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Jay Nixon sits down with Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Former Missouri Governor and Dowd Bennett partner Jay Nixon discusses his role as an advocate for clients as well as his home state.  A link to the Missouri Lawyers Weekly article is below. Nixon Relishes new role as advocate

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…

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…

Missouri Southern State University dedicates new Nixon Hall

The dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for MSSU’s newest campus building, Jeremiah “Jay” Nixon Hall, took place on Thursday, January 31, 2019.  Jay Nixon spoke at the event, applauding Missouri Southern’s devotion to the education of students. Named for the former Missouri governor, Nixon Hall houses the university’s mathematics program. …

FINRA Arbitration Panel Awards Dowd Bennett Clients $4.2M

Dowd Bennett recently secured a trial victory by obtaining an approximately $4.2 million arbitration award from a FINRA Arbitration Panel in Miami, Florida against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC.  Dowd Bennett’s clients, James Groves, a former Mega Millions lottery winner, and Asante Samuel, a now-retired 13-year NFL veteran, were…

John J. (Jamie) Rehmann selected to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars list

Jamie Rehmann has been selected to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation.  Recognition by the organization involves a multiphase selection process including peer nominations along with independent research.  Additionally, Rising Stars must be 40 years of age or…

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