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2022
October
24,
2022
| 15:12 PM America/Chicago
With Halloween approaching, you likely have goblins and ghouls on your mind, but what about ghost tax preparers? Yes, they are a real thing, and they are just one of the “Dirty Dozen” IRS warnings that Scott Vincent is here to share with you. Take a ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:04 PM America/Chicago
About Lauren Tucker McCubbinResidence: LibertyEmployer: PolsinelliLaw school: Washington UniversityYear admitted to The Missouri Bar: 2003Missouri Bar involvement: Board of Governors, Young Lawyers’ Section Council, and Leadership Academy ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:03 PM America/Chicago
Missouri’s workers’ compensation law is an exclusive remedy for employees who are injured in the course and scope of their employment.2 Depending on the severity of the injury, employees may pursue permanent total disability (PTD) benefits.3 ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:03 PM America/Chicago
Until 1956, the official motto of the United States was E Pluribus Unum, translated to “Out of Many, One.” It is my hope that you will see how you – Missouri’s lawyers – can flourish as we celebrate both the “many” and the “one” in The Missouri Bar....
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October
17,
2022
| 16:03 PM America/Chicago
By the time this Journal goes to press, we will have just hosted The Missouri Bar’s 2022 Annual Meeting and Judicial Conference in Springfield. ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:02 PM America/Chicago
W. Dudley McCarterW. Dudley McCarter, a former president of The Missouri Bar, is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Behr, McCarter, Potter, Neely & Hyde....
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October
17,
2022
| 16:02 PM America/Chicago
Jennifer Ramovs Jennifer M. Ramovs is the director of practice management at Affinity Consulting. At no cost, Missouri lawyers can email their practice management questions to an expert or schedule a one-on-one, remote consultation. Ramovs is availab...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:02 PM America/Chicago
   Hon. E. Richard Webber is a senior district judge for the U.S. District Court of Missouri-Eastern District. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law, Webber was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 1967....
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October
17,
2022
| 16:01 PM America/Chicago
Poet Robert Frost (1874-1963) was an American gem, the only four-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. In 1962, he received yet another coveted honor, the Congressional Gold Medal by unanimous vote of U.S. Congress. When President John F. ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:01 PM America/Chicago
Scott E. VincentScott E. Vincent is the founding member of Vincent Law, LLC in Kansas City. ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
How to submit an obituary for In MemoriamObituaries are submitted to The Missouri Bar through a variety of mechanisms. To facilitate this process, the bar created a form that may be accessed via  MoBar.wufoo.com/forms/in-memoriam/. We will not print ...
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October
17,
2022
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
As determined by the Advisory Committee to the Supreme Court of Missouri, 10 informal opinion summaries were published in 2022. Pursuant to Rule 5.30, written summaries of select informal opinions are published for informational purposes as determine...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
After several years of hearings, the Missouri legislature enacted significant changes to the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act (MMPA) in 2020. Senate Bill 591 responded to concern within the business community that the state’s consumer protection ...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
Parents and children. Spouses. Siblings. These are just some of the family dynamics you’ll see in Missouri’s many law firms. Whether a passion for law is passed down through nature or nurture, there’s no mistaking the impact lawyers can have on the g...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
I’ve been around lawyers my entire life. My dad was a small-town, general practice lawyer who became a judge when I was 10 years old. As kids, my brothers and I would occasionally go with him as he traveled to courthouses throughout Southeast Missour...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
In June, I had the opportunity to attend the much-anticipated unveiling of the new Freedom Suits Memorial in St. Louis. The 14-foot bronze statute stands tall on the east plaza of the Civil Courts Building downtown, serving as a reminder of many thin...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
W. Dudley McCarterW. Dudley McCarter, a former president of The Missouri Bar, is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Behr, McCarter, Potter, Neely & Hyde....
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August
22,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
  Anne-Marie Brockland is a partner at Casey, Devoti & Brockland in St. Louis and president of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Board of Governors. From Katy, TX, Brockland graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law and joined T...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:21 AM America/Chicago
Because of the passion of John Gunn, Athena Dickson, Whittney Dunn, Erica Mynarich, and many other leaders of The Missouri Bar, the issue of lawyer well-being has been placed in the spotlight over the past couple of years, including in recent issues ...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:21 AM America/Chicago
In speaking with Missouri lawyers during the 2022 Solo & Small Firm Conference in June, some common questions emerged, from which everyone can benefit. Below are six frequently asked questions, along with my typical answers....
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August
22,
2022
| 11:20 AM America/Chicago
In 1954, a 12-year-old junior high school student wrote to Justice Felix Frankfurter seeking advice about how to prepare to become a lawyer.[2] “The best way to prepare for the law,” Frankfurter answered, “is to come to the study of law as a well-rea...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:20 AM America/Chicago
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a tax court decision denying deductions for management fees paid to a corporation’s shareholders. In Aspro,  Inc. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue,[2] the Court of Appeals found that the mana...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:20 AM America/Chicago
The Journal of The Missouri Bar publishes items in the "In Memoriam" section as they are received. To honor the lives and achievements of deceased members, The Missouri Bar solicits additional information about these men and women from family members...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:19 AM America/Chicago
In an order issued May 31, 2022, the Supreme Court of Missouri repealed and adopted a new Rule 5 pertaining to attorney disciplinary matters. Rule 5 had not been revised significantly since its adoption in 1995. These revisions were made in an effort...
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August
11,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Anthony Meyer received this year’s W. Oliver Rasch Award for his in-depth article, “Standing in Missouri’s Federal and State Courts” in the May/June 2021 Journal of The Missouri Bar.The Missouri Bar Foundation gives the award to authors who write sta...
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June
28,
2022
| 12:18 PM America/Chicago
  Adrienne Haynes is the managing partner of SEED Law and a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. From Peoria, IL, Haynes joined The Missouri Bar in 2015. Haynes has also presented at MOSOLO since 2019....
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June
06,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/Chicago
Agriculture is a key component of Missouri’s economy.2 According to the Missouri Department of Agriculture, Missouri has 95,000 farms (second in the nation), with an average of 291 acres.3 Nearly 28 million acres in the state are devoted to farmland,...
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June
06,
2022
| 15:04 PM America/Chicago
Every morning, Hon. Gary Lynch sees a navy blue button on his dresser with the words, “Proud to be a Missouri lawyer.”...
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June
06,
2022
| 15:04 PM America/Chicago
“People ask me what I do in the winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” - Roger Hornsby Sr....
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June
06,
2022
| 15:04 PM America/Chicago
Are you ready for summer? At my house, summer means enjoying the sunshine with summer camps, walks in the park, and vacations to visit family and friends....
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