News & Announcements

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 »

Congratulations to Wendy Gauntt and CIO Services


Congratulations to our client Wendy Gauntt and her team at CIO Services on the successful sale of the company to Karpel, Inc.

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 »

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.” Continue reading »

David Crane Recognized in “Best Lawyers in America©” for 2016


The law firm of Danna McKitrick P.C. is pleased to announce that David D. Crane has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. Crane is recognized in field of Insurance Law. He was also selected to the 2014 and 2015 lists.

David D. Crane Attorney at Law

David D. Crane
Attorney at Law

Crane has represented numerous fidelity and surety companies, owners, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in claims, mechanic’s liens, trials and appeals. He concentrates his practice in areas of construction, insurance, and real estate. 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.

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Danna McKitrick Expands and Welcomes Four Attorneys


New practice areas added to law firm’s arsenal; other areas expanded

Danna McKitrick, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of four attorneys to the firm. Robert L. Devereux, William J. Bruin, Jr., and David D. Crane have joined the firm as principals and Richard J. Schwartze has joined as Of Counsel.

The new attorneys add more depth and breadth to Danna McKitrick’s litigation, corporate and business law practices while adding new areas of practice as well, such as mass tort and comprehensive project development.

“We are excited to hire attorneys of this caliber,” said John F. Cooney, litigation principal and member of the firm’s Strategic Planning Committee. “All four have great reputations and great experience that blend well with our existing practice areas. They will strengthen the representation we already provide for clients and extend our capabilities into new areas of law. We look forward to their contributions in driving Danna McKitrick’s continued growth and enhanced service for our clients.”

Robert L. Devereux Attorney at Law

Robert L. Devereux
Attorney at Law

Robert L. Devereux has over 30 years of experience in commercial litigation and corporate law. His areas of practice include securities, banking and finance, real estate, insurance, probate, and appeals. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Gateway Title Company, Inc., and is a founding member and of member of the Board of Directors for Triad Bank. Devereux is admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eight Circuit and to the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. Devereux earned his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law and is a graduate of Saint Louis University. Continue reading »

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 »