On a voice vote, The Missouri Bar Board of Governors recommended linking pro hac vice fees to the annual Missouri bar membership fees, currently at $305. The Missouri Supreme Court must approve the increase as a change in the court rules.Read More »
St. Louisan Lynn Ann Vogel would be fourth female president
Unless another contender emerges late in the game, Lynn Ann Vogel is poised to be the public face of the state bar in 2011-12. It wasn't always so clear a path. But as the date of election for bar vice president approaches, other candidates' names have been floated, then dropped. Some who had planned to run for the seat bowed out, and one was forced out not by choice but by rule.Read More »
Longtime bar leader Mark Levison (left) lost his effort to keep his seat on the Board of Governors after injury attorney Terry Crouppen campaigned against him. With the loss, so goes Levison's campaign for president of The Missouri Bar.
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The Missouri Bar Board of Governors results are out, and Terry Crouppen is smiling. The high-profile attorney has succeeded in his public campaign to keep advertising committee chairman Mark Levison, of Lathrop & Gage, from gaining a seat that could ...Read More »
When The Missouri Bar’s new task force on professionalism sent out a survey on civility in the profession to a sampling of 2,000 of the state’s lawyers, it received a relatively hearty response. But there was a problem: More than ...Read More »