Rob Jackstadt and Chad Watkins Win at the Appellate Court

Last month, the Fifth District Appellate Court of Illinois found in favor of the Village of Bethalto, as it affirmed the circuit court’s decision that plaintiff Cedarhurst of Bethalto Real Estate, LLC did not have standing to bring its complaint against the Village.  The appellate court held that Plaintiff could not bring any of its
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Firm Victories, Illinois Education Law, 2018, Robert L. Jackstadt

Tueth Keeney Attorneys Selected for Inclusion to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers List

We are proud to announce that seven Tueth Keeney attorneys have been selected for inclusion to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list.  We are also pleased to announce that Adam Henningsen is a new addition to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars Super Lawyers list.  Each year, no more than five percent of
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Uncategorized, Missouri Education Law, Higher Education Law, Labor and Employment, Immigration Law, Commercial Litigation, 2018, Adam C. Henningsen, Amy Clendennen, Celynda L. Brasher, Ian P. Cooper, Kate L. Nash, Margaret A. Hesse, Melanie Gurley Keeney, Michelle H. Basi

Margaret Hesse To Co-Present at Complimentary Seminar on Improving Workplace Culture

Margaret Hesse will co-present a seminar provided by Hicks-Carter-Hicks, LLC, on November 29, 2018, in Richmond Heights.  The complimentary seminar, Are Policies and Training Enough in the Age of #MeToo?,  will cover tips, tools, and techniques for creating a workplace that is free from harassment and bullying.  For more information and to register, please visit
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Legal Presentations, Labor and Employment, 2018, Margaret A. Hesse

Aigner Carr and Ian Cooper Win Summary Judgment for Missouri College

Aigner Carr and Ian Cooper won summary judgment for Culver-Stockton College on November 2, 2018, in the Lewis County Circuit Court. After successfully obtaining dismissal of a Title IX federal lawsuit in 2017 brought by the same plaintiff, Ian and Aigner defeated the plaintiff’s subsequent common law tort claims brought in state court. Aigner successfully
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Firm Victories, Higher Education Law, 2018, Aigner S. Carr, Ian P. Cooper

Tueth Keeney Has Been Named a Tier 1 Regional “Best Law Firm” in Four Practice Areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2019

 Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, PC has been recognized regionally as a “Best Law Firm” in St. Louis, by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, for the ninth consecutive year.  The firm has received a First Tier ranking in Education Law, Employment Law – Management, Immigration Law, Litigation – Labor & Employment, as well as
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Firm Announcements, Honors and Awards, Missouri Education Law, Illinois Education Law, Higher Education Law, Labor and Employment, Immigration Law, Commercial Litigation, 2018

Tueth Keeney Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

  Four Tueth Keeney attorneys, Melanie Keeney, Ian Cooper, Margaret Hesse, and Amy Clendennen, have once again been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, as top law professionals, chosen by their peers. Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, recognizes our attorneys in the following practice
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Honors and Awards, Missouri Education Law, Labor and Employment, Immigration Law, Commercial Litigation, 2018, Amy Clendennen, Ian P. Cooper, Margaret A. Hesse, Melanie Gurley Keeney

Melanie Gurley Keeney has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Immigration Law in St. Louis

We are proud to announce that Melanie Gurley Keeney has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Immigration Law in St. Louis by The Best Lawyers in America® (2019 Edition).  This represents Melanie’s 25th consecutive year of recognition by Best Lawyers and her fourth “Lawyer of the Year” award.  She has previously been recognized as
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Honors and Awards, Immigration Law, 2018, Melanie Gurley Keeney

Tueth Keeney Recognized as Largest Labor and Employment Law Firm in St. Louis

Tueth Keeney is proud to be recognized as the largest labor and employment law firm in St. Louis, based on the number of local licensed labor/employment attorneys.  The St. Louis Business Journal research recently ranked all St Louis law firms by number of local licensed labor/employment attorneys in 2018, and Tueth Keeney came out on
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Firm Announcements, Missouri Education Law, Illinois Education Law, Higher Education Law, Labor and Employment, Immigration Law, 2018

Rob Jackstadt and Chad Watkins Succeed in Reversing Regional Board of School Trustees’ Decision

On June 11, 2018, the Williamson County Circuit Court reversed a decision by the Regional Board of School Trustees of Franklin-Johnson-Massac-Williamson Counties that authorized a property detachment from a client district. On the strength of briefs written by Rob Jackstadt and Chad Watkins and Jackstadt’s oral argument, the Court reversed the Board of Trustees’ decision
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Firm Victories, Illinois Education Law, 2018, Robert L. Jackstadt

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