Fall 2010, Vol. 4, Issue 4


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Call of Duty: Civilian Lawyers and the Unmet Needs of Servicemembers
by Gary Toohey
For military personnel – whether they are active duty, National Guard or reservists – service to their country often brings difficult legal challenges. Civilian attorneys have a role to play in helping servicemembers work through these matters – but only if they have a clear understanding of the unique issues military service raises.


Law Practice Management
Cures for the Eight Common Small Law Firm Ailments
by Steve AdamsProfessionalism
Is It Time to Fire Your Client?
by Arthur Smith

From the Bench
Cultural Competence in the Courtroom: A Judge's Insight
by Hon. Gail S. Tusan & Sharon Obialo

Fourth Quarter Marketing: Refocus and Get Serious
by Donna Erickson

Three* Essential Habits of a Healthy Lawyer
by Tracy Kane


Responsibilties of the Bar
Assisting Our Military Personnel
by Keith A. Birkes

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

Bar News
Efficiency, Fairness, and the Administration of Justice: Considering Updates to Rule 17
by Hon Jay Daugherty and Sarah Read

Disciplinary Sanctions
by Sharon K. Weedin



Lawyer-to-Lawyer Dispute Resolution Program

Precedent Welcomes Letters from Readers

Missouri Legal Trivia

Correction to Summer 2010 Precedent Article

Congratulations to the Newest Members of The Missouri Bar

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The Missouri Bar Congratulates All Awardees From the 2010 Missouri Bar/Missouri Judicial Conference Annual Meeting

Benefits of Bar Membership

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