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Recorder of Deeds challenger seeks to unseat long-time office holder Costello

A challenger seeking to unseat long-serving St. Clair County Recorder of Deeds Michael Costello believes heading the office that pays a handsome $98,776 salary requires more dedication than it currently receives.

Capes Sokol creates trusts and estates practice group; Hires attorneys Muhm and Adams

Capes Sokol of St. Louis announced the opening of its trusts and estates practice group with the hiring of attorneys Harvard W. Muhm and Lisa M. Adams, formerly with Muhm & Reilly, a boutique private wealth planning law firm.

Flora attorney Tungate helps swear in daughter to Illinois Bar

Flora attorney Mark Tungate helped welcome new attorneys into the practice of law during swearing-in ceremonies earlier this month, an exceptional moment for him as one of the new attorneys was his daughter. 

Greensfelder firm in St. Louis joined by attorneys Herman and Wolkiewicz

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis law firm Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

HeplerBroom elects seven partners

Matthew Champlin, Michael Chessler, Carolyn Husmann, Matthew Noce, Benjamin Powell, Eric Rosser and Jill Sundberg have been elected partners of HeplerBroom LLC.

Meghan Kane joins HeplerBroom as associate

Meghan C. Kane has joined HeplerBroom in its Edwardsville office as an associate attorney. Kane focuses her practice on complex business litigation matters, including toxic torts.

Lawyer wannabes against the First Amendment

Ever notice how people demanding tolerance are often intolerant?

Guntli and French join HeplerBroom as associate attorneys

Timothy Guntli and Nathaniel French have joined HeplerBroom LLC as associate attorneys. Guntli is based in the firm's St. Louis office.

HeplerBroom welcomes Lauren Collins as associate attorney

Attorney Lauren C. Collins joins HeplerBroom’s Edwardsville office as an associate.

Hightower brings both civil and criminal experience to the bench

Jennifer L. Hightower, 32, will take the bench in Madison County with a resume that includes roles as asbestos litigator and prosecutor which she says have helped prepare her for her new role as judge.

Hightower and Smith elected by circuit judges to fill two of five vacancies

Third Judicial Circuit judges have voted to select Jennifer L. Hightower and Sarah D. Smith as associate judges, according to an announcement from the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts.

Capes, Sokol elects two new shareholders

Attorneys Drey A. Cooley and Amy L. Fehr have been elected shareholders at Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan P.C. in St. Louis.

PERSONNEL FILE: Capes, Sokol elects two new shareholders

Attorneys Drey A.

Laura Al-Shathir promoted to counsel with Capes Sokol


New associate joins HeplerBroom's St. Louis office


New associates join HeplerBroom in Edwarsville, St. Louis and Chicago


Associates Maguire and Bakula join HeplerBroom


Brown and James adds 13 associates in St. Louis office

Brown and James in St. Louis has announced the addition of 13 new associate attorneys:Alex Braitberg concentrates his practice in the areas of complex litigation, business litigation, employment law, and insurance law. Braitberg received his law degree, magna cum laude, from Saint Louis University School of Law and also holds a bachelor of arts degree from Cornell University.Nathan W. Davis handles

Six attorneys at Simmons Hanly Conroy elevated to shareholders


Asbestos attorney Mengarelli named newest associate judge in Madison County