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Letter from the Publisher

Tenzing Norgay got a medal, but Edmund Hillary was knighted. I’m sure Sir Hillary was appreciative of the assist. But sometimes, the people who do some of the heavy lifting get lost in the excitement of success, even when the ...

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Missouri Lawyers Media honors 27 with 2019 ICON Awards

Photos by T.L. Witt Meet our 2019 class of legal ICON Award winners. This annual Missouri Lawyers Media celebration honors career achievement recognizing lawyers for their exceptional and lengthy contributions to the profession and community — those who personify the ...

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From the publisher: Blazing Legal Trails

Sandra Day O’Connor donned the black robes of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1981. A little more than a decade later, Janet Reno became the first woman to serve as the U.S. Attorney General. The list of female legal trail ...

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Exceptional work honored

A new year always seems to dawn with promise. Time may travel in a linear path, never pausing, but I like the symbolism of a door that opens after last year’s ball drops. The Romans embedded the concept when they ...

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Publisher’s Letter

Like most of us, innovators probably don’t own a shiny crystal ball. Still, they seem to have crystal-ball-like qualities when it comes to their soothsaying. They don’t wait for things to happen. They foretell a need and find a solution ...

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Publisher’s Letter: In-House Counsel Awards 2018

Missouri Lawyers Media has been honoring excellence in law for decades. But for reasons that elude me, not until last year did we create an honor event devoted solely to the recognition of top in-house lawyering. That first event over-delivered ...

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Publisher’s Letter

Google the phrase “Up and Coming,” and you’ll find lots of examples of up-and-comers as well as definitions. Those explain that the adjective is used to describe someone likely to achieve success in the future based on their current progress. ...

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Exceptional work honored

There are about 28,000 practicing attorneys in the state of Missouri. So imagine our task of distilling the immense body of exceptional work by these professionals from Hannibal to Joplin. It’s a bit daunting. For a profession that exists to ...

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Publisher’s Letter: RECOGNIZING REMARKABLE WOMEN

According to the American Bar Association’s 2017 Women in the Law report, less than one percent separates the number of female law students from the number of men seeking a JD. At that pace, parity between the sexes on the ...

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Publisher’s Letter: WJA 2016

For this year’s Women’s Justice Awards we honor 44 of the best in Missouri.  Almost all are attorneys who, true to their profession, forge each day anew with vigor, intent to make their part of the world a better place ...

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Winners had direct, positive impact

The business of lawyering isn’t easy. But then you knew that. For a profession that exists to interpret, adjudicate, defend or prosecute an ever-changing set of laws across a span of jurisdictions, the best at it possess bright minds, compassion, ...

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