Civil Practice and Procedure Committee Agenda

Time: 10:00 a.m. MCLE Hours: 1.0 Room:  Kansas City
Co-Chairs: Susan Ford Robertson and Zach Bickel Minutes from 2013 Fall Committee Meetings

Agenda

1. Introductions

2. Brief remarks from the Clerk of the Supreme Court, Bill Thompson

3. Any New or Old Business discussed

4. CLE presentation regarding the state of the recovery of taxable costs by a Defendant when a Plaintiff voluntarily dismisses a cause of action. While the costs are allowed by statute, Missouri law is unclear as to what actually constitutes taxable costs and what authority is afforded to the Court to determine the taxable costs.

A brief question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Presented by: Maureen Brady, Partner at the McShane Brady Law Firm, Kansas City, MO