Laurel Stevenson Joins Lathrop Gage as Of Counsel


Springfield, MO. (April 25, 2008) – Joel Voran, CEO of Lathrop Gage L.C., announced today that Laurel Stevenson has joined the Springfield, Mo. office as of counsel in the tort and business litigation group.

Stevenson focuses her practice on handling complex claims and litigation in the areas of products liability, premises liability, trucking, alternative dispute resolution, contract negotiation, policy creation and implementation, education and investigations. Stevenson obtained top two defense verdicts in Missouri in 2001 and 2002. She regularly provides training and education to insurance adjusters and agents and small business owners.

Stevenson received her undergraduate degree from Drury University in 1986 and her juris doctorate from University of Missouri - Columbia in 1989. She is a member of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association and American Bar Association.

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