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2022
December
13,
2022
| 09:24 AM America/Chicago
Vocational education — also called “career education” or “career and technical education” — is one of the challenges of our time.2 According to the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center, “Shortcomings of skilled applicants were higher in ...
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December
13,
2022
| 09:23 AM America/Chicago
Paul C. Wilson, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri, delivered this address during the opening luncheon of the joint Annual Meeting of The Missouri Bar and the Judicial Conference of Missouri Sept. 15, 2022, in Springfield. ...
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December
13,
2022
| 09:22 AM America/Chicago
Missouri lawyers often have a deep sense of connection to their alma maters. Here, we take a look at some recent events and announcements coming from each of Missouri’s four law schools....
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December
13,
2022
| 09:21 AM America/Chicago
I am the beneficiary of many years of mentoring, sponsorship, and communal support. Any success I have achieved in my career is due in great part to the many Missouri judges and lawyers who have taught, guided, supported, challenged, and critiqued me...
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December
13,
2022
| 09:20 AM America/Chicago
Can you believe 2023 is just a few weeks away? One of my favorite traditions this time of year is spending quality moments with cherished friends and family. ...
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December
13,
2022
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
   Ben Faber owns Faber Law Firm in his hometown of Columbia and serves as a volunteer criminal defense attorney for the Boone County Veterans Court. Faber has been recognized by The Missouri Bar for his pro bono work by being placed on the 2021 Pro ...
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December
13,
2022
| 09:19 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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December
13,
2022
| 09:18 AM America/Chicago
Ah, winter. That magical time of year with cozy sweaters, glistening icicles – and snow days. Missouri weather can be unpredictable, so making sure you and your staff can access important documents if unexpectedly snowed (or iced) in is essential. Co...
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December
13,
2022
| 09:17 AM America/Chicago
In the Journal of The Missouri Bar three decades ago, Judge Hugh R. Jones, of the New York State Court of Appeals, wrote, “Appellate Advocacy, Written and Oral.”2...
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December
13,
2022
| 09:16 AM America/Chicago
As we approach the end of 2022, a variety of planning issues may be appropriate for year-end consideration. Individual taxpayers should consider applicable tax rates, the standard deduction, limits on itemized deductions, and multiple other issues. ...
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December
13,
2022
| 09:15 AM America/Chicago
How to submit an obituary for In MemoriamObituaries 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 t...
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October
24,
2022
| 15:12 PM America/Chicago
With Halloween approaching, you likely have goblins and ghouls on your mind, but what about ghost tax preparers? Yes, they are a real thing, and they are just one of the “Dirty Dozen” IRS warnings that Scott Vincent is here to share with you. Take a ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:04 PM America/Chicago
About Lauren Tucker McCubbinResidence: LibertyEmployer: PolsinelliLaw school: Washington UniversityYear admitted to The Missouri Bar: 2003Missouri Bar involvement: Board of Governors, Young Lawyers’ Section Council, and Leadership Academy ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:03 PM America/Chicago
Missouri’s workers’ compensation law is an exclusive remedy for employees who are injured in the course and scope of their employment.2 Depending on the severity of the injury, employees may pursue permanent total disability (PTD) benefits.3 ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:03 PM America/Chicago
Until 1956, the official motto of the United States was E Pluribus Unum, translated to “Out of Many, One.” It is my hope that you will see how you – Missouri’s lawyers – can flourish as we celebrate both the “many” and the “one” in The Missouri Bar....
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October
17,
2022
| 16:03 PM America/Chicago
By the time this Journal goes to press, we will have just hosted The Missouri Bar’s 2022 Annual Meeting and Judicial Conference in Springfield. ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:02 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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October
17,
2022
| 16:02 PM America/Chicago
Jennifer Ramovs Jennifer M. Ramovs is the director of practice management at Affinity Consulting. At no cost, Missouri lawyers can email their practice management questions to an expert or schedule a one-on-one, remote consultation. Ramovs is availab...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:02 PM America/Chicago
   Hon. E. Richard Webber is a senior district judge for the U.S. District Court of Missouri-Eastern District. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law, Webber was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 1967....
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October
17,
2022
| 16:01 PM America/Chicago
Poet Robert Frost (1874-1963) was an American gem, the only four-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. In 1962, he received yet another coveted honor, the Congressional Gold Medal by unanimous vote of U.S. Congress. When President John F. ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:01 PM America/Chicago
Scott E. VincentScott E. Vincent is the founding member of Vincent Law, LLC in Kansas City. ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
How to submit an obituary for In MemoriamObituaries 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 ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
As determined by the Advisory Committee to the Supreme Court of Missouri, 10 informal opinion summaries were published in 2022. Pursuant to Rule 5.30, written summaries of select informal opinions are published for informational purposes as determine...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
After several years of hearings, the Missouri legislature enacted significant changes to the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act (MMPA) in 2020. Senate Bill 591 responded to concern within the business community that the state’s consumer protection ...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
Parents and children. Spouses. Siblings. These are just some of the family dynamics you’ll see in Missouri’s many law firms. Whether a passion for law is passed down through nature or nurture, there’s no mistaking the impact lawyers can have on the g...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
I’ve been around lawyers my entire life. My dad was a small-town, general practice lawyer who became a judge when I was 10 years old. As kids, my brothers and I would occasionally go with him as he traveled to courthouses throughout Southeast Missour...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
In June, I had the opportunity to attend the much-anticipated unveiling of the new Freedom Suits Memorial in St. Louis. The 14-foot bronze statute stands tall on the east plaza of the Civil Courts Building downtown, serving as a reminder of many thin...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:22 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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August
22,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
  Anne-Marie Brockland is a partner at Casey, Devoti & Brockland in St. Louis and president of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Board of Governors. From Katy, TX, Brockland graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law and joined T...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:21 AM America/Chicago
Because of the passion of John Gunn, Athena Dickson, Whittney Dunn, Erica Mynarich, and many other leaders of The Missouri Bar, the issue of lawyer well-being has been placed in the spotlight over the past couple of years, including in recent issues ...
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