On Friday, May 21, Baker Sterchi attorneys Jessica Cozart and Shatrasha Stone will lead a litigation breakout room for The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) Women in the Legal Profession (WILP) Half Day Virtual Women’s Conference.

A graduate of the Mississippi College School of Law, Cozart worked in New Orleans, Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina and handled many first and third-party insurance claims including those with complex coverage issues. After returning to Missouri, she continued her insurance defense practice and has successfully authored several briefs and argued before the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District. Her practice currently focuses on property and casualty litigation, insurance coverage and insurance defense involving claims of personal injury, premise and products liability, construction defects, food & beverage liability and entertainment & leisure liability.

Stone began her legal career as an Assistant City Counselor for the City of St. Louis, serving as legal counsel for St. Louis City disciplinary and administrative matters, as well as personal injury litigation in both State and Federal court. A graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Law, her current practice focuses on litigation with an emphasis on medical malpractice, insurance litigation, personal injury defense, and general liability claims. Stone is on the 2020-2021 Executive Board for the Young Layers Division of BAMSL and served as the 2019-2020 Chairperson.  She is a past recipient of the BAMSL Gavel Award and the John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award.

With more than 6,800 members, including attorneys, judges, paralegals, and law firm administrators, BAMSL is the oldest voluntary bar association in the St. Louis region.

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