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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
Construction Kelly Mescher
Contracts Lana Knedlik
Kelly Mescher
Copyright Nancie Hawke
Lana Knedlik
Corporate and Business Entity Matters Matt McNamee
Development Nancie Hawke
Discrimination Marsha Fischer
Nancie Hawke
Phil Hoskins
Diversity Marsha Fischer
Paul Maguffee
Economic Development Matt McNamee
Employment Law Marsha Fischer
Phil Hoskins
Nancie Hawke
Export Controls / International Paul Maguffee
Faculty Appointments / Tenure Phil Hoskins
First Amendment Paul Maguffee
Nancie Hawke
Grant / Research Contracts Kelly Mescher
Lana Knedlik
Health Care Billing Rob Hess
Kathy Bunn
Kelly Mescher
Blake Schofield
Health Care Compliance / Patient Issues / Hospital Issues / Transactions / Contracts Kathy Bunn
Paul Maguffee
Rob Hess
Blake Schofield
HIPAA / Health System IP Paul Maguffee
Kathy Bunn
Rob Hess
Blake Schofield
Immigration Nancie Hawke
Intellectual Property / Patents Kelly Mescher
Lana Knedlik
Phil Hoskins
Leases of Property Matt McNamee
Medical Malpractice Kathy Bunn
Political Activities / Election Issues Paul Maguffee
Real Estate Matt McNamee
Research Compliance / IRB  
Research Parks Matt McNamee
Sexual Harassment Marsha Fischer
Phil Hoskins
Kathy Bunn
Student Disability  
Student Records / FERPA  
Study Abroad Kelly Mescher
Paul Maguffee
Sunshine Law Paul Maguffee
Phil Hoskins
Title IX Marsha Fischer
Phil Hoskins
Trademark Lana Knedlik
Nancie Hawke
Transactional Matters Matt McNamee
Wills / Trusts / Estates Nancie Hawke

Reviewed 2015-01-15.