Tuesday, January 3, 2017

On February 13, 2016, Doug Stanley, partner in the Private Client Services group at Bryan Cave, and Justin Flach of The Commerce Trust Company (an alumnus of the Bryan Cave Private Client Services group), will present “Creating A Living Legacy”, addressing estate planning basics to a group of artists.  The presentation is hosted by the Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts and will be held at the Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar, St. Louis, Missouri.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Bryan Cave’s Private Client Group was recently recognized by US News & World Report’s 2017 “Best Law Firms” as a “National Tier 1” practice in the Trusts and Estates category.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

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The Private Client group of Bryan Cave is proud to announce that Kimberly E. Civins has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

ACTEC is a nonprofit association of lawyers established in 1949 whose pre-eminent members are elected to the College by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors. Membership in ACTEC is by election of the regents of the College. Individual lawyers meeting the criteria for membership are nominated for membership by fellows of the College, and subjected to careful review by state and national membership selection committees, prior to consideration by the regents of the College.

All ACTEC members have made substantial contributions to the field of trusts and estates law through writing, teaching and bar leadership activities. The members work together in a collegial manner to enhance their ability to provide the most efficient and highest quality services to their clients; develop qualified trust and estate counselors; improve and reform probate, trust and tax laws, procedures, and standards of professional responsibility; and cooperate with bar associations and other organizations with similar missions.  For more information about the College, click here.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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Bryan Cave’s St. Louis and Atlanta offices were named in the Chambers 2016 High Net Worth (“HNW”) Private Wealth Law list.

Chambers HNW is its first directory for the private wealth market.  Objective, independent and research-based, the guide recognizes the world’s leading high net worth advisers.

Lawrence Brody, Kathleen SherbyStephen Daiker, Bill Linkous, Frank McGaughey and Kimberly Civins were all also named as notable practitioners.

Click here to visit Chambers HNW directory.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Bryan Cave St. Louis partner, Douglas Stanley, and associate, Jarriot Rook, authored an article in the recently-published spring issue of the St. Louis Bar Journal, concerning the key issues to consider in nonjudicial settlement of fiduciary disputes.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Bryan Cave has made the shortlist for the prestigious Magic Circle Awards for 2016 under the category of “International Law Firm of the Year – USA”.

The Magic Circle Awards are held annually each Spring to recognize the best advisors in the financial sector on a global scale.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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Private Client Services Partner in London, Dyke Arboneaux, has been selected as both a speaker at the STEP Global Congress and as a judge for the 2016-2017 STEP Awards.

Dyke advises individuals, families and financial institutions on international estate planning and U.S. tax matters, with a particular emphasis in planning for clients who are exposed to both the U.S. and U.K. tax systems.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

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Congratulations to Kathy Sherby for being named “Lawyer of the Year”  2016 by Best Lawyers®, the oldest lawyer-rating publication in the U.S!

Best Lawyers names a single lawyer in each specialty in each community as “Lawyer of the Year.” Kathy was named in the Trusts & Estates specialty group. Those honored have received particularly outstanding ratings in the surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Congratulations are in order for the following attorneys listed as Best Lawyers in America 2016 for Trusts & Estates and Tax Law:

William Linkous, Jr.

Frank S. McGaughey, III

Renee M. Gabbard

Shannon K. Barks

B. John Readey, III

Lawrence Brody

Stephen B. Daiker

John D. Schaperkotter

Michael N. Newmark

Kathleen R. Sherby*

The Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest lawyer-rating publication in the U.S., has selected 168 Bryan Cave lawyers for inclusion in the 2016 edition.

Best Lawyers’ lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2016 edition, 6.7 million votes were analyzed.  Click here to view all Bryan Cave lawyers listed in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and the practice area or areas for which each is recognized.

 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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Each year, Chambers researchers conduct thousands of interviews with lawyers and clients worldwide to compile their rankings.   The publication ranks law firms, practices and individual lawyers in “bands” from one to six, with one being the best.  London Partner, Dyke Arboneaux, is ranked in Band 2 for her international private client work.   She also is recognized as a foreign expert for her private client work in the United Kingdom section of the publication, as well as her tax work in the U.S.   The publication notes that Arboneaux “is a well-respected trust and estate partner in Bryan Cave LLP’s London office and is sought after for US and cross-border tax and estate planning matters, including FATCA issues.”

Click here for more information.