Product Liability Jury Verdict – 3M Combat Arms Ear Plugs

A jury returns a $6 million punitive verdict ($7.1 million overall) against 3M for defective Combat Arms Ear Plugs. Between 2003 and 2015, the dual-ended 3M Combat Arms Ear Plugs (version 2) were standard-issued equipment for service members. This included those who were deployed to combat zones, including Iraq and Afghanistan. The

Athena Dickson to Chair Missouri Bar Committee on Lawyers Living Well

Siro Smith Dickson is pleased to announce Partner Athena M. Dickson has been appointed to chair the new Lawyers Living Well special committee of The Missouri Bar. Lawyers Living Well will make recommendations to the Board of Governors based on focused work in three primary areas: Stigma — Identify attitudes, perceptions, or

Siro Smith Dickson PC joins KCMBA’s “100% Club.”

Law firms and companies in KCMBA’s service area comprised of five or more attorneys with 100% KCMBA regular membership qualify for the 100% Club. With this elite designation, these firms and companies and their lawyers receive extra perks along with recognition of superior commitment to KCMBA and their legal community. Learn More

Athena Dickson named 2020 Women’s Justice Award winner

Dickson, a partner at Siro Smith Dickson in Kansas City, is the president of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and an elected member of The Missouri Bar’s Board of Governors. She previously has served as president of the Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City, the Young Lawyers Section of

Rik Siro Selected for Best Lawyers in America

We would like to congratulate our managing partner Rik N. Siro on having been selected for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of: Employment Law – Individuals and Litigation – Labor and Employment. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.

Rik Siro Named “Lawyer of the Year”

Best Lawyers®, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Rik Siro as Kansas City’s 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice area focused on Employment Law–Individuals. This significant honor results from “exhaustive peer-review assessments” and reflects the high level of respect Rik has earned from other top lawyers in the same practice area. Only a