Super Lawyers Recognizes 57 Attorneys from Lathrop Gage in Missouri and Kansas


Kansas City, MO (November 8, 2017) – Super Lawyers recently announced that 40 Lathrop Gage attorneys have been recognized as 2017 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and 17 attorneys have been recognized as Rising Stars.

Partners Mara Cohara, Janice Hetland and Rosalee McNamara obtained recognition among Super Lawyers' "Top 50 Women in Missouri & Kansas." Additionally, Scott Malin earned recognition among the "St. Louis Top 50" and Malin and Cohara were also honored among the "Missouri & Kansas Top 100."

A Thomson Reuters business, Super Lawyers is a rating service that is based on peer nominations that are supported by interviews, independent research, data verification and good-standing review. Only 5 percent of the lawyers in a given state or region are named Super Lawyers; 2.5 percent qualify as Rising Stars.

Lathrop Gage’s 2017 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers:

Jefferson City, Mo.:

Jennifer Griffin – Gaming

David Shorr – Environmental

Kansas City, Mo.:

Michael Abrams – Business Litigation

Robyn Anderson – Insurance Coverage

Bill Beck – Environmental Litigation

Richard Bien – Business Litigation

Sherman Botts – Construction Litigation

Jean Paul Bradshaw II – Class Action

Mara Cohara – Class Action

Jay Felton – Business Litigation

William Ford – Environmental

Brian Fries – Business Litigation

David Frye – Civil Litigation: Defense

Cameron Garrison – Intellectual Property Litigation

Tedrick Housh – Employment & Labor

Greer Lang – Business Litigation

Rosalee McNamara – Employment & Labor

James Moeller – Business Litigation

Richard Rhyne – Surety

Nancy Schmidt Roush – Business/Corp

Jack Rowe – Employment & Labor

Thomas Ryan – Environmental Litigation

Joel Voran – Estate & Probate

Overland Park, Kan.:

James Betterman – Estate & Probate

Peter Brown – Estate & Probate

Jennifer Hannah – Business Litigation

Carrie Josserand – Business Litigation

Thomas Murray – Business Litigation

Curtis Tideman – Business Litigation

Kenneth Weltz – Personal Injury General: Defense

Springfield, Mo.:

Frank Evans, III – Business Litigation

Joseph Johnson – Intellectual Property

Dan Nelson – Creditor Debtor Rights

Lee Poppen – Construction Litigation

Randell Wallace – Real Estate

St. Louis, Mo.:

Wendi Alper-Pressman – Business Litigation

Janice Hetland – Real Estate

Bennett Keller – Estate & Probate

Scott Malin – Estate & Probate

Laura Toledo – Bankruptcy: Business

Lathrop Gage’s 2017 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars:

Kansas City, Mo.:

Chad Blomberg – Personal Injury General: Defense

Kevin Kuhlman – Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Sarah Lintecum – Insurance Coverage

Travis McCallon – Intellectual Property Litigation

Luke Meriwether – Intellectual Property Litigation

Jessica Merrigan – Environmental

Darin Shreves – Business Litigation

Eric Sidler – Intellectual Property Litigation

Amanda Yoder – Business/Corp

Overland Park, Kan.:

Brian Mack – Intellectual Property

Justin Poplin – Intellectual Property

Andrew Ricke – Civil Litigation: Defense

David Waters – Real Estate

Justin Whitney – Tax

Springfield, Mo.:

Joshua Christensen – Civil Litigation: Defense

St. Louis:

Michael Adrian – Business/Corporate

Alicia Goedde – Business Litigation


About Lathrop Gage: Lathrop Gage is a law firm whose clients form the backbone of our economy.  Our attorneys provide strategic guidance in litigation, business and intellectual property law, with deep knowledge and experience in the industries we serve.  We work as one integrated team from offices across the country to help our clients see beyond immediate challenges to achieve their most important objectives.  For more information, visit


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