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2020
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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May
04,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Supreme Court of Missouri today issued an order and operational directives, effective May 16, to help courts statewide establish localized plans – recognizing the varying community health safeguards and court dockets, facili...
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May
01,
2020
| 13:24 PM America/Chicago
Law Day, May 1, is a national day set aside annually to celebrate the rule of law. Law Day underscores how law and the legal process contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share. Law Day also provides an opportunity to recognize the role of co...
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April
23,
2020
| 10:58 AM America/Chicago
Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, there is perhaps no field that has been hit harder in society than residential housing. With certain industries shut down and jobs being lost, it is becoming increasingly harder to make ends meet. Tenants may have r...
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April
23,
2020
| 07:48 AM America/Chicago
The right to trial by jury is the only right that appears in both the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The Missouri Bar – joined by judges, court personnel and legal professionals - thank the 144,271 Missourians who reported for jury duty in stat...
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April
22,
2020
| 10:19 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar’s Board of Governors met in early March to discuss regular business, including appointments to various committees. During that meeting, Michael Hill of St. Peters and Judge Jon Gray were appointed to the Fee Dispute Resolution Co...
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April
14,
2020
| 13:12 PM America/Chicago
It’s not fun to talk about end-of-life decisions, but many advocates say doing so can help take stress off loved ones later. Missourians can easily set up their own durable power of attorney for health care thanks to free materials authored by volunt...
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April
09,
2020
| 16:40 PM America/Chicago
Lawyers have always been at the forefront in the protection of others. In these times, that protection takes on a different twist as protecting others means maintaining all safe practices and, wherever possible, performing duties remotely so as to ke...
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April
09,
2020
| 14:34 PM America/Chicago
Most of us are spending way too much time on social media these days. Self-isolation is making us seek connection, and the only safe connection is an electronic connection—or so it seems.   But getting too comfortable online can be a mistake.   ...
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April
08,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
As all courts across Missouri remain closed to the public and with all in-person proceedings suspended until May 1 to help combat the spread of COVID-19, citizens may have questions about how to stay on top of pending cases and legal matters. In thes...
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April
07,
2020
| 10:44 AM America/Chicago
Jefferson City, MO - Nine students from across Missouri were selected this month as winners of the 2020 Law Day Essay contest. The annual competition, a joint project of The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section and the Missouri National Education Asso...
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April
03,
2020
| 14:06 PM America/Chicago
As teachers and students adjust to remote learning systems due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Missouri Bar’s Citizenship Education program of is making a variety of civics education presentations, assignments and programs available for use by Missouri...
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April
02,
2020
| 11:50 AM America/Chicago
Even in these uncertain times, Missouri lawyers are here to help by fielding legal questions about COVID-19 and its impact on our lives and livelihoods. Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org, a virtual legal clinic platform produced by The Missouri Bar and A...
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April
01,
2020
| 12:41 PM America/Chicago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Supreme Court of Missouri today extended through Friday, May 1 its statewide suspension of most in-person proceedings, subject to certain listed exceptions for urgent m...
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March
26,
2020
| 15:27 PM 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 forms free online. Included with The Missouri Bar form are frequently asked questions and answers.  Here...
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March
16,
2020
| 14:21 PM America/Chicago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Supreme Court of Missouri today suspended – subject to certain listed exceptions – all in-person proceedings in all appellate and circuit courts, including all associat...
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March
11,
2020
| 16:31 PM America/Chicago
An overview of how The Missouri Bar is preparing to protect the safety and well-being of our members while continuing to serve Missouri lawyers and the public as COVID-19 spreads to Missouri.  ...
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