ST. LOUIS (March 29, 2017)—Stinson Leonard Street LLP is proud to announce that Jamie Boyer was named a 2017 Women's Justice Award recipient by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
The Women’s Justice Awards program celebrates the success of exceptional women in the legal field and honors those who are helping move the needle in their communities. Boyer was recognized in the "Litigation Practitioner" category. The award is presented to female litigators who demonstrate leadership, professionalism and a passion for improving the quality of the justice system or contributing to the betterment of the profession.
Boyer was nominated for the award by The Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis. She and her fellow nominees will be recognized at a dinner reception April 27, 2017 at the Four Seasons in St. Louis, Mo.
Boyer is a partner in the firm's St. Louis office. She defends states across the country in lawsuits challenging the adequacy and funding of public education and collaborates with state education officials and legislators to draft school-funding statutes. Boyer defends and counsels clients in matters involving local, state and federal regulation, as well as constitutional challenges in state and federal court. Additionally, she represents companies ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to closely-held family businesses in all types of complex litigation, including products liability, tort and contract claims.
Boyer earned her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law. She is a member of the Missouri Division of Youth Services Advisory Board and the St. Louis City Affordable Housing Commission. Boyer is a past-president of the Board of Directors for Voices for Children and also the Women Lawyers' Association. She currently serves on Stinson's Pro Bono Committee and participates in the firm's mentorship program. Boyer has been recognized as a Top Litigator Under 40 by Benchmark magazine, named a "Rising Star" by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers every year since 2009 and served as a Fellow to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, a group dedicated to creating a more open and diverse legal profession.