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Webinar

2021 Annual Law Update


Total Credits: 10.0 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 8.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Appellate |  Bankruptcy |  Criminal |  Ethics |  Family |  Labor / Employment |  Real Property |  Tort |  Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate |  Workers' Comp
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Description

(Exact times may change)

7:40 - 8:30 AM | Probate Law
Speakers: Heather M. Hall
, Schormann Law Firm, LLC, St. Peters; Brian E. Hamburg, Hamburg, Lyons & Clouse, LLC, Springfield

8:30 - 9:20 AM | Torts & Civil Actions
Speakers: John W. Kurtz, Hubbard & Kurtz, LLP, Kansas City; Anthony G. Laramore, A.G. Laramore LLC, St. Louis; William C. Love, Jr., Hyde, Love & Overby, LLP, Springfield; Timothy W. Van Ronzelen, Clement, Van Ronzelen & Schulte, LLC, Jefferson City

9:20 - 9:30 AM | Break

9:30 - 10:20 AM | Criminal Law
Speakers: James R. Hobbs
, Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, PC, Kansas City; John M. Lynch, The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC, St. Peters; James R. Wyrsch, Wyrsch, Hobbs & Mirakian, PC, Kansas City

10:20 - 11:10 AM | Appellate & Civil Trial Practice
Speaker: Drey A. Cooley
, Capes Sokol, St. Louis

11:10 - 11:20 AM | Break

11:20 AM - 12:10 PM | Ethics Update
Speaker: Marc A. Lapp
, Special Representative, OCDC

12:10 - 1:10 PM | Lunch

1:10 - 2:00 PM | Employment Law
Speaker:
Kristen L. Maly, McCarthy, Leonard & Kaemmerer, LC, Town and Country

2:00 - 2:50 PM | Workers' Compensation
Speakers: Kevin M. Johnson
, Wallace Saunders, PC, Overland Park; Martin A. Klug, Huck Howe & Tobin, Clayton; Patrick J. Platter, Neale & Newman LLP, Springfield; Elizabeth W. Skinner, Van Camp Law Firm, LLC, Jefferson City

2:50 - 3:40 PM | Bankruptcy/Debtors & Creditors Law
Speaker: Adam G. Breeze
, Watton Law Group, St. Louis

3:40 - 3:50 PM | Break

3:50 - 4:40 PM | Family Law
Speakers: Jennifer Oswald Brown
, Oswald Roam & Rew LLC, Blue Springs; Erin Mayfield Craig, Oswald Roam & Rew LLC, Blue Springs; Andrew C. Scholz, Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC, Springfield; Kirk C. Stange, Stange Law Firm, PC, Clayton; Tamara A. Veit, McElligott Ewan & Hall, PC, Independence

4:40 - 5:30 PM | Real Estate Law
Speakers: Casey E. Elliott
, Van Matre Law Firm, PC, Columbia; William M. Quitmeier, Quitmeier Law Firm, Kansas City

5:30 PM | Adjourn

Faculty

Adam Breeze's Profile

Adam Breeze Related seminars and products: 2

Watton Law Group


Adam Breeze is an associate attorney and has vast experience in consumer bankruptcy and related litigation. He has served as an expert witness on the duties of care required by bankruptcy counsel. He also has experience in all facets of civil litigation. Mr. Breeze received his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2007 and his undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems and Management from Park University in 2002 while on active duty in the United States Air Force. Mr. Breeze is admitted to practice in the state courts of Missouri, Illinois (provisionally), and Arizona (inactive), as well as the Eastern and Western Federal District Courts of Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois.



Drey Cooley's Profile

Drey Cooley Related seminars and products: 2

Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, PC


Drey Cooley is a Shareholder and General Counsel at Capes Sokol in St. Louis. He is a trial and appellate attorney, assisting businesses in a wide-variety of litigation, risk management and IP matters. Many of Drey's litigation matters involve business, fiduciary and shareholder disputes in state and federal courts.


Erin Craig's Profile

Erin Craig Related seminars and products: 5

Oswald Roam & Rew LLC


Erin received her Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Philosophy from Missouri State University with honors in 2007. During Erin’s course of studies, she emphasized International Affairs and served as a student ambassador for the University in Dailian and Zhengzhou, China.

Upon graduating from Missouri State, Erin attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and earned her Juris Doctorate in 2010. While at the UMKC Law School, Erin received the school’s International, Comparative, and Foreign Law Area of Emphasis after successfully completing courses in International and EU Law at the University of Vienna, Austria, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, and Corvinus Egyetem in Budapest, Hungary. While at UMKC, Erin participated in the Law School's Guardian ad Litem clinic, representing children in domestic violence dockets in the 16th Judicial Circuit.

Erin is a member of The Missouri Bar, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association including the KCMBA Domestic Law Committee, the Eastern Jackson County Bar Association, and is a board member on the Juvenile Law Committee.  Erin is admitted to practice in the Federal Western District Court of Missouri and also a Guardian ad Litem.


Casey Elliott Related seminars and products: 1

Van Matre Law Firm, P.C.


Casey E. Elliott joined Van Matre, Harrison, Hollis, Taylor, Elliott and Hicks, P.C. in 2011 and became a partner in 2015. She received her J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 2011.

Casey practices primarily in the areas of corporate and business, estate planning, real estate, and health care law. Casey has significant experience assisting clients in general business matters including entity formation, structuring, and maintenance, shareholder agreements, employment contracts, contract review and negotiation, capital and loan structuring, real estate leases and purchases, physician contracts, employment issues, and health care law issues.


Heather Hall's Profile

Heather Hall Related seminars and products: 2

Schormann Law Firm, LLC


After practicing law in Kansas City for ten years, Heather M. Hall joined Schormann Law Firm, LLC where she focuses her practice on fiduciary litigation, probate and trust administration, and minor and adult guardianships.

Upon graduating from law school, Heather worked as a clerk for the Honorable Kathleen Forsyth in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Jackson County. Later, she became an assistant prosecuting attorney with Jackson County, Missouri. While serving as an assistant prosecutor, she gained valuable court room experience and tried multiple jury and bench trials to verdict. After entering private practice, Heather chose to focus exclusively on fiduciary litigation and probate related matters.


Brian Hamburg's Profile

Brian Hamburg Related seminars and products: 2

Hamburg Lyons & Clouse, LLC


Brian Hamburg is a partner in the Springfield law firm of Hamburg, Lyons & Clouse, and his practice combines planning, administration and litigation of trust and estate matters. He is a frequent speaker for the SMBA and the Missouri Bar, and has contributed to two chapters of the Missouri Bar CLE Estate Administration Deskbook. He is an active member of the Missouri Bar Probate and Trust Division, and was elected a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.


James Hobbs Related seminars and products: 1

Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, P.C.


James R. Hobbs is a shareholder at Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, P.C. He has an active practice in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, criminal defense, and commercial litigation. He represents individuals and businesses. Mr. Hobbs is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, a Fellow in the International Society of Barristers, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has served on the Missouri Appellate Judicial Commission and is currently a member of the Missouri Supreme Court Commission on Race and Ethnic Fairness. He is a co-chair of the Missouri Supreme Court Task Force on Criminal Justice, which is addressing pre-trial release and bond reform, among other issues. Mr. Hobbs is a past recipient of the Lon O. Hocker Memorial Trial Lawyer Award bestowed by the Missouri Bar Foundation and continues to serve as an Adjunct Professor at UMKC Law School. Mr. Hobbs is listed in the Naifeh & Smith, Best Lawyers in America publication in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, criminal defense, commercial and “bet the company” litigation.


Kevin Johnson's Profile

Kevin Johnson Related seminars and products: 1

Wallace Saunders


Kevin M. Johnson is a Practicing Partner with the firm, and he has practiced with Wallace Saunders since 2002. He earned his undergraduate degree summa cum laude in 1998 from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and his law degree in 2001 from the University of Missouri at Columbia School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Kansas, and Illinois, and his practice focus is on workers’ compensation and employment litigation.


Martin Klug's Profile

Martin Klug Related seminars and products: 2

Huck Howe & Tobin


Martin Klug concentrates his legal practice in Workers’ Compensation. He is a member of the Larson’s National Workers’ Comp Advisory Board.  He is a published author of a new e-book Mo Workers’ Compensation Alerts, a legal blogger, and a state and national speaker.   He is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Illinois and Florida.  He obtained his JD-MBA degree from St. Louis University. 


John Kurtz's Profile

John Kurtz Related seminars and products: 1

Hubbard & Kurtz, LLP


John Kurtz has psychology and law degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He started as a public defender and today is in private practice with the Hubbard and Kurtz law office in Kansas City, doing mostly wrongful death cases.


Marc Lapp's Profile

Marc Lapp Related seminars and products: 2

Nationwide Insurance


Marc A. Lapp is a Special Representative with the OCDC and regularly practices before the Disciplinary Hearing Committee and the Supreme Court of Missouri. In addition, Marc is the Director of Quality Assurance, Ethics, and Training for Nationwide Insurance Trial Division.


Anthony Laramore's Profile

Anthony Laramore Related seminars and products: 2

A.G. Laramore LLC


Anthony Laramore is the founding partner of A.G. Laramore LLC, a St. Louis Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Law Firm. Anthony has represented clients in cases involving car crashes, trucking crashes, pharmaceuticals, slip and fall injuries, work related injuries, traumatic brain injuries, medical malpractice claims, and several other injury related cases. Anthony has been named a top 40 under 40 trial attorney by The National Trial Lawyers for 2016, 2017 and 2018. He has been named to Super Lawyers, rising stars, an honor given to less than 2.5% of lawyers nationwide. Anthony has also been named a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under 40 Nationwide by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys for 2017 and 2019, and as a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in Missouri by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. Anthony has also been given a 10 out of 10 “superb” rating in the areas of Personal Injury and Workers Compensation by the lawyer rating service avvo.com and he has also received multiple client satisfaction awards.


William Love's Profile

William Love Related seminars and products: 1

Hyde, Love & Overby, LLP


William C. Love is a partner with the law firm of Hyde, Love & Overby practicing in the areas of Medical Malpractice, Appellate Law, Workers’ Compensation and General Litigation. He is admitted to practice in Missouri and the U.S. Western District of Missouri, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and US Supreme Court.  He earned his J.D. from the University of Missouri School of Law. He was recognized for appellate advocacy as a recipient of the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award from the Missouri Bar.  He is also a long time High School Football referee.


John Lynch's Profile

John Lynch Related seminars and products: 3

The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC


 

John M. Lynch is an attorney in St. Louis, who also serves as a legal commentator for a host of news/media outlets across the country. Presently, he concentrates in areas of federal law, civil litigation, criminal defense and personal injury. 


Kristen Maly's Profile

Kristen Maly Related seminars and products: 2

McCarthy, Leonard, Kaemmerer, LC


Kristen Maly represents both public and private management in employment-related actions before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. She regularly assists clients with all aspects of human resources management from development of policies through enforcement and defense of those policies. She routinely advises clients on compliance with the myriad of federal and state laws that impact upon management’s ability to utilize it workforce, including OFCCP, EEOC, MHRA, FMLA, ADA and compliance with statutes addressing Department of Homeland Security work authorization verification compliance. Ms. Maly is admitted to practice in the States of Indiana and Missouri and before the United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, Eastern District of Missouri and the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh and Eighth Circuits. She has authored and co-authored various articles on labor and employment law issues. Ms. Maly has also presented numerous seminars on various aspects of labor and employment law. Ms. Maly received her B.S. Ed. degree, with honors, from Indiana University and her J.D. degree from Washington University in St. Louis. While at Washington University she was a staff member for the Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law.


Patrick Platter's Profile

Patrick Platter Related seminars and products: 3

The Law Firm of Neale & Newman LLP


Patrick J. Platter is a partner with the law firm of Neale & Newman, L.L.P. of Springfield, Missouri. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with undergraduate and law degrees. He specializes in workers’ compensation law, local government law, administrative law, and employment law. He has tried hundreds of workers’ compensation claims before the Division of Workers’ Compensation and appeals before the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission and appellate courts. His appeals in workers’ compensation claims have spanned a wide range of subject in The Workers’ Compensation Law. Mr. Platter is a certified mediator under Rule 17. He is a member of the Mo Bar Fee Dispute Resolution Committee. He is published in the Journal of the Missouri Bar and speaks to many professional and trade organizations in workers’ compensation and employment law. He is recognized in Super Lawyers® in workers’ compensation law and The Best Lawyers of America© in local government law.


William Quitmeier's Profile

William Quitmeier Related seminars and products: 1

Quitmeier Law Firm


William M. Quitmeier is the President of the Quitmeier Law Firm, P.C. He has degrees of BA in Economics and Juris Doctor (Law) from the University of Kansas. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri and Kansas, and is a licensed Missouri Real Esate Broker. He was mayor of the City of Parkville from 1991-2002 and an alderman from 1986-1991. He is a past U.S. District Court Arbiter. He was a founder the Platte Land Trust, dedicated to preserving land for parks.


Andrew Scholz's Profile

Andrew Scholz Related seminars and products: 1

Rooney McBride and Smith, LLC


 

Andy Scholz is a Springfield, Missouri native. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Drury University in 1994 and attended law school at the University of Missouri-Columbia. During law school, he was honored to be an associate member of the Missouri Environmental Law & Policy Review. He earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 2001. In 2005, he became an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Boone County, Missouri. While there, he prosecuted sexual crimes and people accused of having perpetrated physical abuse against children. In 2010, Andy and his family chose to move back home to Springfield, where he could work to serve fellow Southwest Missourians by focusing his practice as a family law attorney. To continue his desire to assist families, he joined Rooney McBride and Smith in 2019, where he focuses on family law, guardianship law, and civil litigation.


Elizabeth Skinner Related seminars and products: 1

Van Camp Law Firm, LLC


Elizabeth Skinner is the managing partner at the Van Camp Law Firm.  Elizabeth is a native to the central Missouri area. She attended the University of Missouri-Columbia where she earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science and, later, her law degree in 2005.  Elizabeth joined Van Camp Law Firm when it opened in 2006 and has been a member since 2014.  Since beginning her legal career, Elizabeth has always focused on helping her clients during crises and continues to do that for those who have been injured on the job. Elizabeth Skinner is a member of the Missouri Bar, Cole County Bar Association and Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. Elizabeth has courtroom and trial experience throughout Missouri representing her clients in workers’ compensation cases.


Kirk Stange's Profile

Kirk Stange Related seminars and products: 3

Stange Law Firm, PC


Kirk Stange is a Founding Partner of Stange Law Firm, PC. Stange Law Firm, PC is a family law firm with offices in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma. Mr. Stange is licensed in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Mr. Stange received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine selected Mr. Stange to the list of Super Lawyers for Family Law from 2015 to Present. Previously, Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine selected Mr. Stange to the list of Rising Stars for Family Law in 2013 and 2014. Mr. Stange is an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law. Mr. Stange is President of the Missouri Collaborative Institute. Mr. Stange is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars. In 2014, Mr. Stange presented at the 8th Circuit Judicial Conference in Omaha, Nebraska on social media evidence for lawyers and judges. Mr. Stange authored a chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) titled: "Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed Forces (Inside the Minds)." Mr. Stange released a full-length book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) in 2014 titled: "Prenuptial Agreements Line by Line." In 2015, Mr. Stange authored another chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Published) titled: “Strategies for Illinois Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Leveraging Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiating Alimony and Child Support, and Managing Client Expectations (Inside the Minds).” In 2019, Kirk was asked to co-author two chapters in the 2019 Cumulative Supplement to Chapter 13 “Adult Protection Orders and Child Protecting Order” and the 2019 Cumulative Supplement to Chapter 29 “Rights of the Unwed,” in Missouri Law (7th ed.) published by the Missouri Bar. This desk book, which is used by attorneys around the state, gives information to family law attorneys on the latest developments in family law.


Timothy Van Ronzelen's Profile

Timothy Van Ronzelen Related seminars and products: 1

Clement, Van Ronzelen & Schulte, LLC


Tim Van Ronzelen graduated from the University of Missouri School of law in 1995 and practices in general civil litigation along with complex commercial litigation including class actions. Tim focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death cases with an emphasis in nursing home abuse and neglect cases.


Tamara Veit's Profile

Tamara Veit Related seminars and products: 2

McElligott, Ewan & Hall, PC


 

Tamara A. Veit received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law in 2004. She has been with the firm of McElligott Ewan & Hall, PC since 2005. She practices primarily in the area of family law for over 15 years. She frequently serves as Guardian ad Litem. She is a court-approved mediator for Jackson County.

Tamara is involved in numerous legal and community organizations. She is on the Executive Board for the Family Law Section in The Missouri Bar and is on the Family Law Conference Planning Committee. Furthermore, she is on the Board of Directors Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation (KCMBF) and the Board of Directors for the CAPA (Child Abuse Prevention Association). She is also serving on the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA) and is vice-chair for the CLE Committee for KCMBA. For KCMBF, Tamara served as co-chair for the Domestic Violence and Children’s Interdisciplinary Conference and part of the committee that created KCMBF’s newest program, the Student Law Academy (SLA), providing underprivileged urban high school students meaningful exposure to a career in the legal profession.

 


James Wyrsch's Profile

James Wyrsch Related seminars and products: 1

Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, PC


James Wyrsch received his BA in 1963 from University of Notre Dame, JD in 1966 from Georgetown University, and LLM in trial practice in 1972 from UMKC. He is a co-author with Judge Anthony Nugent and Susan Hunt of “Missouri Criminal Trial Practice,” Harrison Law Book Company, 1994.


Dates

Fri, May 21, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Thu, May 27, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Thu, Jun 03, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Tue, Jun 15, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Sat, Jun 19, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Wed, Jun 23, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Fri, Jun 25, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Mon, Jun 28, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Wed, Jun 30, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Wed, Jul 07, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Thu, Jul 15, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Fri, Jul 23, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Thu, Aug 12, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Tue, Aug 17, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Fri, Aug 27, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Fri, Sep 10, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Fri, Sep 17, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Tue, Sep 28, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Thu, Oct 21, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CDT
Fri, Nov 19, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CST
Fri, Dec 10, 2021 - 07:40am to 05:30pm CST

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