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Capes Sokol Welcomes Gaddis to the Firm

The law firm of Capes Sokol is pleased to announce that L. Ross Gaddis has passed the Missouri Bar and joined the firm as an associate.

Ross started at Capes Sokol as a summer associate in 2019 and continued working with the firm as a law clerk throughout his 3L year. Ross will practice as a part of the firm’s Business and Finance; Real Estate; Tax Controversy; and Trusts and Estates practice groups.

Ross will focus his practice on corporate governance, entity formation, estate planning, real estate contracts, secured transactions, taxation, and wealth management support to individuals and businesses. An attorney-CPA, he utilizes his training and experience in taxation and accounting to advise clients across a variety of industries on relevant federal and state tax matters.

Ross joins the firm with seven years of work experience in financial accounting and reporting for a Fortune 100 company.  During law school, he served as an intern to the Honorable Barry S. Schermer of the Eastern District of Missouri Bankruptcy Court and as an intern with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.

Ross received his law degree from Washington University School of Law in 2020. He graduated summa cum laude from Eastern Illinois University with a double major in Accountancy and Management.

Ross follows recent additions to the firm in the past year, including one business and real estate counsel attorney, four new litigation shareholders, and three new associates. Earlier this year, Capes Sokol moved into a new, multi-floor office space in the Regions Centre in Clayton.

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