The Firm periodically publishes a newsletter to provide our clients with information about legal issues impacting their industries, recent court decisions, and other matters we believe may be of interest to them. Please feel free to offer suggestions as to which articles were of interest to you and what topics you would like to see addressed.

Volume 19 – Summer 2015

  • Do You Need to Form a Limited Liability Company?
  • Employee or Independent Contractor? The Pitfalls of Worker Misclassification
  • Accountable Care Organizations and the Admissibility of Guidelines in Malpractice Cases
  • Lex’s Que-Tips
  • Firm News

Volume 18 – Winter 2014 

  • The Hidden Dangers of Unsolicitated Fax Messages
  • Meet Joey Vitale
  • “Belt & Suspensers”:  Protecting Your Interests through Settlement and Beyond
  • Continuous Wage Garnishment
  • Lex’s Que-Tips
  • Firm News

Volume 17 – Summer 2014 

  • Missouri Employment Law – Recent Case Makes Worker’s Compensation Retaliation Claims Easier for Employees
  • When Changing Malpractice Insurance, Make Sure Your Tail is Covered
  • Protecting Your Company from Reckless Hiring Claims
  • Making Sense of Payment Bonds in Public Works Contracts
  • Firm News
  • Lex’s Que-Tips

Volume 16 – January 21, 2014 

  • U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms – Behr, McCarter & Potter, P.C.
  • “Rising Star” – Elizabeth Grana
  • Effective Board of Zoning Adjustment Presentations
  • Incorporating the Rules of the American Arbitration Association in Your Contract
  • Overview of Missouri Judgment Enforcement
  • Lex’s Que Tips
  • Naturalization Ceremony at the Federal Courthouse

Volume 15 –  December 7, 2012

Volume 14 – St. Louis Contractor Referral Network (SLCRN) now on Twitter 

  • The St. Louis Contractor Referral NetworkSM (SLCRN) now on Twitter (@StLouisCRN)
  • Legislative Update:  A summary of new Missouri laws that may impact you and your business

Volume 13 – Summer 2012 Newsletter”

  • Construction on Public Projects:  A Cautionary Tale Showing That You Can Never Be Too Careful (Timothy J. Reichardt)
  • State Prosecutors in Illinois Must Preserve and Produce Officer Squad Car Recordings to Defendants in Misdemeanor Cases
  • Tim Reichardt named one of Missouri’s Up and Coming Lawyers in 2012 by Missouri Lawyers Weekly
  • Firm News
  • BMP Bar Results
  • Lex’s Que Tips – Pulled Pork Tailgate Sandwiches

Volume 12 – Spring 2012 – SLCRN “Meet & Greet” Issue

  • St. Louis Contractor Referral Network’s 6th “Meet & Greet” Event
  • Mechanic’s Lien Statutes are Remedial in Nature and Should Be Liberally Construed; Mechanic’s Lien Take Precedence Over a Construction Loan
  • Getting Paid on Construction Projects
  • Statistics about the St. Louis Contractor Referral Network / LinkedIn

Volume 11 – Fall 2011

  • Do-It-Yourself Legal – Can Saving Money Now Cost You Money Later?
  • What Can a Homebuyer Do Once Deficiencies Appear After Closing on a Newly Constructed House?
  • New Office Space
  • 9-11 Rememberance
  • Meet Andrew Tangaro
  • Lex’s Que-Tips
  • Firm News

Volume 10 – Meet & Greet Issue

  • St. Louis Contractor Referral Network’s 5th “Meet & Greet” Event
  • About the St. Louis Contractor Referral Network

Volume 9 – Summer 2011

  • Governor Nixon Vetoes Industry’s Efforts to Rein in Employment Discrimination Lawsuits
  • Attention on Deck! USERRA Gives Service Members and their Employers Additional Rights and Responsibilities
  • Sovereign Immunity: A Blanket of Protection for a Municipalities’ Bad Behavior?
  • The Regulation and Discripline of Physicians in Missouri
  • St. Louis Contractor Referral Network’s Meet and Greet
  • Joplin Tornado
  • Meet Tom Hayek
  • Firm News Summer 2011
  • BMP Bar Results

Volume 8 – Fall 2010

  • A Prescription for the Physician-Don’t Meet With Defense Counsel Privately When Your Patient is in a Law Suit
  • New Ethics Laws Hold Politicians Accountable
  • Meet Mary Perkins
  • Firm News
  • Bar Results – Review of St. Louis Area Bars and Restaurants

Volume 7 – Summer 2010

  • New Far-Reaching EPA Lead Paint Regulations
  • Illinois Legislative Update
  • Meet Brandon A. DeWitt
  • Firm’s Unique Judgment Collection ProgramSM Featured in St. Louis Construction News & Real Estate
  • Congratulations to Richard Behr!

Volume 6 – Spring 2010

  • Behr & McCarter Selected for The Best Lawyers in America®
  • New Law Aims to Guard Privacy of Missouri Citizens
  • Just When You Thought It Was Safe
  • Three Key Remedies for Insurance Disputes
  • Meet Liz Grana
  • Mizzou Alumni Honor McCarter

Volume 5 – Spring 2009

  • Don’t Be an Easy Target: 5 Steps Every Employer Can Take to Avoid Employment Litigation (By Jason W. Kinser)
  • A Different Type of Classroom – An Internship at Behr, McCarter & Potter (By Summer Intern Liz Grana)

* Volume 4 – Winter 2008

  • Special Edition – The Best Lawyers in America® 2009, included Dudley McCarter in the Commercial Litigation category and Tony Behr in the Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation categories.

* Volume 3 – Winter 2007

  • Recent Developments in Employment Law (By Richard J. Behr)
  • Event Data Recorder: Valuable Evidence in Vehicular Accident Cases (By Timothy J. Reichard
  • We’re not in Kansas Anymore: Illinois Mechanic’s Lien Law Presents Trap for Even the Wary. (By Jason W. Kinser)

* Volume 2 – Fall 2007

  • Who is Driving Your Company? Imputed Negligence Claims (By Stacy Jackson)
  • Insurability of Punitive Damages

* Volume 1 – Spring 2007

  • Disclosing Electronically Stored Information (By Richard J. Behr)
  • Municipal Law (By Edward Crites)
  • Employment & Business Law (By Richard Behr)
  • When Does Missouri’s Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations Begin to Run?

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