Joshua Christensen and Jarica Hudspeth Join Lathrop Gage as Associates


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (September 4, 2012) – Lathrop Gage LLP announced today that Joshua Christensen and Jarica Hudspeth have joined the firm as associates in the business litigation department. Christensen and Hudspeth will both be located in the firm’s Springfield office.

Christensen and Hudspeth will focus their practice on representing clients in litigated and non-litigated business-to-business disputes including breach of contract matters, loan enforcement actions, construction matters, insurance disputes, regulatory matters, business torts and professional liability matters.

Prior to joining the firm Christensen served as a federal law clerk for the Honorable L. Scott Coogler, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Alabama. He received his bachelor of science from Excelsior College and his juris doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law.

Hudspeth served as a law clerk for a personal injury firm in Springfield and was ranked first in her law school class. She received her bachelor of science from Missouri State University and her juris doctor from the University of Arkansas School of Law.

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