Peters Named Up & Coming Lawyer by Missouri Lawyers MediaBlanton Law Firm
Diedre A. Peters, partner, Blanton, Nickell, Collins, Douglas and Hanschen, LLC, was honored as one of the 2021 Up & Coming Missouri Lawyers by Missouri Lawyers Media September 29 during a reception at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis. Missouri Lawyers Media annually honors rising stars of the Missouri legal community and next-generation leaders.
“Diedre is already one of the outstanding legal thinkers and writers among Missouri lawyers. Judges and other attorneys have recognized that her skills are exceptional. We are proud to have her as a member of the Firm,” says Joseph C. Blanton Jr., member, Blanton, Nickell, Collins, Douglas and Hanschen.
Peters’ practice focuses on complex personal injury, commercial litigation and corporate and real estate transactions. She joined Blanton, Nickell, Collins, Douglas and Hanschen in 2017. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2015 from the University of Illinois College of Law and served as an associate editor of the University Illinois of Law Review. In 2011, Peters earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Columbia College. A native of Bertrand, Mo., she is a graduate of Charleston High School.
Peters is a member of the Sikeston Lions Club and the House of Refuge Board of Directors.