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Sidney E. Wheelan

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Phone: (800) 264-3455
Phone: (660) 263-3100

110 N. 5th St.
Moberly, Missouri 65270

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Ms. Wheelan is a member of the law firm of Tatlow, Gump, Faiella and Wheelan, LLC, which represents clients in a broad range of litigation focused on personal injury and their tragic consequences throughout Missouri and all surrounding states. Ms. Wheelan focuses her law practice on representing clients in insurance bad faith, personal injury, workers compensation, social security disability cases, and other selected areas of litigation. She is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers (MATA), the American Association of Justice (AAJ), The American Bar Association, the Women's Law Association of Mid–Missouri (WLAMM), and the local bar associations including the Tenth Judicial Circuit Bar Association. She is also a Past–president of the Randolph County Bar Association.

Ms. Wheelan earned a Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies from William Woods University. In 1999, and she earned her law degree from the University of Missouri–Columbia School of Law. During law school, she received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Environmental Law and Advanced Legal Research.

Ms. Wheelan is licensed to practice law in the United States Supreme Court, all Missouri courts, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri.

Current Employment Position(s):

Partner

Bar Admissions:

Missouri, 2000
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2000
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2000

Education:

University of Missouri School of Law, 1999
Juris Doctor
Honors: Phi Delta Phi

William Woods University, Fulton, Missouri, 1995
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Legal Studies
Major: Business Administration

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Joint Presentation, "Combat Tactics", Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Solo and Small Firm Conference, Lake Ozark, Missouri,2004

Joint Presentation, "Effective Exhibits for Mediation and Trial", Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Solo and Small Firm Conference, Lake Ozark, Missouri, 2004

Author/Speaker, "End of Life Planning", Alpha Phi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, Paris, Missouri, 2005

Author/Speaker, "Why We Relay", American Cancer Society, Randolph County Breast Cancer Awareness Candlelight Ceremony, Moberly, Missouri, 2005

Speaker, "The Practice of Law", Moberly Area Community College Career Day, Moberly, Missouri, 2004

Monroe County Extension Club, Paris, Missouri, Author/Speaker, "Estate Planning Basics", 2003

Speaker, "The Practice of Law", Cairo High School Career Day, Cairo, Missouri, 2001

Telephone Seminar, "Dealing with Ethical Issues", Missouri Bar, 2005

"Recent Rule Changes", Randolph County Bar Association, 2005

Annual Meeting of the Missouri Bar, St. Louis, Missouri, 2004

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Solo and Small Firm Conference, Lake Ozark, Missouri, 2004

"Legal Ethics Common Conflicts and Advertising Rules", Sara Rittman of Legal Ethics Counsel, Randolph Co. Bar Asso., Moberly, Missouri, 2004

Telephone Seminar, "Depositions", Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2003

"Effective Exhibits for Trial or Mediation", Randolph County Bar Association, Moberly, Missouri, 2003

Telephone Seminar, "Post-traumatic Stress Disorder", Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2003

Missouri Workers' Compensation Institute, Missouri Bar, Kansas City, MO, 2003

Missouri Workers' Compensation Institute, Missouri Bar, Columbia, MO, 2002

Telephone Seminar, ERISA, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2002

Missouri Workers' Compensation Institute, The Missouri Bar, Columbia, Missouri, 2001

Telephone Seminar, Medicaid Planning, The Missouri Bar, 2001

Telephone Seminar, The Missouri Bar, Nursing Home Negligence, 2000

Practical Issues for Employment Litigators and Advisors, The Missouri Bar, Kansas City, Missouri, 2000

42nd Annual Convention, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Lake Ozark, MO, 2000

Legal Ethics, Randolph County Bar Association, Moberly, Missouri, 2000

Honors and Awards:

Recipient, CALI Award--Excellence in Environmental Law,
1998-Present

Recipient, CALI Award--Excellence in Advanced Legal
Research,
1999 - Present

Recipient, Judge Noah Weinstein Scholarships,
1998-Present

Recipient, Judge Noah Weinstein Scholarships,
1999-Present

Recipient, Strathmore's Who's Who,
2000-2001

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Board of Advocates

Women's Law Association

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Missouri Bar

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers

Randolph County Bar Association, 2002-2003
President

Mid-Missouri Women's Law Association

Alpha Phi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, 2005-2006
Vice-President

Monroe County Swim Club, 2003-2006
Board of Directors

Monroe County Swim Club, 2005-2006
Secy.

M. G. Preschool, 2001-2002
Board of Directors

M. G. Preschool, 2002
Secretary/Treasurer

Randolph County EXCEL IV, 1993-1994

Monroe County Democratic Club

United Methodist Church of Paris, Inc.

Randolph County Bar Association, 2002-2003
President

Randolph County EXCEL IV, 1993-1994

AAJ Insurance Section, 2003
Member

AAJ Social Security Disability Section, 2003
Member

AAJ Women's Caucus, 2003-2005
Member

MATA Auto/Insurance List/Serve, 2004-2005

MATA Workers Compensation List/Serve, 2004-2005

Alpha Phi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, 2005-2006
Vice-President

Miss Paris Pageant, 2004-2005
Committee

Miss Paris Pageant, 2006
Chair-elect

Beta Sigma Phi City Council, 2005-2006

Monroe County Swim Club, 2003-2005
Board of Directors

Monroe County Swim Club, 2005
Secretary

American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 2004-2005
Team Co-Captain

United Methodist Church of Paris, Inc., 2003
Co-Chair Fundraising Committee

United Methodist Church of Paris, Inc., 2004
Co-Chair Fundraising Committee

United Methodist Church of Paris, Inc., 2005
Co-Chair Fundraising Committee

United Methodist Church of Paris, Inc., 2002
Sunday School Instructor

United Methodist Church of Paris, Inc., 2003
Sunday School Instructor

United Methodist Church of Paris, Inc., 2004
Chair, Christmas Program

United Methodist Church of Paris, Inc., 2005
Sunday School Instructor

United Methodist Church of Paris, Inc., 2001-Present
Member of Choir

Girl Scouts of America, 2001-2002
Troop Leader

M. G. Preschool, 2001-2002
Board of Directors

M. G. Preschool, 2002
Secretary/Treasurer

Past Employment Positions:

Tatlow, Gump and Faiella, LLC, Moberly, Missouri,
Associate Attorney, 2000-2009

Tatlow & Gump Moberly, Missouri,
Law clerk, 1997-2000

Tatlow & Gump, Moberly, Missouri,
Litigation Paralegal, 1990- 1996

University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri,
Assistant to Professor

University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri,
Environmental Law, 1998-1999

Thomas M. Shea, Attorney at Law Moberly, Missouri,
Paralegal, 1986-1990

Thomas M. Shea, Attorney at Law Paris, Missouri,
Paralegal, 1980-1985

Monroe County Prosecutor's Office

Thomas M. Shea, Prosecuting Attorney Paris, Missouri,
Paralegal, 1980-1985

Fraternities/Sororities:

Phi Delta Phi