Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs, L.L.C.’s Profile for Step It Up
Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs, L.L.C. is a law firm located in the State of Missouri. Its principal location is in Clayton. The Founder and President of Step It Up, Inc., Beth C. Boggs, is also the Managing Partner of the firm. The firm had additional offices in Missouri and Illinois, including Lee’s Summit (Kansas City area); Columbia, Missouri; Glen Carbon, Illinois; Belleville, Illinois; and Carbondale, Illinois.

Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs, L.L.C. is a woman-owned business, which is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Counsel. The majority owner of the firm is Beth C. Boggs. The firm is also certified by the National Association of Minority and Women-Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF). The firm has been recognized as one of the top diversity-owned businesses in the State of Missouri and one of the top ten women-owned businesses in St. Louis.

In addition, Mrs. Boggs has been recognized as one of the Most Distinguished Alumni of Southern Illinois University of Carbondale. Many of the firms’ partners and associates are also graduates of Southern Illinois University of Carbondale.

The firm concentrates in the areas of insurance defense, which includes premises liability, product liability, workers’ compensation, employment litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home malpractice, insurance coverage, and a variety of other areas. The firm prides itself in providing excellent personal service and legal representation. The firm is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell.

The firm is actively in the Women Lawyers’ Association of St. Louis. The firm runs the Association’s annual golf tournament, which benefits the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Fund providing scholarships for female law students. In addition, the firm is the primary sponsor for the Step It Up tournament which is held each June at the Orchards Golf Club in Belleville, Illinois.

The firm is one of the 50 largest law firms in the State of Missouri. It is the largest female-owned law firm in the State of Missouri. The firm members are active in Defense Research Institute, NAMWOLF, The National Restaurant and Retail Defense Association, The Illinois State Bar Association, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Women Lawyers’ Association, The Lawyers’ Association, The Lawyers’ Association of St. Louis, and CLM. The firm is also actively involved in the annual Trivia Night, which is co-sponsored by the Women Lawyers’ Association and Mound City Bar Association. Firm employees pride themselves in their civic activities and charitable endeavors.

The firm’s attorneys are dual-licensed in Missouri and Illinois and practice throughout both States. The majority of the practice is in the area of litigation and attorneys from the firm have tried cases throughout the States of Missouri and Illinois, including the Federal Courts in the Southern District of Illinois, the Central District of Illinois, the Northern District of Illinois, and the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri.

Firm employees also routinely participate in the shoe distributions put on by Step It Up.

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