Missouri Supreme Court overrules PSC–and Court of Appeals, Western District

Today the Missouri Supreme Court overruled both the Missouri Public Service Commission and the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, in a victory for a company trying to build a transmission line to carry wind-generated energy from western Kansas to Missouri and to states farther east. Concluding that it was bound by a recent decision
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Firm Victories, Appellate Practice, 2018, James R. Layton

Melanie Gurley Keeney Featured Speaker at Naturalization Ceremony

On August 11, Melanie Gurley Keeney was the featured guest speaker at the Naturalization Ceremony honoring and welcoming U.S. new citizens. There ceremony was held in the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse with U.S. District Judge Ronnie L. White presiding. Melanie Gurley Keeney, a founding Shareholder of Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C., practices in
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Legal Presentations, Immigration Law, 2017, Melanie Gurley Keeney

Merry Rhoades Presents Webinar for Teach Illinois on Restorative Justice and SB100

Tueth Keeney attorney Merry Rhoades presented a webinar for Teach Illinois on March 28, 2017.  Merry spoke on the subject of Restorative Justice in Illinois School law, including the significant revisions to student discipline procedures imposed by Senate Bill 100.  SB100 implements principles of restorative justice, and requires schools to use restorative practices rather than
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Legal Presentations, Illinois Education Law, Merry Rhoades

James R. Layton Joins Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C., as Of Counsel

Tueth Keeney is pleased to announce that James R. (“Jim”) Layton, former Solicitor General of Missouri, has joined the Firm as Of Counsel.  While in the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, Jim argued three cases in the United States Supreme Court, 92 in the Missouri Supreme Court, and 100 in other state and federal appellate courts
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Firm Announcements, Missouri Education Law, Higher Education Law, Labor and Employment, James R. Layton

Kameron Murphy Presents at Meeting of Southern Illinois Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association in O’Fallon, Illinois

Kameron Murphy presented to a group of healthcare financial management professionals at a meeting of the Southern Illinois Chapter of the HFMA in O’Fallon, Illinois, on August 25, 2016. Kameron’s 90-minute presentation covered several inter-related topics in employment law, including trends in joint employer liability, the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations, and the
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Labor and Employment

Celynda Brasher Presents at MASA/MOASPA

Celynda L. Brasher gave a presentation entitled “The Top Ten Things Effective Administrators Do” at the MASA/MOASPA Spring Conference on March 31, 2016.  She also attended the MASA Awards Dinner on March 30, 2016.  Tueth Keeney is pleased to serve as a sponsor for the Dinner at each Spring Conference. Celynda L. Brasher is a
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Legal Presentations, Missouri Education Law, Celynda L. Brasher

Melanie Gurley Keeney, Ian Cooper, Margaret Hesse, Kate Nash and Kameron Murphy Present CLE Program for Association of Corporate Counsel

Melanie Gurley Keeney, Ian Cooper, Margaret Hesse, Kate Nash and Kameron Murphy presented a CLE program to the members of the St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel on November 19, 2015 at Westborough Country Club.  Their presentations covered 1) MHRA Litigation in the Wake of Cox v. Kansas City Chiefs; 2) Troubling
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Legal Presentations, 2015, Ian P. Cooper, Kate L. Nash, Margaret A. Hesse, Melanie Gurley Keeney

Kameron Murphy Publishes Article, “Ambushed: The NLRB’s New Election Rules Make Life More Difficult for Employers,” in Newsletter of St. Louis Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel

Kameron Murphy published an article, “Ambushed: The NLRB’s New Election Rules Make Life More Difficult for Employers,” in the December 2015 newsletter of the St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). In the article, Kameron summarized the substantial changes in union election rules imposed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the
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Legal Publications

Kate Nash and Mollie Hennessee present to a joint meeting of the Missouri Council of Student Affairs Officers and the Missouri Community College Student Affairs Officers

Kate Nash and Mollie Hennessee presented to the members of the Missouri Council of Student Affairs Officers and the Missouri Community College Student Affairs Officers on November 4, 2015.  Their presentation focused on numerous areas of interest to Student Affairs officers, including an update on recent case law involving Title IX issues, accommodating transgender students,
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Legal Presentations, Higher Education Law, 2015, Kate L. Nash

Celynda Brasher to Provide a Breakout Session for Central Office Administrators Conference

Celynda Brasher will be providing a break-out session, entitled, “We’ve Been Hacked!,” at the Central Office Administrators conference, sponsored by the Missouri Association of School Administrators, on November 2, 2015.  Participants will receive information about legal and practical responses to hacking, and tips for preventing technological invasions in the first place.  The exact time and
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Legal Presentations, Missouri Education Law, 2015, Celynda L. Brasher