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2024
February
19,
2024
| 07:50 AM America/Chicago
Real people. Real stories. People love to tell jokes about lawyers, but the truth is, we need lawyers to help us find solutions to our legal problems and navigate the complicated legal system. Most lawyers will tell you they joined the profession to ...
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February
07,
2024
| 09:47 AM America/Chicago
Taking the Missouri Bar Exam is a pivotal moment in the life of a law student, but it can be stressful. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone. The past few years, we’ve asked lawyers what advice they would give to test takers.Here are some...
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January
31,
2024
| 13:20 PM America/Chicago
A vacancy exists on the Young Lawyers' Section (YLS) Council in District 8 (St. Louis County). The YLS Council will fill this vacancy by majority vote. The term for the District 8 council seat will end September 2025, to fill the remaining time left ...
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2023
December
19,
2023
| 15:50 PM America/Chicago
On Dec. 14, members of The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section partnered with the Lawyers Association of Kansas City Young Lawyers’ Section to support the annual Santa’s Snow Ball event benefitting Operation Breakthrough, a charity organization built...
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November
27,
2023
| 10:45 AM America/Chicago
The Young Lawyer's Section Council met Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, in Jefferson City to plan for the upcoming year and participate in a community service project. The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) works to facilitate the professional growth an...
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November
02,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
John Boyer of Joplin was recently elected to represent the Southern Appellate District on the bar’s Young Lawyers’ Section Council.  The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) works to facilitate the professional growth and public service of new a...
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October
26,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Brice Barnard, Lauren Dollar, and Sam Sherman were recently elected to represent District 3 on the YLS Council. The district covers Jackson County. The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) works to facilitate the professional growth and public s...
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October
19,
2023
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
Katie Finnegan was recently elected to represent District 8 on the YLS Council. District 8 covers all of St. Louis County.  The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) works to facilitate the professional growth and public service of new and recent...
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October
12,
2023
| 16:03 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) works to facilitate the professional growth and public service of new and recently admitted Missouri Lawyers. The YLS Council is comprised of approximately 35 lawyers from districts across the state who a...
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September
25,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
The 2022-23 Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) Council wrapped up its service at the 2023 Missouri Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of The Missouri Bar on Thursday Sept. 14, with a series of awards recognizing the outstanding service of several counc...
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September
25,
2023
| 14:00 PM America/Chicago
The Young Lawyers’ Section was very busy during The Missouri Bar’s 2023 Annual Meeting/Missouri Judicial Conference. On Thursday, during the last meeting of the 2022-2023 YLS Council year, they elected four council members to fill vacancies.  The ele...
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September
21,
2023
| 15:25 PM America/Chicago
Lawyers and judges gathered at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center last week for The Missouri Bar’s 2023 Annual Meeting. Beginning on Wednesday, the event included three days filled with insightful presentations, programming, and, for one morning,...
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August
28,
2023
| 16:49 PM America/Chicago
Missouri was well represented at the American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers’ Division (YLD) Annual Meeting held Aug. 4-5 in Denver by six members of The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS).  During the annual meeting, delegates discussed ...
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August
24,
2023
| 11:26 AM America/Chicago
There are multiple vacancies currently on the Young Lawyers' Section (YLS) Council. Please see below for a detailed list of all vacancies. The YLS Council will fill these vacancies by majority vote.The council requests those interested in serving com...
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August
16,
2023
| 12:45 PM America/Chicago
Members of the Young Lawyers’ Section of The Missouri Bar, voting in districts throughout the state, elected six members to that group’s governing council and retained nine incumbent council members for a new terms beginning this September. Members o...
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August
14,
2023
| 08:23 AM America/Chicago
Volunteer opportunity: Constitution Day speakers The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education department and Young Lawyers’ Section are looking for volunteer lawyers to speak to students throughout the month of September to celebrate Constitution Day. Each...
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August
07,
2023
| 09:58 AM America/Chicago
Missouri lawyers in St. Louis County (District 9) and Kansas City within Jackson County (District 12), and Young Lawyers’ Section members in Northeast Missouri (District 2), Jackson County (District 3), and St. Louis County (District  8) only have a ...
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August
03,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
The Liberty Bell Award acknowledges a non-lawyer or non-legal organization engaged in public service activities that enhance the legal community or are dedicated to the advancement of justice.  Shelly Land will be presented the award Sept. 13, 2023, ...
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August
01,
2023
| 11:39 AM America/Chicago
Presented by The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS), the Tom Cochran Community Service Award recognizes a member of The Missouri Bar whose community service and professionalism has left a positive impact on their community. The award is named ...
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July
27,
2023
| 14:51 PM America/Chicago
Those interested in learning about a career as a public defender can learn more about the Missouri State Public Defender System and interview for open positions during a virtual job fair Aug. 24, 2023, beginning at 10 a.m.As part of the event, which ...
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July
27,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) works to facilitate the professional growth and public service of new and recently admitted Missouri Lawyers. The YLS Council is comprised of approximately 35 lawyers who are elected to serve two-year ter...
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July
24,
2023
| 10:57 AM America/Chicago
Young lawyers collect donated items, answer legal questions Members of The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) Council donate their time in conjunction with each scheduled council meeting to perform a community service project. For the council’...
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July
20,
2023
| 10:01 AM America/Chicago
Starting today, July 20, Missouri lawyers in St. Louis County (District 9) and in Kansas City within Jackson County (District 12) can cast their vote for who they wish to fill the district’s seat on The Missouri Bar Board of Governors. Click here to ...
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July
19,
2023
| 07:30 AM America/Chicago
St. Louis lawyer and 2018-2019 Leadership Academy alumnus Cara Stuckel talks with The Missouri Bar about her experience with Leadership Academy, an opportunity she says showed her the importance of continued involvement and service to others. Founded...
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July
12,
2023
| 06:01 AM America/Chicago
When and how do I vote? Voting runs from July 20 through Aug. 15.Missouri lawyers will receive an email from the Office of the State Courts Administrator containing an electronic ballot to vote in the contested seats on the Board of Governors. Missou...
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June
12,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Lawyers interested in serving on The Missouri Bar Board of Governors or Young Lawyers’ Section Council have until June 20 to submit a nomination petition. Below are frequently asked questions and answers about the nomination and election process.What...
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May
31,
2023
| 16:13 PM America/Chicago
May consisted of The Missouri Bar preparing for the minimum continuing legal education deadline on June 30 and hosting several CLE events in May. The bar is gearing up for an action-packed June, so don’t miss these top stories from this month!Registe...
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May
22,
2023
| 13:54 PM America/Chicago
The Young Lawyers’ Section of The Missouri Bar will present the final showings of two continuing legal education programs based on ‘The Milly Project.’ On May 25, the no-cost film will be shown in St. Louis, and on June 17 in Kansas City the final li...
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May
22,
2023
| 08:49 AM America/Chicago
   Jack Yarbrough is District 9 representive on The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers' Section Council.
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May
01,
2023
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
What started as a casual conversation at a restaurant  turned into a program that has produced more than 250 leaders in the legal profession over the last 23 years. Now, it’s your turn to help nominate the next class of leaders. If you know an except...
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