Spring 2013, Vol. 7, Issue 2

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Gideon and the Evolution of the Right to Counsel
by Gary Toohey
Fifty years later, the legal profession is marking the landmark case of Gideon v. Wainwright and the cases that led to, and followed, the decision.

The Road Less Traveled to Legal History: A Sketch of Clarence Earl Gideon's Life
by Cynthia K. Heerboth
Clarence Earl Gideon didn't lead an exemplary life, but the power of his convictions forever changed the justice system.

A Civil Right to Counsel: Inevitable or Unrealistic?
by Gary Toohey
The question of whether Americans have a "right" to publicly-funded counsel in civil cases has become a legal, moral, public policy and social issue.


In Practice
The Total Solo
by Robert C. Thurston

Retirement Planning
Successful Succession: Keep Your Best Clients When Boomer Lawyers Leave
by Roy S. Ginsburg

Winning Legal Business From Small and Mid-Sized Companies
by Sylvia Hodges




The Executive Summary

Turning Hope Into Reality: Lawyers Make the Difference
by Sebrina A. Barrett

Sharing Landmark Legal Moments with New Generations of Missourians

Writing It Right
Plagiarism in Lawyers' Written Advocacy (Part 1)
by Douglas E. Abrams

Admonitions: A Primer With Examples
by Carl Schaeperkoetter

New Trust Account Rules Effective July 1, 2013: What You Need to Know
by Melinda J. Bentley


Missouri Legal Trivia
by Joseph Fred Benson





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Notice of 2013-2014 Missouri Bar Board of Governors Election

Notice of 2013-2014 Young Lawyers' Section Council Election

Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Award

Solo and Small Firm Conference Information and Registration Form

Congratulations to the Newest Members of The Missouri Bar

Benefits of Bar Membership

Receive the Journal of The Missouri Bar Electronically

Nominations Now Being Accepted for the Pro Bono Publico Awards

Missouri Bar Asks Lawyers to Voluntarily Report Annual Pro Bono Hours

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