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KC attorney Charlie Harris finds the funk in music, law


In many ways, Harris has a dream career. In 2007, he became the first African American lawyer to serve as president of The Missouri Bar. In the midst of his bar term, Harris joined and became a name partner at Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris. Yet despite his success and the obvious relish he brings to the law, Harris maintains that being a lawyer is, in the end, just a job.

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MOney2018- Flat Revenues

Shook, Hardy & Bacon, above, had revenue of approximately $350 million in 2017. Photo by Scott Lauck

Missouri firms confront flat revenues After a year of growth, Shook, Hardy & Bacon pulled ahead of Husch Blackwell to become the third-largest law firm in Missouri by revenue — but just barely. Shook grew its revenue by 5 percent ...

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Lathrop Gage resets Los Angeles office

A four-attorney boutique firm in Los Angeles has joined Lathrop Gage, helping the firm to rebuild an office that effectively evaporated last year. The combination with the Scheidemantle Law Group brings Lathrop’s L.A. office to seven attorneys, all of whom ...

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June 11, 2018


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