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Journal of The Missouri Bar

The Journal of The Missouri Bar is the official publication of The Missouri Bar. Published six times annually, the Journal carries substantive articles on timely legal issues,as well as regular columns, practice management articles and features covering cutting-edge topics that are trending in the legal profession. Notices of Supreme Court rule changes, upcoming meetings, continuing legal education programs and more may also be found in each issue. The Journal also is available online here. 

As with all member benefits we offer, we welcome your comments and suggestions on the Journal. Submit them online using this form 

The Journal of The Missouri Bar is the only state bar publication which carries advertising. Both display advertising and classified advertising appears in the Journal. In addition, the Journal qualifies, under state statute, as a forum for publication of notices of corporate dissolution. 


2016 Media Kit/Advertising Rates

  • Latest Journal of the Missouri Bar

    Cover for March-April 2016 Journal of The Missouri BarVol. 72, No. 2
    March - April 2016

    Feature Articles:
    • The Erroneous Instruction of State v. Jackson
    • President's Page - Respect and Civility: The World Is Watching
    • Every Breath You Take: Data Privacy and Your Wearable Fitness Device
    • Missouri's Chief Justice Delivers 2016 State of the Judiciary Address
  • Our Editorial Policy

    The Journal of The Missouri Bar assists members of The Missouri Bar in keeping abreast of changes in legal developments and in meeting their professional obligations. The Journal welcomes submission of articles relating to any legal topic of interest to Missouri lawyers. Criteria for publication include the quality of the article, its substantive value, its general interest to Missouri lawyers and the originality of its subject matter. Articles of a historical nature, articles which relate to cases pending before any court or agency and articles previously published in whole or substantial part will not be accepted for publication. Consistent with the Journal's format, the language of submissions should be gender-neutral. Articles must conform to the Instructions for Authors and Conventions for Citations adopted by the Journal.

    The Journal of The Missouri Bar encourages all its members, including women and minorities, to contribute substantive law articles for publication. Reservation of a topic is strongly encouraged. To reserve a topic contact Editor Gary Toohey or Assistant Editor Cynthia Heerboth. 

    The Journal is not copyrighted as a publication, but authors may copyright their individual articles. Opinions and positions stated in signed material are those of the authors and not necessarily those of The Missouri Bar or the Journal. The material within this publication is presented as information to be used by attorneys, in conjunction with other research deemed necessary, in the exercise of their independent judgment. Original and fully current sources of authority should be researched.

    Publication of advertising material is not an endorsement by The Missouri Bar or the Journal of the advertised product or service.

    Journal Contact Information:

    Journal of The Missouri Bar
    326 Monroe Street
    PO Box 119
    Jefferson City, MO 65102-0119
    Gary Toohey, Editor | (573) 638-2222
    Cynthia Heerboth, Assistant Editor | (573) 638-2229