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Danna McKitrick Adds Daniel Willingham as Tax Associate


Danna McKitrick, P.C. has announced the addition of Daniel C. Willingham as a tax attorney on the firm’s transactional team. Willingham advises individuals and businesses on federal and state tax statutes and regulations that affect their objectives.

Daniel C. Willingham Attorney at Law

Daniel C. Willingham
Attorney at Law

As a tax attorney, he guides clients through the numerous contracts, compliance issues, and formation of entities involved in historic and new market tax credit investments. He also assists clients with negotiating and closing complex commercial transactions and corporate reorganizations.

Willingham also advises startups and emerging businesses in the St. Louis entrepreneurial community on entity selection, organizational structure, and funding methods. Continue reading »

Jim Baalmann Honored as Missouri Lawyers Media 2016 “Unsung Hero”


Congratulations to Jim Baalmann, Director of Administration at Danna McKitrick, on being honored by Missouri Lawyers Media (MLM) as a 2016 “Unsung Hero” for his work in Firm Administration at the firm.

James G. Baalmann, Jr. Director of Administration

James G. Baalmann, Jr.
Director of Administration

MLM recognized 21 Unsung Hero honorees in the July 18 edition of Missouri Lawyers Weekly in these categories: accounting, legal education, firm administration, IT, legal marketing, legal secretary, and paralegal.

According to MLM, Unsung Heroes are “those employees who attorneys rely on day-in and day-out to consistently support their efforts.”

Click here to learn more about Jim and the other Unsung Hero honorees.

Jeff Schmitt on Considerations for Short-term Rentals via Internet Outlets


Jeff Schmitt, real estate attorney with Danna McKitrick, P.C., spoke with Dan Gray on the KTVI Fox2 News about important considerations regarding using online outlets such as AirBnB and VRBO to rent your home or condo on a short-term basis and advice for renters as well.

Watch the full interview here – starting at the 2:00 mark:

 

For additional information on short-term rentals, including tips for homeowner and condominium associations, read the following articles by Jeff Schmitt:

 

Michael Cherba Joins Danna McKitrick Litigation Team


Danna McKitrick, P.C. has announced the addition of Michael R. Cherba to the Danna McKitrick litigation team. He will primarily concentrate his practice on insurance-related, business, probate, and civil litigation matters.

Michael R. Cherba Attorney at Law

Michael R. Cherba
Attorney at Law

Cherba received his Juris Doctorate degree from Washington University in 2007. Shortly thereafter, he joined the Missouri Attorney General’s office, where his practice included consumer protection, administrative/professional licensing, and a wide variety of other types of cases. While with the Attorney General, Cherba litigated more than 50 bench trials and defended 20 administrative decisions in judicial review actions before the circuit court. He also briefed and argued six cases in the Missouri Court of Appeals.  Cherba was also part of a team in the Attorney General’s office which successfully defended ballot language related to efforts to repeal Missouri’s Non-Partisan Court Plan. Continue reading »

Danna McKitrick Adds Litigation and Transactional Associates


Danna McKitrick, P.C. has announced the addition of Katherine M. Flett and Brian C. Zaldivar to the firm as associates. Their additions expand both the transactional and litigation groups, especially in the areas of estate planning, business law, general civil and commercial litigation, and insurance defense.

Katherine M. Flett Attorney at Law

Katherine M. Flett
Attorney at Law

As a member of the litigation department, Katherine Flett will be working primarily on matters relating to business, civil, and commercial disputes. Flett holds a J.D. cum laude from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and graduated Order of the Coif (2015). She was an associate of The Journal of Dispute Resolution and a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from Lindenwood University (2012) where she was a three-year recipient of the Scholar Athlete Award for softball. She is admitted to practice in Missouri and the U.S. District Courts, the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois. Continue reading »

James Heffner Again Named One of Best M&A Advisors


James M. Heffner Attorney at LawJames M. Heffner has been named one of the 2016 Best Mergers & Acquisitions Providers by the St. Louis Small Business Monthly (SBM).

James is among 23 professional services providers nominated by readers of the St. Louis SBM for being the best advisors for business owners in St. Louis.

Read full article here.

David Bohm to Represent Former St. Louis City Excise Commissioner


David Bohm will represent the long-time former City of St. Louis Excise Commissioner Robert Kraiberg against the City of St. Louis. Kraiberg was terminated from the position he has held since 1986.

Read the full article … St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Danna McKitrick Attorneys Represent PSL Owners in Lawsuit Against St. Louis Rams


David R. Bohm, John F. Cooney, and Robert L. Devereux, attorneys with Danna McKitrick, P.C., are representing several personal seat license (PSL) owners in a lawsuit seeking class action status against The St. Louis Rams LLC. Continue reading »

Estate Planning for the New Year with Misty Watson


Misty A. WatsonMisty Watson, estate planning attorney with Danna McKitrick, talks with Dan Gray on both KPLR-11 and KTVI Fox 2 about the importance of estate planning for the new year. The discussions included reasons your estate plan may need to be updated. If you haven’t done your estate planning, she provides reasons why you should consider it in 2016.

 

 

 

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Tom DeWoskin Appointed as Receiver for Shaun Hayes’ Partnership Interests


A. Thomas DeWoskin Attorney at LawTom DeWoskin, an attorney with Danna McKitrick P.C.’s Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights practice group, has been appointed by the St. Louis County Circuit Court as receiver for Shaun Hayes’ interests in Fordyce Brown Enterprises LP and numerous other entities in which he is believed to have an interest.

Receivers can be appointed by state or federal courts to locate and preserve a defendant’s assets. This keeps them available to satisfy plaintiffs’ claims (if allowed by the court). In some cases, the receiver operates the defendant’s business to preserve its value. Receiverships play an important role in the legal practice areas of bankruptcy, debtor-creditor relations, and insolvency in general. Continue reading »