On February 16, 2011, Matthew Rossiter moderated the Sixth Annual Fiduciary Litigation Seminar, and also presented the Annual Update on the Law. Over 100 attorneys were in attendance.

On November 3, 2010, Jamie Boock successfully obtained a verdict after a jury trial against the City of St. Louis for failing to timely repair a dangerous condition on a City of St. Louis road which resulted in a one-car accident. Defendants made no offer to settle before trial.

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Timothy J. Lemen

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Tim is an accomplished trial attorney in the firm with over a decade of diverse litigation experience. His passion for trial work began during the early years of his career as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County. As a prosecutor, Tim gained a great deal of experience trying cases to both judges and juries. In the years following his service for St. Louis County, Tim  has tried numerous cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil matters totaling millions of dollars which include, but are not limited to: will/trust contests, discovery of assets, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, negligence, tortious interference with a contract/business expectancy, and violation of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.

In addition to his trial work, Tim regularly advises businesses and individual clients to prevent legal difficulties, and, whenever possible, negotiates on their behalves to resolve disputes short of litigation.

Tim is admitted to practice in the state courts of Missouri and Illinois. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois.

After graduating from Truman State University with a B.S. in both Justice Systems and Psychology, Tim earned his J.D. from the University of Missouri–Columbia in 2001.

Timothy lives in University City with his wife and four children and is active in our community. He currently serves as an officer of the Trial Section of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.  Tim has also served as a Director and as President of the University City Swim Club, a local non-profit corporation, and as an adjunct professor at Lindenwood University in its graduate criminal justice program.

Published Articles:

Maxwell G. Murtaugh, Timothy J. Lemen, Matthew J. Rossiter, Burdens of Proof in Missouri Estate and Trust Litigation, The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2016.

Timothy J. Lemen, Remedies in Missouri Trust Litigation, The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 2015.