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2024
April
12,
2024
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
Hon. Jason Sengheiser had a unique view of the Milwaukee skyline during a recent sailing adventure on Lake Michigan. Sengheiser says such excursions help him come back refreshed and ready to handle whatever is on his docket: “I think sometimes we
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April
11,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
   In 2019, The Missouri Bar’s Juror Appreciation Week poster was recognized with a national award. Every year, the bar distributes celebratory materials at no cost to lawyers, judges, and courthouses across the state. Order this
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April
10,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
The tax court recently held that a purchase option in a family business resulted in a taxable gift.
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April
10,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Texting is such an integral part of American life that we shouldn’t be surprised it has entered the chat in attorney-client interactions.
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April
09,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
As an investigator with the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel, I’ve been asked to share some of my more interesting cases and impart a few words of wisdom on the topic of lawyer trust accounting. 
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April
08,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
During a recent visit to the Boone County Bar, I was excited to share about the many things The Missouri Bar offers you, its members, to even better serve your clients and communities. 
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April
08,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Faithful readers now recognize this theme – an aspiration borrowed from my college sorority yet equally apt for The Missouri Bar: to exert the widest influence for good.
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April
05,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
 Madeline Johnson, alongside Alex Pearson, co-founded Missouri Kansas Queer Law. A Kansas City native, Johnson graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 2005.  
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April
04,
2024
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
How to submit an obituaryObituaries are submitted to The Missouri Bar through a variety of mechanisms. To facilitate this process, the bar created a form that may be accessed via MoBar.wufoo.com/forms/in-memoriam/. We will not print the
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April
03,
2024
| 12:00 PM America/Chicago
Hon. Mary R. Russell, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri, delivered the State of the Judiciary address Feb. 7 during a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly in Jefferson City.
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April
03,
2024
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
There can be any number of challenges to putting together a successful case of automobile negligence on behalf of an injured plaintiff.
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February
19,
2024
| 10:27 AM America/Chicago
For employment law practitioners and human resource professionals, a significant U.S. Supreme Court decision recently changed the game regarding religious workplace accommodations. Learn more about Groff v. DeJoy in this article by Kirk
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February
15,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Whitney Scurlock, chief deputy counsel, Missouri Public Service Commission, Jefferson City“I always think it’s funny when someone asks why I became a lawyer because I never even thought about going to law school as a kid. I loved to read and write
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February
15,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
As we transitioned into the new year, the Internal Revenue Service made important announcements regarding penalty relief for taxpayers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and employers involved in Employer Retention Credit. The following summary
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February
14,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
 W. Dudley McCarter, a former president of The Missouri Bar, is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Behr, McCarter, Neely & Gabris.
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February
13,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Utilize the bar’s forms bank to streamline your practice Whether you’re new to the profession, a solo practitioner, or a lawyer with decades of large firm experience, having the appropriate tools at your disposal makes all the difference in
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February
12,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Greetings, colleagues. I write this in the first days of the new year, full of high aspirations and fresh resolve.
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February
12,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
As a young kid on Saturday mornings, I rarely missed watching the superheroes of the “Super Friends” cartoon solve problems and vanquish villains from their Hall of Justice headquarters. They stood up for others and nurtured hope, spurring on
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February
09,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
 Monique Abby is a newly elected member of the Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar representing the eastern district. Abby, an assistant circuit attorney for the City of St. Louis’ Circuit Attorney’s Office, earned her J.D. from Saint Louis
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February
08,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
   In 2017, then-Missouri Bar President Morry Cole filmed a public service announcement centered on the importance of having fair and impartial judges, just as sports fans desire fair and impartial umpires or referees. Learn about the
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February
08,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
The goals of the Missouri attorney discipline system are to protect the public and to maintain the integrity of the legal profession.
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February
07,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
   Lawyers Anne Schneider and Debra Snoke-Adams first met while working as Missouri assistant attorneys general in the consumer protection division. In October, the two, along with their spouses, traveled to Norway to explore its
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February
07,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
We all know lawyers with great qualities: compassion for those they work with, willingness to listen, and the ability to write and speak clearly and creatively. 
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February
06,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Swanson W. “Rocky” Angle, age 81, of Frisco, TX, on Jan. 2, 2023. Angle earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a masters of laws in government contracts from George Washington School of Law. He was admitted to The Missouri
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February
05,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers cannot refuse to accommodate an employee’s request for religious accommodation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 unless they can demonstrate that it would have a substantial increase in the
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February
05,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
“When someone’s fighting for you, it just makes you feel like you’re not alone anymore.”
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2023
December
12,
2023
| 15:41 PM America/Chicago
Corporate Transparency ActIf you have not heard of the Corporate Transparency Act, you are not alone. But you’ll want to learn more about this new federal reporting option that impacts nearly everyone beginning Jan. 1. Polsinelli lawyer Bill Quick
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December
11,
2023
| 14:56 PM America/Chicago
Megan Phillips, Missouri Bar president
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December
11,
2023
| 13:54 PM America/Chicago
Mischa Buford-Epps, Executive Director of The Missouri Bar
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December
08,
2023
| 10:31 AM America/Chicago
Scott Robbins practices in Poplar Bluff at Kennedy, Kennedy, Robbins & Yarbro, LC. He is chair of the editorial board for the Journal of The Missouri Bar.
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