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2024
April
16,
2024
| 10:50 AM America/Chicago
National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16, and The Missouri Bar offers Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care and Health Care Directive form free online. Here are answers to six frequently asked questions to help you complete your form; the
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April
11,
2024
| 09:56 AM America/Chicago
If you were in the hospital and couldn’t speak, who would be your voice? Would they know what your wishes are? No one likes talking about death or end-of-life matters, but on April 16, The Missouri Bar is encouraging individuals to do just that
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April
09,
2024
| 15:26 PM America/Chicago
“To see high school students really digging in to very difficult and complex issues and handling them in a very civil and smart manner, it just gives you a lot of hope for the future.” – Hon. Gary Lynch, retired Missouri Court of Appeals
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April
03,
2024
| 12:00 PM America/Chicago
Hon. Mary R. Russell, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri, delivered the State of the Judiciary address Feb. 7 during a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly in Jefferson City.
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March
28,
2024
| 14:02 PM America/Chicago
2023 Annual Report highlights Missouri Bar activities and successes From member benefits and civics education to CLE opportunities and legislative engagement, The Missouri Bar is here to help lawyers even better serve their clients and
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March
27,
2024
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
Adherence to the standards established by the Missouri Rule of Professional Conduct is expected from every lawyer. The Missouri Bar recognizes that, regardless of the efforts to maintain a high degree of competence and ethics among the members of
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March
26,
2024
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
Posters and stickers can be ordered online Juror Appreciation Week takes place April 28-May 4.  Lawyers, judges, and clerks are encouraged to order one of The Missouri Bar's free 11x17" posters and display it in places where jurors will
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March
19,
2024
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
From member benefits and civics education to CLE opportunities and legislative engagement, The Missouri Bar is here to help lawyers even better serve their clients and communities, while also improving the administration of justice on behalf of
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March
13,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Many educators have gone above and beyond to teach the next generation about civics – giving students the confidence to engage in their democracy. But some educators stand out among the rest – and these are the ones we want to hear about! Nominate
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March
07,
2024
| 15:46 PM America/Chicago
In early February, the citizenship education department hosted a professional development workshop for teachers in Springfield. The all-day session focused on the First Amendment and Protest. The teachers were provided with classroom-ready materials
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February
29,
2024
| 12:49 PM America/Chicago
Supreme Court of Missouri Chief Justice Mary Russell emphasizes gratitude and cooperation in 2024 State of the Judiciary   Russell addressed a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly on Feb. 7 in Jefferson City for the annual
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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
15,
2024
| 21:51 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Center will be closed Feb. 16, 2024, due to winter weather concerns. Most services will still be available as staff work remotely. 
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February
14,
2024
| 09:06 AM America/Chicago
The world is constantly changing, and the legal field is evolving with it.  In the latest episode of the “Is It Legal To…?” podcast, hosts Farrah Fite and Bob Priddy are joined by Ayyoub Ajmi from the University of Missouri-Kansas City
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February
08,
2024
| 08:30 AM America/Chicago
Chief Justice Mary R. Russell speaks to lawmakers Feb. 7 during the 2024 State of the Judiciary at the State Capitol. Photos by Tim Bommel of House Communications.
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February
05,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
“When someone’s fighting for you, it just makes you feel like you’re not alone anymore.”
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January
31,
2024
| 10:36 AM America/Chicago
Submit nominations by Feb. 15 for the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy and Lon O. Hocker awardsNominations for the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Awards and Lon O. Hocker Awards opened Jan. 1, with a deadline of Feb. 15. Each award nominee will
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January
30,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar sponsors the Complaint Resolution Program, a system designed to help clients and lawyers resolve disputes outside the formal disciplinary process. This no-cost program benefits both parties by providing a quicker, more informal
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January
22,
2024
| 16:50 PM America/Chicago
Missouri high school social studies teachers are invited to delve into the complex intersection of the First Amendment and social media at a free, two-day professional development workshop hosted by The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Department,
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January
22,
2024
| 07:40 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Center will be closed Jan. 22, 2024, due to winter weather concerns. Most services will still be available as staff work remotely. Per courts.mo.gov, the following courts will be closed Jan. 22: Audrain County circuit
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January
09,
2024
| 15:48 PM America/Chicago
Lawyers have a passion for improving the profession and access to legal services, and they can help facilitate that by encouraging today’s youth to learn about government and the judicial system. The Missouri High School Mock Trial Competition
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January
08,
2024
| 21:02 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Center will be closed Jan. 9, 2024, due to winter weather concerns. Most services will still be available as staff work remotely. Per courts.mo.gov, the following courts will be closed Jan. 9:Adair County circuit courtAndrew
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2023
December
28,
2023
| 14:03 PM America/Chicago
Resolve to use your Missouri Bar benefits in 2024 As 2023 comes to a close, you might be considering resolutions for 2024. As you contemplate, remember the many resources lawyers can access through The Missouri Bar and how they might help you
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December
21,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Center will be closed Dec. 25, 2023, and Jan. 1, 2024 in observance of the holidays. For immediate assistance and helpful links, please visit MoBar.org. Answers to FAQs can be found here.  We wish you a safe and happy
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December
18,
2023
| 14:57 PM America/Chicago
Adherence to the standards established by the Missouri Rule of Professional Conduct is expected from every lawyer. The Missouri Bar recognizes that, regardless of the efforts to maintain a high degree of competence and ethics among the members of
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December
14,
2023
| 10:58 AM America/Chicago
According to the National Registry of Exonerations, 54 people convicted of crimes in a Missouri state court have been exonerated since 1989. Together they have served a total of 660 years. There are many reasons why someone may be wrongfully
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December
14,
2023
| 10:40 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar’s mission is to improve the legal profession, the administration of justice, and the law on behalf of the public. This mission drives the goal of ensuring that all Missourians have access to ongoing civics education.  The
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December
06,
2023
| 15:31 PM America/Chicago
Public documents accessed remotely on Case.net by public users now display a watermark. Since the system’s Oct. 19, 2023, monthly deployment, publicly viewable documents accessed remotely via Case.net by public users include a watermark which
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November
30,
2023
| 10:34 AM America/Chicago
Thank you for being part of this community “I'm truly grateful for this Missouri Bar community, and I encourage you to explore its myriad resources to help you connect with other lawyers and make the most of your membership in the coming
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November
21,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Twenty members of the bench, bar, and media attended the annual meeting of the Missouri Press-Bar Commission on Nov. 3, 2023, in Jefferson City at The Missouri Bar Center.  The commission, comprised of journalists, judges, and lawyers, was
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