Three attorneys from Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes honored at the Missouri Lawyers Awards

Leawood, Kan. – January 29, 2020 – Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes attorneys Doug Gentile, Tim Frets and John Witten were all honored at the Missouri Lawyers Awards held January 24 in St. Louis.

Doug was chosen for the Legal Champion Award, given to plaintiffs’ or defense lawyers and based on the importance of the principle or policy at stake behind cases and verdicts. Doug was selected for devoting a distinguished legal career to fighting for safer, stronger and state-of the-art child car seats.

Tim and John were honored as recipients of a Top 5 Defense Verdict and Judgment from 2019 for a defense jury verdict rendered in Piatt v. Rosbrugh, a case in a Clay County, Missouri.  It was the second best defense verdict in the state last year, per criteria set by Missouri Lawyers Media.

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