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2024
January
10,
2024
| 12:10 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Foundation is seeking nominations for the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy and the Lon O. Hocker awards. Nominate individuals you think deserve these prestigious awards by Feb. 15.  The David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award was cr...
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2023
September
28,
2023
| 15:23 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys named Annie Gibson as the 2023 “Prosecutor of the Year” for her exemplary skills and service. Gibson has been the prosecuting attorney of Daviess County since 2007, a position that was part-time until...
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September
26,
2023
| 12:17 PM America/Chicago
In conjunction with The Missouri Bar’s Annual Meeting, the Missouri Public Defender Commission selects a lawyer who exemplifies the ideals of public defense to receive a Defender of Distinction award.  This year’s honoree is Kevin O’Brien, district d...
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September
25,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
The 2022-23 Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) Council wrapped up its service at the 2023 Missouri Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of The Missouri Bar on Thursday Sept. 14, with a series of awards recognizing the outstanding service of several counc...
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September
12,
2023
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
A Missouri judge and three Missouri lawyers have been named the 2023 recipients of The Missouri Bar President’s Award: Hon. Jeff Bates, Melinda J. Bentley, David W. Ransin, and Catherine Nelson Zacharias. The awardees were at the helm of educating Mi...
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September
11,
2023
| 15:17 PM America/Chicago
Judge Jerri Zhang has been named the inaugural recipient of The Missouri Bar Diversity Champion Award. This award recognizes a Missouri lawyer who demonstrates a true commitment to inclusion and achieves gains toward increasing the retention, advance...
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September
07,
2023
| 16:37 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Board of Governors established the Theodore M. McMillian Judicial Excellence Award in 2004 to recognize jurists who, by virtue of their integrity, leadership, and diligence in the pursuit of the efficient administration of justice, i...
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September
05,
2023
| 10:35 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Foundation has named Hon. Patricia Breckenridge, Hon. George W. Draper III, and Paul N. Venker this year’s Spurgeon Smithson Award recipients for their contributions toward increasing the quality of the administration of justice. The...
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August
31,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
Michael A. Becker, of St. Louis, has been presented with the 2023 Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Award. A selection subcommittee, consisting of past recipients and lawyers representing different state geographical areas in a variety of pra...
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August
29,
2023
| 11:37 AM America/Chicago
Named after 1968-69 Missouri Bar President Martin J. Purcell, the Purcell Professionalism Award recognizes Missouri lawyers who have shown a high standard of competency, integrity, and civility in professional and civic activities. Each year, The Mis...
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August
22,
2023
| 15:54 PM America/Chicago
Katharine P. Curry, Michael T. Raupp, and Alexandria Shah have been named the 2023 recipients of the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award. The award was created by The Missouri Bar Foundation to recognize outstanding achievement in appellate pract...
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August
16,
2023
| 09:12 AM America/Chicago
Jessica Caldera, Craig Schlapprizzi, and David Wiegert will be presented this year’s Lon O. Hocker Awards for their commendable work as trial lawyers. The Missouri Bar Foundation awards the Lon O. Hocker Trial Lawyer Award to three trial lawyers unde...
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August
09,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Mary Kay O’Malley was honored with the Roger P. Krumm Family Law Award this year at The Missouri Bar’s Family Law Conference at Chateau on the Lake in Branson. O’Malley, who described herself as a juvenile specialist, has had a career involving both ...
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August
08,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Dr. Isaac Amon has been named the 2023 W. Oliver Rasch Award for his in-depth article, “The enduring lesson of John Lilburne's saga: Self-incrimination in the criminal justice system” in the January/February 2022 Journal of The Missouri Bar. Amon wil...
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August
03,
2023
| 08:00 AM 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.  Shelly Land will be presented the award Sept. 13, 2023, ...
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August
01,
2023
| 11:39 AM America/Chicago
Presented by The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS), the Tom Cochran Community Service Award recognizes a member of The Missouri Bar whose community service and professionalism has left a positive impact on their community. The award is named ...
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June
05,
2023
| 10:13 AM America/Chicago
Each year, The Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program recognizes lawyers for their work in support of well-being and recovery in the legal profession. Nominations are now open for three MOLAP awards, which are sponsored by The Bar Plan and presented du...
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April
12,
2023
| 11:59 AM America/Chicago
Do you know an exceptional bankruptcy lawyer? Nominate them for the 2023 Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Award!Established by the former Missouri Bar Commercial Law Committee (now the Financial Services & Insolvency Law Committee) in honor ...
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April
10,
2023
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
This article has been updated to display the extended deadline to submit nominations for the 2023 Diversity Champion Award.The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is accepting nominations for the 2023 Diversity Champion Award through May 31. The new awar...
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March
22,
2023
| 03:00 AM America/Chicago
“Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” – ConfuciusMany 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...
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March
06,
2023
| 11:46 AM America/Chicago
Do you know a non-lawyer or non-legal organization that has even better helped Missourians by promoting the advancement of justice? How about a Missouri lawyer who has shown outstanding commitment to community service activities? The Missouri Bar You...
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February
02,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, former Rep. Wes Rogers, Rep. Rudy Veit, and Sen. Barbara Ann Washington received the 2022 Legislative Awards for their significant contributions to legislation affecting the administration of justice and the integrity of the ju...
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January
10,
2023
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Foundation is seeking nominations for the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy and the Lon O. Hocker awards. Nominate individuals you think deserve these prestigious awards by Feb. 15. The David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award was cre...
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2022
November
01,
2022
| 12:02 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Lawyers’ Assistance Program has announced the recipients of its annual James T. Britt, Warren Welliver, and Dorothy Kaiser awards. The winners will be recognized at the 22nd Annual Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Conference on Friday, N...
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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
20,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/Chicago
This year, outgoing Young Lawyers’ Section Chair Chris Dandurand recognized four amazing lawyers for outstanding service to the section. These awards are presented annually by the outgoing chair to individuals that have been particularly helpful or w...
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October
05,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys named Kacey L. Proctor as this year’s “Prosecutor of the Year” for his exemplary prosecutorial skills and service.Proctor has been prosecuting attorney of Butler County since 2018. Prior to that, he w...
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October
03,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Described as a “lifelong public defender,” Charles Hoskins posthumously received this year’s Defender of Distinction Award from the Missouri Public Defender Commission for exemplifying the ideal of public defense.Hoskins was a lawyer with the Missour...
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September
15,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Hon. Joe Hensley was honored with the 2022 Theodore McMillian Judicial Excellence Award for his integrity and leadership in the courtroom.Established by The Missouri Bar Board of Governors in 2004, the award recognizes judges who have inspired others...
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September
12,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Missouri Bar President John Grimm awarded the 2022 President’s Awards to W. Dudley McCarter and Scott Vincent for their commitment to educating lawyers through their Journal of The Missouri Bar columns.Given by the president of The Missouri Bar, the ...
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