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2022
November
23,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
This Thanksgiving, The Missouri Bar would like to acknowledge its heartfelt appreciation for lawyers across Missouri. Your ongoing work helps to improve the law, the profession, and the administration of justice on behalf of the public.We've put toge...
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November
09,
2022
| 08:21 AM America/Chicago
The Annual Labor & Employment Law Symposium is back for in-person continuing legal education for the first time in three years. Held this Friday, Nov. 11, at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, the symposium will feature speakers well-versed in a vari...
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October
28,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar knows pro bono is an essential part of the legal profession and wants to recognize lawyers who have helped close the access to justice gap.  If you completed pro bono services between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, let The Missouri Bar know by ...
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October
27,
2022
| 14:10 PM America/Chicago
Sophia Bond, Jennifer Hargis, Kate Nolen, Scott Pierson, and Howard Smotkin were recently honored with The Missouri Bar’s 2022 Pro Bono Award for their commitment to serving their communities and dedication to ensuring equal access to justice for all...
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October
27,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Board of Governors appointed Philip M. Fuhrman and reappointed Hon. Christine H. Hutson and Stephanie M. Stenger to the Legal Services of Southern Missouri Board of Directors during its Sept. 16 meeting.Legal Services of Southern Mis...
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October
26,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Since Jan. 1, Missouri lawyers have assisted 1,868 clients through The Missouri Bar’s free virtual legal advice clinic, Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org, expanding the administration of justice and providing equal access to justice for all.In partnershi...
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October
25,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
For many lawyers, pro bono is a lifetime passion. The Missouri Bar encourages members to voluntarily report their pro bono hours throughout the year. Individuals who complete 40 hours or more of pro bono in a calendar year receive special recognition...
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October
24,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Missouri lawyers provide thousands of hours of pro bono services every year, continuously demonstrating the commitment the profession has when it comes to equal access to justice for all. This week, The Missouri Bar is joining in the National Celebra...
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October
10,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
If you’re retired or currently on a break from your practice, you’re in a unique position to help Missourians who need legal answers. With National Celebration of Pro Bono Oct. 23-29, now is the perfect time to learn how you can apply for a waiver of...
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August
31,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci donated $20,000 to four Joplin-area nonprofits.During a July 29 event, JVM presented $10,000 to Building Bridges; $5,000 to Lafayette House; $2,500 to The Alliance of Southwest Missouri; ...
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August
18,
2022
| 13:21 PM America/Chicago
Are you a Missouri lawyer looking for a way to help your community? The Missouri Bar is asking lawyers, particularly those in the St. Louis area, to consider volunteering with its disaster hotline.When disasters occur throughout the state, The Missou...
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August
16,
2022
| 08:55 AM America/Chicago
When Robert Pennell hit “send” on an answer through Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org in June, he achieved an impressive mile marker – answering 1,000 questions on the online platform, becoming only the second volunteer lawyer to hit such an outstanding ...
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May
12,
2022
| 08:52 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Foundation is a nonprofit partner of The Missouri Bar with a mission to promote improvement in the administration of justice, as well as encouraging and funding law-related endeavors, recognizing legal and public service, and support...
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May
01,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar, through our Lawyers Living Well Special Committee, has been working diligently to develop programs and resources for Missouri lawyers that facilitate our wellness, as well as that of those who surround us. Those of us who are strugg...
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April
25,
2022
| 14:11 PM America/Chicago
by Danielle DavisRoe, Affinity Consulting Creating and editing PDFs is a crucial set of skills in any professional setting. From basic editing to redacting sensitive information, anyone who works frequently with PDF documents can benefit from learnin...
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April
20,
2022
| 09:06 AM America/Chicago
By Nicole Black, MyCase  Does your law firm utilize technology that eases your workload by simplifying processes ranging from client intake to final billing? If not, you’re losing valuable time by relying on systems that are both outdated and unrewar...
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March
31,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/Chicago
Most of us use Microsoft Office products every day. Whether you’re checking emails with Outlook, writing a brief in Word, or wrestling with a report in Excel, chances are high that Microsoft has hidden features you can benefit from learning how to us...
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March
30,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Several Missouri lawyers worked together in February and March to bring happiness and support to families in the Kansas City area. The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section Council built on-the-go kits in late February for families being served by the ...
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March
24,
2022
| 15:50 PM America/Chicago
 The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section Council hosted a local community service project Feb. 25 to benefit the Ronald McDonald House in Kansas City. A key part of the section’s mission is to enhance the professional growth and public service of new...
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January
31,
2022
| 11:28 AM America/Chicago
Polsinelli’s Kansas City office recently sponsored the Black Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City’s new initiative to help provide resources to black-owned businesses and local students.In mid-December, Polsinelli hosted a luncheon for the Blac...
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2021
December
30,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Several Missouri lawyers with Polsinelli law firm tapped into the giving spirit of the season earlier this month and helped spread holiday cheer to families at risk of homelessness.  The Polsinelli law firm partnered with the Jewish Family Services’ ...
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November
01,
2021
| 09:02 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar observed National Celebrate Pro Bono Week Oct. 24-30, highlighting the giving nature of Missouri lawyers. In 2020, Missouri lawyers provided more than 12,141 hours of pro bono legal services, which showcases the commitment bar member...
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October
25,
2021
| 12:31 PM America/Chicago
In 2020, Missouri lawyers provided over 12,141 hours of pro bono legal services,demonstrating the commitment our members have to equal access to justice for all. This week, The Missouri Bar observes National Celebrate Pro Bono Week to show our volunt...
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October
13,
2021
| 08:14 AM America/Chicago
Will Goldstein, Tamar E. Hodges, Roland B. Miller III, Erica Mynarich, and Patricia D. Perkins received this year’s Pro Bono Publico Awards for their commitment to helping Missouri residents by providing free or reduced-fee services. Through the awar...
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August
31,
2021
| 10:26 AM America/Chicago
Missouri lawyers are finding ways to even better serve their communities, including one bar member who was highlighted in August for her volunteer efforts.  Sarah Bardol, an associate attorney with Armstrong Teasdale, received the 2021 Tom Cochran Co...
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August
12,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
The Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis was awarded the 2021 Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section Liberty Bell Award for its services to thousands of child victims and their families, aiding the justice system and legal community. The Li...
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August
11,
2021
| 08:23 AM America/Chicago
Sarah Bardol received the Tom Cochran Community Service Award for hosting and organizing numerous community service projects in the state. Presented by The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section, the Tom Cochran Community Service Award recognizes a bar ...
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July
31,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Missouri lawyers are making waves and helping the community daily, but today, The Missouri Bar is spotlighting the Jackson County Pro Bono Attorneys as part of the #MOLawyersHelp July roundup. The National County of Juvenile and Family Court Judges p...
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June
22,
2021
| 08:35 AM America/Chicago
To help mitigate the impact COVID-19 has caused across the legal community over the last 15 months, The Missouri Bar announced a grant program in March to allow courts, nonprofits, and government agencies opportunities for funding to increase access ...
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March
25,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Dozens of employees with Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., along with families and friends, volunteered to clean up Greenwood Cemetery, in St. Louis, on March 6. Clearing the overgrown sections of the cemetery even revealed more grave markers. We kn...
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