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Hamilton Appointed to Commission by Missouri Supreme Court

HeplerBroom attorney Kathleen Hamilton
Kathleen Hamilton

Kathleen Hamilton has been appointed by the Missouri Supreme Court to the Joint Commission on Women in the Profession. The 20-member Commission is a joint venture of the Missouri Supreme Court and The Missouri Bar. It is charged with assessing the status of women in the legal profession, identifying barriers to their advancement, combating bias in both the justice system and the legal profession, and securing full and equal participation of women in the profession. Members are selected by the Court and the bar.

Hamilton, a partner in the firm’s St. Louis office, focuses her practice on general trial litigation and insurance defense. She has also successfully handled numerous appellate cases. She earned her J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 2002 and also holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and English from the University of Notre Dame. Hamilton is a member of the American Bar Association and the state bar associations of Illinois and Missouri. She speaks and writes regularly on numerous legal topics.

HeplerBroom LLC COVID-19 Response

HeplerBroom has been diligently working on its response and continuity plan to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to keep the health and safety of our employees, their families, and our clients as our top priority.

To help ensure everyone's continued health and well-being, effective March 17, 2020, all attorneys and staff began working remotely. We continue to assess the situation and will return to our physical offices when appropriate.

To ensure this, the firm has identified essential personnel in each office who will make certain that critical firm functions that cannot be done remotely continue to be handled. We have put in place protocol for those essential personnel to make sure they are keeping healthy per the CDC cleaning and sanitizing recommendations. All teams have back-up personnel and procedures that we will follow to make sure all deadlines are met and clients receive the same great service and work product that we have always been proud to provide.

HeplerBroom's IT department has been working hard to make sure all remote employees are set up with equipment and access from home to limit disruption to our clients. Maintaining security and confidentiality has remained, and will continue to remain, at the forefront of all processes and procedures, at all levels throughout the firm.

The firm has created emergency communication measures to communicate any changes to this plan to employees and are communicating on a regular basis with any and all new resources and helpful information during this uncertain time.

During these fluid and unpredictable times, HeplerBroom will continue its commitment to great service and results for our clients, all while keeping safe and healthy.

Wishing you and your families good health.

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