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Leonard D. Vines

Leonard D. Vines

Practice areas:

Franchising, Business

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. Franchising: 75%
  2. Business: 25%

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Contact Info

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

10 South Broadway
Suite 2000
St. Louis, MO, 63102

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MOGood Standing, Active197201/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
RecognizedInternational Who's Who of Franchise Lawyers2008
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2008
RecognizedWho's Who in American Law -MarquisN/A
The High Flying List of Legal EaglesFranchise TimesN/A
America's Leading Lawyers - FranchiseChamber'sN/A

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Arbitration AssociationPanel Member1991 - 1995
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Franchise Law CommitteeFounding Member1984 - Present
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Franchise Law CommitteeChairman1984 - 1986
American Bar Association, Forum on FranchisingMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisThe Inadvertent Franchise: When is a Dealership or Distributorship a Franchise?2008
Franchise Law Journal (ABA)Damage Control for Violations of Registration and Disclosure Obligations2005
Franchise Lawyer (ABA)Intervening Franchisor Entiteled to Recovery on Injunction Bond2002
Journal of the Missouri BarDealerships and Distributorships-Beware the Franchise Minefield2000
St. Louis Bar JournalWhat is and What is Not a Franchise?1991
The Audio Lawyer, ALI-ABANegotiating the Franchise Agreement1987
St. Louis Business JournalBefore You Franchise...1986

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of IllinoisN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1969

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
American Bar Association Forum on FranchisingBest Practices for State Franchise Registration2009
Missouri Bar, program on Current Issues in Franchise LawFranchising 101: What is a Franchise and What are the Legal Implications of Being a Franchise?2003
American Bar Association Forum on FranchisingA Matter of Honor: Franchising in the Professions2003
American Bar Association Forum on FranchisingFundamentals of Franchising, "Counseling Franchisees"2002
American Bar Association Forum on FranchisingRescission of Franchise Agreements: Law and Policy2002
American Bar Association Forum on FranchisingAlternative Business Structures to Franchising2000