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Unwrap Missouri Bar benefits

‘Tis the season for gifting! Take a break from the seasonal shuffle to explore the benefits of your Missouri Bar membership – and how we can help you even better serve your clients.

We know the practice of law can be stressful. The Missouri Lawyers' Assistance Program is a professional, confidential counseling program for members of The Missouri Bar, immediate family members who reside with them, and law students. Through a variety of free services, MOLAP helps individuals overcome personal concerns such as substance use, depression, stress, and burnout. All MOLAP services are free and strictly confidential. Learn more about MOLAP here.

When it comes to continuing your legal education, you don’t have to look further than The Missouri Bar. For decades, MoBarCLE has produced relevant, researched, and respected programs and publications that help lawyers even better serve their clients. Plus, MoBarCLE offers in-person programs and webinars – allowing lawyers to earn live or self-study CLE credit at a time and place that’s convenient.

Journal of The Missouri Bar
The Journal of The Missouri Bar is the bar’s official publication. Published six times annually, the Journal carries substantive articles on timely legal issues, as well as regular columns, practice management articles, and features covering cutting-edge topics that are trending in the legal profession. Notices of Supreme Court rule changes, upcoming meetings, continuing legal education programs, and more may also be found in each issue. Download the latest issue and learn how you can contribute here.

Digital networking has never been more needed – or more simple. On connect.MOBAR, lawyers from across the state can collaborate and exchange knowledge through online communities. The platform is a place to ask questions and gather information. You can also communicate with members of any Missouri Bar committees and download files from an extensive forms bank. Get started here.

Committees and Sections + meetings
Committees and sections represent the driving forces behind the work and activities of The Missouri Bar, and with more than 40 to choose from, all lawyers can find one that fits their professional interests. Committee members are lawyers who practice in or are passionate about a particular area of law, from Animal Law to Workers Compensation. Explore various committees here. In addition, committees gather, virtually or in person, at least twice a year for Fall Committee Meetings and Spring Committee Meetings. These sessions typically include free CLE programming and opportunities to network.

Research and writing tools
Research and writing play a major part in being a lawyer, so we’re here to help you along the way. Did you know all Missouri lawyers have free access to Fastcase legal research through The Missouri Bar? In addition, MoBar Net, developed through a partnership with REJIS, offers lawyers online access to Missouri DOR records, municipal courts, and warrant and arrest information in the St. Louis and Kansas City areas. Other available services include statewide criminal history, out-of-state driver records locator, and death file searches. Explore these benefits here.

Jobs bank
Whether you’re looking for different opportunities, hiring for a specialized role, or trying to land a place to hang out your shingle, The Missouri Bar’s Jobs for Lawyers service can help you find the right fit. Updated weekly, the service is provided at no cost to any firm, employer, or organization where a J.D. is required or preferred for applicants.

LawyerSearch is designed to link lawyers who are accepting new clients with clients in need of services. To be included in the search, lawyers must complete a profile sharing their area of practice, office location, and any language proficiencies. Once a lawyer is in the system, members of the public can find them by searching for potential matches by city, language needs, and area of legal concern. Opt in to use LawyerSearch here.

Ask an Expert at Affinity Consulting
Missouri Bar members have two easy ways to get legal technology and law practice management questions answered by an expert at Affinity Consulting Group. At no cost, members can email their questions to an expert or schedule a one-on-one, remote consultation. Questions can be about anything related to running a law firm: technology, management, leadership, software selection, process mapping - you name it. An Affinity expert will reach out with an answer at a time that works for you. Learn more.

When you’re looking for insurance to protect you, your employees, or your family, we have options – and opportunities to save. Through The Missouri Bar Insurance Marketplace, lawyers can access plans for health, dental, vision, and long-term care coverage, as well as ID protection and even pet insurance. In addition, The Bar Plan offers plans for malpractice, workers’ compensation, life insurance, and more. Explore the options here.

Discounts on office supplies
Having the right office supplies can help your practice run even smoother. Missouri lawyers have access to exclusive members-only discounts at Office Depot and OfficeMax. Save up to 75% off the officedepot.com regular prices on our Best Value List of preferred products with free delivery on qualifying orders of $50 or more. Start shopping here.

Save on shipping
Missouri Bar members have access to flat rate discounts through UPS - no matter how much they ship, when they ship, or where it’s going. The pricing includes savings of 50% on domestic next day/deferred and 30% on ground commercial/residential. Lawyers can also take advantage of UPS Smart Pickup service for free. Get the details here.

Practice management tools and downloads
Whether you’ve been practicing for years or just recently passed the bar, we’re here to help you even better serve your clients with discounts on a range of practice management tools, technology needs, website design, virtual assistants, and more. Plus, Missouri lawyers can access a variety of white papers and educational materials to help make routine or specialty tasks even easier. Learn more here.

Missouri Bar members have access to scores of member benefits and services through The Missouri Bar. Learn more about all of the member benefits available to Missouri lawyers here or by contacting the Member Services team at 573-638-2665.