Our firm regularly counsels and represents business owners, governmental entities, such as school districts and local municipalities, in employment discrimination defense, contract disputes, real estate disputes, business disputes and general and estate litigation, in Missouri and Illinois. Our primary focus is on defending business and governmental entities against lawsuits. We have successfully defended a variety of employment discrimination claims, including a lawsuit brought against a municipality seeking in excess of $5 million in damages. Christopher Bent was recognized by the Missouri Lawyers Weekly as having one of the largest verdicts in the State of Missouri and was listed in the Best Lawyer magazine reflecting his uncompromising commitment to justice on both sides of the dais.
We offer estate and fiduciary litigation, arising out of the creation and administration of estate plans. We have the requisite knowledge of trust, estate and probate law, coupled with the trial experience necessary to competently represent our clients. Providing invaluable advice to fiduciaries regarding their duties is an integral part of our estate practice thereby helping our clients avoid future claims.