October 4, 2010

Polsinelli Shughart PC welcomes Jennifer R. Growcock to the firm’s Business Litigation practice in the Trial department. She brings more than six years of experience advising clients in commercial, business, construction and real estate litigation matters and has successfully argued in the Missouri Court of Appeals. Growcock will practice in the Springfield office.

“I’m excited to join Polsinelli Shughart’s Business Litigation practice which is nationally recognized,” Growcock said. “Two former judges, including the former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri and a former judge on the Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District are currently practicing in the Springfield office. I look forward to developing my practice with this talented team of trial attorneys.”

Prior to joining Polsinelli Shughart, Growcock practiced at the Springfield office of Husch Blackwell LLC. Growcock is a member of The Missouri Bar and The Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association and formerly served on the board of directors for the Junior League of Springfield, where she remains an active member.

Growcock earned her law degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she served on the Moot Court board and graduated with distinction. She is a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Growcock earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Iowa.

In 2007, Growcock was named one of GO Magazine’s “20 Under 30.”

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