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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…

Associate Derick Dailey Joins Board of ArchCity Defenders

Associate Derick Dailey has joined the Board of ArchCity Defenders and is the new Chair of its recently established Young Friends Board. ArchCity Defenders is a civil rights law firm that advocates in state and federal courts through impact litigation seeking to end the criminalization of poverty. “We could…

Sheena Hamilton takes part in Street Law workshop

Dowd Bennett attorney Sheena Hamilton recently participated in a workshop for secondary social studies teachers conducted by Street Law (www.streetlaw.org). The theme of the workshop was “Federal Courts and Constitutional Controversies” and featured former federal law clerks.  Hamilton, who served as a law clerk for then Chief Judge of…

Dowd Bennett honored at inaugural Corporate Philanthropy Awards breakfast

The St. Louis Business Journal hosted it’s first Corporate Philanthropy Awards earlier this morning at The Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries, at which its research of the top corporate donors in the greater St. Louis region was unveiled, with awards presented to the leading givers in three categories – large, medium…

Dowd Bennett Volunteers for 2018 St. Louis World Food Day

For the second consecutive year, members of Dowd Bennett joined BAMSL and thousands of other St. Louisans today, volunteering as “Packaging Partners” to help assemble rice/soy protein meals for 2018 St. Louis World Food Day.  The event has been held at John Burroughs School Field House since 2012, and…

Gabriel E. Gore elected Chair of Missouri State University’s Board of Governors

Dowd Bennett partner, Gabe Gore, was elected chair of Missouri State University’s Board of Governors during its regular meeting on October 19th.  Mr. Gore’s one-year term will begin January 1, 2019.  A graduate of Missouri State University, Mr. Gore has also served as Vice Chair since January of 2018.…

Two Dowd Bennett attorneys honored by Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Earlier today, Michael Kuhn and Joseph Burch were honored at The Missouri Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Awards luncheon.  The Up & Coming Awards recognize young attorneys who are making a positive difference in the practice of law in Missouri and whose outstanding contributions have them on the track for success.…

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