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Ken Garten: Civic education badly needs a boostopens in new window
In his year-end report on the federal judiciary, United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts notes that over the years “we have come to take democracy for granted, and civic education has fallen by the wayside.”
04
Jan
2020
www.examiner.net
Our view: JHS stands proud on Constitutionopens in new window
When it comes to understanding our nation’s foundational document, Joplin High School students shine. Joplin High School is state champion in Missouri Bar’s annual Show Me the Constitution competition — again.
14
Dec
2019
www.joplinglobe.com
Nixa Team Second in Statewide Constitution Competitionopens in new window
A group of ten students at Nixa High School know their Constitution better than almost anyone else in the state. The team of Nixa Eagles finished second in the Missouri Bar’s Show Me Constitution Competition held in Columbia.
10
Dec
2019
ozarksindependent.com
Civil rights legal history comes alive on Oct. 12 opens in new window
Civil rights legal history will come alive at the second Dred Scott Reconciliation Conference, to be held 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday October 12 at the Mahler Ballroom, 4915 Washington Blvd. in St. Louis.
12
Oct
2019
www.stlamerican.com
Out of the past: Oct. 12opens in new window
Out of the past: Oct. 12 Saturday, October 12, 2019
12
Oct
2019
www.semissourian.com
Days Gone Byopens in new window
30 Years – 1989 ■ Farmington attorney Dennis E. McIntosh was reappointed vice-chairman of the Legal Education Committee by W.H. “Bert” Bates, president of the Missouri Bar.
10
Oct
2019
dailyjournalonline.com
Patterson Named Prosecutor of the Year; Wan Also Honored opens in new window
Greene County Prosecutor Dan Patterson has been named the 2019 Prosecutor of the Year and one of his top assistants has also been honored for her work.
24
Sep
2019
ozarksindependent.com
Free legal assistance available to eligible Missouriansopens in new window
Free legal assistance is available to Missourians who need help with disaster-related issues such as home repair contracts and contractors; life, medical and property insurance claims; FEMA applications and appealing FEMA decisions.
29
Jul
2019
www.lakenewsonline.com
Free legal assistance is available to eligible Missouriansopens in new window
The toll-free disaster hotline is a partnership between the Missouri Bar Association, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and FEMA.
26
Jul
2019
www.kttn.com
Before disaster strikes, back up your legal filesopens in new window
Ray Williams, president of The Missouri Bar, urges lawyers to have a disaster plan — and know how to put it in action. “If you put it in the file cabinet and don’t actually use it, it doesn’t have much function,” he said. Williams knows from experience...
10
Jun
2019
molawyersmedia.com
Resources available to tornado, flooding victimsopens in new window
Here's a summary of resources to assist tornado and flood victims in the Jefferson City area.
04
Jun
2019
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Tornado Assistance Informationopens in new window
The Missouri Bar has opened up a hotline to provide free legal advice, including assistance with insurance claims, reviewing repair contracts, and replacing legal documents lost in the storm. Call 800-829-4128.
25
May
2019
www.krmsradio.com
Missouri Bar offers free legal services for tornado victimsopens in new window
NEW BLOOMFIELD — For those impacted by recent storm and flooding events, the Missouri Bar is offering a free legal hotline.
25
May
2019
krcgtv.com
Organizations offering services for tornado victimsopens in new window
Various companies and professional organizations are stepping up to offer assistance to local residents impacted by storm damage.
25
May
2019
www.newstribune.com
Missouri Bar offers legal assistance to tornado victimsopens in new window
The Missouri Bar is making free legal assistance available to Missouri residents impacted by severe weather and tornadoes.
24
May
2019
www.columbiatribune.com
Available resources and ways to help after mid-Missouri tornadoes opens in new window
JEFFERSON CITY - Resources are available across the area for those affected by tornadoes in Jefferson City and Eldon Wednesday night.
23
May
2019
www.komu.com
Missouri Supreme Court chief justice notes rule changes, solicits feedbackopens in new window
Zel Fischer, chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court, visited Joplin on Monday to inform local lawyers and judges about changing rules or statutes within the court system, and hear feedback from lawyers about how the courts could better serve Missouri residents... Fischer and Ray Williams, president of the Missouri Bar Association, emphasized that they are welcome to reach out with any ideas. "One of the obligations that we were assigned back when the Supreme Court of Missouri formed the Missouri Bar was to enhance the administration of justice and improve the law," Williams said. "I believe that's one of the duties, and it's set out in our rule, that applies to our responsibilities to the public to help improve the lives of our fellow Missourians."
06
May
2019
www.joplinglobe.com