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Firm attorneys have continued to represent clients in both transactions and litigation matters during the Covid Virus response while honoring the requests of elected officials. Throughout the social distancing program, Firm lawyers have remained available to clients with respect to issues relating to the pandemic response and regular legal matters.
In March, Diedre Peters closed large asset purchases of two separate businesses in the agricultural services sector for a firm client. In March, Joseph Blanton completed a transaction in which a firm client sold his interests in a farming operation to its other principals. Bryan Nickell represented a secured creditor in the sale of a cotton gin in the Missouri Bootheel.
Bryan Nickell, Shaun Hanschen and Joseph Blanton recently represented a municipality in an insurance coverage dispute with its liability insurers in the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. In that suit, Firm attorneys defended a declaratory judgment action and prosecuted a Counterclaim relating to coverage and were able to help achieve a settlement of the insurance coverage litigation while the underlying suit also settled.
Joseph Blanton completed a five-month course of study and exam through the Harvard Business School and received a CORe certification in Accounting, Economics, and Data Analytics.
Office Manager Darlene Ferrell recently retired after working for nearly 50 years at the Firm. Sandy Nelson has been named the new Office Manager.