Jeff Schmitt and Misty Watson Named to 2015 Missouri Rising Stars

Jeffrey R. SchmittDanna McKitrick, P.C. attorneys Jeffrey R. Schmitt and Misty A. Watson have been selected to the 2015 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers & Rising Stars list. Each year up to 2.5 percent of attorneys in Missouri 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Schmitt has been named to the Rising Star list for the fifth consecutive year (2011-2015). He practices in the areas of banking and finance, real estate, litigation, pensions and retirement plans. He was previously recognized by The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section as a “Young Lawyer You Should Know.”

Misty A. WatsonWatson is receiving the honor for the second year in a row. Her practice focus is estate-related: planning, administration, and probate. She creates trusts, wills, financial and health care powers of attorney, guardianships, and conservatorships.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multi-phase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.


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