Missouri Supreme Court Updates Civil Discovery Rules

by Veronica Potter On March 2, 2021, the Missouri Supreme Court released an order (Order) amending the Missouri Rules of Civil Procedure (Rules) to enact new discovery provisions. The Missouri legislature previously passed a law in 2019 that amended the discovery Rules in order to bring them more in line with the Federal Rules. Senate Bill 224 (SB 224) was signed by Governor Parsons on July 10, 2019 and took effect on August 28,

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Governor of Missouri Signs into Law Bills Passed in 2020 General Assembly

by Jim Layton Governor Parson has completed action on bills passed by the 2020 Missouri General Assembly. Many of the bills the governor signed may affect Tueth Keeney clients. Among the significant provisions of those bills, most of which become effective August 28:

  • The tort reform bill changes the law regarding punitive damages. It imposes new procedural requirements and a higher burden of proof, bars juries from basing punitive damage awards on harm to persons other than plaintiffs in
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Tueth Keeney Adds Two New Partners

Tueth Keeney is proud to announce the addition of two new Shareholders, Diane Metzger and Mollie Mohan, to the firm, as of January 1, 2020. Diane Metzger is a graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law (“˜08) and Saint Louis University (“˜05).   She practices primarily in the area of employment-based immigration.   In particular, Diane provides legal advice and counsel regarding the hiring of foreign workers and compliance with the nation’s immigration laws. Mollie Mohan graduated

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Eight Tueth Keeney Attorneys are Included in 2019 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers List

Super Lawyers 2019 badgeWe are proud to announce that eight Tueth Keeney attorneys have been included in the 2019 Missouri & Kansas  Super Lawyers ® list.   Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.    Michelle Basi, Celynda Brasher, Amy Clendennen, Margaret Hesse, and Kate Nash are all recognized in Schools & Education,

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Thomsen Reuters Releases Jim Layton’s 2019 Appellate Practice Supplement

Image of Appellate Practice Supplement BookPublisher Thomsen Reuters has released the 2019 Supplement to its Appellate Practice volume in the Missouri Practice Series, authored by Tueth Keeney’s Jim Layton. The supplement updates rules, statutes, and caselaw pertinent to practice in all Missouri appellate courts. Jim has authored the annual supplements for more than a decade. Each year he reviews all Missouri appellate decisions, compiling changes that affect what

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Tueth Keeney Attorneys and Firm Rank in 2020 Best Lawyers® Edition

Best Law Firms badgeTueth 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 tenth consecutive year. The firm has received a First Tier ranking in Education Law, Employment Law ““ Management, Immigration Law, Litigation ““ Labor & Employment, as well as a Tier Two ranking in Commercial Litigation. The

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

Super Lawyers 2018 badgeWe 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 the lawyers in the state are selected by the

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Tueth Keeney Has Been Named in Tier 1 Regional “Best Law Firms” 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 a Tier Two ranking in Commercial Litigation. The U.S. News ““

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

Best Lawyers logo   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 areas.   Melanie who has also

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Firm Attorneys Present at Association of Corporate Counsel CLE Program

Firm Attorneys Melanie Keeney, Kate Nash, Jim Layton, Mollie Hennessee and Mollie Mohan recently presented a Legal Update for a Continuing Legal Education Program on behalf of the Association of Corporate Counsel. The program addressed: 1) MHRA liability standards, individual liability, and damage caps in light of recent court decisions; 2) issues to consider from the moment of an adverse decision (or the appeal by the opponent of a favorable decision) to denial of the

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