Lisa O. Stump

Attorney at Law

Lisa O. Stump

Lisa O. Stump practices in the areas of corporate law, and governmental and public institutions law including education. She advises public agencies on governance issues, contracts and procurement, governmental immunity, public employment, constitutional restrictions on taxation and bond issues, the use of public monies, elections and public records laws.

Ms. Stump has drafted proposed legislation, and policies and regulations for various governmental entities. She has assisted public entities in calling, conducting and recording public meetings. In addition, she advises educational clients on student searches, student discipline, rights of disabled students, access to student records, religion in schools, sexual harassment, student dress codes and issues related to Internet usage by students.

Ms. Stump’s corporate practice includes advising clients in establishing the appropriate corporate entity; drafting various contracts including construction contracts, consultant agreements, and lease and purchase agreements; and participating in financing transactions. Ms. Stump has also advised numerous nonprofit corporations on legal restrictions for nonprofits and requirements of the Internal Revenue Service.

Lisa is the chair of Lashly & Baer’s Governmental practice group. She was selected for inclusion in the 2005 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (State/Local/Municipal). She earned her J.D. from Washington University School of Law, and is a member of the Order of the Coif and Phi Beta Kappa.

Representative Clients

  • Rockwood School District
  • City of Crestwood
  • Bi-State Development Agency (Metro)
  • St. Louis County Library
  • St. Louis Public Library
  • Rate Commission of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

Representative Cases or Transactions

  • Civil Service  Com’n of City of St. Louis v. Members of Bd. Of Aldermen of City of St. Louis, 92 S.W.3d 785 (Mo. 2003)
  • Davis v. Board of Educ. Of City of St. Louis, 963 S.W.2d 679 (Mo. Ct. App. E.D. 1998)
  • Missouri Gaming Com’n v. Missouri Veterans’ Com’n, 951 S.W.3d 611 (Mo. 1997)
  • Nichols v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, 851 S.W.2d 657 (Mo. Ct. App. E.D. 1993)

Recent Publications or News

  • “Trending Issues in Education Law 2014,” MASSP/MCCTA Fall Conference, 2014
  • “Electioneering Activities,” Missouri School Public Relations Association, 2013
  • “Social Networking – Legal Implications in School Operations,” Missouri Association of School Business Officials, 2013
  • “Legal Updates on Student Discipline for Off-Campus Conduct, Child Abuse Reporting, School Violence, and More,”  Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals, 2013
  • Students 2012: Update on School Violence, the Use of Social Media and More,” Missouri School Boards’ Association Convention, Fall 2012
  • “Legal and Ethical Issues for School Counselors Workshop,” Missouri School Counselor Association Convention, Fall 2011, 2012
  •  “Students 2011: Bullying, Smartphones, Sexting and More…,” Missouri School Boards’ Association Convention, Fall 2011
  •  “Disclosure of School District Information,” Missouri Association of School Business Officials, 2011 Spring Conference
  • “Executive Board Minutes, Meetings and Other Requirements of The Missouri Sunshine Law,” Missouri Association of School Business Officials, 2010 Spring Conference
  •  “Libraries and the Law: How the First Amendment Affects Library Policies, Programs, Services and Collections,” Missouri Library Association Annual Meeting, October 2006
  • “Unresolved Sunshine Law Issues,” MSBA Council of School Attorneys Meeting, 2005
  • “Disclosure of Confidential Information,” MSBA Convention, 2002
  • “Hot Topics in School Law,” 1996-2001
  • “Legal Issues Affecting the Use of Internet in Schools,” MSBA Convention, 2001
  • “Religion in Public Schools,” MSBA Convention, 2000
  • “School Violence Issues – Protecting our Schools in Missouri,” 2000
  • “Managing a Crisis in Your School,” MSBA Fall Meetings, 1999
  • “I.D.E.A. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act,” 1998
  • “Safety and Security Issues in Schools: Legal Means of Protecting Children and Teachers,” Convention of the National Education Law Association, 1996

Community Service & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rating
  • Missouri School Boards Association, Policy Advisory Committee, 2000-Present
  • City of Town & Country Clayton Road Task Force, 2008-Present
  • Board of Directors for MSBA’s Missouri Council of School Attorneys, 2000-2005
  • Chair of MSBA’s Missouri Council of School Attorneys, 2005-2006
  • Elder, Bonhomme Presbyterian Church, April 2012-Present
  • Good Shepherd School for Children, Board of Directors, 1996-2001
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
    State/Local/Municipal, 2005

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