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2021
February
26,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Social studies is about broadening one’s understanding of different cultures, ethnicities, and religions, a goal Trish Baumgartner doesn’t take lightly. As Festus’ Jefferson High School social studies chair, Baumgartner is constantly on the hunt for ...
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February
25,
2021
| 16:45 PM America/Chicago
Editor's note: In 1989, Saint Louis University School of Law Assistant Professor Leland Ware republished this article, examining the history of Black lawyers in Missouri during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in the Journal of The ...
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February
23,
2021
| 15:33 PM America/Chicago
Editor's note: In 1989, St. Louis University School of Law Assistant Professor Leland republished this article, examining the history of black lawyers in Missouri during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in the journal of The Missour...
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February
18,
2021
| 16:26 PM America/Chicago
Editor's note: In 1989, Saint Louis University School of Law Assistant Professor Leland Ware republished this article, examining the history of Black lawyers in Missouri during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in the Journal of The ...
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February
11,
2021
| 11:20 AM America/Chicago
Editor's note: In 1989, Saint Louis University School of Law Assistant Professor Leland Ware republished this article, examining the history of Black lawyers in Missouri during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in the Journal of The ...
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February
04,
2021
| 09:14 AM America/Chicago
Part of The Missouri Bar’s ongoing strategic plan is specific to ensuring that the public has access to timely information about the courts and legal system. However, this is a role that must be shared with the media as well as the judiciary. In 1972...
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February
03,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
After decades of working closely together, The Missouri Bar’s communications and media relations teams officially merged this month into one department.  The newly combined communications department will communicate and promote, using traditional and...
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February
02,
2021
| 10:42 AM America/Chicago
On Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, The Supreme Court of Missouri released this year's State of the Judiciary address from Chief Justice George W. Draper III. The video is available at courts.mo.gov.             The Supreme Court of Missouri has been conductin...
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January
29,
2021
| 12:59 PM America/Chicago
Chief Justice George W. Draper III will deliver the annual State of the Judiciary address virtually next week."Given that individual health concerns remain in flux due to the nature of the coronavirus, out of an abundance of caution for all involved ...
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January
27,
2021
| 10:10 AM America/Chicago
Two Missouri citizens were recently appointed to the Missouri Lawyer Trust Account Foundation Board of Directors. In December, two vacancies on the board of directors – one for a lawyer and one for a non-lawyer – opened. Craig Moore will fill the law...
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2020
December
29,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org recently expanded its services to include a Spanish translate function, eliminating a potential language barrier and allowing lawyers to even better serve pro bono clients through the virtual walk-in legal clinic. Missou...
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December
22,
2020
| 08:23 AM America/Chicago
Millie Aulbur, retired Citizenship Education director with The Missouri Bar, is the 2020 recipient of the Dr. Warren H. Solomon Civic Virtue Award. Established in 2001, this award recognizes people who exemplify and promote civic virtue among Missour...
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December
11,
2020
| 10:50 AM America/Chicago
        Nixa High School took top honors Dec. 9 when students went head-to-head online at The Missouri Bar’s Show-Me the Constitution competition. Second place went to Central High School in Springfield, while Kickapoo High School, also in Springfiel...
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November
24,
2020
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar will be closed Nov. 26-27, 2020, in observance of Thanksgiving. The history of this day of gratitude reaches far back into the timeline of our country. However, it was not until 1863 that the day became an official holiday. As the Ci...
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November
09,
2020
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Department recently partnered with the Girl Scouts of the United States of America in Kansas City to host an event advancing civic engagement and education. The program began last year as an in-person event but ...
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October
01,
2020
| 16:56 PM America/Chicago
Sarah Johnson began her career as a public defender in the St. Louis City Trial office in 2009 and soon learned that she was drawn to the practice of juvenile law. This year, she is being honored as the Missouri State Public Defender Commission’s...
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September
22,
2020
| 15:34 PM America/Chicago
Voters urged to learn more about their judges before they vote Nov. 3 The Missouri Judicial Performance Review Committee today provided Missouri voters with their performance findings for 52 nonpartisan judges who will be up for retention in the N...
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September
10,
2020
| 12:50 PM America/Chicago
The 2020 honorees for the Spurgeon Smithson Awards are Judge Robert Dowd Jr., lawyer Mira Mdivani and Judge Patrick Robb. The Spurgeon Smithson awards are made annually by The Missouri Bar Foundation to Missouri judges, teachers of law, and/or la...
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September
04,
2020
| 11:55 AM America/Chicago
In observance of Labor Day, The Missouri Bar will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It const...
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September
03,
2020
| 16:32 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Foundation presents Purcell Professionalism Awards each year to Missouri lawyers who have consistently demonstrated an outstanding degree of competency, integrity and civility in both professional and civic activities. The award ...
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August
20,
2020
| 08:54 AM America/Chicago
The lawyers of Missouri, voting in districts throughout the state, elected two new members to the 45-member Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar and retained 22 incumbents for new terms beginning this September. Members of the Board of Governors ar...
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August
10,
2020
| 14:26 PM America/Chicago
The Supreme Court of Missouri has issued the following release regarding comments for the 2020 review of child support guidelines JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Supreme Court of Missouri’s family court committee is seeking comment from the public and m...
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July
29,
2020
| 11:32 AM America/Chicago
Missouri teachers who specifically teach American history, government and civics gained insights and teaching methodologies when it comes to Civil Rights through The Missouri Bar’s Summer Institute held June 23-26. The institute, which is offered ann...
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July
02,
2020
| 13:37 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Center will be closed Friday, July 3, 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 historica...
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June
29,
2020
| 16:05 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar is aware of videos and photos which show two armed people during protests Sunday in the Central West End of St. Louis. We are also aware that the two people are licensed lawyers in Missouri. The Missouri Bar has received phone cal...
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June
09,
2020
| 13:45 PM America/Chicago
There is no place in our society for racism or systemic discrimination. During these critical times, The Missouri Bar will continue to promote equal justice and support the rule of law. Importantly, we recognize that the rule of law only works if it ...
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May
28,
2020
| 16:23 PM America/Chicago
Co-parenting during the best of times can be difficult, but now with stay-at-home orders, social distancing guidelines and conflicting medical advice, it is even more complicated. Below are some of the most common questions that have arisen due to CO...
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May
22,
2020
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar will be closed Monday, May 25, 2020, in observance of Memorial Day.  Memorial Day is a national holiday held on the last Monday of May to honor those who have died to protect our country. For more information on the historical mea...
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May
20,
2020
| 09:50 AM America/Chicago
As Memorial Day approaches, many Missourians are wondering how to balance the traditional start of summer with social distancing guidelines. This year will not see the typical parades and cookouts that usually mark the day; however, it is a wonderful...
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May
15,
2020
| 16:58 PM America/Chicago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Courts' main COVID-19 alerts page has been redeveloped to enable users to determine quickly the phase in which a court is operating as courts begin the process of reopening under the Supreme Court of Missouri's May ...
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