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2020
October
06,
2020
| 08:43 AM America/Chicago
One of my siblings was born on an election day. My mother’s water had broken, and she was in very active labor; however, before heading to the hospital to deliver, my parents stopped at their polling place to cast their ballots. This memory motivates...
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August
03,
2020
| 09:23 AM America/Chicago
As a kid in Sunday school, I learned the scriptures and the important role lawyers have played in securing the rights of people who looked like me. ...
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June
02,
2020
| 15:50 PM America/Chicago
We are living through extraordinary times. Meetings have gone virtual, and nearly all work is completed remotely. Face masks are strongly recommended for trips outside the home. Neighbors move to the other side of the street as we encounter one anoth...
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February
17,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/Chicago
As the new president of the Missouri Bar Foundation,I already am enjoying a major perk of the job: use of my 20-year-old photo for this column. For a woman of a certain age, it is hard to top that. ...
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2019
December
07,
2019
| 16:22 PM America/Chicago
“Alright, I’ll go in there for Dorothy. Wicked Witch or no Wicked Witch. Guards or no guards, I’ll tear ‘em apart. There’s just one thing I want you guys to do . . . Talk me out of it.”  – The Cowardly Lion As I reflect on nearly a decade of se...
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September
27,
2019
| 16:14 PM America/Chicago
by Sebrina A. Barrett, Executive Director of The Missouri Bar Earlier this year, bar leaders from across the state came to Jefferson City to attend the inaugural Missouri Bar Leadership Institute. The purpose of the institute – also known as Mo BL...
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August
17,
2019
| 15:47 PM America/Chicago
As I drove into the office this morning, I could see the brown and muddy ground along the highway where floodwaters once stood. During today’s lunch-time jog, evidence of the tornado that hit Jefferson City just weeks ago existed in the roar of chain...
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June
07,
2019
| 09:12 AM America/Chicago
More than 50 years ago, then-executive director Wade Baker aptly said that the Bar “lives on borrowed time,” noting that a primary source of a Bar’s talent is “the time it is able to beg or borrow from busy lawyers.” ...
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April
03,
2019
| 14:59 PM America/Chicago
From time to time, The Executive Summary will feature contributions from the leaders of various entities and partners of The Missouri Bar. Our Young Lawyers’ Section is a dedicated group of bar leaders who provide educational and leadership opportuni...
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February
06,
2019
| 10:23 AM America/Chicago
For quite some time I’ve wanted to run a marathon. Over the years, I’ve ran a few half marathons, and I enjoy running for many reasons. It’s a great way to relieve stress. It provides a period of solitude away from email, phone calls, and other inter...
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2018
February
08,
2018
| 09:42 AM America/Chicago
Legendary civil rights advocate Frankie Muse Freeman passed away January 12, 2018 at the age of 101. ...
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