JENNIFER KAWICKI & REGINALD BODEUX

About Jennifer Kawicki - Associate Attorney

 “Law is experience developed by reason and applied continually to further experience.” 
- Roscoe Pound, Dean Emeritus, Harvard Law School

Jennifer Kawicki is an attorney licensed in both Missouri and Illinois and concentrates her practice servicing individuals and small business in the following areas of law:
  • Probate
  • Trust administration
  • Estate planning
  • Real estate
  • Business formation and planning
  • Civil litigation
Jennifer Kawicki
Jennifer Kawicki
Associate Attorney
636-949-9300
Jennifer is originally from Huntingburg, Indiana. She earned her J.D. from St. Louis University School of Law and her B.A. from Purdue University. While in law school, Jennifer served as a Staff Editor for the St. Louis University Law Journal and a research assistant for several members of the law faculty. She also served in the law school clinic working with Habitat for Humanity and non-profit organizations. Prior to joining the Niedner Law Firm, Jennifer was an associate attorney at Brown & James, P.C. for approximately three years where her practice focused on insurance defense. Jennifer’s career has been a unique combination of litigation and transactional matters, the experience she draws upon to counsel clients in different areas of law.  

Prior Legal Experience: 
Worked as an Associate Attorney, at a large St. Louis Law firm 
Education: 
Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D. magna cum laude, 2011) with a concentration in business transactional law
Purdue University (B.A., history, with distinction, 2003)
Awards and activities: 
Order of the woolsack – awarded to students graduating in top 10% of class
Academic Excellence Awards in bankruptcy, commercial transactions, legal profession, secured transaction and administrative law
St. Louis University Law Journal – Staff Editor

Publications:
Scaling the Wall between Church and State: confronting issues of equality stemming from financing religiously affiliated universities under dual federalism, 55 St. Louis U L.J. 395 (2010)
To schedule an appointment with Ms. Kawicki, email jkawicki@niednerlaw.com or call 636-949-9300.

About Reginald P. Bodeux - Retired Attorney

Reginald P. Bodeux
Reginald P. Bodeux
Retired Attorney
Reginald P. Bodeux decided to retire in 2014, after having practiced law in St. Charles County since 1972. Mr. Bodeux had a long and storied career, and he continues to have a long and storied life.

Born on May 16, 1943 to Belgian parents during the German occupation of Belgium, he came to the United States at the age of 3. He graduated from Southwest High School in St. Louis, Missouri in 1962, and he continued his education at the University of Missouri in Columbia, receiving an A.B. degree in 1967.
Mr. Bodeux served in the U.S. Army from 1968 through 1970, including a tour of duty in Vietnam during 1969 and 1970. He received an honorable discharge with an Army Commendation Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.

After his service to the country, he completed law school in 1972, receiving his Juris Doctor. Upon passing the Missouri bar exam in 1972, Mr. Bodeux commenced employment with the firm of Niedner, Moerschel, Nack and Ahlheim in October of that year. Within five years, he was made a partner with the firm, where he has practiced until his retirement in 2014.

His career concentrated on an active trial practice that included defense trial litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury litigation, and domestic relations family law. Mr. Bodeux received the highest AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell within five years of commencing his practice of law. In addition to practicing law, he was president of the St. Charles County Bar Association, prosecuting attorney for the City of St. Peters for 20 years, and a member of several civic organizations within the County of St. Charles, Missouri.

Mr. Bodeux has enjoyed traveling extensively throughout the world, visiting places as far north as Katmandu, Nepal, and as far south as Sydney, Australia. He continues to travel extensively in his retirement.

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