Board members added to Young Friends of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Legal Services of Eastern Missouri announced the addition of three new Young Friends Board members, Loren Menefee, Nino Przulj and Ericka Simpson Conner, on Friday.

Young Friends of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri is a group of young professionals who are committed to increasing public awareness of the mission of Legal Services within the community while also providing volunteer and financial support for the agency.

Menefee, corporate counsel with Bayer’s Crop Science Division, graduated from Santa Clara University in California with a Bachelor’s degree and received her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law. She is a member of the Missouri Bar.

Menefee joined Monsanto in 2016 as a corporate attorney and previously interned with The Simon Law Firm, P.C. and Hon. Audrey Fleissig in the Federal District Court of Missouri.

Przulj, an associate with Thompson Coburn received a Bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University and J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law. He is a member of the Missouri Bar and Illinois Bar.

Przulj was formerly court clerk for Hon. Paul C. Wilson in the Supreme Court of Missouri and a Board Member of the Bosnian-American Professionals Association and the Community Development Corporation Board of the International Institute. He was named as a “30 under 30” awardee in 2018 by the St. Louis Business Journal.

Simpson Connor, an associate with Husch Blackwell, graduated from Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Ga. and received her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law. She is also a member of the Missouri Bar and Illinois Bar.

Simpson Conner previously interned with Wells Fargo Advisors, the Missouri Attorney General’s Office and the Missouri Court of Appeals.