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1 TABLE OF CONTENTS Agendas. 1-3 Speaker Biographies Workers Compensation Programs Appellate Insight into Workers Compensation Chairman John Larsen Jr., Judge James Donovan CSI: Claims, Statements and Investigation How MO, IL and KS cases can be affected David Reynolds, Michelle Symank, David Mosh The Missouri Meso Mess, Maness Madness & More Mike Banahan, James Kennedy Missouri Case Law Update Illinois Case Law Update Kansas Case Law Update Civil Litigation Programs Reservation of Rights Susan Brown-Miles Stacking Auto Liability Kathleen McCarthy, Ron Willenbrock Denying a WC Case: Potential Civil Liability and Why Businesses Should Care Elizabeth Shocklee, David Berwin Business Law Programs Who s on First? Business Succession Planning: The Basics James Borchers The Check is in the Mail: Minimizing Your Risk when Dealing with Financially Challenged Partners Bryan Bacon Leaky Compliance: Water Issues Your Business May Not Think About Aimee Davenport Business Networking through Blogs & Social Media: Why Do It and Why It Works Brian Rogers Stump the Chump Continued

2 Additional Resources Missouri Workers Compensation Rate Chart Missouri Workers Compensation At-A-Glance Illinois Workers Compensation Rate Chart Illinois Workers Compensation At-A-Glance Kansas Workers Compensation Rate Chart Kansas Workers Compensation At-A-Glance

3 Spring Client Seminar May 8, 2014 Workers Compensation Track Opening Registration and Lunch 11:30-12:30 pm Registration & Lunch Buffett 12:30-12:45 pm Welcome & Introductory Remarks Presentations Agenda 1:00 1:50 pm Appellate Insight into Workers Compensation - A discussion from Chairman of the MO LIRC, John Larsen Jr. and James Donovan, Former IL Appellate Judge 5 th District 2:00 2:50 pm CSI: Claims, Statements and Investigation - How MO, IL and KS cases may be affected - David Reynolds, Michelle Symank and David Mosh 3:00 3:50 pm The Missouri Meso Mess, Maness Madness and More - Michael Banahan & James Kennedy Cocktail Reception (Restaurant & Bar Area) 4:15 6:00 pm 1

4 Spring Client Seminar May 8, 2014 Civil Litigation Track Opening Registration and Lunch Buffet: 11:30-12:30 pm Registration & Lunch Buffet 12:30-12:45 pm Welcome & Introductory Remarks Presentations Agenda: 1:00 1:50 pm Stacking Auto Liability - Kathleen McCarthy & Ron Willenbrock 2:00 2:50 pm Reservation of Rights - Susan Brown-Miles 3:00 3:50 pm Denying a WC Case: Potential Civil Liability and Why Businesses Should Care - Elizabeth Shocklee & David Berwin 4:00 4:15 pm Closing Remarks in Main Conference Room Cocktail Reception (Restaurant and Bar Area) 4:15 6:00 pm 2

5 Spring Client Seminar May 8, 2014 Business Law Track Opening Registration and Lunch Buffet: 11:30-12:30 pm Registration & Lunch Buffet 12:30-12:45 pm Welcome & Introductory Remarks Presentations Agenda: 1:00 1:50 pm Who s on First? Business Succession Planning: The Basics - James Borchers 2:00 2:25 pm The Check is in the Mail: Minimizing Your Risk when Dealing with Financially-Challenged Business Partners - Bryan Bacon 2:25 2:50 pm Leaky Compliance: Water Issues Your Business May Not Think About - Aimee Davenport 3:00 3:25 pm Business Networking through Blogs & Social Media: Why Do It and Why It Works - Brian Rogers 3:25 3:50 pm Stump the Chump Panel Bring Your Best Business Questions to See if or How our Best Lawyers Can Assist 4:00 4:15 pm Closing Remarks in Main Conference Room Cocktail Reception (Restaurant & Bar Area) 4:15 pm 6:00 3

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7 Presenting Attorney Biographies May 8, 2014 Marriott Maryville West Hotel

8 BryanC.Bacon Of Counsel x4143 [Direct] [Fax] Practice Areas Bankruptcy Creditors' Rights Workouts Education University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, 1997, J.D., Honors: Order of the Coif Law Review: University of Missouri Law Review, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, 1994, B.S., Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Major: Economics Bryan C. Bacon received his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1997 and was elected to the Order of the Coif upon graduation. Bryan received his B.S. degree (magna cum laude) in Economics from Truman State University. Prior to joining the firm, Bryan served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable David P. McDonald, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri and the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit. Bryan is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois and is a member of the Missouri and is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He practices in the areas of commercial bankruptcy and workouts. Bryan s practice focuses on representing both creditors and borrowers in a wide array of commercial distress lending issues, including out of court workouts, actions to enforce creditors rights, and in proceedings under the United States Bankruptcy Code. Bryan also has experience representing other constituent groups in Chapter 11 proceedings, including employees, unions, equity holders, and landlords. Bryan has also assisted investors in purchasing the assets and ownership interest of companies in Chapter 11 proceedings. Office Location Columbia Admissions Missouri, 1997 Illinois, 1998 U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1998 U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2007 U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1998 Bryan is licensed to practice in both Missouri and Illinois and is a member of the Boone County Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Published Works 6 St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

9 Note, Redefining Liability in Duty of Care Cases, Cinerma, Inc. v. Technicolor, Inc., Missouri Law Review, 61 Mo. L. Rev. 663, 1996 The Influence of Legal Liability on Corporate Financial Signaling Journal of Corporate Law, 23 J. Corp.Law 209, 1999 What is a Franchise?, The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring, 2001 Franchisor s Liability for the Acts & Omissions of its Franchisees, Franchise Law Journal, 20 Fran. L.J., 2002 MO. Secured Transactions, Chapter 4: Attachment-Creation of a Security Interest, MO BAR CLE, 2006 Professional Associations and Memberships Missouri Bar Association, 1997 Present American Bankruptcy Institute, 2001 Present Recent Opinions Realco, Inc. v. Try Us, LLC (In re Try Us, LLC), 491 B.R. 561 (W.D. Mo. 2013) (successfully argued that the bankruptcy court had the constitutional authority under Article I of the United States Constitution to enter judgment in favor of a lender on the lender s claim against the debtor on a promissory note). Olsen v. Reuter (In re Reuter), 499 B.R. 655 (Bankr. W.D. Mo. 2013) (successfully defended the assets of a trust from an attack by the Chapter 7 Trustee of one of the beneficiaries of the trust). Casarotto v. Missouri Department of Revenue (In re Casarotto), 407 B.R. 369 (Bankr. W.D. Mo. 2009). (prevailed in an action arguing that the Bankruptcy Court had subject matter jurisdiction to determine whether its order approving a settlement between the debtor and the Missouri Department of Revenue extinguish the state s tax lien on the debtor s residence). Faulkner v. Caldwell (In re Caldwell), 2013 wl (Bankr. W.D. Mo. 2013). (successfully represented two investors of a limited liability company in a lawsuit claiming that the debtor s obligation was excepted from the debtor s discharge because the debtor violated the Missouri Securities Act in selling the membership interests of the LLC to the investors). St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

10 MichaelF.Banahan Member [Direct] [Main] [Fax] Practice Areas Workers' Compensation Education University of Missouri School of Law, J.D. (1982) Marquette University, B.A., Political Science (1979) Mr. Banahan has extensive experience handling Workers' Compensation matters in the education, government and manufacturing sectors. His case experience includes assaults, violent acts, back injuries, fatalities, head injuries, heart attacks, infectious diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, neck injuries, paraplegia/quadriplegia, permanent disability, pulmonary disorders and respiratory conditions. Mr. Banahan is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Missouri Bar Workers Compensation Committee, the Missouri Legislative Sub-Committee and the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, for which he serves as chairman for Workers' Compensation. In addition, he has lectured extensively on Missouri Workers' Compensation and employers rights. Office Location St. Louis Admissions Missouri Illinois Interests: Mr. Banahan is actively involved in the St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association, for which he is a past president. An avid sportsman, he serves as a coach for St. Gabriel's Athletic Association, is chairman of the Run for the Hills 5k race at Francis Park and enjoys playing golf and hiking. Mr. Banahan also makes as much time as possible for his three daughters. Honors and Awards: McCahill Award Scholar Athlete, Marquette University, 1980 Publications / Papers: "A State Reacts to Out-of-Control Costs,' Occupational Health & Safety, July 'Missouri Lays Down the Law,' Insurance Journal, July 4, 'Missouri Workers' Compensation Act Overhauled,' Midwest In- House, July/August Co-author: Employers' Bill of Rights present. 8 St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

11 DavidC.Berwin Member [Direct] [Main] [Fax] Practice Areas Civil Litigation Toxic Tort Products Liability Education St. Louis University, J.D. St. Louis University, B.A. Mr. Berwin focuses on business litigation including the areas of insurance defense, product liability, premises liability, toxic torts and general liability. Prior to joining the firm, David worked for St. Charles, Missouri attorney Richard R. Veit in composing the argument portion of a recent appellate brief in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Office Location St. Louis Admissions Mr. Berwin has industry experience in education/schools and government. He also has case experience involving: assaults and violent acts, back injury/pain, falls, fatalities, fires and explosions, fractures, head injury/pain, musculoskeletal disorders, neck injury/pain, and pulmonary disorders. Missouri Illinois Mr. Berwin is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitian St. Louis, and the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. Interests: Mr. Berwin enjoys spending his free time reading, writing fiction and poetry, coaching, politics, and sports. St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

12 JamesBorchers Of Counsel or [Direct] [Main] [Fax] Practice Areas Business Services Education LL.M Washington University School of Law, 1987 (Taxation) J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law, 1977 (Honors: Law Review) B.A. Valparaiso University, 1973 (Economics) Business Owners - Jim Borchers has 25 years of experience advising small businesses and their owners about the daily bread and butter issues: contracts with customers and suppliers, leasing, borrowing from a bank or other funding source, limiting risks and growing the business. SBA Loans & Lending Process - As a certified SBA 504 closing attorney, Jim also counsels lenders on conventional and SBA loan transactions. Franchising - One of the few franchise attorneys in the St. Louis area, Jim can navigate you through a new franchise registration (i.e. as franchisor) or negotiate for you as a prospective franchisee. Office Location St. Louis and St. Charles Admissions U.S. Supreme Court Missouri Supreme Court U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri U.S. Tax Court U.S. Court of Claims Real Estate, Construction & Commercial Leases Jim routinely works through commercial leases and handles real estate financing and transfers. Trades and construction businesses rely on Jim for contracts and mechanic s liens. As a former city attorney, Jim is always alert to various code and zoning issues. Estate Planning. Whether it s a complex trust or a simple durable power of attorney, people trust Jim to help them provide for family, protect business assets and find piece of mind. Trade Associations. Jim serves as executive director and general counsel for several international manufacturers trade associations guiding them through industry and products issues. Educator - Jim teaches business owners, lending officers and other attorneys about business formation, structure and management, with a special focus on LLC s. You can attend Jim s classes at the St. Charles Community College, NBI, and seminars at local banks. You ll 10 St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

13 find many of Jim s articles in the St. Louis Small Business Monthly and at Honors and Awards: Top Attorneys for Small Business Small Business Monthly Top 100 St. Louisans To Know To Succeed in Business - Small Business Monthly Community Shaper Award - 50 Under 50 - St. Charles Business Magazine Service Tribute Recognition (President) United Services for the Handicapped Dedicated Leadership Recognition (President) Parkside Meadows Retirement Community Affiliations: St. Charles County Bar Association Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis The Missouri Bar American Bar Association Community: O Fallon Rotary Club (past President) Greater St. Charles Chamber of Commerce (Board of Directors) St. Charles Community College Foundation (Board of Directors) Boy Scouts of America (District Chairman for Boone Trails District) Interests: Jim is a church organist, loves jazz and enjoys ballroom dancing with his wife Lisa, coaches middle school basketball and is an avid wine collector. Precedent Setting Decisions: Megargel Willbrand & Co vs. FAMPAT and Union Planters Bank, 210 S.W.3d 205 (Mo.App. E.D. 2006). City of St. Peters vs. Edwin Klein, et al, 954 S.W.2d 586 (Mo.App. E.D. 1997). St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

14 SusanL.Brown Miles Senior Associate [Direct] [Main] [Fax] Practice Areas Civil Litigation Education Drake University, B.A. Rhetoric & Speech Communication, 1997 University of Missouri - Columbia, J.D., 2000 Ms. Brown has case experience in the areas of insurance defense, general liability, subrogation, workers compensation, personal injury, and premises liability. Office Location St. Louis Ms. Brown also brings appellate and trial experience from her employment as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri and Assistant Circuit Attorney for the City of St. Louis. Ms. Brown has spent time voluntering for Project Angel Tree. She is also a Board Member of Youth in Action, a community service organization based in Kirkwood, Missouri, is a member of the Nerinx Hall Alumni Association and the Mound City Bar Association. Admissions Missouri Illinois United States District Court: Southern District of Illinois Northern District of Illinois Interests: In her free time, Ms. Brown enjoys spending time with family and friends, sports, and even a little karaoke. Honors and Awards: Thurgood Marshall Scholar, University of Missouri-Columbia 12 St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

15 AimeeDavenport Of Counsel x4140 [Direct] [Main] [Fax] Practice Areas Environmental Regulation Clean Water Regulation Air Regulation Solid/Hazardous Waste Regulation Water Superfund Education University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, J.D., 2001 Stephens College, B.A., 1997 Ms. Davenport represents public and private entities in environmental, energy, and administrative law matters. She assists public and private entities in all areas of environmental law, concentrating in water quality, permitting, and defense of enforcement actions under the Clean Water Act. Ms. Davenport s clients include municipalities, water and sewer districts, and private corporations. Ms. Davenport has also represented public utilities before the Missouri Public Service Commission in rate, tariff and complaint cases. Office Location Columbia Admissions Missouri U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Ms. Davenport s prior experience includes serving as deputy general counsel to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, representing the Department in water pollution, public drinking water, and soil and water conservation matters. While at the Department, Ms. Davenport acquired a comprehensive understanding of waste water, storm water, water quality, dredge and fill, and public drinking water aspects of the clean water and safe drinking water laws. Prior to her time with the Department, Ms. Davenport served as an attorney for the Missouri Public Service Commission where she advised the chief law judge and commissioners in tariff and rate cases. Honors Selected among Missouri Lawyers Weekly s Up & Coming, 2013 Selected among The Best Lawyers in America, Selected for Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2012 St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

16 Professional Affiliations Stephens College Alumnae Association Board President-Elect, June June 2015 The Missouri Bar, Environmental & Energy Law Committee (Chair present; Vice Chair ) Boone County Bar Mid-Missouri Woman s Law Association Cedar Creek Therapeutic Riding Center; Board of Directors Columbia Chamber of Commerce Publications Co-Author, Missouri Environmental Law, Second Edition, Chapter 8, Water Pollution, Published by The Missouri Bar Presentations Presenter, Leveraging Your Network, University of Missouri Women s Leadership Conference, March 2014 Moderator, Older and Wiser, Lessons Learned from Clean Water Enforcement, Missouri Chamber of Commerce Environmental Conference, July 25, 2013 Speaker, Litigation and Regulatory Update, Missouri Waste Control Coalition Conference, June 20, 2013 Presenter, 10 Ways to Avoid Gender Stereotypes in Communication, University of Missouri/Stephens College/Columbia College Women s Leadership Conference, March 2013 Presenter, Water Quality Standards Still in Play, Missouri Chamber of Commerce Environmental Conference, July 26, 2012 Speaker, Missouri Waste Control Coalition Conference, June 20, 2011 Panelist, Affordability Considerations in Clean Water Act Compliance, Fifth Annual 2010 Missouri Water Seminar, September 2010 Speaker, Environmental Justice, 18th Annual Environmental Conference at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri Chamber of Commerce, July 2010 Speaker, When the Rules Change, Developments in Clean Water Law Seminar, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Washington D.C., November 2009 Speaker, New NPDES Permit Expectations, 17th Annual Environmental Conference at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri Chamber of Commerce, July 2009 Speaker, Wet Weather Enforcement, REGFORM Water Seminar, Columbia, Missouri, September St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

17 JamesB.Kennedy Member [Direct] [Main] [Fax] Practice Areas Workers' Compensation Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Education University of Missouri-Columbia, J.D., 1969 University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A., History, 1966 Mr. Kennedy has extensive experience handling Workers' Compensation matters in the agriculture, forestry and fishing, automotive, auto plants, casinos, construction, education, finance, insurance and real estate, government, manufacturing, medical, mining, retail trade, services, transportation and public utilities, and wholesale trade industries. His case experience includes amputations, assaults and violent acts, back injuries, body system injuries, bruises and contusions, carpal tunnel syndrome, chemical burns, contact with objects and equipment, cumulative trauma, cuts and lacerations, falls, fatalities, fires and explosions, fractures, harmful substances or environments, head injuries, heart attacks, heat burns, infectious diseases, lower and upper extremity injuries, multiple traumatic injuries, musculoskeletal disorders, neck injuries, paraplegia/quadriplegia, permanent disability, poisoning, pulmonary disorders, respiratory conditions, skin diseases and disorders, sprains, strains, breaks, tears, tendonitis and transportation incidents. Office Location St. Louis Admissions Missouri Illinois Mr. Kennedy is a frequent lecturer and writer on workers' compensation topics. He is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, Workers Compensation Committee; the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Workers' Compensation Committee; the American Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Practice Section; the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers and the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals. Mr. Kennedy was chair of the Missouri Bar's Workers' Compensation Committee from and chair of BAMSL's Workers' Compensation Committee from He has also participated in various other BAMSL committees. Interests: Mr. Kennedy has been on the board of trustees for Hanley Downs subdivision and has served as chairman, treasurer and secretary. He enjoys fishing, playing golf, traveling and reading. St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

18 KathleenT.McCarthy Associate [Direct] [Main] [Fax] Practice Areas Civil Litigation Family Law Education Southeast Missouri State University, B.A., English, 2001 Southern Illinois University, J.D., 2005 Ms. McCarthy is an attorney in the Civil Litigation Group at Evans & Dixon, LLC, where she specializes in matters of insurance defense, conducting initial coverage analyses, taking examinations under oath, and litigating coverage disputes. Ms. McCarthy also regularly defends insureds in auto crashes and premises liability actions. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. McCarthy had a successful practice litigating complex family law matters at one of the area s most prestigious domestic firms. This unique background, whereby Ms. McCarthy gained considerable expertise in background investigations and forensic document review, has proved invaluable to her insurance clients, providing her a clear edge in evaluating the validity of claims, while doing so in a manner affords insureds the respect they deserve and expect. Office Location St. Louis Admissions Missouri Ms. McCarthy continues to maintain a portion of her trial practice in domestic matters including divorce, complex property divisions, modifications, maintenance (alimony), custody, paternity and guardianships. Regardless of whether her client is an insurance company or individual, Ms. McCarthy is committed to relentlessly pursuing excellence with cost-effective results. Interests: Member of Phi Delta Phi and the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce. Kathleen also enjoys working out, reading, attending concerts and plays, and spending time with friends and family. Honors and Awards: Best Article Editor, SIU Law, Publications / Papers: 'Conversations About Medical Marijuana Between Physicians and Their Patients'. Journal of Legal Medicine, SIU Law, St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

19 DavidP.Mosh Member [Direct] [Main] [Fax] Practice Areas Workers' Compensation Education Louisiana State University, J.D., 1996 University of Kansas School of Law, visiting summer school student, 1994 University of Arizona, B.A., Political Science, 1992, Cum Laude Mr. Mosh has experience handling Workers' Compensation matters in the education/schools, manufacturing and services industries. His case experience includes amputations, back injuries, bruises and contusions, carpal tunnel syndrome, contact with objects and equipment, cumulative trauma, cuts and lacerations, falls, head injuries, lower extremities, multiple traumatic injuries, musculoskeletal disorders, neck injuries, permanent disability, sprains, strains, breaks, tears, tendonitis, transportation incidents and upper extremities. Office Location Kansas City Admissions Missouri Kansas Mr. Mosh is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Committee. He was also appointed as the 2005 Co-Chair of the Kansas City Missouri Bar Association (KCMBA) Workers' Compensation and Procedure Law Committee. Interests: In his spare time, Mr. Mosh coaches little league baseball and is a member of the Kansas City alumni group for the University of Arizona. He enjoys going to movies, playing golf and tennis and traveling. St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

20 BrianRogers Member [Direct] [Main] [Fax] Practice Areas Business Services Education University of Oklahoma, B.A., Letters University of Missouri - Columbia, J.D. (Certificate in Taxation) Brian practices in commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other areas of business law, representing clients ranging in size from small start-ups to large, publicly-traded companies in a variety of industries including manufacturing, copacking, telecom, technology web applications, retail and services. Brian s areas of practice include business start-ups, acquisition and disposition of business assets; reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial contracts, such as supply contracts, distribution agreements, professional services agreements, and software licenses; equity investments in existing companies; and corporate governance and compliance. Office Location St. Louis Admissions Missouri Illinois Brian is a member of the American Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He is the chair of the Missouri Bar Association's Business Law committee and the contracts editor for the Missouri Courts Bulletin. He serves on the Board of Directors and as the Chair of the Education Committee of the Missouri Venture Forum and on the Education Committee of ISM-St. Louis. He is also a member of the Association of Corporate Growth and serves on the Small Business Weekly committee. Brian is a frequent speaker on contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and business topics. He blogs as the Contracts Guy at where he discusses business and legal aspects of contracts and contracting and he also edits Evans & Dixon's Blog for Business Law at theblogforbusinesslaw.com. Honors and Awards: Brian is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Golden Key National Honor Society at the University of Oklahoma. He was managing editor of the Missouri Law Review at the University of Missouri- Columbia and graduated Order of the Coif. 18 St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

21 MichelleM.Symank Associate [Direct] [Main] [Fax] Practice Areas Workers' Compensation Education Oklahoma City University, J.D., Cum Laude, 2006 Truman State University, B.S., Biology, 2000 Ms. Symank joined Evans & Dixon in She has previous industry experience in property and casualty insurance and insurance sales. Her practice is focused on the defense of employers against claims for workers compensation benefits from workplace injuries resulting in physical or mental disability under the Illinois and Missouri Workers' Compensation Acts. Ms. Symank regularly appears at St. Louis, St. Charles, Crystal City, Ironton, Rolla and Jefferson City dockets in Missouri, as well as Southern Illinois, on behalf of insurance companies and self-insured employers. Office Location St. Louis Admissions Missouri Illinois Ms. Symank is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) and Women Lawyers Association of Greater St. Louis. She serves as co-chair of the BAMSL Workers Compensation Committee. Interests: Ms. Symank is a Fox Theater Broadway Series ticket holder. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her husband and children. Honors and Awards: CALI Awards in Contracts (2003) and Patent Law (2006) Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inn of Court, Pupil St. Louis (314) St. Charles (636) Springfield (417) Columbia (573) Kansas City (816)

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