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Jul 22, 2013

Missouri Bar dues hike looms

Is The Missouri Bar really worth another $75 a year?

Mar 17, 2011

Get those $1 bills ready: Copy fee increase goes into effect tomorrow

An increase in copy fees goes into effect tomorrow at Jackson County Circuit Court. Copies of public records for the general public now cost 50 cents a page, but the new $1 fee starts Friday.

Jun 7, 2010

Mo. balks at taxes but OKs higher fees

Missouri lawmakers avoided increasing taxes this year despite an ailing state budget, but they still hope to get more money from animal shelters, some parents and large animal owners.

Dec 18, 2009

Madoff liquidator Picard wins $22 million in fees

Irving Picard, the liquidator of the remains of Bernard Madoff’s defunct investment firm, won court approval to collect $22 million in fees for five months of work by him and his law firm. The fees, which cover work by Picard and the law firm Baker & Hostetler from May through September, were approved Thursday by […]

Apr 7, 2009

Big firms dumped for lower-priced boutiques

U.S. companies, adopting a model used by DuPont Co., are adding firms with 300 or fewer lawyers to their outside-counsel roster and saving as much as half compared with fees of Wall Street firms more than triple that size. DuPont and other clients, hit by the recession, are pressing firms for fixed fees or 10 […]

Mar 26, 2009

Rex Carr renews demand for $6.9M from ex-partners

Illinois attorney Rex Carr (pictured) has brought a five-year-old legal battle with his former law partners to St. Louis, demanding $6.9 million in fees in a petition filed last week in St. Louis Circuit Court. The action is the ninth lawsuit Carr has filed against Korein Tillery over millions in fees he says he is owed from several class actions the firm initiated under its prior incarnation, Car[...]

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