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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 Lori Robinett or Taylor Becwar for help.

Practice Areas

Please select a group to uncover additional information.

Disputes Practice Group

Antwaun Smith, Practice Group Leader

Attorneys: Nick Beydler, Katharine S. Bunn, Phillip Hoskins, Emily Little, Paul Maguffee, Joel Poole, Cheryl Schuetze, Mark Van Zandt

Paralegals: Teresa Brown, Lori Robinett

  • Collection / Bankruptcy / Liens
  • Diversity
  • Employment law (FMLA, FLSA, Discrimination, etc.)
  • Equity Processes/Discrimination
  • Faculty Employment Matters
  • First Amendment
  • Litigation
  • Political Activities / Election Issues
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Student Affairs / Conduct
  • Student Disability
  • Subpoenas / Orders
  • Sunshine Law
  • Title IX

Transactions Practice Group

Steve Wild, Practice Group Leader

Attorneys: Nichole Bock, Phillip Hoskins, Don Kelly, Jon McGough, Michele Moyer, Mark Van Zandt

Paralegals: Teresa Brown, Robert Wilson

  • Advancement / Development/Gifts
  • Athletics
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Construction
  • Contracts, Business Services
  • Copyright
  • Corporate and Business Entity Matters
  • Economic Development
  • Export Controls / International
  • FERPA / Student Records
  • Finance / Investments
  • Grants / Research Contracts
  • Immigration
  • Information Technology
  • Leases of Property
  • Real Estate
  • Research Compliance / Institutional Review Board
  • Research Parks
  • Study Abroad
  • Technology Transfer
  • Trademark
  • Transactional Matters
  • Wills / Trusts / Estates

Health Care Practice Group

Robert Hess II, Practice Group Leader

Attorneys: Katharine Bunn, Sheryl Feutz-Harter, Emily Little, Jon McGough, Amanda Sasser

Paralegal: Taylor Becwar

  • Contracts (Health Care)
  • Health Care Billing
  • Health Care Compliance
  • Patient Issues
  • Hospital Issues
  • Health Care Transactions
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security
  • Medical Malpractice

Reviewed 2024-03-12