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2021
October
08,
2021
| 11:52 AM America/Chicago
Being a lawyer runs in John Grimm’s blood, he says. His father – Stanley – was a well-known lawyer who served as a Missouri Court of Appeals and circuit court judge. Grimm remembers writing out “Vote for Stan Grimm” on notebook paper in his fourth-gr...
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October
08,
2021
| 11:51 AM America/Chicago
In today’s world, we interact and communicate with one another instantaneously through the click of a button. With the internet, information has never been more readily available than it is now. ...
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October
08,
2021
| 11:51 AM America/Chicago
Twenty-five years have now passed since the Missouri Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“MUTSA”) took effect Aug. 28, 1995.4 ...
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October
08,
2021
| 11:51 AM America/Chicago
When I graduated from law school in 1987, I reached a goal I’d had since I was a very small boy. My dad was a lawyer and later a judge, and I knew that becoming a lawyer was what I wanted, too. ...
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October
08,
2021
| 11:50 AM America/Chicago
In recent months, we’ve been inundated with tragic news, from violent storms and fires ravishing neighborhoods to a virus variant that’s overwhelmed hospitals in Missouri and across the nation. In many of these moments, the public looked to lawyers w...
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October
08,
2021
| 11:50 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, P.C....
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October
08,
2021
| 11:50 AM America/Chicago
As determined by the Advisory Committee to the Supreme Court of Missouri, 13 informal opinion summaries have been published. Pursuant to Rule 5.30, written summaries of select informal opinions are published for informational purposes as determine...
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October
08,
2021
| 11:49 AM America/Chicago
A password manager is a program that can securely store and organize your logins, passwords, credit card information, bank account information, IDs (driver’s licenses, passports, etc.), and any other piece of information you might need (e.g., your ch...
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October
08,
2021
| 11:49 AM America/Chicago
This article collects 11 observations about legal writing that I have shared with law students since I began teaching in the late 1970s. ...
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October
08,
2021
| 11:48 AM 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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October
08,
2021
| 11:48 AM America/Chicago
The Tax Court recently denied deductions for costs to search for a new trade or business. In Estate of Charles P. Morgan, Deceased and Roxanna L. Morgan v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2021-104, the Tax Court upheld the Internal Revenue Service disallowa...
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August
06,
2021
| 16:20 PM America/Chicago
Kansas City is a bi-state metropolitan area — consisting of 14 counties — and anchored by Kansas City, Missouri. Workers often commute across state lines from their homes to their places of employment.2 Employers also take jobs on both sides of the b...
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August
06,
2021
| 16:19 PM America/Chicago
In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. Since then, employers have faced endless challenges due to the COVID-19 virus being in the workplace, and businesses have faced contractual obligations that...
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August
06,
2021
| 16:19 PM America/Chicago
The president of The Missouri Bar traditionally travels the state, visiting with our diverse and engaged membership. ...
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August
06,
2021
| 16:18 PM America/Chicago
With increasing opportunities to safely spend the holiday with friends and loved ones, my family and I took in Salute to America’s Red, White, and Boom fireworks display above the Missouri State Capitol here in Jefferson City. ...
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August
06,
2021
| 16:18 PM America/Chicago
A checklist from the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel to help lawyers reduce risks, meet fiduciary obligations, and assure compliance with the Supreme Court of Missouri's Rules of Professional Conduct. ...
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August
06,
2021
| 16:18 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, P.C....
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August
06,
2021
| 16:17 PM America/Chicago
In today’s workplace, an infected workstation can mean much more than the occasional annoyance. It can mean the spread of a virus to your workplace’s network or clients, along with the loss of valuable data. There are even viruses that hold your data...
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August
06,
2021
| 16:16 PM America/Chicago
The 2004 National Football League Draft was fast approaching, and the last-place San Diego Chargers held the first selection overall. Their expected choice, University of Mississippi quarterback Eli Manning, was no stranger to the NFL’s affairs becau...
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August
06,
2021
| 16:15 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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August
06,
2021
| 16:15 PM America/Chicago
The Internal Revenue Service recently issued Written Determination 2021180092 providing chief counsel advice on application of the net investment income tax to C corporation dividends. ...
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August
06,
2021
| 08:25 AM America/Chicago
Timothy F. McCurdy received The Missouri Bar Foundation’s 2021 W. Oliver Rasch Award for his Journal of The Missouri Bar article regarding eliminating discrimination during jury selection. The Journal’s Editorial Board created the award in 1986 to re...
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July
28,
2021
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
When Hannah Kiddoo Frevert entered the bar world eight years ago, she knew it was the perfect fit for her. Now as editor of the Journal of The Missouri Bar and assistant director of communications, she is showcasing her writing skills daily and devel...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
Shawn Askinosie had the legal career most lawyers strive for. He was a well-known, successful lawyer who, for two decades, was enamored with his job. Despite enjoying his career, a time came – a body, mind, and spirit recognition, as Askinosie says –...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
In our jurisprudence, there are three types of trial error: reversible, harmless, and plain. Whether the error has been preserved determines the review it will receive. In Missouri criminal law, an error is properly preserved if it is timely raised a...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
The judicial branch’s responsibility to enforce the separation of powers principle is made manifest in the doctrine of standing.2 Without the enforcement of standing doctrine, the judiciary risks opining on, and issuing a judgment deciding, a litigan...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:18 AM America/Chicago
What does it mean to be a lawyer? Since starting law school, most of us have spent our careers myopically focused on this query with differing levels of intensity. ...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:18 AM America/Chicago
Spring is in full bloom and has ushered in a renewal of energy. ...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:17 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, P.C....
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June
09,
2021
| 09:17 AM America/Chicago
At first glance, representing criminal codefendants may sound appealing to some lawyers. Financially, it can be a very “good deal.” The lawyer can charge more than he or she would in representing just one of the codefendants. Yet representing an addi...
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