2014 News Archive
Dec 05, 2014
The Missouri Supreme Court ruled last month in favor of a mortgage company in a class action suit alleging claims for the unauthorized practice of law, violation of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act and unjust enrichment. The lawsuit was one of eight filed by plaintiffs’ attorneys in May 2012 against various mortgage lenders and mortgage document preparation companies seeking to compel a change in Missouri law under which a mortgage lender could be liable for the unauthorized practice of law if it procured form legal documents such as deeds of trust, promissory notes and/or planned unit development riders from a third party without the assistance and review of a Missouri-licensed attorney.
Nov 21, 2014
STL Startup Challenge, a local startup competition organized by the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and sponsored by Edward Jones, announced its three winners.
Nov 13, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. is pleased to announce the firm has been recognized by St. Louis Small Business Monthly as a “5-Star Winning Workplace” in the November 2014 issue.
Nov 12, 2014
St. Louis law firm Carmody MacDonald P.C. is pleased to announce the firm has been recognized in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2015 Edition as a Top-Tier St. Louis firm.
Oct 27, 2014
Carmody MacDonald attorney Tina N. Babel served as a Program Moderator at the Missouri Bar Association’s Annual Estate & Trust Institute in St. Louis on October 17th.
Oct 09, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. is pleased to announce that 13 attorneys have been selected to the 2014 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This elite annual award honors fewer than five percent of attorneys in the state.
Oct 08, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. is pleased to announce that Mark B. Hillis has been recognized with the Missouri Lawyers Weekly Mentor Award and Meghan Lamping has been named to Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s “Up & Coming Lawyers” list for 2014.
Sep 19, 2014
Ten second-year law students at Washington University in St. Louis received the Carmody MacDonald Legal Practice Excellence Awards for outstanding performance in the class during their first year of law school.
Aug 19, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).
Jul 30, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. was pleased to sponsor the 2014 Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Golf Tournament at Norwood Hills Country Club yesterday.
Jun 30, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. is honored to be named to the list of 2014 Top Workplaces by The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch for the second year in a row.
Jun 06, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. was pleased to be a sponsor of the 2014 St. Louis County Bar Picnic.
Jun 04, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. worked together with the Career Services offices at University of Missouri School of Law to host a "Summer in St. Louis" event for St. Louis summer Mizzou students, Mizzou Law School alumni, lawyers and judges.
May 23, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. is a proud sponsor of the 14th Annual MAABA Unity Dinner. supporting the Missouri Asian American Bar Association, Mound City Bar Association, Hispanic Bar Association, Lawyers for Equality, Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis, and the South Asian Bar Association.
May 19, 2014
Attorneys Eddie Ernst and Greg Murphy golfed in Webster University's Gorlok Open on Monday, May 19th.
Apr 03, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. Attorney Gregory J. Murphy was named to the list of the "Top 100 St. Louisans to Know to Succeed in Business" by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. The list is compiled of 100 individuals who are influencers in the St. Louis business community.
Apr 02, 2014
Carmody MacDonald is pleased to announce Christopher J. Lawhorn has joined the firm as Principal. Mr. Lawhorn brings more than 17 years of expertise in complex business litigation.
Mar 20, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. is pleased to announce that Firm Administrator, Lisa Waligorski, CLM (Certified Legal Manager) has been elected Board President of the Gateway Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA). Ms. Waligorski has been with Carmody MacDonald since 2008 and has been active in law firm administration for more than 18 years.
Mar 11, 2014
Unanimous Appellate Court Decision Sets Precedence and Blocks Plaintiffs Attempt to Change Missouri Law Carmody MacDonald Successfully Obtains Summary Judgment in Favor of Client
Feb 10, 2014
Carmody MacDonald attorneys Sarah J. Bettag and Laura Bailey Brown participated in the 2014 St. Louis Diversity Clerkship Program at Saint Louis University School of Law on Saturday, February 8th. Students from the law schools at Saint Louis University, Washington University, University of Missouri - Columbia, University of Illinois, and Southern Illinois University - Carbondale were in attendance.
Feb 05, 2014
Luce and Brown Secure Verdict for Client in Protecting Government Employee Privacy and Information Governance in Sunshine Law Case that will Impact Future Legal Decisions
The Missouri Supreme Court denied a request by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch to review the unanimous decision of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District. The Court decided that under the Missouri Sunshine Law, the Post-Dispatch was required to seek public records from the public body whose records it sought and not from the City of St. Louis Information Technology Services Agency (ITSA) which merely processed the information
Jan 07, 2014
Carmody MacDonald P.C. is pleased to announce Angela L. Schisler has been named Principal. Ms. Schisler joined Carmody MacDonald in 2005 in the firm's Business Law Group, where she concentrates her practice in banking and finance; financial restructuring and bankruptcy; real estate; and venture capital and private equity.