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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:

 

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 »

Misty Watson on Estate Planning and Your Divorce


Misty A. WatsonMisty Watson, estate planning attorney with Danna McKitrick, discusses things to consider regarding your estate plan if you are contemplating a divorce on KTVI FOX2News with Elliot Weiler.

Click here to watch the full interview

Click here to register for the Divorce Survival Seminar on September 26, 2015, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Chesterfield Mall.

Note: Due to video format used by video provider, Android users may be required to download a video player to watch the video.

Attorney David Bohm with Rick Cantor of Avery’s Angels on Teen Suicide Prevention


Teen suicide prevention and the efforts of Avery’s Angels Foundation were discussed recently on St. Louis Voices on Y-98FM. Joining host Brion O’Brion were Rick Cantor, Avery’s Angels president and founder, and David R. Bohm, foundation vice president and attorney with Danna McKitrick, P.C.

Avery’s Angels works to educate teens to know the signs and symptoms of teens, including and especially depression, who are suicidal and to take the necessary steps to prevent suicide. This includes peer-to-peer groups in schools. Continue reading »

Attorney Jeff Schmitt on Neighbor Disputes


Jeffrey R. Schmitt Attorney at LawAttorney Jeff Schmitt recently spoke with the Ladue News about disputes between neighbors

His comments appear in the article “Legal Corner: Keep It Neighborly.”

Schmitt shared that the most frequent issues he sees involve property boundaries.

 

“People should know that this is not a typical business transaction where you only deal with somebody one time,” Schmitt says. “You could be living next to them for a long time. You don’t want to burn bridges, or things could get very uncomfortable.”

Though many conflicts can be solved without legal counsel, Schmitt says there are times when it’s appropriate, like with forming a draft of rights for things like driveway easements. For instance, he explains if a driveway is built a few inches onto someone else’s property, it’s a good idea for homeowners to form a written agreement with their neighbor detailing rights and obligations.

“That way, when either one of those parties goes to sell their house, it doesn’t affect the sale,” Schmitt says. “It also gives the new owner peace of mind.”

Read full article hereLadue News: Legal Corner