Winter 2011, Vol. 5, Issue 1


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Righting Wrongs: The Missouri Bar Client Security Fund
by Gary Toohey
For nearly half a century, the Client Security Fund has helped clients financially harmed by their attorneys. 

To Protect and Serve: Resolving Client Complaints and Fee Disputes
by Cynthia K. Heerboth
Two Missouri Bar services - the Fee Dispute Resolution Program and the Complaint Resolution Program - help lawyers and their clients find common ground.


Work-Life Balance
Five Myths About Happy Lawyers
by Nancy Levit

Retirement Planning
A Second Bite of the Apple: Preserving Income in Retirement
by Roy S. Ginsburg & Eric T. Cooperstein

Sinner or Saint? Attorney-Client Relationships and Former Client Conflicts Under St. Stanislaus
by Michael Downey

The Business of Law
Rules of the Game: Business Development for Lawyers
by David R. Mylrea & Allan Colman


Responsibilities of the Bar
Protecting Our Clients' Interests
by Keith A. Birkes

Writing It Right
What Great Writers Can Teach Lawyers and Judges: Wisdom from Plato to Mark Twain to Stephen King (Part 2)
by Douglas E. Abrams

Words to the Wise
Stop Saying That! Phrases That Even Inigo Montoya Would Tire of Hearing
by Tracey Dolin Waldmann

Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away): Your Obligations After Representation is Terminated
by Shannon L. Briesacher



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