Capes Sokol Welcomes Two New Associate Attorneys

The law firm of Capes Sokol is pleased to announce that Danielle M. Durban and Jonathan S. Jones have passed the Missouri Bar and joined the firm as Associates. Dani and Jon started at Capes Sokol as Summer Associates in 2017 and continued working with the firm as a Law Clerks throughout their 3L year.


“Early on, we knew that Dani whole heartedly embraced our firm’s mission and values,” said Douglas S. Dove, Capes Sokol Shareholder and a member of the Business and Finance group. “She is an excellent addition to our practice group as she understands the importance of a client-centered practice and is a dedicated and intuitive individual.”

Danielle “Dani” Durban joins as an Associate in the Business and Finance; and Intellectual Property practice groups, where she will work on entity formation and structuring, business disputes, commercial transactions, copyrights, and trademarks. Dani graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2018. A Dean’s Scholar, Dani was a member of the Student Finance Committee, an Honor Council Judge, a Teaching Fellow, a Research Fellow, and a 2L Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant. In addition to her legal practice, Dani has worked with a variety of businesses as a graphic and web artist for over a decade. Originally from St. Louis, Dani graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a Minor in Political Science.


“As a Law Clerk, Jon worked integrally with our litigation and trial teams to obtain great results for our clients,” said Amy L. Fehr, Capes Sokol Shareholder. “Jon has proven his hard-work and dedication to our practice and we are privileged to welcome this bright and capable lawyer to the Litigation team.”

Jonathan “Jon” Jones joins as an Associate in the Litigation practice group, where he will work on a variety of commercial litigation matters including contract, real estate and business disputes, as well as toxic tort claims. Jon graduated magna cum laude from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2018. A Dean’s list scholar and recipient of the Judge Robert Dowd Sr. Appellate Advocacy Award, Jon was a member of the SLU Law First Chair Society, the SLU Law Federalist Society, and SLU Law’s 2017 National Moot Court team. Originally from Fairview Heights, IL, Jonathan graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and a Minor in Legal Studies.

Dani and Jon follow recent additions to the firm in the past year, including a new associate, a new Digital Currency and Blockchain Technology practice group, and four new Shareholders.



Capes Sokol is a St. Louis-based law firm focusing on corporate and real estate matters; business, commercial, intellectual property, and product liability litigation; tax litigation and controversy; white collar and other criminal defense matters; trusts and estates; and digital currency and blockchain technology matters.


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