Stinson Staff Honored as Unsung Legal Heroes in Missouri and Minnesota

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Stinson LLP is proud to announce that Business Development Manager Denice Jayaram, Professional Development Administrative Assistant Michele Sharp, and Business Systems Analyst Mark Holmberg have been recognized as 2022 Unsung Legal Heroes in Missouri and Minnesota. The Unsung Legal Heroes award honors law firm employees whom attorneys rely on day-in and day-out to consistently support their efforts.

Jayaram, recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly, is based in Kansas City. She is being recognized for her work supporting three of the firm's practice divisions and multiple client teams. Jayaram is instrumental in helping the attorneys within her divisions achieve strategic initiatives, plan events and building relationships within and outside the firm.

Sharp, recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly, is based in Kansas City. She is being recognized for her work on critical projects such as the firm's annual associate evaluation process and the firm's Work Allocation Monitoring System (WAMS). Sharp collaborated with multiple departments to support the launch of the system that works to provide more equitable assignment of legal work to associates through its tracking of matters.

Holmberg, recognized by Minnesota Lawyer is based in Minneapolis. He is being recognized for his work in administering numerous systems and programs that support the firm. Holmberg spearheaded the development of the firm's WAMS and further customized the system to help the firm keep record of our Employee Resource Groups' activities and initiatives.

"We are thrilled to be able to recognize the immense efforts of Denice, Michele and Mark and their commitment to their colleagues and the firm," Stinson's Chief Human Resources Officer Heidi Burton said. "We are fortunate to have an incredibly dedicated staff throughout all of our offices who are always willing to go above and beyond for our clients."

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