The media play a crucial role in keeping the public informed about the courts and the other two branches of government. Missouri Bar staff are eager to get reporters in touch with the sources and resources they need to provide accurate and thorough coverage of the courts and legal issues.
The American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs has partnered with the well-known Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation to collaborate on a groundbreaking research project to survey the current rates of substance use, depression and anxiety among legal professionals in the United States.
By Reuben Shelton, 2014-15 Missouri Bar President
September-October 2014 Issue, Journal of The Missouri Bar
I spent a lot of time with my grandparents in their advanced years and had valuable discussions about all aspects of life. Papa Rube (yes, I am his namesake) was adamant about keeping your name clean and never doing anything to bring disrespect to your personal brand.
The Missouri Judicial Performance Evaluation Committees today recommended that voters should retain all 50 non-partisan judges who will be up for retention in the November 4, 2014, general election.
More than 100 attorneys from across
Missouri and the nation were honored earlier this month as “Senior Counselors” of
The Missouri Bar. The “Senior Counselor” title is bestowed upon lawyers who
have reached the age of 75 years or who have been admitted to The Missouri Bar
for 50 years. The recognition ceremonies took place during the Opening Luncheon
of the 133rd Annual Meeting of The Missouri Bar held on Thursday, September
11, 2014, at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.
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