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Voting Locations May Remain Open

June 7, 2016 - Crotzer & Ormsby attorneys filed suit against the Missouri Attorney General to allow voting locations to stay open beyond the statutorily prescribed hours due to election irregularities. The trial court denied the request but the Missouri Court of Appeals reversed. The Court of Appeals granted the Board of Elections a Writ that allowed polling locations to stay open an additional two hours. The Board of Elections was represented by Darold Crotzer and Angela Bullock Gabel.


Hazelwood School District Affirmed on Appeal

March 22, 2016 - The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District affirmed the St. Louis County Circuit Court in a published opinion that significantly strengthens school administrators' protections under official immunity. Hazelwood School District was represented on appeal by Angela Bullock Gabel.


January 19, 2016 - The Ferguson-Florissant School District wraps up a six day trial in the Federal District Court. The District was sued by the Missouri NAACP for allegedly violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act for holding at-large election as required by Missouri law. The District maintains the current form of at-large elections provides the best oppportunity for African American representation and that Section 2 has not been violated. The judge has taken the case under submission. The District was represented by attorneys Cindy Reeds Ormsby and Angela Bullock Gabel.

For more information, see:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/13/us/board-for-ferguson-schools-is-accused-of-racial-bias.html?_r=0

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/ferguson-florissant-school-district-lawsuit-decision-months-away/article_a5348e05-1690-5523-8bb3-54f40ddd7672.html


WBE Certification

Nov. 19, 2014 - We are pleased to announce that we have earned the WBE (Woman Owned Business Enterprise) Certification from the Missouri Office of Equal Opportunity. This process involves an in-depth examination of our law firm to ensure it is at least 51% owned and operated by women. We are proud to be formally recognized as a women-owned law firm.


The firm welcomes our newest Associate.

July 15, 2014 - We are proud to welcome Angela Bullock Gabel to our team at Crotzer & Ormsby, LLC. Angela is a general practicioner with an emphasis in education and government law.


June 6, 2014: Click on the caption above to follow a link to the St. Louis Post Dispatch article detailing Crotzer and Ormsby's win.


Follow the link to learn more about what to do if you think your school district may be sued.


January 2013 - The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report that found that students with disabilities are not being afforded an equal opportunity to participate in extracurricular athletics in public elementary and secondary schools...(click on the title above to continue reading)


Follow the link to learn more about information regarding legal contracts.


The firm welcomes our newest Associate

October 8, 2012 - We are proud to have Kathryn B. Forster on our team at CROTZER & ORMSBY. She is a general practitioner with special emphasis in the areas of education, government, municipal, and corporate law.


Successfully Defending Discrimination Suit

May 21, 2012 - Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment was granted, dismissing a suit brought against employer by former employee alleging racial discrimination.


Participation in MoASBO Spring 2012 Conf.

April 25, 2012 - Cindy Ormsby presents "Navigating an OCR Title IX Compliance Review" at the 2012 MoASBO Spring Conference.


Hired as University City's Prosecuting Attorney

The City of University City voted on November 14, 2011, to hire Crotzer & Ormsby as city prosecutor.


Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure

Cindy Ormsby walked 60 miles November 4-6 through the Dallas/Forth Worth area in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure.


Collective Bargaining Case

On November 3, 2011, Cindy Ormsby appeared on behalf of client charter school for oral arguments before the Missouri Supreme Court in a collective bargaining action.


BAMSL Pro Bono Celebration

On October 27, 2011, Amy White sat on the "Ethics and Practicality in Pro Bono Work" panel at the BAMSL Pro Bono Celebration.


Recognition for pro bono work.

Amy White is featured in Missouri Lawyers Weekly special report on pro bono work for her work with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri's Volunteer Lawyer Program.


Defend collective bargaining suit.

Cindy Ormsby obtains circuit court ruling in favor of charter school in a collective bargaining suit.


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