Dedicated Counsel
Dedicated Counsel,
Trusted Advice

At Mickes O’Toole, our focus is on providing comprehensive, expert legal analysis and advice to governmental and private sector entities, including public school districts, colleges, universities, corporations, small businesses and individuals.

Education Law
Education Law

Dedicated to Missouri, Kansas, and Illinois Schools, Colleges & Universities.

Labor Law
Labor & Employment

Comprehensive Labor Relations Strategies for today’s economic environment.

Banking Group
Banking & Finance

Dedicated Counsel for banks, credit unions, other financial institutions.

Business Group
Business & Corporate

Trusted Advice for modern-day business, both big and small.

Trust Law
Trusts & Estates

Creating a path that preserves and protects assets for family and business.

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Diversity & Inclusion

are more than just words to our firm.

As Missouri’s largest minority-owned law firm we recognize the competitive advantage provided to our clients by our varied backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. Our routine recognition for employing the best attorneys in Missouri and the nation is a direct result of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Innovative & Experienced

Our attorneys are dedicated to using their collective expertise, experience and talent to provide our clients with innovative solutions to their unique needs and challenges. We emphasize a proactive approach, focusing on training, education and early identification of legal issues to minimize potential liabilities and achieve our client’s objectives and goals.

Practice Areas

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Education Law

Representing public schools, private schools, higher education and education-related clients in a wide variety of areas

Business & Corporate

Broad-based experience and expertise focused on solving complex business problems

Labor & Employment

A full range of training and counseling services on emerging labor and employment issues

Banking & Finance

A full range of legal services specialized for the financial sector and backed by years of experience and representation

Trusts & Estates

Protecting assets, minimizing tax burdens, and ensuring the availability of financial resources for our clients

Dedicated • Diligent • Decorated

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Recent News

Reese Selected as a Top 100 by The National Black Lawyers

Vince Reese, Mickes O'Toole's managing partner, has once again been selected as a Top 100 attorney by The National ...

Renken Named Partner

Melanie Renken focuses her practice on labor and employment law and education law.  With extensive experience ...

Mickes O’Toole Recognized as a Top 20 Law Firm

Mickes O'Toole was honored to be recognized as a Top 20 Law Firm by Missouri Lawyer Weekly. Many of our ...

Mickes O’Toole Attorneys Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2022

We are proud to announce nine Mickes O'Toole attorneys have been chosen as Super Lawyers or Rising Stars by Super ...

Recent Articles

Client Alert: Staying Out of The Weed(s): Legalized Marijuana & Schools | By: Natalie Hoernschemeyer, Grant Wiens & Abbey Widick

On November 8, 2022, Missouri voters approved Constitutional Amendment 3, a ballot measure legalizing recreational ...

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The Build Back Better Act Requires Estate Planners’ Immediate Attention | By: Jim Blase

Jim Blase recently wrote an article for www.wealthmanagement.com titled The Build Back Better Act Requires Estate ...

Client Alert: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Student in Free Speech Case

The June 23, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in a First Amendment student speech case marking ...

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