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MoveMakers & NewsMakers March 21, 2018


See who is making news and moving where in the weekly Missouri Bar update "MoveMakers & NewsMakers."

MoveMakers & NewsMakers

Mar. 21, 2018 - See who is making news and moving where in the weekly Missouri Bar update "MoveMakers & NewsMakers."

St. Louis Area

Armstrong Teasdale proudly announces the addition of associate Jared Walsh. Walsh is experienced in all aspects of trial preparation, including drafting motions, orders and memoranda; preparing and responding to discovery; conducting depositions; witness preparation; recommending rulings; and case management. He works across practice areas to support clients in various industries on a wide array of challenges.

Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Walsh was the mass action law clerk for Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. During his time with the Southern District, he was selected to clerk for Chief Judge Michael J. Reagan when the judge sat by designation on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Walsh first joined the federal judiciary in 2015 when he clerked for Judge Karen S. Crawford, magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

A former U.S. Marine Corps captain, Walsh is a seasoned military trial lawyer. Prior to clerking, Walsh served on active duty in the Marine Corps as a criminal defense attorney, legal assistance attorney and criminal prosecutor. In his four years with the Marines, he was lead counsel on more than 75 felony cases where he successfully litigated numerous jury trials.

He earned his J.D. and B.A. from Saint Louis University and is admitted to practice law in Missouri.

Kansas City Area

McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan PC is pleased to announce that Michael E. Griffin joined the firm as a shareholder. Griffin is a member of the firm’s corporate and business transactions group, tax law group, and wills, trusts & estate planning group, and brings more than 25 years of experience to these practice areas. In addition to practicing estate planning, tax law, and business law, Griffin advises business clients on a wide variety of transactional matters and has a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing owners of large and small businesses.

Griffin obtained his J.D., with distinction, from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, and his B.A. in English, cum laude, from Loyola University. Griffin is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Kansas.

Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP is pleased to announce that the Board of Regents of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel unanimously voted to admit Daniel P. Wheeler as a fellow of the college. He now joins colleagues Robert K. Kirkland, Scott K. Martinsen and Richard D. Woods as fellows of the college.

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