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/.

Rely Roofing benefits and positives

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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:

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

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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

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 digital marketing 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.

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Insite Advice

2122 Marconi Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

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/.

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.

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.

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.

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Issues COVID-19 Guidelines Statement

March 24, 2020 (St. Louis) – Legal Services of Eastern Missouri issued a statement today from Dan Glazer, Legal Services Executive Director and General Counsel, about guidelines the organization will use for its business operations and how clients will continue to be served during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Legal Services statement is provided below:

We want the community to know that Legal Services of Eastern Missouri remains dedicated to helping individuals and families during this COVID-19 crisis.

Individuals who need our assistance can continue to call our toll-free number from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The online application for help is available anytime (24/7) at www.lsem.org/get-help-now/. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept walk-in requests for assistance at this time due to COVID-19 safety concerns.

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s Toll-Free Number – 800.444.0514

NOTE: This is the intake number for all 21 counties in our service area.

Legal Services is still “doing business” by having nearly all our staff work remotely. They can be reached by their usual office email or telephone. Each office will respond to clients who call regarding their hearings, appointments, and to inquiries from our community partners.

In keeping with health guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, all the Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s offices will not hold any scheduled in-person meetings until further notice.

We know our clients and our communities are being profoundly and adversely affected by this crisis. We are closely monitoring events as they develop and will continue to advocate for clients and communities to ensure they receive critical benefits and protection throughout this health emergency.

For your information, we are posting information about COVID-19 resources on our website at: www.lsem.org/covid-19-updates-march-2020/.

We will continue to provide ACTION. JUSTICE. HOPE. to those we serve during this unprecedented time, just as we have throughout our 64-year history. As always, we thank you for your support and appreciate your commitment to our work on behalf of those in need.

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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.

JUSTICE FOR ALL BALL CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

St. Louis’ Premier Legal Soiree raises funds, renews support

ST. LOUIS – The Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s 30th annual Justice For All Ball, hosted was held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton. This year’s 30th Anniversary event attracted more than 400 guests to celebrate in style with gourmet banquet stations, music, entertainment, a special “justice-tini” cocktail and a silent auction.

Co-Chairs of the event were Paula Finlay (AT&T) and Priscilla Murray (Husch Blackwell LLP) with Auction Chair Tracy Tabb (Brown & James, P.C.). Special Honorary Chairs for the event were Edna Mae Graham, who founded the event committee and served as its first Chair in 1997, and Doreen Dodson, who served as Honorary Chair in 1997. Also attending the event this year with St. Louis attorney Shevon Harris, was former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield.

Presenting Sponsor for the event was Missouri Lawyers Media, with Sustaining Sponsor Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner and Supporting Sponsors Emerson and Thompson Coburn, LLP. Contributing Sponsors were: Armstrong Teasdale, LLP; Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis; Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, L.C.; Brown & James, P.C.; Capes Sokol; Dowd Bennett LLP; Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C.; Husch Blackwell LLP; Newman Bronson & Wallis; Polsinelli PC; Stange Law Firm, PC; The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Co. and The Simon Law Firm, P.C.

L to R: Dan Glazier, Executive Director & General Counsel; Paula Finlay and Priscilla Murray, Event Co-Chairs; Tracy Tabb, Auction Chair

L to R: Ryan Turnage, Young Friends Vice President, and his wife Stephanie Turnage

L to R: Legal Services Attorney Latasha Barnes with Sheikera Balentine

L to R: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner partner Charlie Weiss with his wife Suzie

L to R: Seth Crompton, Jennifer Matthew, Missouri Bar President Thomas Bender
with Tina Bender, Missouri Bar Vice President Hon. John Grimm with Angie Grimm, Hon. J.B. Lasater with Julie Lasater

L to R: Honorary Chairs Edna Mae Graham (2nd left) and Doreen Dodson (far right) with their spouses, Marcy Graham (1st left) and Dana Spitzer (2nd right)

Former heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield

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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.

Tom Dunn, CPA, Selected as Small Business Monthly 2020 “St. Louis Top Business Advisor”

St. Louis (February 24, 2020) – Tom Dunn, CPA, founder and president of Tom Dunn, CPA Firm, was voted one of the “Top St. Louis Business Advisors for 2020” by Small Business Monthly. Dunn’s “Top Business Advisor” profile is published in the February issue.

“It’s a great honor to be selected as one of the top business advisors in St. Louis,” said Dunn. “I want to thank the Small Business Monthly for the wonderful recognition. My team and I work hard each day to find solutions, deliver results and be that accounting team member so our small business clients can focus on growing their businesses.”

To read Dunn’s Top Business Advisor profile, please click on the following link:
https://www.pageturnpro.com/St-Louis-Small-Business-Monthly/93846-STL-SBM-February-2020/flex.html#page/20

Over the past three years, Dunn and the Tom Dunn CPA Firm has also been selected by the Small Business Monthly readers as “One of the Best Companies in Customer Service in St. Louis” in 2018, “One of the Most Innovative Companies in St. Louis,” in 2019, 100 People to Know in Business in St. Louis in 2017,” and “One of the Best Accounting Firms in St. Louis ” for 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Tom Dunn, CPA, founder and CEO of St. Louis-based Tom Dunn, CPA Firm, is an accountant, business advisor and CFO who serves small business owners and their families. As a serial entrepreneur, Tom understands the challenges that business owners face each day. After launching several successful businesses, Tom decided to focus on his passion of accounting and helping entrepreneurs more than 20  years ago when he opened his firm. Tom and his team manage the business and personal financial, accounting and tax needs of their business owner clients by partnering with them so they have life changing results and peace of mind. To learn more, please visit, http://tomdunncpa.com.