Tag: Legal

Amendment 2 provision barring businesses from contributing to own PACs being challenged in courts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An advisory opinion by the Missouri Ethics Commission concerning campaign donations is being challenged in the courts. The lawsuit, filed by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, seeks to reverse the opinion issued by the MEC, blocking businesses from putting money into their own political action committees. Cole County Circuit Court Judge Patricia Joyce heard arguments in the lawsuit on Thursday. “We believe the Missouri Ethics Commission opinion places an […]

Greitens defense team wants to move up trial date

Gov. Eric Greitens’ defense team wants to move his trial for invasion of privacy to start in early April and hopes to have a judge hear the case rather than a jury trial. The Republican governor was indicted on a first-degree felony invasion of privacy charge for an incident that took place on March 21, 2015 in the City of St. Louis. The charge is related to the affair the governor admitted to having in […]

RELEASE: Jared Walsh Joins Armstrong Teasdale’s St. Louis Office

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces the addition of Litigation associate Jared Walsh. Walsh is experienced in all aspects of trial preparation, including drafting motions, orders and memoranda; preparing and responding to discovery; conducting depositions; witness preparation; recommending rulings; and case management. He works across practice areas to support clients in various industries on a wide array of challenges. A former U.S. Marine Corps captain, Walsh is a seasoned […]

AG report says Greitens’ office didn’t break any laws with use of Confide app

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The investigation by the Attorney General’s Office into the usage of the text-deleting Confide app by Governor Eric Greitens and his staff has been completed, and the findings seem to vindicate the embattled Republican governor. In a news release issued Thursday afternoon, the Governor’s Office released the final report from the Attorney General’s Office investigation, stating that the report confirms that the Governor’s Office has “never used Confide or any similar […]

Greitens indicted by grand jury, taken into custody; Greitens’ lawyers will appeal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has been indicted by a City of St. Louis Grand Jury. The news was announced by the City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Thursday afternoon. According to a news release, the Republican governor was indicted on a first-degree felony invasion of privacy charge for an incident that took place on March 21, 2015, in the City of St. Louis. That charge is assumed to […]

RELEASE: Healthcare Regulatory Attorney Denise Bloch Joins Lathrop Gage

St. Louis (February 19, 2018) – Lathrop Gage is pleased to welcome Denise Bloch to its St. Louis office as Of Counsel in the Healthcare practice. Bloch has a strong background in healthcare law and brings over 20 years of experience to the firm. She is well versed in numerous areas of healthcare law, privacy, pharmacy, reimbursement, licensure, contracting, drafting, negotiations, employment and labor counseling and related litigation, reimbursement appeals, litigation management and claims management. Bloch […]

RELEASE: The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Kicks Off 2018 Hon. Richard B. Teitelman Memorial St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge

St. Louis, MO – The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) kicked off its 2018 Hon. Richard B. Teitelman Memorial St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge at an awards banquet on Jan. 25 at the St. Louis Club in Clayton. In 2017, BAMSL partnered with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri to implement this exciting program to encourage and support pro bono legal services, and to publicly recognize those lawyers and law firms who step up […]

Judge refuses to dismiss Rams lawsuit

A St. Louis area judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the City of St. Louis and the area’s sports authority over NFL’s Rams departure to Los Angeles. St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Christopher McGraugh issued the ruling on Wednesday, which will result in the case most likely going to court. The lawsuit filed in April alleges that the National Football League’s Rams failed to meet a league relocation requirement when the team left […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen to consider Protect Clayton Neighborhoods appeal once again

For the third time in the last two months, Clayton’s Board of Aldermen will consider an appeal from a neighborhood group looking to stop Centene Corporation’s redevelopment plans of the Maryland School property Tuesday night. Centene, the nation’s largest healthcare provider, agreed in July to buy the building from the School District of Clayton with plans to use it to house its employees development program and offer an early childhood center for employees’ children. A […]