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November 14, 2018

Fourteen Berkowitz Oliver Attorneys Named 2018 Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Fourteen attorneys at Berkowitz Oliver LLP have been named 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers or Rising Stars. The 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers are: Nick DiVita , for Business Litigation; Jim Eisenbrandt , for Criminal Defense: White Collar; Stacey Gilman , for Business Litigation; Nick Kurt , for Business Litigation; Jeff Morris , for Criminal Defense: White Collar; Shazzie Naseem , for Criminal Defense: White Collar; David Oliver , for Business Litigation; Tom Schult , for Class Action; John Shaw , for Securities Litigation; Christina Wahl , for Criminal Defense: White Collar; and Jennifer Wieland , for Business Litigation. The …

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November 13, 2018

John Shaw Named to Federal Practice Committee for Western District of Missouri

John Shaw has been named to the Federal Practice Committee for the Western District of Missouri for 2019. The purpose of the Committee is to serve as liaison between the Bench and the Bar. John also currently serves on the Bench-Bar Committee for the District of Kansas and is committed to serving the legal community via his involvement with the local federal courts.

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November 7, 2018

Christina Wahl Named Best of the Bar

Christina Wahl has been named to the “Best of the Bar,” the Kansas City Business Journal ‘s annual recognition of the city’s local lawyers in private practice. Wahl is among 56 honorees this year. Wahl’s practice is primarily focused on government and internal investigations, and business disputes.

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October 30, 2018

Paralegal LeeAnn Parmenter Spearheads “Bears on Patrol” with KCPA

Paralegal LeeAnn Parmenter, in her role with the Kansas City Paralegal Association (KCPA), recently spearheaded the collection of more than 3,000 teddy bears to donate to the Kansas City Police Department’s Bears on Patrol Program. KCPA has been the exclusive donor to the Bears on Patrol program for the past 16 years. Parmenter is President of the KCPA.

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October 8, 2018

Berkowitz Oliver Supports Association for Women Lawyers

Berkowitz Oliver is a 2018 Gold Sponsor of the Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City .  On October 5, Berkowitz Oliver attorneys Jennifer Wieland and Megan Costello  piloted the beverage cart at AWL’s annual “I’m Not Serious About Golf” golf tournament at Hillcrest Country Club. Costello is currently on the AWL Board and serves as Vice-Chair of the Community Support subcommittee. AWL was formed in 1976 to advance the role of women in the legal profession. Its mission is to make Kansas City the best place in the nation to …

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October 5, 2018

Firm Welcomes New Associates

Berkowitz Oliver recently welcomed two new associates to the firm. Jordan Glasgow is a 2016 graduate of UMKC Law School where she served as Comment Editor on the Law Review. Ross Weimer is a 2016 graduate of Boston College where he participated in Moot Court. Both Jordan and Ross come to the firm with strong backgrounds in civil litigation.

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September 28, 2018

Berkowitz Oliver Joins Ford Motor Company’s Legal Alliance for Women in Global Day of Service

Joining volunteers around the world on September 27, 2018, Berkowitz Oliver took part in the inaugural Global Day of Service, a worldwide initiative spearheaded by Ford Motor Company’s Legal Alliance for Women (LAW), the company’s professional organization focused on women in the legal practice. The coordinated global efforts assisted organizations supporting the empowerment and well-being of women and girls in their respective communities. Berkowitz Oliver is among more than 90 law firms around the world that partnered with LAW to …

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September 26, 2018

David Oliver Named Chairman of MRIGlobal Board of Directors

David Oliver has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors of MRIGlobal, the organization announced recently . David has been a member of MRIGlobal’s Board of Trustees since 1998 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2015.  Based in Kansas City,  MRIGlobal is an independent organization performing contract scientific and engineering research for government and industry.  Its Board of Directors governs and directs the leadership of the organization.

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