Florene O'Neal

Florene O'Neal


Florene focuses her practice on a variety of intellectual property matters, including the clearance, maintenance, and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including trademarks, copyrights, and rights of publicity, as well as negotiating and drafting agreements, including engagement agreements, termination agreements, terms and conditions, record producer agreements, music publishing agreements, record mixer agreements, guest artist agreements, and more.


  • Enforcing intellectual property rights
  • Recovering domain names from cybersquatters and infringers
  • Removing infringing goods from online marketplaces
  • Evaluating the strength, availability, and enforceability of new brand names
  • Trademark prosecution
  • Brand protection strategy
  • Preparation and negotiation of a variety of intellectual property related agreements
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  • Tax Researcher, H&R Block, 2016
  • Student Representative and Social Media Specialist, Lexis Nexis, 2015-2017
  • Legal Intern, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor, 2017
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Thomas Newton, Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, 2016
  • Legal Intern, The American Civil Liberties Union – Criminal Law Reform Project, 2016
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. John Gleeson, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2015


  • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2017
    • Staff Writer, UMKC Law Review
    • President, Black Law Student Association
    • Board of Governors/SGA Senator, Student Bar Association
    • Student Representative, BARBRI
    • Member, Phi Delta Phi- Legal Honor Society
    • Dean’s List
    • Recipient, Judge Kitt Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship
    • Recipient, Bob Downs Leadership Scholarship
  • B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Recipient, Multicultural Certificate
Admitida para practicar como abogado en
  • Georgia
  • Missouri
  • Español, Fluido
  • Swahili, Fluido