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In the year 2020

Mark Levison

Christmas 2019 fell on a Wednesday, in the middle of the week, making it a little difficult for law firm decision-makers to determine just when to close down for the holiday. When Christmas falls at the beginning or end of ...

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‘September Song’ thoughts

I have been thinking about September. It’s a good month where I live. The first half can be very hot — Indian summer, as they say — but as the month slides toward October, the morning air smells like change. ...

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Thoughts from a Majestic Weekend

Mark Levison

I traveled to Kansas City recently to take depositions. Because the depositions were on a Friday and my wife’s birthday was the next day, we decided to go together and spend the weekend in the “City of Fountains.” The depositions ...

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The way we were

Mark Levison

Before going to court or the office each morning, I do the same thing most male lawyers do. I look in the mirror, I brush my teeth, I take a shower. I look in the mirror, and I shave. I ...

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Going, Going … Almost Gone

Mark Levison

Some lawyers think they get their best ideas when they’re drinking. I recall a night some months ago when law school friends Dick Slickster, plaintiffs’ lawyer extraordinaire, Cal Polo, the elite silk-stocking lawyer, and I were drinking Irish whiskey. I ...

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Fur flies as Levison, Crouppen debate lawyer advertising at BAMSL conference

Accusations abounded as Terry Crouppen and Mark Levison sparred over the issue of lawyer advertising at Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis’ Bench & Bar Conference. Read what they had to say about free speech, advertising rules, the role of ads in choosing a lawyer and much, much more.

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Solo likely to lead bar in 2011

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.

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