Winter 2008, Vol. 2, Issue 1

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Feature Articles

Fixing Missouri's Broken Public Defender System: Pay Up Front or Pay the Consequences
The bill has come due for repairs to Missouri's broken public defender system.

For a Few Dollars More: As Legal Aid Providers Make Do, Missourians' Legal Needs Go Unmet
Missouri's legal aid providers must turn away a huge number of people with pressing legal problems.  Not surprisingly, it all comes down to money - or, more accurately, the lack thereof.

Writing It Right
Plain-English Drafting for the "Age of Statutes"

Rule 5 Procedural Changes

Remember, We Have New Rules of Professional Conduct

Career Path
Creating a Satisfying "Second Act" in Your Legal Career

Cool Technology for Hot Lawyers

The Business of Law
Think Before You Leap: Starting Your Own Firm

Around Missouri

From the Bench
Imitating Lincoln: Getting Down to the Hard Plan

Practice Tips
Finding Public Records on Fastcase, The Missouri Bar's Newest Member Benefit

Practice Made Perfect
Easing the Stress by Keeping Clients Happy

Law Practice Management
I Love My Garmin GPS, Darn It!

More about MOLAP


Responsibilities of the Bar
A Three-Legged Stool
Writing It Right
Plain-English Drafting for the "Age of Statutes"

Other Items of Interest

Precedent Delivery Options
More on Fastcase
13th Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference
Nominations Now Being Accepted for Major Bar Awards
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