Nick Tiger, associate attorney at The Sader Firm, based in Kansas City, recently wrote an article entitled “Military Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses Advances Equality,” discussing the recent Department of Justice decision to allow military and veteran benefits for same-sex couples.
Tiger, a recent graduate from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, is a member of KC LEGAL–Kansas City LEsbian, Gay, and Allied Lawyers–and Outlaws.
In addition to winning the 2010 KC LEGAL LGBT Advocacy Award, Tiger earned the 2010 Filbert Munoz Hispanic Advocacy Award.
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Polsinelli Shughart shareholder Robert Hingula found a way to enjoy life outside of the law and spend time with family, too.
Hingula starts as character Tommy in “The Who’s Tommy,” featured this month at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City.
Hingula’s daughter, Darcie Hingula, stars as Tommy, too, although a younger version.
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According to the Shawnee Dispatch: “Tommy” opened earlier this month at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, and the production’s final series of shows will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, with a [...]
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Former Kansas City attorney Bonjwing Lee will bring his popular food perspectives to prime time on Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations on The Travel Chanel.
Lee, a self-made food critic, photographer, and published author, writes The Ulterior Epicure, a blog dedicated to the review of foods from restaurants worldwide.
The Ulterior Epicure first appeared in 2004. While Lee published the blog anonymously for seven years, in 2011 he unveiled his identity.
In addition to writing the Ulterior Epicure, Lee co-authored and photographed “bluestem, the cookbook,” with Colby and Megan Garrelts, the chef-owners [...]
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Riding near 44th Street and Troost Ave., U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II noticed a hand reaching from the weeds of a Kansas City sidewalk.
Instructing his aid to stop their car, Rep. Cleaver found a fallen, distressed woman coming in and out of consciousness, frothing at the mouth.
First responders reported promptly to the scene and transported the woman to the hospital after receiving a call from a member of the caravan.
According to the Kansas City Star: Cleaver removed his coat and placed it over the woman to help warm her and called 911 a second time.
Cleaver and [...]
In St. Louis, the average annual salary is $114,060, compared to St. Joseph, where the average is $115,130.
This data, the most recent available, comes from May 2010.
According to the Kansas City Business Journal: Next on the list for metro areas in Missouri and Kansas are Columbia, Mo. ($105,350); Springfield, Mo. ($103,580); Wichita, Kan. ($95,810); Joplin, Mo. ($91,880); and Lawrence, Kan. ($86,890).
Nationally, lawyers are paid the most [...]
Kansas City employment lawyer Patrick Reavey is seeking property tax abatement from Kansas City’s Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority on property he purchased in the Columbus Park Urban Renewal Area at 1050 E. Fifth Street.
Reavey hopes to use the abatement to rehab the building, which was damaged by a fire that brought the once four story building down to only one.
Reavey will move his law office and his wife’s art studio into the rehabilitated building.
From the Kansas City [...]
Former KU Law professor Robert Odawi Porter, President of the Seneca Nation of Indians, discussed the history of American Indian advocacy yesterday in defense of tribal sovereignty at the Fifth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture, set at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.
Porter entitled his lecture, “Tribal National Security Strategy for the 21st Century.”
According to ASU News: Porter was appointed the first Attorney General for the Seneca Nation of Indians in 1991, developing an in-house legal department, and later served as Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel, overseeing the Nation’s legal affairs and [...]
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