Summer 2012, Vol. 6, Issue 3

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Making a Difference Beyond the Courtroom – One Judge’s Story

Why Should I Do Pro Bono Work? (and Other Questions to Ask Yourself)

Improving Civic Understanding
The Romans, the Founders and Atticus Finch: It’s All About Volunteering
Working With Students Provides Inspiration
Volunteering: Filling a Professional Void

Pro Bono: A Timeless Service

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
Pro Bono Service: A Win-Win-Win Proposition
Justice Served

Mid-Missouri Legal Services
The Challenges and Triumphs of Providing Legal Aid in Mid-Missouri
Why I Do Pro Bono
Volunteering: Little Effort, Bountiful Rewards
The Roads You Will Travel

Lack of Law License No Bar to Volunteer Potential of Law Students

Lawyers and the Arts
Lawyers Play a Role in Fostering Artists’ Creativity, Development
Reaching Out: The Heart and Soul of Our Profession

Legal Aid of Western Missouri
Lessons Learned From 30+ Years of Pro Bono Work
Pro Bono Service and the Young Litigator
Ensuring the Safety of Children is a Reward All Its Own

Latest Missouri Bar Pro Bono Initiatives Include New Website, Expanded Recognition of Lawyers

Speak Up to Help Educate Your Neighbors About Missouri’s Court System

Legal Services of Southern Missouri
Changing Lives
Educating the Public: A Crucial Component of Pro Bono
It Pays to Volunteer – Hugs Are Golden

Why I Volunteer

Practice Management Tips for Community Service

Build Your Practice, Build Good Karma  


Responsibilities of the Bar
Volunteering – A Good Deed and a Good Opportunity 
by Keith A. Birkes

Missouri Legal Trivia
by Joseph Fred Benson

Writing It Right 
How Not to File a Complaint
by Douglas E. Abrams

Clients With Diminished Capacity 
by Sharon Weedin



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