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Gottuso joins Armstrong Teasdale IP Litigation Practice

Armstrong Teasdale announced that Of Counsel Kyle Gottuso, ’12, joined the firm’s St. Louis office in March 2020. He complements more than 530 attorneys and staff firm wide and adds to Armstrong Teasdale’s robust intellectual property litigation practice. Gottuso has a track record of success handling contentious intellectual property matters in U.S. District Courts across the country, as well as…

Wan chosen for Public Service Award

The Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 Women’s Justice Awards selection committee has chosen Stephanie Wan, ’06, chief assistant prosecuting attorney, Greene County (Mo.) Prosecutors Office, with the Public Service Award. This award recognizes women who work on behalf of a nonprofit organization, government agency or the judiciary; or have made their mark in education. Since 1999, the awards have celebrated extraordinary…

Kerner chosen for Public Service Award

The Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 Women’s Justice Awards selection committee has chosen Sarah Kerner, ’04, economic development director for the City of Springfield, Mo., with the Public Service Award. This award recognizes women who work on behalf of a nonprofit organization, government agency or the judiciary; or have made their mark in education. Since 1999, the awards have celebrated extraordinary…

Boyles chosen for Women’s Justice Awards Corporate Award

The Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 Women’s Justice Awards selection committee has chosen Jami L. Boyles, ’01, chief administrative officer, Lewis Rice in St. Louis, with the Corporate Award. This award recognizes women serving as general counsel or in-house counsel, advising businesses on complex legal matters. Since 1999, the awards have celebrated extraordinary women lawyers, law students, rising stars, public officials…

Creson chosen for Litigation Practitioner Award

The Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 Women’s Justice Awards selection committee has chosen Megan N. Creson, ’16, Lowther Johnson Attorneys at Law in Springfield, Mo., with the Litigation Practitioner Award. This award recognizes litigators who have made their careers in the courtroom – criminal or civil, representing plaintiff or defense. Since 1999, the awards have celebrated extraordinary women lawyers, law students,…

Shafaie chosen for Litigation Practitioner Award

The Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 Women’s Justice Awards selection committee has chosen Ida S. Shafaie, ’13, Armstrong Teasdale in St. Louis, with the Litigation Practitioner Award. This award recognizes litigators who have made their careers in the courtroom – criminal or civil, representing plaintiff or defense. Since 1999, the awards have celebrated extraordinary women lawyers, law students, rising stars, public…

Smith chosen for Pro Bono Award

The Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 Women’s Justice Awards selection committee has chosen Vicki Smith, ’93, Stinson in Kansas City, with the Pro Bono Award that honors women attorneys who have contributed significant effort and time to pro bono work. Since 1999, the awards have celebrated extraordinary women lawyers, law students, rising stars, public officials and others in recognition of the…

Artman named a partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Jennifer Artman, ’11, has just been made partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon in Kansas City. Artman defends clients in the automotive, trucking and technology industries in courts nationwide. In addition to trial and counseling work, she handles appellate matters, drawing on her experience as a clerk for the Supreme Court of…

Rendlen retires from bench

After more than four decades in the legal profession, the Honorable Charles E. (“Sketch”) Rendlen, III, ’76, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, will be stepping down from the bench and into retirement. Judge Rendlen’s active career included private practice, government service with the Department of Justice, and lastly service in the federal judiciary. His retirement…

Albus appointed as Circuit Judge

On March 6, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced the appointment of Thomas Albus, ’97, as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit in St. Louis County effective April 1, 2020. He will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Gloria Clark Reno. Albus, of Glendale, currently serves as the First Assistant Attorney General for the…