James M. Paul: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

James M. Paul

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University Saint Louis University, B.S.B.A., Labor Relations/Economics, summa cum laude, 1992
Law SchoolWashington University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Admitted1995, Missouri; 2002, Illinois; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri; U.S. District Court, Southern and Central Districts of Illinois; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth and Seventh Circuits
Memberships The Missouri Bar (Chair, Labor and Employment Law Committee, 2003-2006); American Bar Association (Co-Chair, FMLA Subcommittee, 2009-present, Committee on Federal Labor Standards Legislation, Labor and Employment Law Section); Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.
BornSt. Louis, Missouri, 1970

Judicial Law Clerk, Wm. Ray Price Jr., Missouri Supreme Court, 1995-1996. Assistant Attorney General of Missouri, 1996-1997; Super Lawyers "Top Employment and Labor Attorneys" list for 2008 - 2012; The Best Lawyers in America (Labor & Employment Law, 2010 - 2012 Editions).


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Another One Bites The Dust: Missouri Court Refuses to Enforce Arbitration Agreement Due to Unilateral and Retroactive Modification Clause
Andrew L. Metcalf,James M. Paul, July 31, 2015
Arbitration agreements have been a roller coaster for Missouri employers. Recently, in State ex rel. Hewitt v. Kerr, the Missouri Supreme Court enforced such an agreement, sending an employee’s discrimination lawsuit to arbitration. But overall, courts in Missouri have restricted the...

Missouri Supreme Court “Calls an Audible,” Upholds Arbitration Agreement
Andrew L. Metcalf,James M. Paul, June 16, 2015
In recent years, Missouri courts have seemed reluctant to enforce arbitration agreements entered into between employers and employees. But in a recent decision, the Missouri Supreme Court reversed that trend and compelled arbitration of an employee’s age-discrimination claim. The...

Missouri Minimum Wage Increases Effective January 1, 2015
James M. Paul, February 26, 2015
The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced an increase to Missouri’s minimum wage, effective January 1, 2015. Missouri’s minimum wage has now increased to $7.65 per hour. This 15-cent increase over the 2014 minimum wage of $7.50 per hour is based on an increase...

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James M. Paul

7700 Bonhomme Avenue, Suite 650
St. LouisMO 63105


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