Summer 2010, Vol. 4, Issue 3

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FEATURES


The Civil Jury Trial: Going . . . Going . . . Gone? 
by Gary Toohey
The number of civil jury trials is declining nationwide - including in Missouri state courts.  Is the jury trial on the endangered species list?

The Non-Traditional Practice of Law: The New Reality
by Cynthia K. Heerboth
A new way of practicing law - created by economic and social forces - is rapidly becoming the choice of both lawyers and their clients.  Does it represent the future of the legal profession?


ARTICLES


Law Practice Management
Taking the Pain Out of Foreign Language Documents
by Lillian Clementi
Practice Development
Asking Clients for Referrals: A Missed Opportunity?
by Donna Erickson

Professionalism
In re Coleman and the Power to Settle
by Michael Downey

COLUMNS

Responsibilties of the Bar
What Lawyers Do (and How They Do It)
by Keith A. Birkes

Writing It Right
Sports in the Courts: How Sports References Strengthen Written Advocacy and Judicial Opinions (Part II)
by Douglas E. Abrams

Careers
Where to Hang Your Shingle
by Sheila Blackford

Ethics
Stand By Your Man (and Other Lessons from the Classics)
by Sam Phillips

Trust Account Misperceptions
by Sara Rittman

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