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Williams appointed to University of Missouri Board of Curators

Michael A. Williams, ’98, was appointed to the University of Missouri Board of Curators by Gov. Mike Parson. Williams is a founding partner of Williams Dirks Dameron LLC in Kansas City. He specializes in labor and employment law, litigating discrimination and retaliation claims on behalf of plaintiffs. For more than a decade he has served as a mentor and board…

Minton Named Lawyer of the Year

Mike Minton, ’78, was named The Best Lawyers in America 2020 St. Louis Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year.” Lawyers so honored are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review…

Neill Named Lawyer of the Year

Thomas K. Neill, ’02, was named The Best Lawyers in America 2020 St. Louis Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year.” Lawyers so honored are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive…

Downing Named Lawyer of the Year

Don M. Downing, ’82, was named The Best Lawyers in America 2020 St. Louis Litigation – Banking and Finance “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year.” Lawyers so honored are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review…

Graham Named Lawyer of the Year

Maurice B. Graham, ’62, was named The Best Lawyers in America 2020 St. Louis Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year.” Lawyers so honored are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review…

Marks named fellow in national groups

Jonathan D. Marks, ’97, of The Marks Law Firm in Creve Coeur, Mo., was recently elected a Fellow in both the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Marks’ practice focuses on the areas of family law in both state and federal courts at trial and…

Duckworth joins Votava Nantz & Johnson in Kansas City

E.C. Duckworth, ’17, joined Votava Nantz & Johnson as an associate in its office in Kansas City. Duckworth’s practice focuses almost entirely on civil litigation, including auto/truck accidents, wrongful death, general negligence, medical negligence, insurance disputes, and business-to-business…

Smith joins Waypoint Residential, LLC, in Florida

Waypoint Residential, LLC, a vertically integrated real estate investment firm focused on the U.S. rental housing sector, recently announced Scott Smith, ’02, joined the firm as senior managing director. Smith provides leadership to the product development and capital markets efforts of Waypoint’s Independent Broker-Dealer and Registered Investment Advisor channel. “Scott’s strong reputation in the industry and extensive knowledge and management…

Rosenfelder selected for The Missouri Bar’s 20th Leadership Academy class

Shelly Rosenfelder, ’14, is among five Mizzou Law alumnae selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2019-2010. Rosenfelder is an associate with Husch Blackwell LLP in Springfield, Mo. Leadership Academy is composed of Missouri lawyers less than 40 years old or who have been admitted for 10 years or fewer, with an emphasis on diversity of ethnicity, culture,…

Homeyer selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s 20th Class

Jenna Homeyer, ’17, is among five Mizzou Law alumnae selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2019-2010. Homeyer is an assistant prosecuting attorney with the Greene County (Mo.) Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in Springfield. Leadership Academy is composed of Missouri lawyers less than 40 years old or who have been admitted for 10 years or fewer, with an emphasis…