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2021
July
28,
2021
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
When Hannah Kiddoo Frevert entered the bar world eight years ago, she knew it was the perfect fit for her. Now as editor of the Journal of The Missouri Bar and assistant director of communications, she is showcasing her writing skills daily and devel...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
Shawn Askinosie had the legal career most lawyers strive for. He was a well-known, successful lawyer who, for two decades, was enamored with his job. Despite enjoying his career, a time came – a body, mind, and spirit recognition, as Askinosie says –...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
In our jurisprudence, there are three types of trial error: reversible, harmless, and plain. Whether the error has been preserved determines the review it will receive. In Missouri criminal law, an error is properly preserved if it is timely raised a...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
The judicial branch’s responsibility to enforce the separation of powers principle is made manifest in the doctrine of standing.2 Without the enforcement of standing doctrine, the judiciary risks opining on, and issuing a judgment deciding, a litigan...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:18 AM America/Chicago
What does it mean to be a lawyer? Since starting law school, most of us have spent our careers myopically focused on this query with differing levels of intensity. ...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:18 AM America/Chicago
Spring is in full bloom and has ushered in a renewal of energy. ...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:17 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, P.C....
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June
09,
2021
| 09:17 AM America/Chicago
At first glance, representing criminal codefendants may sound appealing to some lawyers. Financially, it can be a very “good deal.” The lawyer can charge more than he or she would in representing just one of the codefendants. Yet representing an addi...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:17 AM America/Chicago
It’s important to stay in contact with your clients when your representation of them wraps up. ...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:16 AM America/Chicago
Sigma Financial Corp. v. Gotham Insurance Co. was an insurance coverage and professional negligence suit in federal district court.2 During pretrial proceedings, Judge Andrew J. Guilford granted plaintiff Sigma’s motion for leave to file an amended c...
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June
09,
2021
| 09:16 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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June
09,
2021
| 09:15 AM America/Chicago
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a district court decision determining that federal tax debts were not dischargeable in bankruptcy due to willful evasion of payment. ...
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April
29,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Nicole Roberts believes everyone has an interesting story to tell – whether they realize it or not.  As an assistant editor and communications coordinator for The Missouri Bar, she shares about legal topics, and the people involved in them, on MoBar....
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April
06,
2021
| 17:20 PM America/Chicago
Every year, the financial industry makes billions of dollars in the form of commissions, management, and advisory fees. But does it have the right to do so? ...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:19 PM America/Chicago
Busy prosecutors and defense lawyers preparing for the guilt phase of a non-capital jury trial often neglect to adequately prepare the best possible presentation for the sentencing stage. Instead, they focus almost entirely on getting that conviction...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:19 PM America/Chicago
Hon. George W. Draper III To all the statewide office holders, members of the 101st General Assembly, executive branch officials, and the judicial branch: Despite this year’s unusual format, thank you for your fidelity to cooperation among the bra...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:18 PM America/Chicago
While corresponding with a member of our bar regarding recently encountered difficulties and the often-deafening static of thought we endure, I was struck by how symphonies are written out of such chaos. ...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:18 PM America/Chicago
Each March, we take time to celebrate Women’s History Month. ...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:17 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, P.C....
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April
06,
2021
| 17:17 PM America/Chicago
Supreme Court Rule 4-1.11 is designed to limit potential ethical problems when lawyers move from government service to private practice and vice versa. ...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:16 PM America/Chicago
Mother Nature is an equal opportunity disruptor. ...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:16 PM America/Chicago
A few years ago, I spoke about legal writing at an annual forum of Missouri’s appellate judges, held at the University of Missouri School of Law in Columbia. The hour-long presentation advanced eight strategies that enable judges and practicing lawye...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:16 PM 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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April
06,
2021
| 17:15 PM America/Chicago
The U.S. Tax Court recently upheld the denial of deductions and imposition of penalties by the Internal Revenue Service relating to a medical cannabis dispensary. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:16 PM America/Chicago
In construction litigation, understanding third-party practice is vital to the practitioner. When a project goes wrong, it is important to determine from whom your client can recover, and who can recover from your client. Interestingly, this line of ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
So easy, even a caveman lawyer can do it. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
Americans ask this question – of themselves, of friends, of strangers on social media. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
After a year of pandemics — COVID-19, racial injustice, economic downturn, and natural disasters — many of us have been excited to leave 2020 behind. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:14 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, P.C....
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February
03,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
The COVID-19 pandemic altered not only the world’s workforce, but also the particulars of the practice of law. Whether a lawyer is asked to self-quarantine to prevent further spread or if that same lawyer is adapting to working remotely, there are et...
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