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Attorney Practice Areas

Our office deals with a wide range of legal matters, so each of our attorneys works on a variety of subjects. Below is a list of some of the topics we commonly handle.

If you are a faculty or staff member and you have a question in one of these areas in connection with your work for the University, we encourage you to contact one of the attorneys listed below for that topic. Just click on that attorney's name to get his or her contact information.

If you have a question in an area not listed here, or if you're otherwise not sure who to contact, feel free to:

  • Contact one of our attorneys who you have met or worked with in the past. He or she will help you, or refer you to the appropriate attorney.
  • Contact our office at (573) 882-3211 and ask Michelle Blevins or Lori Robinett for help.
Topics Attorney
Athletics Phil Hoskins
Collection / Bankruptcy / Liens Kathy Bunn
Computer / IT Paul Maguffee
Nancie Hawke
Conflict of Interest Kelly Mescher
Kate Markie
Construction Kelly Mescher
Contracts Kate Markie
Lana Knedlik
Kelly Mescher
Copyright Nancie Hawke
Lana Knedlik
Corporate and Business Entity Matters
Development Nancie Hawke
Discrimination Nancie Hawke
Phil Hoskins
Diversity Paul Maguffee
Economic Development
Employment Law Phil Hoskins
Nancie Hawke
Export Controls / International Paul Maguffee
Faculty Appointments / Tenure Kate Markie
Phil Hoskins
First Amendment Paul Maguffee
Nancie Hawke
Grant / Research Contracts

Kelly Mescher
Lana Knedlik

Health Care Billing

Rob Hess
Kathy Bunn
Kelly Mescher

Health Care Compliance / Patient Issues / Hospital Issues Kathy Bunn
Paul Maguffee
Rob Hess
HIPAA

Paul Maguffee
Kathy Bunn
Rob Hess

Immigration Nancie Hawke
Intellectual Property / Patents Kelly Mescher
Lana Knedlik
Phil Hoskins
Leases of Property
Medical Malpractice Kathy Bunn
Political Activities / Election Issues Paul Maguffee
Real Estate
Research Compliance / IRB Kate Markie
Research Parks Lana Knedlik
Sexual Harassment Phil Hoskins
Kathy Bunn
Student Disability Kate Markie
Student Records / FERPA Kate Markie
Study Abroad Kelly Mescher
Paul Maguffee
Sunshine Law Paul Maguffee
Phil Hoskins
Trademark Lana Knedlik
Nancie Hawke
Transactional Matters
Wills / Trusts / Estates Nancie Hawke

Reviewed 2013-10-04.