Tag: law

Missouri Ethics Commission respond to Ernie Trakas complaints

Complaints filed against a St. Louis County Councilman’s campaign during the election cycle was ruled appropriate by the Missouri Ethics Commission earlier this month. During the Dec. 21 meeting, the complaints were filed against the Friends of Ernie Trakas group that claimed that the group violated the Missouri Campaign Finance Law by not providing appropriate receipts, failing to accurately report loans to the committee and failing to display a paid for by disclaimer on a […]

RELEASE: Hammond and Shinners, P.C. Opens New Office in St. Louis County

Elected officials, labor unions, clients among those expected to celebrate the new office, which is better suited to serve their clients. DES PERES, MO – The law firm of Hammond and Shinners, P.C. will officially open its new headquarters on October 20, 2017. Expected to be in attendance, to celebrate the new office opening, are St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, State Senator Jill Schupp, State Senator Gina Walsh, and Representative Tracy McCreery. Hammond and […]

This Week in Missouri Supreme Court: Week of October 17, 2017

By Michael Layer JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Supreme Court offered just one hand down for the week of October 17, 2017. In the State of Missouri v. Larry Clay, Clay appealed a decision that found him guilty of second-degree murder and armed criminal action, which sentenced him to 25 years in prison. After an argument between Clay and three other men at his house, the altercation escalated into a physical conflict. During the […]

St. Louis County Blog 9 a.m. — Potbelly changing business strategy, #rallycat update

Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, 9 a.m. Clayton Times: PotBelly Sandwiches about to tighten the belt The Potbelly Sandwich Shop might be looking to sell the franchise after second-quarter earnings show sales have been stagnant. Clayton Times: Cardinals offer a statement regarding the #rallycat RELEASE: The St. Louis Cardinals issued the following statement today regarding the #RallyCat from Wednesday’s game Clayton Times: Courts could see flurry of anti-discrimination suits before new law takes hold The St. Louis County chapter of […]

Courts could see flurry of anti-discrimination suits before new law takes hold

Missouri courts could start seeing an influx of employment discrimination suits as a new law reversing portions of the Missouri Human Rights Act is about to go into effect. Currently, employers under the act are liable for discriminatory practices. Senate Bill 43 changes that standard when the law goes into effect Aug. 28. It is not retroactive, so all suits filed before that date must be decided under what the current law stipulates. That has […]