2020 Annual Law Update
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2020 Annual Law Update by Adam Breeze, John Challis, Drey Cooley, Martin Klug, Marc Lapp, Anthony Laramore, John Lynch, Kristen Maly, Charles Pullium, Kirk Stange
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Don’t miss this chance to keep current on the law and earn CLE towards your MCLE requirement. 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.
7:40 – 8:28 AM | Workers’ Compensation Law
Speaker: Martin A. Klug, Huck Howe & Tobin, Clayton
8:28 – 9:26 AM | Employment Law
Speaker: Kristen L. Maly, McCarthy, Leonard, Kaemmerer, LC, Town & Country
9:26 – 9:36 AM | Break
9:36 – 10:26 AM | Bankruptcy & Debtors/Creditors Law
Speaker: Adam G. Breeze, Watton Law Group, St. Louis
10:26 – 11:24 AM | Family Law
Speaker: Kirk C. Stange, Stange Law Firm, PC, Clayton
11:24 – 11:34 AM | Break
11:34 AM – 12:30 PM | Real Estate Law
Speaker: Charles S. Pullium, III, Millsap & Singer, LLC, St. Louis
12:30 – 1:15 PM | Lunch on Your Own
1:15 – 2:05 PM | Ethics Update
Speaker: Marc A. Lapp, Special Representative, OCDC
2:05 – 2:58 PM | Criminal Law
Speaker: John M. Lynch, The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC, St. Peters
2:58 – 3:48 PM | Appellate & Civil Trial Practice
Speaker: Drey A. Cooley, Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, PC, Clayton
3:48 – 3:58 PM | Break
3:58 – 4:47 PM | Torts & Civil Actions
Speaker: Anthony G. Laramore, A.G. Laramore, LLC, St. Louis
4:47 – 5:37 PM | Probate Law
Speaker: John M. Challis, Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP, Clayton
5:37 PM | Adjourn
MAR 19 | LaTonya J. Marshall, Attorney at Law
APR 23 | Morgan R. Teague, Teague & Associates, LLC, St. Charles
Workers’ Compensation Law (1.7 MB) Available after Purchase
Employment Law (3.6 MB) Available after Purchase
Bankruptcy/Debtors & Creditors Law (2.6 MB) Available after Purchase
Family Law (992.2 KB) Available after Purchase
Real Estate Law (731.9 KB) Available after Purchase
Ethics Update (175.6 KB) Available after Purchase
Criminal Law (6.9 MB) Available after Purchase
Appellate & Civil Trial Practice (414.7 KB) Available after Purchase
Torts & Civil Actions (3.1 MB) Available after Purchase
Probate Law (1.3 MB) Available after Purchase
MOLAP Information (215 KB) Available after Purchase
Important Information for Attorneys Seeking Kansas Credit (58.7 KB) Available after Purchase
Rule 8.10 – Instructions for Submitting Certificate (73.9 KB) Available after Purchase
Rule 8.10 Certificate of Compliance (12.2 KB) Available after Purchase
Watton Law Group
Adam Breeze is an associate attorney and has vast experience in consumer bankruptcy and related litigation. He has served as an expert witness on the duties of care required by bankruptcy counsel. He also has experience in all facets of civil litigation. Mr. Breeze received his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2007 and his undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems and Management from Park University in 2002 while on active duty in the United States Air Force. Mr. Breeze is admitted to practice in the state courts of Missouri, Illinois (provisionally), and Arizona (inactive), as well as the Eastern and Western Federal District Courts of Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 avvo.com and he has also received multiple client satisfaction awards.
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.
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.
Millsap & Singer, LLC
Charles S. Pullium, III received his B.S. degree from Central Missouri State University and his J.D. from the University of Missouri at Columbia. Mr. Pullium is licensed in Missouri, Illinois, and Kansas. In addition, he is admitted to practice before the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. Mr. Pullium is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri Mortgage Bankers Association, Illinois State Bar, The Missouri Bar, Kansas State Bar, and the American Bar Association. In addition to being a frequent speaker at legal and industry educational events, Mr. Pullium has authored articles for both regional and national publications.
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.