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2019 Walk to Defeat ALS presented by Dowd Bennett LLP

This Saturday, June 22nd, thousands of people will gather in Forest Park to support people with ALS and their families from eastern Missouri and central and south Illinois.  This is the fourth consecutive year that Dowd Bennett has been the presenting sponsor of the Walk.  The Walk raises funds…

Dowd Bennett volunteers for Susan G. Komen Missouri’s phone bank

Dowd Bennett paralegal Kate Feigenbutz spent Wednesday afternoon, June 5, volunteering for Komen Missouri and its upcoming “More Than Pink” walk coming up on Saturday, June 8 in Downtown St. Louis. Feigenbutz joined Komen Missouri’s Executive Director Suzanne Fontaine and other volunteers to staff a phone bank at KSDK/Five…

May’s swimmer of the month at the Missouri Athletic Club

Dowd Bennett partner Megan Heinsz was honored as swimmer for the month of May at the Missouri Athletic Club.  Heinsz swam 24 of 31 days for a total of 25.9 miles.  She is the first woman to achieve this milestone in 2019.  Among all swimmers at the MAC, Megan…

Ed Dowd elected President of NAFUSA Foundation

Founding Dowd Bennett partner Ed Dowd has been elected to serve as President of the National Association of Former U.S. Attorneys Foundation.  The Foundation raises funds for a variety of causes including award money for information leading to arrests and convictions in unsolved crimes.  Dowd, who was U.S. Attorney…

Jim Bennett named to the Association of Churchill Fellows at Westminster College

Dowd Bennett founding partner and Westminster College alumnus, Jim Bennett, was named to the Association of Churchill Fellows at Westminster in Fulton, Missouri.  The honor was conferred during the 50th anniversary dedication of St. Mary the Virgin, a Christopher Wren chapel that was moved from London to the Westminster…

Jay Nixon selected as a Harvard Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow

Partner Jay Nixon is a Visiting Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health from April 10-19, 2019.  Mr. Nixon is teaching graduate students in public health and law, among other topics, leadership in crisis management, getting hyper partisanship out of public health decisions…

Arsenio Mims elected to Board of Directors

On March 20, 2019, Dowd Bennett attorney Arsenio L. Mims was unanimously voted to serve on the Board of Directors for the Guardian Angel Settlement Association.  Guardian Angel is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency based in St. Louis, Missouri that has been in existence for 150 years.  Its mission is…

Sheena Hamilton serves as mentor for Bizwoman Mentoring Monday

Dowd Bennett Attorney Sheena Hamilton was selected to serve as a mentor for the St. Louis Business Journal’s annual Bizwomen Mentoring Monday event on February 25.  The Business Journal hosts this event with 42 sister publications across the country which “offers attendees the opportunity to choose from various mentors,…

Dowd Bennett honored at 2019 Pro Bono Luncheon

Our commitment to providing pro bono legal services in the St. Louis area was recognized at the BAMSL Pro Bono Luncheon at the Saint Louis Club on February 28th. In addition to signing the pledge for the 2019 St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge, Dowd Bennett received the Champion award…

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