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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
17,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
October was National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, acknowledging survivors of domestic violence and providing resources. On average, nearly 20 people are physically abused by an intimate partner in the U.S. every minute – more than 10 million pe...
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November
10,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Immigration. That term brings up a whirlwind of topics – from one’s ancestry to politics and legislation.In a new episode of the “It Is Legal To…?” podcast, lawyers Katie Herbert Meyer and Vivek Malik discuss the complexities of immigration law, incl...
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November
03,
2022
| 09:10 AM America/Chicago
On Tuesday, Nov. 8, thousands of Missourians will cast their votes on Election Day – if they haven’t already through absentee voting. The right to vote is a fundamental part of democracy, one that is heavily protected in the U.S. Constitution. And wh...
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November
02,
2022
| 14:50 PM America/Chicago
Missouri’s Non-Partisan Court Plan, commonly known as The Missouri Plan, was adopted by voters in 1940. Through the Missouri Plan, judges are either nominated by a commission and appointed by the governor or elected through partisan contests. Althoug...
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October
31,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Seven journalists and judges from around the state joined the Missouri Press-Bar Commission in October to help foster better communications between the media, the bench, and the bar.Formed in 1972, the Missouri Press-Bar Commission is comprised of ne...
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October
19,
2022
| 14:41 PM America/Chicago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Missouri Chief Justice Paul C. Wilson has recognized, the state’s longtime chief disciplinary counsel – Alan D. Pratzel – intends to retire effective Nov. 11 after spending nearly four decades balancing public protection with...
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October
06,
2022
| 12:58 PM America/Chicago
Since 1983, Ozarks Food Harvest in Springfield has had a stated mission of “Transforming Hunger into Hope.” Members of The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section Council helped the food back achieve that mission by stepping in on Sept. 15 to fill 390 bo...
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September
30,
2022
| 13:57 PM America/Chicago
More than 300 of the 379 individuals who passed the July 2022 Bar Exam took their oath of admission on Sept. 30 during a series of enrollment ceremonies at the Supreme Court of Missouri Building in Jefferson City. With their friends and families look...
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September
30,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar elected a historic slate of officers on Sept. 14, and this month’s most admired articles focused on Suicide Prevention Month activities and recognizing award winners for the Smithson Spurgeon Awards. Here is a review of last month’s ...
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September
27,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
This information is provided by the Missouri Judicial Performance Review Committee as part of its charge per Supreme Court of Missouri Rule 10.55 to release information to the public about the judicial performance review process and the vote of the c...
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September
15,
2022
| 14:02 PM America/Chicago
Lauren Tucker McCubbin, with Polsinelli in Kansas City, was sworn in as 2022-23 president of The Missouri Bar on Sept. 15 at the state bar's annual meeting, held at the University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Springfield. Hon. Patricia Brecke...
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September
08,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/Chicago
The Young Lawyers’ Section of The Missouri Bar and Presiding Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd hosted a third continuing legal education program based on the play, “The Milly Project,” Aug. 26 in Hannibal. The program brought together more than 50 indivi...
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September
01,
2022
| 09:33 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar’s Annual Meeting is right around the corner on Sept. 14, and some of August’s most popular stories focused on noteworthy individuals and award winners who will be featured at the conference in Springfield. Here is a summary of last m...
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August
11,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
The Solo & Small Firm Practice Committee of The Missouri Bar is now accepting program proposals for the 28th Annual MOSOLO Small Firm Conference.If you wish to present on a topic at next year’s conference, you may submit up to three program proposals...
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August
10,
2022
| 09:07 AM America/Chicago
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Free legal assistance is available to Missourians in the City of St. Louis and St. Charles and St. Louis counties who need help with flood-related issues, such as home repair contracts and insurance claims.Disaster hotlineSt. Louis a...
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August
08,
2022
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
The 22nd annual Family Law Conference began Thursday, Aug. 4, with nationally recognized speakers providing case law updates, insights, and personal experience to family law lawyers in Missouri. For the first time in three years, family law professio...
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August
04,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Jonathan Beck and Carolyn Lay will serve as the newest members of the Judicial Performance Review Committee, after being appointed by The Missouri Bar Board of Governors during its July 15 meeting.The independent, 21-member Judicial Performance Revie...
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August
03,
2022
| 14:44 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) participated in a hands-on clinic July 15 during which 21 members of the group logged in to Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org to help low-income Missouri citizens receive answers to non-criminal legal questio...
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August
03,
2022
| 14:37 PM 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. This year’s Liberty Bell Award recipient, The Timothy Fou...
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August
02,
2022
| 09:42 AM America/Chicago
The annual Bernard Edelman DWI Law & Science Seminar kicked off last Thursday, July 28, with nationally recognized lawyers, speakers, and authors sharing their knowledge of DWI law and science to help Missouri lawyers even better serve their clients....
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July
30,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
As we prepare to enter back-to-school season, let’s not forget how busy (and hot) July was! The Missouri Bar published several news-worthy stories this month, and we don’t want you to miss out on them. Here are summaries of the bar’s top articles in ...
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July
14,
2022
| 16:25 PM America/Chicago
Each year, The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Department brings together teachers from across the state who specialize in American history, government, and civics for an intensive training program. This year’s institute was held June 27-29 with t...
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July
12,
2022
| 15:56 PM America/Chicago
In the early 1990s, Missouri’s state legislature made the decision to move forward in using computer technology to improve routine tasks courts do and make them consistent across all courts in the state. The result has been national recognition for l...
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June
30,
2022
| 15:51 PM America/Chicago
As the Independence Day holiday rapidly approaches, it’s time to look back on The Missouri Bar’s top articles from June. Here are a few stories this month that you will not want to miss.Freedom Suits Memorial unveiled in downtown St. LouisSeveral hun...
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June
29,
2022
| 11:47 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Center will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Independence Day is a national holiday held to celebrate the nation’s Declaration of Independence from England in 1776.For more information on the historical me...
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June
29,
2022
| 09:29 AM America/Chicago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Supreme Court of Missouri today approved rule changes paving the way for access to public court records from personal electronic devices. “With the assistance of Missouri’s Court Automation Committee, a statutory entity comp...
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June
24,
2022
| 13:14 PM America/Chicago
In response to the CDC increasing the COVID-19 Community Level designation for Jackson County to high, the 16th Judicial Circuit announced it will be taking precautionary measures in all Jackson County courthouses and court buildings. For the week of...
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June
21,
2022
| 09:31 AM America/Chicago
As Hon. David C. Mason looked out over the crowd Monday evening, he fought back tears. Mason, circuit judge with the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court, hoped to one day display a monument honoring the brave Black plaintiffs who fought for their freedom in ...
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June
16,
2022
| 05:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar blew out 78 candles and celebrated its birthday today!On June 16, 1944, the Supreme Court of Missouri created The Missouri Bar because lawyers can accomplish more to improve the lives of Missourians when working together.For 78 years...
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