Winter 2014, Vol. 8, Issue 1

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FEATURES

Choosing the Road Less Traveled: Reversing the Rural Lawyer Exodus
by Gary Toohey 
Across the nation - and in some parts of Missouri - rural residents with legal issues are finding it increasingly difficult to find lawyers to address those needs.  For a variety of reasons - including the lure of big city salaries, the variety of social activities, and the desire to pay off student debt - few younger lawyers are choosing to plant roots in rural areas.  Can this trend be reversed, or at least slowed?


ARTICLES

Loss Prevention
The Fourth Year Law Student
by Karen Erger

Marketing
Marketing Your Practice via Social Media
by Maria Kantzavelos

Professionalism
Writing a Professional Letter
by Gretchen Viney



COLUMNS
 

The Executive Summary 
Women in the Profession: Our History Moves Us Forward
by Sebrina A. Barrett 

Writing It Right
George Orwell's Classic Essay on Writing "The Best Style 'Handbook'" for Lawyers and Judges (Part II)
by Douglas E. Abrams

Ethics 
Considerations for Lawyers Acting in a Non-Professional Capacity
by Mark Flanegin

Transitions    

Missouri Legal Trivia
by Joseph Fred Benson



OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST

ABA TECHSHOW 2014: Bringing Lawyers & Technology Together

Make the Connection ... Follow The Missouri Bar

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Missouri Bar Pro Bono Publico Awards

2013 MoBarCLE Volunteers

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Lon O. Hocker and David J. Dixon Awards

Important Notice Regarding 2014 Judicial Performance Evaluation Survey

Missouri Bar Asks Lawyers to Voluntarily Report Annual Pro Bono Hours

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Benefits of Bar Membership

Depression Is Treatable - Contact MOLAP