By | August 17, 2009

SEF Hosts 5th Annual Golf Tournament for Children with Cancer

First things first, I write this post from my position as a board member of the Simmons Employee Foundation (SEF), not as partner of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLP. It has been my privilege to… Read More

By | August 7, 2009

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

In reading the August 6 edition of The Alton Telegraph, I came across an article that tells the very personal story of Christina Benoit, a recipient of a zero interest loan and a house built… Read More

By | July 27, 2009

Simmons Hanly Conroy Featured on Fox News St. Louis

Fox 2 News of St. Louis paid our future home in Alton a visit this afternoon. As seen on the 6 o’clock news, the news crew captured Principal Melinda Fischer of Saint… Read More

By | July 21, 2009

Simmons Hanly Conroy Starts New Decade of Client Service with a New Name and New Home

Yesterday, to mark the 10-year anniversary of our firm, I was pleased to make two significant announcements to our employees. First, the employees learned of the company name change from Simmons Cooper… Read More

By | July 9, 2009

Looking Back on 10 Years of Client Service

July 20th marks the 10 year anniversary of the day we first opened our doors. It’s been said that the achievements of an organization are the direct results of the combined efforts… Read More

By | June 1, 2009

Pro Bono Guardians Ad Litem Program Provides Opportunity for Firm to Give Back to Community

Attorneys at Simmons Hanly Conroy represent clients from all over the United States in various types of cases. In late 2007, the firm made a decision to find a way to give… Read More

By | June 1, 2009

$22,641 Raised on Facebook for Mesothelioma Research in 32 Days!

I’m amazed.  In just 32 days, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s cause on Facebook reached over 18,000 people and raised $22,641 for mesothelioma research. All in the name of a four year-old… Read More

By | May 22, 2009

Thousands Rally on Facebook for Four Year-Old Girl With Mesothelioma

Three weeks ago our firm became involved in a campaign on Facebook to help fund cancer research on behalf of a 4 year-old little girl named Zaida and thousands of other mesothelioma patients across… Read More

By | May 21, 2009

NBC Station in Kansas City Focuses on Mesothelioma and Dangers of Asbestos Exposure in the Home

This week the local NBC station in Kansas City ran a segment about mesothelioma and the risk of being exposed to asbestos called “Hidden Hazard Missed By Contractors.” The story focused on… Read More

By | April 28, 2009

Asbestos: An Environmental Injustice

Yesterday I spoke at Pennsylvania’s first Environmental Justice Conference.  First, let me say that this was a remarkable event, combining thought leaders from every area of this complex and critically important movement –… Read More