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2022
June
06,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/Chicago
Agriculture is a key component of Missouri’s economy.2 According to the Missouri Department of Agriculture, Missouri has 95,000 farms (second in the nation), with an average of 291 acres.3 Nearly 28 million acres in the state are devoted to farmland,...
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June
06,
2022
| 15:04 PM America/Chicago
Every morning, Hon. Gary Lynch sees a navy blue button on his dresser with the words, “Proud to be a Missouri lawyer.”...
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June
06,
2022
| 15:04 PM America/Chicago
“People ask me what I do in the winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” - Roger Hornsby Sr....
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June
06,
2022
| 15:04 PM America/Chicago
Are you ready for summer? At my house, summer means enjoying the sunshine with summer camps, walks in the park, and vacations to visit family and friends....
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June
06,
2022
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
W. Dudley McCarterW. Dudley McCarter, a former president of The Missouri Bar, is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Behr, McCarter, Potter, Neely & Hyde....
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June
06,
2022
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
In 2021, the Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel received 1,692 complaints against lawyers and issued 70 admonitions – the most common and lowest form of sanction in the disciplinary process....
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June
06,
2022
| 15:01 PM America/Chicago
Erica FujimotoErica Fujimoto is the director of default services at Affinity Consulting....
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June
06,
2022
| 15:01 PM America/Chicago
In 2015, the federal district court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania decided West Palm Beach Police Pension Fund v. DFC Global Corp.2 The plaintiffs alleged defendant DFC Global, a leading payday loan company, had harmed investors by fraudule...
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June
06,
2022
| 15:01 PM America/Chicago
The U.S. Tax Court recently addressed the tax treatment of up front payments a continuing care community business received from its residents, and the business reported as income in later years as called for under generally accepted accounting princi...
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June
06,
2022
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
The Journal of The Missouri Bar publishes items in the "In Memoriam" section as they are received. To honor the lives and achievements of deceased members, The Missouri Bar solicits additional information about these men and women from family members...
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April
13,
2022
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
Arbitration is on the rise throughout Missouri and the nation, and many continue to battle with whether a dispute should go to arbitration or proceed in the courts. ...
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April
13,
2022
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
Scenario 1:   A prospective client alleges that his or her child’s biological father or mother has, without the other’s consent, wrongfully removed the child from the child’s country of habitual residence or has wrongfully retained the child in a for...
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April
13,
2022
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
Speaker Vescovo, Lieutenant Governor Kehoe, President Pro Tem Schatz, members of the 101st General Assembly, statewide office holders, cabinet members, and other executive branch officials: thank you for this opportunity to speak to you this morning....
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April
13,
2022
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
“Public service is a noble calling, and we need men and women of character to believe in their communities, in their states, and in their country.” - President George H.W. Bush...
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April
13,
2022
| 14:13 PM America/Chicago
This time of year always makes me smile as bright daffodils and colorful tulips awaken my senses and remind me how much we have to be grateful for....
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April
13,
2022
| 14:12 PM America/Chicago
W. Dudley McCarterW. Dudley McCarter, a former president of The Missouri Bar, is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Behr, McCarter, Potter, Neely & Hyde....
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April
13,
2022
| 14:12 PM America/Chicago
Sam PhillipsSam Phillips is deputy disciplinary counsel at the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel in Jefferson City....
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April
13,
2022
| 14:10 PM America/Chicago
  Matt DePaz is a partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP in Kansas City. From Detroit, MI, DePaz graduated from Northern Illinois University School of Law and joined The Missouri Bar in 2013. He serves as the Western Appellate District representative on...
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April
13,
2022
| 14:09 PM America/Chicago
Legal professionals get an  external interruption every  three to four minutes from email,  instant messages, calls, social media, and more....
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April
13,
2022
| 14:08 PM America/Chicago
This article is about two recent U.S. presidents who differed from one another in prominent respects. One entered the Oval Office as a staunch Republican; the other entered as a staunch Democrat. One was one of the oldest men ever to serve in the Ova...
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April
13,
2022
| 14:07 PM America/Chicago
The United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit recently found that a disbarred lawyer who had specialized in tax fraud litigation was liable for income tax deficiencies and a tax fraud penalty.[2] ...
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April
13,
2022
| 14:06 PM America/Chicago
The Journal of The Missouri Bar publishes items in the "In Memoriam" section as they are received. To honor the lives and achievements of deceased members, The Missouri Bar solicits additional information about these men and women from family members...
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February
08,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
  Sandra Davidson is professor emerita at the University of Missouri. Prior to her retirement, she was a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, where she taught media law for 30 years. Davidson joined The Mis...
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February
08,
2022
| 08:43 AM America/Chicago
“Do I have a good case?” asks every client that walks into the office. What the client is truly asking, however, is for the lawyer to predict the outcome and cost of the case during all phases of litigation.2 Adding data analytics and artificial inte...
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February
08,
2022
| 08:43 AM America/Chicago
In 1637, the pamphleteer John Lilburne was arrested on the orders of the Star Chamber, an inquisitorial tribunal in London answerable to only the king and not subject to common law procedure. Lilburne, 23, imported pamphlets from Holland, which had b...
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February
08,
2022
| 08:42 AM America/Chicago
As a junior at Jefferson City High School, Danielle Atchison and her AP Government class competed in The Missouri Bar’s 2005 We the People competition – now known as Show-Me the Constitution....
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February
08,
2022
| 08:42 AM America/Chicago
Like many of you, I have occasionally been asked to speak with various groups about our legal system. Although it’s always an honor to be asked to speak to any group, I really enjoy talking with students, especially those in grade school and middle s...
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February
08,
2022
| 08:41 AM America/Chicago
I hope your 2022 is off to a productive and healthy start. It is hard to believe that we are quickly approaching two years since the start of the global pandemic that has seismically shifted our lifestyles and livelihoods....
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February
08,
2022
| 08:41 AM America/Chicago
W. Dudley McCarterW. Dudley McCarter, a former president of The Missouri Bar, is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Behr, McCarter, Potter, Neely & Hyde....
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February
08,
2022
| 08:40 AM America/Chicago
The Supreme Court of Missouri entered an order on Nov. 23, 2021, effective that same day, changing the overall prohibition on financial assistance to clients pursuant to Missouri Rule of Professional Conduct 4-1.8(e)....
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