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McElroy, ’15, elected principal at Brown & James

Tyler McElroy, ’15, was elected as principal at Brown & James law firm. He was also recognized by Best Lawyers as One to Watch in the areas of Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Product Liability Litigation –…

Hon. Jon A. Cunningham joins USA&M Panels

Honorable Jon A. Cunningham, a retired St. Charles County Circuit Court Judge, has joined the Mediator and Senior Arbitrator panels of United States Arbitration & Mediation (USA&M), the leading provider of mediation and arbitration…

Kevin Boss, ’20, joins Baker Sterchi

Kevin Bross joins Baker Sterchi as an associate in the firm’s St. Louis office, where his practice focuses on personal injury defense, premises liability and product liability.  Prior to joining the firm, Bross was a county prosecutor handling a range of criminal…

Jeff Fridkin, ’80, named to Best Lawyers in America list

Jeffrey D. Fridkin, who is a partner at Grant Fridkin Perason, P.A., was named a Best Lawyer in the areas of Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Construction Litigation Real Estate Litigation Trusts and Estates Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise, and undergo an…

BAMSL Award Named After Judge E. Richard Webber

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) announced that its annual Distinguished Lawyer Award will forever be named the Hon. E. Richard Webber Distinguished Lawyer Award after Judge Webber, ’67. The Distinguished Lawyer Award is the highest honor BAMSL awards. It is given annually to a lawyer who has made a great and lasting contribution to the St. Louis…

Kelly Collins, ’15, Appointed As Montgomery County (OH) Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

DAYTON, OH (07/11/2022) – Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr. announced that Kelly M. Collins has been appointed to the position of Assistant Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney. Collins received her law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law, in Columbia, Missouri, in 2015. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri in 2012, majoring in…

Fridkin, ’80, named 2022 Florida Super Lawyer

Jeffrey Fridkin, of Grant Frdkin Perason, P.A., has been listed as a Super Lawyer for seventeen consecutive years. He has been board certified in business litigation (since 1997) and in civil trial (since 1996) by The Florida Bar and is Chair of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of…

John Risvold, ’12, Named Partner at The Collins Law Firm

John Risvold, ’12, joined The Collins Law Firm as an associate attorney in 2017. Since that time he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for injured victims of negligence in courtrooms throughout the state. John represents injured people and their families in personal injury and wrongful death matters, including car accidents, commercial vehicle and semi-truck crashes, nursing…