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Top Takeaways from the Journal of The Missouri Bar – Sept./Oct. 2023

by Hannah Kiddoo Frevert, editor

Happy New Year! Annual Meeting culminates a Missouri Bar year and launches another anew. In her latest Executive Summary, Mischa Buford Epps reviews how lawyers can get more involved in 2024.

Megan Phillips was sworn in as the 2023-24 president of The Missouri Bar this September. Learn more about Phillips, including her passion for helping those around her and her goals for her time in office.   

No matter where you turn today, you read about the opportunities – and – perils of artificial intelligence (AI) tools like ChatGPT. In this edition of Management Matters, Jeffrey R. Schoenberger focuses on the banalities that legal professionals need to know when approaching AI.

There are many reasons why business owners end up in litigation against each other. No matter what causes the dispute, considering statutory framework, case law, and potential remedies is key. Learn more in this piece by Gerard V. Mantese, Michael Butterfield, and Theresamarie Mantese.

In his final Writing it Right, Doug Abrams shares advice about written advocacy from the Washington Court of Appeals. The Journal of The Missouri Bar offers a tremendous amount of thanks to Abrams for his years of thoughtful contributions.