  

Ms. Hamilton regularly speaks and writes on employment law. She presents to attorneys and human resources professionals on topics such as maintaining a respectful workplace, conducting workplace investigations, creating and implementing privacy policies, and applying rules of evidence and procedure. An author of more than 20 articles in publications such as the Missouri Employment Law Letter, Missouri Business, St. Louis Lawyer and TYL, Ms. Hamilton also has been quoted as an authority on matters involving employment and labor law by The New York Times, Law360, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), and the ABA Journal.

For her work, she was awarded the Women in Justice Award titled Litigation Practitioner in 2017 by Missouri Lawyers Weekly and the John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award in 2019 by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.  

Ms. Hamilton is a member of the board of governors for the American Bar Association, vice chair of the Labor and Employment Law Committee for The Missouri Bar, and a member of the board of directors for the United Way of Greater St. Louis.  

Prior to joining Dowd Bennett, she clerked for the then Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.


Heather Hardinger's Profile

Heather Hardinger Related seminars and products

The Meyers Law Firm


Heather Hardinger focuses her practice on plaintiff’s employment discrimination, wage theft, and civil rights violations. Heather is a graduate of The Missouri Bar’s Leadership Academy and a Vice Chair for the MOSOLO Small Firm Conference Planning Committee. Since 2016, Heather has been named a Super Lawyers® Missouri & Kansas “Rising Star”.


Adrienne Haynes's Profile

Adrienne Haynes Related seminars and products

SEED Law, LLC


Adrienne B. Haynes is an award-winning attorney and business woman who specializes in helping entrepreneurs and communities to develop sustainable infrastructure and business practices. She is the managing partner of SEED Law, a business law firm, and owner of SEED Collective. For more information, please visit adriennebhaynes.com.


Richard Hein's Profile

Richard Hein Related seminars and products

The Hein Law Firm, L.C.


Richard Hein is Principal & Managing Partner of Hein Law Firm in St. Louis.
 
He has taught at the Universidad Centroamericana Law School, San Salvador and the Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Buenos Aires.
 
Richard is a member of the Missouri Supreme Court Committee for Language Access.  He serves as Vice President of the Hispanic Bar Association of St. Louis and Secretary, International Law Firms (www.ilflaw.com).


Sally Heller's Profile

Sally Heller Related seminars and products

The Heller Law Firm, LLC


Sally I Heller is the owner of The Heller Law Firm, LLC representing individuals seriously injured due to workers' compensation accidents, motor vehicle collisions and trip and falls. She is past president of MATA and WLA and has practiced law for 37 years. She received her J.D. from Washington University and her BA from the University of Wisconsin.


Annette Heller's Profile

Annette Heller Related seminars and products

Heller & Associates


Annette P. Heller is a member of the Solo and Small Firm Conference Planning Committee and former chair of The Missouri Bar Patent, Trademark and Copyright Section. Her practice is limited to trademark and copyright law and has been in private practice since 1983.


Barron Henley's Profile

Barron Henley Related seminars and products

Affinity Consulting Group


Barron K. Henley, Esq. is one of the founding partners of Affinity Consulting Group, a legal technology consulting firm focused on automating and streamlining law firms and legal departments.? He earned his B.S./B.A. (marketing and economics) and J.D. from The Ohio State University and is a member of the American, Ohio and Columbus Bar Associations, and the Worthington Estate Planning Council.? He is a member of both the ABA Law Practice Management and the Real Property Trust and Estate Law ("RPTE") Sections. He's a member of RPTE Futures Task Force, a Board Member for the ABA TECHSHOW, and is the former Chair of the Ohio State Bar Association Law Office Automation & Technology Committee.? Mr. Henley heads Affinity’s document assembly/automation and software training departments; he is a renowned expert on Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat and HotDocs document assembly software; and has authored legal-specific manuals on HotDocs, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook.? Barron is also an expert in launching new law firms, overhauling existing firms, and documenting and re-engineering law firm processes.? Finally, Barron teaches continuing legal education (CLE) classes throughout the U.S. and Canada covering a wide variety of topics related to law practice management, technology and ethics.? 

 


William Hubbard's Profile

William Hubbard Related seminars and products

Hubbard & Kurtz, LLP


William L. Hubbard is a partner in the Kansas City, Missouri law firm of Hubbard & Kurtz, L.L.P., (www.MoKanLaw.com) where he practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, elder and special needs law, January 1, 1998 to present. From 1971 through 1997 he was employed with the Popham Law Firm, P.C., Kansas City, Missouri (shareholder and director).
 
He received his B.S. degree in business administration from Northwestern University in 1967; and his J.D. from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1971 where he was a member of the Missouri Law Review.
 
He was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 1971. He is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation (the only organization approved by the American Bar Association for elder law certification)-2001 (Note: the Supreme Court of Missouri and The Missouri Bar do not currently review or approve certifying organizations).
 
He is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Probate & Estate Planning and Tax committees), The Missouri Bar (Probate, Elder Law [past chairman] and Tax committees), and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (a founding member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners, a founding member of the Missouri Chapter, its President 2000-2001, and the Chapter’s Outstanding Elder Law Attorney for 2002-2003, a former board member and currently serving on the Chapter’s education committee). 
 
He has been a speaker on estate planning, probate and elder law topics at CLE seminars sponsored by Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Clay County Bar Association, The Missouri Bar, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and National Business Institute.
 


Peter Jouras's Profile

Peter Jouras Related seminars and products

Law Offices of Peter A. Jouras Jr.


Peter Jouras is a licensed attorney in Missouri and Kansas. His practice is primarily personal injury and workers' compensation. Mr. Jouras has over 30 years of experience and is a sole practitioner. He received his JD and LLM at University of Missouri at Kansas City.


Thomas Kennedy's Profile

Thomas Kennedy Related seminars and products

Law Offices of Thomas E. Kennedy, III LC


Thomas Kennedy practices in state and federal courts in Illinois and Missouri. His firm handles special education, employment, disability rights and civil rights litigation on behalf of plaintiffs. He has written many articles on special education law. 


Kim Kirn's Profile

Kim Kirn Related seminars and products

USA&M


Kim Kirn works exclusively as a mediator and she has completed over 300 personal injury, real estate, contractual, and employment mediations with US Arbitration & Mediation. Her 35+ year legal career includes mega-big law firms; uber-small law firms; and in-house counsel giving her a balanced approach to ADR. 


Robin Kuykendall's Profile

Robin Kuykendall Related seminars and products

Advocate & Educate, LLC


Robin Kuykendall is experienced in litigation, alternate dispute resolution and advocacy.  Her skills include detailed legal research and writing, strategic planning, teaching, organizing diverse groups, leadership, and support functions in various settings. 
 
Since 1998, her solo law practice has focused on general civil practice, having the highest concentrations on family law, special education for parents & students, consumer representation, and contracts.  
 
She is licensed in Tennessee where she practiced in Knoxville from 1998-2018.  She passed The Missouri Bar exam in 2017, and now practices out of New Madrid.
 


Mark Lanterman's Profile

Mark Lanterman Related seminars and products

Computer Forensics Services


Mark Lanterman is the Chief Technology Officer of Computer Forensic Services. Before entering the private sector, Mark was a member of the U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Taskforce. Mark has 28 years of security and forensic experience and has testified in over 2000 cases.


Terry Lawson's Profile

Terry Lawson Related seminars and products

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.


Terry Lawson practiced in Kansas City for nearly 20 years, then moved to St. Louis to join LSEM. His consumer protection practice includes debt; tenant eviction; and execution defense. He also sues out consumer claims including MPA claims, FDCPA claims, and others.


Andrew LeRoy's Profile

Andrew LeRoy Related seminars and products

Bautista LeRoy, LLC


Andrew LeRoy's practice concentrates on car accidents, elder abuse, nursing home negligence cases and insurance bad faith litigation. He enjoys fighting insurance companies, zealously advocating for his clients to get the most out of each insurance policy. Prior to becoming a partner with Bautista LeRoy LLC, Andrew was a plaintiff's attorney handling complex product liability cases involving ATVs, Remington Model 700 rifles, tree stands and farming equipment. His products liability work has allowed him to develop a national practice handling cases in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Tennessee. This experience has allowed Mr. LeRoy to gain a greater understanding of how insurance companies operate around the United States which allows him to achieve better results for the firm’s clients.
 
 Mr. LeRoy received his B.S. in Journalism from the University of Kansas where he received the Outstanding Business Development/Marketing Award from the School of Journalism. He received his law degree in 2005 from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. While in law school, he was the Chief Honor Court Prosecutor and a Trial Advocacy Scholar. He is a member of the Order of Barristers, a national distinction given to only ten members of his graduating class recognizing excellence in legal advocacy. Mr. LeRoy was recognized as KCMBA Young Lawyer of the Year in 2014. This award is given to a young attorney who exhibits significant community, civic and professional work through his/her practice.
 
Mr. Leroy was born in Kansas City, Missouri. When he is not fighting insurance companies, he enjoys hiking and kayaking with his wife Gilly and their three children. He volunteers his time at St. Peter's Catholic Church and School in Brookside. You can frequently find him and his family enjoying everything Brookside has to offer families.
 


Phillip Martens's Profile

Phillip Martens Related seminars and products

Monsees & Mayer, PC


P. Reed Martens is a partner at Monsees & Mayer. His focus is fighting for civil justice for victims and survivors of sexual assault. 
 
Mr. Martens is an active member of the National Crime Victim’s Bar Association. The Monsees & Mayer team also volunteers for, and works alongside, various forensic and child advocacy centers, including the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) in Kansas City and the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) in Springfield. 
 
Mr. Martens has presented on various aspects of civil sexual assault claims in 2019 and again in 2020 and is delighted to be speaking again this year at the 2021 MOSOLO Conference.
 


David Mayer's Profile

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Monsees & Mayer, P.C.


David Mayer’s practice focuses on helping survivors of sexual abuse. He has helped numerous clients receive compensation for injuries or damages they suffered as a result of sexual abuse, including claims against employers, hotels, religious organizations, child care facilities, nursing homes, schools, massage therapists, and apartment complexes.


Karen McCarthy's Profile

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The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Co.


Karen McCarthy has been the President and CEO of The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company since 2002 and The Bar Plan Surety and Fidelity Company since 2000. She graduated from St. Louis University School of Law in 1990. Karen is a frequent CLE presenter addressing risk management and malpractice avoidance.


Timothy McCurdy's Profile

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Lashly & Baer, P.C.


Timothy F. McCurdy practices guardianships, fiduciary litigation, and elder law at Lashly & Baer, P.C. in St. Louis. Tim represents individuals and medical providers seeking appointment of guardians and conservators, as well as respondents. Tim has practiced in St. Louis since graduating from Notre Dame Law School in 2002.


Hon. Charles McKenzie's Profile

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Circuit Court of Jackson County


Governor Jay Nixon appointed Charles H. “Chip” McKenzie as a circuit judge in June 2011.   He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Cardinal Newman College in 1985.  He obtained his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1988, where he served as the president of the Student Bar Association. 
 
Judge McKenzie was a shareholder in The Accurso Law Firm from 1993 until his appointment to the bench. Prior to that, he served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Jackson County, Missouri from 1988 through 1993, and served as a Trial Team Leader with the Sex Crimes Trial Team from 1991 through 1993.
 


Melanie McMullen's Profile

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Cinnamon Mueller LLC


Melanie McMullen has more than 30 years’ experience, including as both in-house and outside counsel to Time Warner Cable and the National Cable Television Cooperative. Her operations background adds value for clients, with a practice focusing on content acquisition and negotiation, contract analysis, and strategic planning around advanced media rights.


Lucy McShane's Profile

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McShane & Brady LLC


Lucy McShane is managing partner and founder of McShane & Brady. Lucy focuses her practice on personal injury cases involving car/truck accidents, slip & falls, medical malpractice, HIPAA law, and nursing home abuse. Lucy has been recognized by numerous legal organizations for her leadership and innovation in personal injury law. 


Kathryn Millington's Profile

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Millington, Glass, & Love


Kate Millington's primary areas include business and commercial litigation, employment law, and appellate practice. Kate received her JD from Mizzou in 2013. She is admitted to practice in Missouri, Kansas, U.S District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Missouri Supreme Court and U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. 


Thomas Millington's Profile

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Millington, Glass & Love


Thomas W. Millington has a JD from Oklahoma City University (1980). He is licensed in Missouri; Oklahoma; federal district courts in Oklahoma, Missouri and Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th and 10th Circuits; and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has extensive experience in business/commercial litigation, commercial torts, and bad faith. Thomas W. Millington has a JD from Oklahoma City University (1980). He is licensed in Missouri; Oklahoma; federal district courts in Oklahoma, Missouri and Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th and 10th Circuits; and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has extensive experience in business/commercial litigation, commercial torts, and bad faith. 


Tabitha Mitchell's Profile

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Mitchell, Brown & Associates, LLC


Nikki Mitchell is a partner at Mitchell, Brown & Associates and a Certified Elder Law Attorney. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law and started her legal career in legal services and transitioned to the area of education law before starting at Mitchell, Brown & Associates.


Nancy Mogab's Profile

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Curtis,Heinz,Garrett & O'keefe


Nancy R. Mogab, principle at Curtis, Heinz, Garrett & O'Keefe P.C. representing injured individuals in workers’ compensation and personal injury cases, the disabled in social security and veterans disability claims She is a frequent speaker at CLE’s and written articles for publication for Local, State and National Bar Associations.


Timothy Monsees's Profile

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Monsees & Mayer, P.C.


Tim Monsees is a shareholder with the firm of Monsees & Mayer. He graduated with honors from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Missouri, Kansas, Texas and Colorado. Mr. Monsees restricts his practice to representation of injured parties in litigation of product liability. 

 


Francis Neuner's Profile

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Neuner Mediation & Dispute Resolution


Frank Neuner is a full-time mediator based in St. Louis who has mediated over 600 conflicts, involving bilateral disputes and multi-party cases. He is President of the national Association of Attorney-Mediators and he has been named to the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. 


Hon. John Ottenad's Profile

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John Ottenad is an experienced Administrative Law Judge with a demonstrated history of adjudicating workers’ compensation cases and working in the government administration industry. He is skilled in public speaking, nonprofit organizations, event planning, nonprofit management, conflict resolution, and volunteer management. Mr. Ottenad is a strong legal professional with a Doctor of Law (J.D.) from Washington University in St. Louis.


Hon. Gary Oxenhandler's Profile

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(Retired)


Gary Oxenhandler is a retired Circuit Court Judge.  He now mediates and arbitrates.  He currently serves on the Missouri Supreme Court’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness.  For the past 40 years, Gary has studied jail populations on local, state and national levels and is a continuing student of the role that implicit bias plays in our decision-making. Gary is an avid but old handball player. Gary and Janet have been married for 52 years.  Gary believes that whatever he has achieved in his life is the result of being Janet’s husband and Josh’s dad.  


William Peacock's Profile

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Law Office of William Peacock


Willie Peacock is a Missouri-born lawyer and marketer, currently living his best life as a dad and husband to a medical resident out in New York City. He's half-lawyer, half-marketer, and is making his third appearance at MOSOLO to talk about law firm marketing. 


Rio Peterson's Profile

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Affinity Programs Manager

Clio


Rio Peterson is the Affinity Partnerships Manager at Clio where she works to build and foster flourishing relationships with legal associations across North America.
 
Rio is passionate about educating lawyers on the importance of using data to understand legal trends, build better practices, and drive the legal industry forward. 


Hon. Mark Pfeiffer's Profile

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Missouri Court of Appeals Western District


Judge Mark D. Pfeiffer was appointed to the Missouri Court of Appeals in 2009, served the Court as its Chief Judge from 2016-18, and still presently serves as one of the eleven judges on the Western District. Prior to joining the Court, Pfeiffer was a partner in a small firm.


Sam Phillips's Profile

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Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel


Sam Phillips is Deputy Chief Counsel for the Missouri Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel. Sam has served on the Board of Directors of the National Organization of Bar Counsel and was that Board’s liaison to the ABA’s Lawyer Competence Committee. In addition to attorney discipline and private practice, he has served as Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney and been the Executive Trust Officer for a regional bank. He also chaired The Missouri Bar’s Law Practice Management Committee.


Scott Pierson's Profile

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Twibell Pierson Criminal Law


Scott Pierson is a Partner at Twibell Pierson Criminal Law. Receipt of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar President's Award and Missouri Lawyers Weekly Up and Coming Lawyers Award. Scott has practiced in the field of criminal defense for ten years. He is also a regular lecturer on Missouri's expungement and DWI laws.


Sara Rittman's Profile

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Attorney General's Office


Sara Rittman is an Assistant Attorney General, unit leader, and serves on the office's Professional Responsibility Committee. She practiced legal ethics and attorney discipline law for 26 years, including private practice, as Missouri's first Legal Ethics Counsel, and at OCDC. She was an AAG from 1981-1993 in the licensing unit. 


Hon. Janette Rodecap's Profile

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16th Judicial Circuit


Associate Circuit Judge Janette Rodecap was appointed to the bench in 2014. Before that, she served as a Jackson County prosecutor and as a judicial law clerk for the Supreme Court of Palau and U.S. District Court Judge Nanette Laughrey. She graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law.


Hon. David Roither's Profile

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22nd Judicial Circuit


Judge David Roither is an Associate Circuit Judge in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of the State of Missouri. Judge Roither has been a member of the Missouri Bar since 1999 and was in a litigation practice with his former partner the Honorable Jeffrey Medler from December, 2000, through January, 2018. 


Richard Rollings's Profile

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Legal Research by Richard L. Rollings, Jr.


Richard L. Rollings, Jr. provides contract legal work to other attorneys. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, cum laude, in 1992. He was a 2002 recipient of the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award. His practice includes appellate work as well as research and drafting services.


Christine Rosengreen's Profile

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Joseph, Hollander, & Craft, LLC


Christine Rosengreen practices in all areas of family law, including but not limited to, divorce, paternity, modification, guardianship, Guardian ad Litem and adoption. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in English from Kansas State University, and earned her juris doctorate in 2006 from the University of Kansas School of Law. 


Stephen Sanders's Profile

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Sanders.Law


Steve Sanders is a trial lawyer from KCMO whose practice takes him around the country. His primary practice areas are: Insurance Bad Faith, Traumatic Brain Injury, & Trucking Litigation.
 
Mr. Sanders is a "Multi-Million Dollar Advocate" and a Super Lawyer every year since 2010.
 
He can be reached at steve@Sanders.Law.


Amanda Schneider's Profile

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Legal Services of Eastern MO


Amanda Schneider is the Managing Attorney of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s Education Justice Program which focuses on addressing education equity issues. Ms. Schneider was previously the first William G. Guerri Chair in the Children’s Legal Alliance, practicing education law primarily representing children with disabilities and children excluded from school. 


William Sharma-Crawford's Profile

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Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law


Michael Sharma-Crawford is a principal in Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law. He has been defending non-citizens in removal proceedings since 2002. In 2011 he and his partner Rekha Sharma-Crawford opened The Clinic, a 501(c)(3) non-profit law clinic that provides representation to indigent non-citizens in the Kansas City Immigration Court. 


Grant Shostak's Profile

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The Shostak Law Firm, LLC


Grant J. Shostak has extensive experience practicing law in the state and federal courts in both Missouri and Illinois.  He graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia.  Upon graduation from law school, Grant served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul J. Simon in the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District of Missouri.  When his clerkship ended, Grant entered private practice.
 
Grant is an associate professor at Lindenwood University.  He previously served Lindenwood University as general counsel, as well as dean of the School of Human Services.  Currently, he is a member of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department.  When not teaching, he continues to defend a select number of criminal cases. 


William Shull's Profile

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Bill Shull is an attorney in Liberty, Missouri. He is a UMKC Law School graduate with more than 40 years of extensive litigation experience in criminal and civil cases. He is a regular speaker at bar seminars including the Missouri Solo and Small Firm Conferences. 


Fawzy Simon's Profile

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Law Office of Fawzy Simon


Fawzy Simon spent five years in the MSPDS, four years at the Cisar Law Firm in Lake Ozark, Missouri and opened his own criminal defense office in Camdenton in 2017. Presently defense counsel - Camden County Treatment Courts, Secretary of MACDL, member of the Supreme Court's Task Force for Criminal Justice.


Christian Stiegemeyer's Profile

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The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company


Christian A. Stiegemeyer is the Director of Risk Management for The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company where he helps lawyers arrive at practical solutions to a wide variety of ethical and legal malpractice issues. He received his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law.


Harry Swingle's Profile

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Office of Prosecuting Attorney


H. Morley Swingle, is an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Boone County, Missouri.  He previously served as the Prosecuting Attorney for Cape Girardeau County, as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, as a criminal defense lawyer in Denver, and as a prosecutor in the Armed Offender Unit of the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office.  He has tried 178 jury trials and has personally handled 111 homicide cases, including several death penalty cases.  He has taught at continuing legal education seminars around the country.  He has published several books, both fiction and nonfiction, and is a member of Mystery Writers of America.


Michelle Symank's Profile

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Evans & Dixon, LLC


Michelle M. Symank is a Member at Evans & Dixon, LLC in the St. Louis office. She exclusively represents Employers and Insurers in the defense of workers' compensation claims before the Division of Workers' Compensation in St. Louis, St. Charles, Cape Girardeau and Jefferson City. 


Phillip Tatlow's Profile

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Bollwerk & Tatlow, L.L.C.


Phillip Tatlow graduated in 1991 from SLU of Law. He is licensed in Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin. Phil Tatlow co-counsels with other attorneys on complex personal injury and ERISA claims. He has successfully handled over 200 ERISA cases in multiple states. He's also top rated by Martindale, AVVO, and Super Lawyers.


Susan Teson's Profile

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Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP


Susan B. Teson is Of Counsel with Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP. Recently retired from UMB Bank as Chief Fiduciary Officer, she is also an adjunct professor at UMKC Law School teaching estate planning/drafting and has been a member of the Missouri Bar since 1982, receiving her J.D. from UMKC.


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Law Clerk for Hon. Bonnie L. Clair, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Missouri


Sarah Tomlinson currently serves as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Bonnie L. Clair, Bankruptcy Judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. She previously served the Hon. Kathy A. Surratt-States, Chief Judge, and the now-retired Hon. Charles E. “Sketch” Rendlen, III for the same court.


Morris Turek's Profile

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YourTrademarkAttorney.com


Morris Turek helps individuals, businesses, and organizations of all sizes avoid the devastating effects of being sued for trademark infringement by helping them clear and protect the names, logos, and slogans they use to advertise and sell their products/services. He primarily focuses his practice of law on federal trademark registration.


Michael Watkins's Profile

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Watkins Law Firm, P.C.


Mike Watkins grew up in the St. Louis area and attended Central Methodist University earning a B.A. in Political Science. Upon graduation from college, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served 13 months in Vietnam. Mike then returned home, attended law school, and received his J.D. from the University of Missouri at Columbia. His former military experience afforded him the opportunity to return to the U.S. Army and serve in the J.A.G. Corps as a defense attorney and Summary Court Military Judge while stationed in Savannah, Georgia.
 
In 1976, he established his own law firm in Chillicothe, Missouri and remained there for 27 years. During that time, he gained experience in the areas of family law, criminal defense, bankruptcy, probate, real estate, farm and agricultural matters and served as city attorney.
 
In 2003, Mike and Marilyn returned to the St. Louis area in order to care for aging parents. He opened his office in O’Fallon and currently practices in the areas of family law, estate planning, real estate, small business law and offers his clients flat fee billing.
 
Mr. Watkins has spoken for Missouri Bar Practical Skills Courses; Solo and Small Firm Conference; National Business Institute; University of Missouri Law School at Columbia for Practical Management. He is a Certified Family Law Mediator and a member of The Missouri Bar and the St. Charles County Bar Association. Watkins Law Firm has been voted #1 law firm in St. Charles County for 2010, 2011 and 2013.
 
He has been married for 50 years, is the father of two sons, and “Poppy” to four grandchildren. 


Benjamin Westhoff's Profile

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Sedey Harper Westhoff, PC


Benjamin F. Westhoff focuses his practice on employment law and personal injury law on behalf of individuals. Ben began his career as an employment lawyer for a large St. Louis corporate law firm, but decided in 2006 that he wanted to represent individuals faced with employment problems and serious personal injuries.
 
Since then, Ben has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for victims of discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination and other unfair employment practices.
 


Judith Westmoreland's Profile

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Jackson County CASA


Judith Westmoreland is a Supervising Attorney at Jackson County CASA in Kansas City, MO where she oversees the newly created CASA Pro Bono Attorney Program, training and supporting attorneys as Guardians ad Litem for children in foster care. She serves on the board of AWL-KC and is active with the KCMBA. 


James Weyand's Profile

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10th Circuit Juvenile Office


J.C. Weyand is an attorney in Hannibal with significant experience in CA/N Juvenile Cases, as the JO attorney, parents' attorney and GAL. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Hannibal-LaGrange University and has presented variety of different CLEs including breakout sessions at 2019 & 2020 Solo & Small Firm.


Ronald Wiesenthal's Profile

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St. Louis Mediation & Arbitration Center, LLC


Ron Wiesenthal is the owner of the St Louis Mediation & Arbitration Center, LLC. He has all the usual degrees and awards but is most proud of being called Lord Vader by his grandchildren.


Robert Wise's Profile

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Attorney At Law


Robert J. Wise has practiced law in Missouri since 1975 when he graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School. He specializes in representing rental property owners and managers. He is a frequent speaker to property owners and attorneys on landlord-tenant law, collections, Fair Housing, and related areas and has spoken to Solo & Small firm regarding operating a law office from home. From 1999-2003 he was the executive director of the Missouri Apartment Association. He also currently serves as the executive director of Mid-America Crime Free which educates landlords and managers about crime prevention in rental housing.


Hon. Gary Witt's Profile

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Mo Court of Appeals-Western District


Hon. Gary Witt appointed Western District 2010. Previously an Associate Circuit Judge in Platte County 1998 - 2010. Shareholder Witt, Hicklin & Witt, P.C. in Platte City. Married to Angie. Undergraduate degree William Jewell College and law degree MU. State Representative 1991-1996. Received the Appellate Judicial Excellence Award 2020. 


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