The firm welcomes new associates Tamar Hodges, Caroline Leritz and Jacob Grimes. Tamar, a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law, also is a licensed nurse with more than five years of experience in nursing. Caroline and Jacob are both 2017 graduates of Saint Louis University School of Law.
The Missouri Bar Association Leadership Academy has tapped Sandberg Phoenix Associate Jake Thessen to join its 2017-2018 class of the Missouri Bar’s Leadership Academy. The Leadership Academy, developed in 2000, focuses on training, recruiting and retaining young or recently admitted lawyers (under age 40 or less than 10 years of practice) for leadership positions in…
Managing Partner Bhavik Patel was recognized as a Missouri Lawyers Media Law Firm Leader honoree.
Selected via an extensive peer review process, Sandberg Phoenix attorneys will receive broad recognition for the outstanding service they provide clients through being listed in Best Lawyers in America© 2016 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).
Sandberg Phoenix Shareholder and chair of the firm’s Real Estate Team, David Neiers was featured by Ladue News as an Elite Advocate in the publication’s June 3 edition. Click below for a full-sized copy of the feature.
Sandberg Phoenix’s Health Law Practice Group has received recognition for its tremendous success in 2014, during which attorneys defended clients against major medical malpractice claims. In three Missouri cases alone, a total of $16,369,000 was sought from Sandberg Phoenix clients. Defense wins in each of these cases earned the firm 5th, 13th and 15th places…
On September 9, 2014, the Missouri Supreme Court unanimously struck down the State’s punitive damage cap in Lewellen v. Franklin, 2014 WL 4425202 (Mo. banc Sept. 9, 2014). The plaintiff in Lewellen was a 77-year-old widow with less than $1,000 of monthly income who contracted to purchase a vehicle with National Auto Sales North’s (“National”)…
Russell Makepeace and Alexander Bean were recently recognized for receiving one of the ten largest defense verdicts in Missouri in 2013.
Missouri Lawyers Weekly recently named Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard’s managing partner, John Sandberg, the 2013 Law Firm Leader Award recipient. Sandberg will receive his award at the publication’s annual awards luncheon at Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark Village, January 24, 2014.
Protecting your ownership interest in a closely held corporation or family-owned business can be a pressing concern for individuals in the throes of a hotly contested divorce. Business interests formed and built during a marriage are considered marital property and are subject to division pursuant to Missouri law. Protecting your interests, moreover protecting the income stream from your business interests, is of utmost priority in the division of marital property.