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2023
December
19,
2023
| 15:50 PM America/Chicago
On Dec. 14, members of The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section partnered with the Lawyers Association of Kansas City Young Lawyers’ Section to support the annual Santa’s Snow Ball event benefitting Operation Breakthrough, a charity organization built...
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June
14,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
When lawyer Chris Cox began volunteering for Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org in 2016, he quickly realized how answering simple legal questions can mean the world to low-income residents.Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org is a free virtual clinic that allows...
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March
27,
2023
| 14:29 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Foundation Board of Trustees approved five grants – totaling $34,000 to help legal entities provide expanded civic education resources, lawyer wellbeing opportunities, statewide training for Legal Aid programs, and a handbook for sen...
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March
16,
2023
| 13:44 PM America/Chicago
Nearly 12 years ago, Keegan Tinney received his high school diploma less than an hour before an EF-5 tornado struck his hometown of Joplin. His family, friends, and neighbors faced significant losses and many uncertainties, but Tinney saw how lawyers...
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February
28,
2023
| 11:31 AM America/Chicago
As we prepare for spring, here are the top stories from February!Missouri Chief Justice Paul C. Wilson delivers 2023 State of the JudiciaryMissouri Chief Justice Paul C. Wilson focused on the importance of service to Missourians in his State of the J...
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February
15,
2023
| 12:38 PM America/Chicago
People love to tell jokes about lawyers, but the truth is, we need lawyers to help us find solutions to legal issues and navigate the legal system.The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy is working on a project called “My Missouri Lawyer,” which will fea...
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January
12,
2023
| 14:41 PM America/Chicago
Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, marks the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Missouri Bar Center will be closed in observance of the holiday.Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday observed on the third Monday in January to honor the ...
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2022
December
28,
2022
| 11:21 AM America/Chicago
It’s nearly the start of a new year, and a time when many lawyers start looking for programs to help them meet their CLE requirements. No matter your practice area, there are a variety upcoming MoBarCLE programs designed to help you stay informed abo...
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December
19,
2022
| 14:53 PM America/Chicago
‘Tis the season of giving, and Missouri lawyers have been donating their time this year by helping more than 2,000 clients through The Missouri Bar’s free virtual legal advice clinic. And you can do the same!In partnership with the American Bar Assoc...
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December
13,
2022
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
   Ben Faber owns Faber Law Firm in his hometown of Columbia and serves as a volunteer criminal defense attorney for the Boone County Veterans Court. Faber has been recognized by The Missouri Bar for his pro bono work by being placed on the 2021 Pro ...
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November
23,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
This Thanksgiving, The Missouri Bar would like to acknowledge its heartfelt appreciation for lawyers across Missouri. Your ongoing work helps to improve the law, the profession, and the administration of justice on behalf of the public.We've put toge...
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November
09,
2022
| 08:21 AM America/Chicago
The Annual Labor & Employment Law Symposium is back for in-person continuing legal education for the first time in three years. Held this Friday, Nov. 11, at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, the symposium will feature speakers well-versed in a vari...
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October
28,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar knows pro bono is an essential part of the legal profession and wants to recognize lawyers who have helped close the access to justice gap.  If you completed pro bono services between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, let The Missouri Bar know by ...
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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
27,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Board of Governors appointed Philip M. Fuhrman and reappointed Hon. Christine H. Hutson and Stephanie M. Stenger to the Legal Services of Southern Missouri Board of Directors during its Sept. 16 meeting.Legal Services of Southern Mis...
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October
26,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Since Jan. 1, Missouri lawyers have assisted 1,868 clients through The Missouri Bar’s free virtual legal advice clinic, Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org, expanding the administration of justice and providing equal access to justice for all.In partnershi...
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October
25,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
For many lawyers, pro bono is a lifetime passion. The Missouri Bar encourages members to voluntarily report their pro bono hours throughout the year. Individuals who complete 40 hours or more of pro bono in a calendar year receive special recognition...
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October
24,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Missouri lawyers provide thousands of hours of pro bono services every year, continuously demonstrating the commitment the profession has when it comes to equal access to justice for all. This week, The Missouri Bar is joining in the National Celebra...
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October
10,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
If you’re retired or currently on a break from your practice, you’re in a unique position to help Missourians who need legal answers. With National Celebration of Pro Bono Oct. 23-29, now is the perfect time to learn how you can apply for a waiver of...
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August
31,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci donated $20,000 to four Joplin-area nonprofits.During a July 29 event, JVM presented $10,000 to Building Bridges; $5,000 to Lafayette House; $2,500 to The Alliance of Southwest Missouri; ...
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August
18,
2022
| 13:21 PM America/Chicago
Are you a Missouri lawyer looking for a way to help your community? The Missouri Bar is asking lawyers, particularly those in the St. Louis area, to consider volunteering with its disaster hotline.When disasters occur throughout the state, The Missou...
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August
16,
2022
| 08:55 AM America/Chicago
When Robert Pennell hit “send” on an answer through Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org in June, he achieved an impressive mile marker – answering 1,000 questions on the online platform, becoming only the second volunteer lawyer to hit such an outstanding ...
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May
12,
2022
| 08:52 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Foundation is a nonprofit partner of The Missouri Bar with a mission to promote improvement in the administration of justice, as well as encouraging and funding law-related endeavors, recognizing legal and public service, and support...
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May
01,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar, through our Lawyers Living Well Special Committee, has been working diligently to develop programs and resources for Missouri lawyers that facilitate our wellness, as well as that of those who surround us. Those of us who are strugg...
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April
25,
2022
| 14:11 PM America/Chicago
by Danielle DavisRoe, Affinity Consulting Creating and editing PDFs is a crucial set of skills in any professional setting. From basic editing to redacting sensitive information, anyone who works frequently with PDF documents can benefit from learnin...
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April
20,
2022
| 09:06 AM America/Chicago
By Nicole Black, MyCase  Does your law firm utilize technology that eases your workload by simplifying processes ranging from client intake to final billing? If not, you’re losing valuable time by relying on systems that are both outdated and unrewar...
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March
31,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/Chicago
Most of us use Microsoft Office products every day. Whether you’re checking emails with Outlook, writing a brief in Word, or wrestling with a report in Excel, chances are high that Microsoft has hidden features you can benefit from learning how to us...
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March
30,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Several Missouri lawyers worked together in February and March to bring happiness and support to families in the Kansas City area. The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section Council built on-the-go kits in late February for families being served by the ...
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March
24,
2022
| 15:50 PM America/Chicago
 The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section Council hosted a local community service project Feb. 25 to benefit the Ronald McDonald House in Kansas City. A key part of the section’s mission is to enhance the professional growth and public service of new...
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January
31,
2022
| 11:28 AM America/Chicago
Polsinelli’s Kansas City office recently sponsored the Black Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City’s new initiative to help provide resources to black-owned businesses and local students.In mid-December, Polsinelli hosted a luncheon for the Blac...
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