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Legal community turns its eyes toward attorneys’ well-being

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The legal community’s efforts to help ensure that attorneys stay well, both mentally and physically, has become a movement during the past few years. While there has long been help for attorneys suffering from or at risk for substance abuse, ...

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An eye on the future

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As general counsel for biometrics company ZOLOZ, Karen Dickinson guides a team turning science fiction into real-life, cutting-edge tech

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Arbitration vs. job debated in Supreme Court

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What is a job worth? So far, the answer from Missouri courts is: not enough to enforce an arbitration contract, at least if the employee is at-will. Now a series of cases pending this fall in the Missouri Supreme Court ...

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Data-Driven

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A year-old, international tech firm with Kansas City roots transforms storage, analysis and application of critical Legal information for In-House Counsel.

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Does outside counsel have your back?

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Hey, I’ve got your back!” It’s a popular phrase that permeates our culture. We often hear this expression spoken between friends, business partners and teammates. But where does that term come from and why does it matter in your relationship ...

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The Right Response: Probing misconduct in the #MeToo Age

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It is now well-established that the #MeToo social-responsibility movement is changing corporate America. It has led to the downfall of powerful executives and has put corporate culture under a microscope. The media, regulators and investors are focusing not only on ...

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Boot Camp Equips Students With Tools For Inside Careers

In May, 24 law students completed the first boot camp luached by the Institute for the Future of Law Practice. The intensive program aims to equip students with necessary tools to succeed as inside attorneys. Photos courtesy of the Institute for the Future of Law Practice

When University of Missouri Law School graduate Alyson Carrel first heard about a three-week legal “boot camp” to be held in Chicago in May, and its curriculum offering in-house training, she did not expect a big draw. “We weren’t sure ...

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