Jul 16

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri names 2020 Common Good Awardees

Eight Individuals, Firms and Organizations To Be Honored

ST. LOUIS –Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, the area’s largest nonprofit law firm, will honor eight individuals, firms and organizations for their service on behalf of clients and the community. The “For The Common Good” awards recognize exceptional contributions to help insure equal access to justice for all members of the community.

Receiving the 2020 awards are: Tom Minogue, Thompson Coburn LLC. (Robert Walston Chubb Award for lifetime commitment); David H. Menninger (Richard B. Teitelman Community Service Award);  Arnold & Porter and Public Counsel (Melton M. Louis Equal Justice Award); Wellston Tenant Association (Eddie Mae Binion Community Service Award); Vannah Shaw, St. Louis County Justice Service (John R. Essner Young lawyer of the Year Award); Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P. C. (Gerald R. Ortbals Law Practice Award); Stuart Berkowitz (F. Wm. McCalpin Pro Bono Award); and Jacob Barker (Media Award)

The awards presentation will be presented virtually on Thursday, August 27, 2020 and will be hosted by former awardee Chris Nagus (KMOV). Information about joining the online event is available at www.lsem.org. Award sponsors include: Missouri Lawyers Weekly and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner as Sustaining Sponsors, Emerson and Thompson Coburn LLP as Supporting Sponsors and Alaris as Contributing Sponsor.

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About Legal Services of Eastern Missouri: Legal Services of Eastern Missouri has provided free civil legal help for low-income families for 64 years. In 2019, nearly 30,000 people in 21 counties of eastern Missouri received services from four regional offices. For more information, please visit www.lsem.org.

Jul 14

AMM Communications Voted One of the Best St. Louis Public Relations Firms in 2020 by Small Business Monthly

This is the Eleventh Consecutive Year for AMM Communications to Make the List of Best STL PR Firms

July 13, 2020 (St. Louis) – AMM Communications LLC, a St. Louis-based strategic communication and marketing communication firm, focused on public relations, business development, internal communications, content marketing, crisis communications, reputation management, executive communication skills training, and social media consulting, was selected as one of the “Best Public Relations Firms in St. Louis in 2020” by Small Business Monthly readers.

The firm has made the list of Small Business Monthly’s Top Public Relations firms for 11 consecutive years from 2010-20.

“This is an incredible honor,” said Ann Marie Mayuga, AMM Communications principal and co-founder. “We want to thank our customers, partners, vendors, family, and friends for selecting us as one of the top public relations firms in St. Louis. To be included with this group of St. Louis firms demonstrates the level of marketing and public relations talent in the St. Louis region.”

Since its founding in 2008, AMM Communications has served the leading companies in their industry sectors providing them with support ranging from media relations and crisis communications to content marketing, and executive communications skills training.  The company, co-founded by Ed and Ann Marie Mayuga, focuses on serving financial institutions, professional services firms, manufacturing and distribution companies, healthcare, government entities and not-for-profits throughout the Midwest.

The list of the top public relations is published in the July 2020 Small Business Monthly. To view the list of the best public relations firms, please click on the link, https://www.sbmon.com/Awards/Article/1694/2020-Best-Public-Relations-Firms.

About AMM Communications
Founded in 2008, AMM Communications LLC, the leading St. Louis-based strategic marketing and firm, provides media relations, digital marketing, business development, crisis communications, content marketing, internal communications, communications skills training, reputation management, social media consulting, and executive communication skills training. AMM Communications is a nationally certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and certified by State of Missouri, St. Louis County and St. Louis City.  The company is federally certified as a Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the SBA and is certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). AMM Communications has been voted one of the “Best PR Firms in St. Louis” by Small Business Monthly from 2010-2020. For more information, please visit, http://ammcommunications.com or call 314.485.9499.  

Jun 25

Peoples Counsel Has Your Back

The People’s Counsel, one of the best St. Louis Criminal legal professionals, revealed their determination to provide good services after they filed a petition for the violation of the Fifth Amendment right of Mr. Benjamin Wilkinson.

Basically, the Fifth Amendment claims that no one can be required to testify against him or herself in a court of justice. This amendment is often summed up as the “right to remain silent” because any assertion could be used against you.

As a criminal attorney in St Louis, the job of The People’s Counsel is to make certain that the criminals will be given a fair trial and in compliance with the law.

It was in 2014 when Mr. Wilkinson was detained for the killing of his girlfriend, April Ward. While he was in jail, the mother of the victim, Mrs. Palmier, visited him to check out what really happened between him and her daughter. Nevertheless, Mr. Wilkinson did not speak about it and he remained silent because he sees that there are records that might record what he’d say. He didn’t know that his silence will actually be used against him by Mrs. Palmier proclaiming that his lack of response is a form of guilt. The case was closed with an affirmation on his silence and he was also found guilty.

Because of this, The People’s Counsel made a petition. The petition was overturned, but it’s already an indication that they want justice to be served correctly.

As the best criminal and murder lawyer in St. Louis, their primary goal is to ensure that there can be a fair trial for everyone. Some folks would say that we only help criminals, but there are plenty of innocent folks who were sentenced to imprisonment since they don’t have a great lawyer.

Most of the time, these criminal attorneys are hired for DUI license reinstatement or anything linked to this they will help with. They are also regarded as DUI lawyers since they are necessary for these considerations.

They’re going to make sure that even the criminals will be provided a proper trial and make sure that innocent people will not end up jail for a crime that they didn’t commit.

The People’s Counsel became popular because they actually have the best lawyers with a proven track record of success, which means that if you employ them, you can have a better chance of success. They’re commonly managing all state and federal criminal matters and they even deal with serious charges and obtained not-guilty verdicts and dismissals. We are working with clients very closely because we want to know everything about the case and make sure that they are going to win. Every client is different so we need to get the information to be sure that we can show facts in court.

If you want help for a hardship license or a Missouri 10 year license denial, we can help you with your issues. You could call us now and we will offer the services that you’re looking for.

The People’s Counsel

4542 W Pine Blvd St. Louis, MO 63108
314-669-6464

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Jun 24

The Association for Corporate Counsel of St. Louis Kicks Off 2020 Diversity Summer Internship Program

June 24, 2020 (St. Louis) – The Association of Corporate Counsel Chapter of St. Louis (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, kicked off its 2020 Diversity Summer Internship Program with eight law school students participating.

The ACC STL Diversity Internship Program, which started in 2011, provides participants with meaningful exposure to in-house practice. Law school students who participate in the program will learn about the various areas of legal advocacy and general corporate practice that in-house counsel handle, as well as the relationship between providing business and legal advice to clients in a variety of substantive areas.

“One of the ACC STL core values is to promote diversity and inclusion among our members, the companies our members represent, and within the legal community,” said Vikas Sunkari, ACC STL 2020 Diversity Summer Internship Program Chairperson, and Senior Legal Counsel, System Legal Affairs for SSM Health.

The 2020 ACC STL Diversity Summer interns include:

 

  • Irene Cai, Washington University School of Law, will intern at Wells Fargo
  • Kristen Evans, University of Missouri School of Law, will intern at AT&T
  • Josie Finch, Saint Louis University School of Law, will intern at Bunzl
  • Hailey Hearty, Saint Louis University School of Law, will intern at RaboBank
  • Donovan Hill, Saint Louis University School of Law, will intern at ICL
  • Ja’Mecia Laws, Washington University School of Law, will intern at Ameren
  • Aja McCoy, Washington University School of Law, will intern at Charter Communications
  • Brittany Trinidad, Washington University School of Law, will intern at Ameren


Each Diversity Summer Intern is matched with a mentor who is an ACC STL member and works at the same company where their internship occurs.

Last year, the ACC STL received the Gold Chapter of Distinction by the national Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). The award recognizes the Chapter’s accomplishments in areas including programming, membership recruitment, and governance / operations.  In 2018, ACC STL received the Gold Level Award, and the Innovation Award for Best Membership / Recruitment.

Contact:

Ann Marie Mayuga, AMM Communications
314.485.9499
annmarie@ammcommunications.com

About the ACC STL:

The Association for Corporate Counsel of St. Louis (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, was founded in 1987. The St. Louis chapter has more than 550 members who represent more than 100 organizations. During its 30-year-history, the ACC STL has been recognized as one of the leading chapters in the country by the national Association of Corporate Counsel with having received the 2017 and 2019 Gold Level Award and selected for the 2018 Best Membership / Recruitment Award. To learn more, please visit, https://www.acc.com/chapters/stlouis/.

Jun 24

Rely Roofing benefits and positives

When you’ve got a flat roof issue that needs fixing, regardless of whether it is a maintenance process or damage refurbishment, you need to discover someone you can depend on to execute a good task.

Rely Flat Roofs is a St. Louis professional roofing company which has been helping business and residential customers in St, Louis, Ferguson, Arnold, as well as the encompassing areas since 1976. You do not stray in firm that long without developing a reputation for reliability and taking care of your customers.

Richard Ely is the owner of Rely Flat Roofs and operates the business together with the assistance of his 3 sons and an experienced band of industry professionals. Richard’s 40 years in the roofs firm have all been in the St Louis region taking care of his loyal band of customers, some go back over 30 years.

They’ve got a powerful dedication to their clients and do their best to give the finest, detailed work and to make the experience as painless as feasible. From the moment they begin working on your project, to the time their vehicles drive away, their expert crew is going to be there to respond to any questions you might have and direct you through the entire process.

Storm damage might be something that we find in St Louis and when it takes place you must get things repaired swiftly. No matter what the type of storm damage repair you could have experienced, Rely Flat Roofing has you covered:

-Flat Roof Wind Damage

-Flat Roof Hail Damage

-Flat Roof Snow Damage

-Flat Roof Tree Damage

-Flat Roof Flood Damage

-Flat Roof Debris Damage

-Flat Roof Electrical Damage

They are known for all kinds of household roof replacements and fixes, including (but not restricted to):

Clay Roofs in St Louis

Metal Roof Refurbishment in St Louis

Slate Roofs in St Louis

Metal Roofing in St Louis

Wood Roofs in St Louis

TPO Roofing in St. Louis

Shake Roofs in St Louis

Composition (Asphalt) Roofing in St Louis

Flat Roof Routine maintenance in St Louis

Shingle Roofs in St Louis

We spoke a number of of their clients to obtain their feedback.

Juan Morris told us “I needed a St. Louis Flat Roof Repair firm I can rely on and Rely Flat Roofs of St. Louis has great workmanship and they are always on time & really courteous. I was really stressed doing this roofing project at an apartment complex which gets plenty of visitors. The work site was cleaned everyday, they had areas blocked off for pedestrians to get throughout the work zones, with employees on the ground continuously collecting trash and directing visitors. Really pleased with the clean up will unquestionably use for my other Houses!”

“Rely Flat Roofers in St. Louis are among the best around that we have worked with. We’ve got a handful of commercial complexes in St. Louis and have chosen them for roof repairs and new roofs and roof coatings. They truly understand the flat roofing which is what the majority of our complexes have. Thank you so much again for a job well done!” was the comments received from William Turner.

If you are looking for some help with your flat roof you’d be strongly advised to contact them on: (314) 968-6600.

Rely Roofing

3748 McKelvey Rd.

St. Louis, Missouri

63044

Jun 17

Insite Advice SEO company specializes in Digital Marketing That Delivers

Insite Advice the St. Louis SEO agency, specializes in Internet marketing and web design services & specializes in giving measurable outcomes to their customers. In actual fact, it prompted their mantra “Digital Marketing That Delivers”.

They’re the St. Louis SEO services organization which only recommends methods which help enhance your bottom line. They will work together with their customers to enable them to select the best suited professional services to get the desired outcomes. That appreciation of individualising their products and services to meet the clients requirements now means insite advice happen to be acknowledged in the market as the preferred St. Louis SEO organization.

The company’s Internet marketing professional services are wide-ranging & mean that the company are able to offer you help with your SEO or Paid advertising requirements, help build a brand-new web website, or even may improve an existing one or provide a combination of Internet marketing & web design solutions.

Launched by Alex Wolk during the year 2003 as a one man show to give Site Design in St Louis, throughout the last Seventeen years the company has turned into a 7 person group and still growing! Insite Advice now center on giving measurable outcomes to the company’s clientele.

What exactly do the company mean by outcomes? Anything from a new web web site, assist with SEO or PPC, social media campaigns, & anything between! The full package.

Insite Advice concentrate on all aspects of the world wide web which include SEO & internet marketing, web design, programming, e-commerce. The company had been named among the leading 20 small businesses under Twenty staff by St. Louis Small businesses Monthly, a ‘Best in Business’ for St. Louis Web Designers in 2009 as well as the year 2010, & are an A certified enterprise by the Better Business Bureau.

At www.insiteadvice.com, insite Advice help customers to improve their advertising and marketing Roi employing the company’s trademark method: Web-site visitors ENGAGEMENT = GROWTH. They initially draw in brand-new traffic to your company, then the company carefully turn web site visitors directly into customers by way of engaging web design, automated lead nurturing and comprehensive conversion monitoring.

Because of a growing web design and internet marketing world, you can easily lose sight of what’s important. That is exactly where Insite Advice will come in.

Insite Advice has served to be the St. Louis Area’s professional website design and website marketing service from 2003. Insite Advice deliver Digital Marketing That delivers, in the center of St. Louis.

Inside Advice have perfected a system to achieve the optimal outcomes for each one of their clients unique circumstances. By directed at: a unique keyword listening solution to identify target search terms, then using that information to help increase website visitors to the target web web site, ensuring perfect on page optimisation of the target internet website, building a network of quality inbound links and topping off with the provision of highly focused reports that give both feedback used to further improve the site’s efficiency & evidence of outcomes achieved.

Their areas of expertise incorporate: Conversion Optimization, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Marketing (SEM), Web Design and Development, Social Media Marketing, Marketing Automation/Lead Nurturing/Email Marketing.

Why don’tyou discover how insite advice can transform your online performance simply by booking a totally free consultation right away: http://www.insiteadvice.com/lets-get-started/

 

 

Insite Advice

2122 Marconi Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

Jun 03

Association of Corporate Counsel of St. Louis Chapter Donates $2,500 to St. Louis Area Foodbank

June 3, 2020 (St. Louis) – The Association of Corporate Counsel of St. Louis Chapter (ACC STL) recently donated $2,500 to the St. Louis Area Foodbank.

The St. Louis Area Foodbank’s donations received a dollar-for-dollar match from the JTO, BB3 Matching Gift Event, sponsored by The Jayson Taum Foundation, Brad Beal and Lineage Logistics. With every $25.00 raised, the Foodbank will be able to provide 200 meals to children, families and seniors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The impact of the coronavirus has hit every area throughout the St. Louis region. The need has never been greater in recent times to help members of our community with basics such as food, personal care items and cleaning products,” said Brian Parsons, ACC STL president, and Senior Counsel, Macy’s Inc.

“The ACC STL members represent a wide variety of corporations, locally based businesses and start ups, and each of us is committed to investing our personal time and professional resources into making St. Louis a community where we help one another and give one another support to thrive,” added Parsons.

In 2019, ACC STL received the Gold Chapter of Distinction by the national Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). The award recognizes the Chapter’s accomplishments in areas including programming, membership recruitment, and governance / operations.  In 2018, ACC STL received the Gold Level Award, and the Innovation Award for Best Membership / Recruitment.

Contact:

Ann Marie Mayuga, AMM Communications
314.485.9499
annmarie@ammcommunications.com

About the ACC STL:

The Association for Corporate Counsel of St. Louis (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, was founded in 1987. The St. Louis chapter has more than 550 members who represent more than 100 organizations. During its 30-year-history, the ACC STL has been recognized as one of the leading chapters in the country by the national Association of Corporate Counsel with having received the 2017 and 2019 Gold Level Award and selected for the 2018 Best Membership / Recruitment Award. To learn more, please visit, https://www.acc.com/chapters/stlouis/.

Jun 02

AMM Communications Celebrates Twelfth Anniversary

June 1, 2020 (St. Louis) – AMM Communications LLC, the leading St. Louis-based digital public relations and strategic communications firm, celebrated its 12th anniversary on June 1.

Founded in 2008 by Ed and Ann Marie Mayuga, AMM Communications works with businesses and not-for-profits nationwide serving organizations in the financial services, banking, professional services, technology, and health care industries.

“We want to thank our clients, family and friends for their support for the past 12 years. The future of marketing and public relations is exciting with advancements in Artificial Intelligence, expanding social media platforms and understanding how to embrace technology. The one thing that will never change is the need for focused and clear messaging and communications,” said Ann Mayuga Mayuga, AMM Communications co-founder and partner.

Founded in 2008 by Ann Marie and Ed Mayuga, AMM Communications, a PR digital agency, serves clients throughout the St. Louis region and nationwide. The firm has evolved from its initial offerings of public relations and social media consulting to expanding into one of the only digital public relations firms in St. Louis using the Paid Earned Social Owned (PESO) model when working with clients. The PESO model was created by Gini Dietrich, PR-thought leader and founder of the influential blog, http://spinsucks.com.

“It is hard to summarize the lessons learned from the past 11 years as an entrepreneur and communication professional. The best lessons we’ve learned is that things change quickly, and we must be ahead of the curve to serve our customers well. Our goal from the first day that we opened our doors for business is to help each customer become wildly successful to grow their businesses by telling their story well, create a thriving culture, and grow their businesses,” added Mayuga.

AMM Communications has also been voted one of the “Best St. Louis Public Relations Firms” by the readers of Small Business Monthly for 10 consecutive years from 2010-19. Also, the firm was selected by Small Business Monthly as one of its “2017 Future 50” companies, an award recognizing privately held companies that are key economic indicators for regional business growth.

About AMM Communications
Founded in 2008, AMM Communications LLC, the leading St. Louis-based strategic marketing, PR, and talent acquisition firm, provides media relations, digital marketing, business development, crisis communications, content marketing, internal communications, communications skills training, reputation management, and social media consulting for businesses nationwide. AMM Communications is a nationally certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and certified by State of Missouri, St. Louis County and St. Louis City.  The company is federally certified as a Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the SBA and is certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). AMM Communications has been voted one of the “Best PR Firms in St. Louis” by Small Business Monthly from 2010-2019. We want to help you … Drive your sales. Communicate better. For more information, please visit, http://ammcommunications.com or call 314.485.9499.

May 14

LEGAL SERVICES EXPANDS TO HELP WITH UNEMPLOYMENT

Now offering assistance to those needing to access unemployment benefits

(May 12, 2020) ST. LOUIS – More than 450,000 Missourians have filed for unemployment since March. Nationwide, more than 30 million Americans have filed for the new unemployment benefits available to more unemployed workers under the CARES Act.

In response to this overwhelming need for assistance, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri has expanded its services to help people with the unemployment benefits application process.

“Beginning, May 11th people can call for help submitting unemployment applications, responding to denials of benefits and to get general questions answered,” said Dan Glazier, Executive Director and General Counsel of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. “We have always helped with unemployment appeals and other issues, but during this COVID-19 crisis we are expanding our services to help more people gain access to the benefits they need.” Glazier noted. In these difficult times, Legal Services is also providing assistance with applications for food stamps and helping with landlord-tenant disputes, access to healthcare coverage and other non-criminal legal matters.

To see if you qualify for FREE legal help with any of these issues, or for more information about the new CARES Act benefits, call 314.534.4200 in the St. Louis region or 800.444.0514 for those in our extended service area, including Union and Hannibal. You may also visit www.lsem.org or www.facebook.com/LegalServicesofEasternMissouri/ for additional information and resources.

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About Legal Services of Eastern Missouri: Legal Services of Eastern Missouri has provided free civil legal help for low-income families for 64 years. In 2019, 30,000 people in
21 counties of eastern Missouri received services from four regional offices. For more information, please visit www.lsem.org.

May 13

Tom Dunn CPA Firm Voted One of the “Best CPA Firms in St. Louis” by Small Business Monthly Readers

St. Louis (May 13, 2020) – Tom Dunn CPA Firm was voted by the readers of Small Business Monthly as one of the “Best  St. Louis CPA Firms of 2020.”

“We are honored to be voted one of the best CPA firms in St. Louis by Small Business Monthly readers,” said Dunn. “We are thankful for our clients who allow us to serve their accounting, audit and business needs, and for our community and business partners we work with each day to make the St. Louis region a great place for entrepreneurs to thrive .”

The list of the top 2020 CPA firms is published in the May issue of Small Business Monthly. To view, please click on the following link and turn to page 12:
https://www.pageturnpro.com/St-Louis-Small-Business-Monthly/94994-STL-SBM-May-2020/flex.html#page/12

Dunn has been selected by Small Business Monthly readers for past multiple awards including one of the most innovative companies in St. Louis, and for best customer service and best in reliability. He has also been voted one of the “Top 100 People to Know in Business in St. Louis” in 2017.

Tom Dunn CPA Firm, founded by Tom Dunn, CPA, is a St. Louis-based accounting, business advisory and tax preparation firm that serves small and mid-sized businesses, nonprofits, families and trusts.  Nearly 20 years ago, Tom decided to focus on his passions of accounting and helping entrepreneurs find solutions. Tom and his team can manage the business and personal financial, accounting and tax needs of their clients by partnering with them so they have a better chance at success, life-changing results and peace of mind. To learn more, please visit, tomdunncpa.com.