Daniel R. Schramm, L.L.C.

Why Limited Liability Companies?

I prepared this article as the introductory section of a continuing legal education program on the subject of limited liability companies in Missouri. The article (1) discusses the history of LLCs generally; (2) provides some…more

Shattering Three Myths about Missouri Limited Liability Companies

This article is designed to shatter three common myths associated with Missouri limited liability companies: (1) that the creation of the LLC will have no practical effect in limiting liability exposure; (2) that you don't need…more

Substantial Evidence vs. Weight of the Evidence: What's the Difference?

The Missouri Supreme Court places a premium on the appellate lawyer's ability to distinguish between a substantial evidence and weight of the evidence challenge. This article helps the lawyer to draw this distinction…more

A Word of Caution for Missouri Appellate Lawyers

Last year, the Missouri Supreme Court added a new layer of complexity to the rule for framing issues for appeal, or points relied on. This article highlights the risks associated with this change in appellate law…more

Thoughts on Writing a Persuasive Appellate Brief

This updated article pulls together some of my thoughts on how to write a persuasive appellate brief. These thoughts are designed to provide general guidance to any Missouri lawyer facing an appeal. Yet many of the same…more

Navigating the Minefield of When to Appeal in a Civil Contempt Action

A party to a domestic relations dispute often will invoke the contempt power of the court to enforce a decree. What happens when the contemnor wishes to appeal from a contempt order? On the flip-side, what happens when the…more

What is the Effect of Trust Language Designed to Insulate the Trustee from Liability?

It is common practice for lawyers to try to insulate trustees from liability by giving them sole or absolute discretion, or by barring suits against the trustee on some issues. This article addresses what happens when a…more

HIPAA and Patient Privacy in Missouri (Updated)

This article explores the relationship between The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") and Missouri tort actions for breach of patient confidentiality. This article updates the case law covered by an…more

Judicial Review under Marbury is "Settled Law."

This article explores what I thought was the unremarkable proposition that the power of judicial review under Marbury v. Madison is "settled law." To my surprise, some lawyers consider this question open for debate…more

When to Seek a Writ of Prohibition

This article is designed to provide guidance to any Missouri practitioner who might be contemplating a petition for a writ of prohibition. Prohibition allows a party to seek review of a trial court decision in an exceptional…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

Missouri Appellate Law - 2013 Update

I was asked recently to make a presentation on Missouri appellate practice as part of a CLE program. The program is sponsored by the Solo and Small Firm Section of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. To prepare for…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Law Firm Marketing

Asset Protection - Protection from What?

I was asked to make a presentation on the topic of "asset protection" to a group of individuals concerned about their investments and estate planning needs. I prepared this article for the presentation. The term, "asset…more
| Business Organizations, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Drafting a Persuasive Motion for Summary Judgment

I am a solo practice lawyer who concentrates, among other things, in helping other lawyers to write trial and appellate briefs. This article is designed to provide general guidance to any Missouri lawyer contemplating a motion…more
| Civil Procedure

Succession Business Planning

I was asked to make a presentation to a group of small business owners on the subject of succession planning. I prepared this article for purposes of my presentation. The article is designed to help small business owners begin…more
| Business Organizations

The Statute of Limitations for Securities Fraud

This article reviews the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Merck & Co., Inc. v. Reynolds, 130 S.Ct. 1784, 176 L.Ed.2d 582 (2010). The Court in Merck construed the statute of limitations for securities fraud under Section 10(b)…more
| Securities Law
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