GUIN MUNDORF LLC - Jessica M. Bernard
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Jessica M. Bernard

Jessica M. Bernard represents employers in lawsuits asserting claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, Family and Medical Leave Act and American with Disabilities Act violations, civil rights, wage and hour claims and other employment-related claims. She represents both public and private sector clients in the defense of employment claims filed in state and federal court, as well as claims filed before the Missouri Commission on Human Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Jessica also represents clients in front of appellate courts, and in recent years obtained favorable judgments following oral argument in front of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Kansas Court of Appeals and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In addition to her litigation experience, Jessica frequently advises and supports clients on pre-litigation employment matters, including consultation regarding the proper handling of disciplinary matters, hiring practices, leave usage, wage and hour practices, and workplace investigations. She is committed to providing guidance at the earliest possible stage, and utilizes a hands-on approach to developing proper policies & procedures that are not only legally compliant, but also tailored to each specific client's needs. Jessica also frequently provides training on human resources and employment-related matters.


Bar Admissions:
Missouri
Kansas
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Kansas

Education:
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D.
Washington University in St. Louis, B.A. & B.S.B.A.

Kansas City Office:
4520 Main Street
Suite 520
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816.333.1700
Fax: 816.886.3860
Collinsville Office:
310 Regency Centre
Collinsville, Illinois 62234
Phone: 618.301.4060
Fax: 618.301.4080
Ballwin Office:
516 Red Pine Court
Ballwin, MO 63021
Phone:(618) 581-6716

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