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About Our Firm

Specializing in labor and employee benefits law, Hammond & Shinners represents a large number of unions and Taft-Hartley trust funds in a wide array of industries including industrial, construction, utilities, transportation and service.

Rick Shinners, the firmís Managing Principal, along with Greg Campbell, Sherrie Hall, Janine Martin, Emily Perez, Mary Lindmark and Nathan Gilbert are all actively involved in labor law and/or employee benefits law.

In 1983, Hammond & Shinners expanded into the area of workers’ compensation law. Joseph Larrew, Ann Dalton and Bob Mandava represent injured workers in a large number of occupations.

Based in St. Louis, Missouri, we focus on clients in Missouri and Illinois including St. Louis, St. Charles, Cape Giradeau, Jefferson County, and all surrounding areas.


The firm was founded in 1979. Cary Hammond and Richard Shinners were founding partners along with Jerome Diekemper. Cary Hammond passed away in January, 2013 and Jerome Diekemper withdrew as a principal in June, 2006 and is now practicing as an arbitrator/mediator. Since its inception the firm has specialized in labor and employee benefits law.

In 1983 the firm expanded into the area of workersí compensation law.

For many years Jack Turcotte headed the firmís domestic relations department. Jack retired on April 30, 2007.

Hammond and Shinners, P.C. 7730 Carondelet Avenue, Suite 200 St.Louis (Clayton), Missouri 63105
Phone: 314.727.1015 Fax: 314.727.6804