The Missouri State Public Defender Commission has selected Mary Fox, district defender for the city of St. Louis, to be the next director of the Missouri State Public Defender System. H. Riley Bock, a New Madrid attorney who serves as ...Read More »
Award winners, unexpected departures, lawyers running into trouble and a legal battle involving the Sunshine Law drew the most attention from readers of Missouri Lawyers Media on molawyersmedia.com in 2019. Here are the 10 most-viewed stories on our website in ...
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Moving out: Supreme Court ruling that altered venue rules is one of Missouri’s biggest legal stories in 2019
In February, the Missouri Supreme Court issued State ex rel. Johnson & Johnson v. Burlison, a humdrum caption for what would seem to be a dry-as-dust topic: the proper venue for a lawsuit. But the result of the ruling has ...
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The Missouri State Public Defender Commission has named Greg Mermelstein as interim director of the public defender system. Mermelstein, the agency’s deputy director and general counsel, replaces Michael Barrett, who announced his resignation in October to become the executive director ...Read More »
A Missouri lawyer power couple has announced resignations from their respective positions as executive director of The Missouri Bar and director of the Missouri State Public Defender System. Sebrina Barrett, who has served as executive director of The Missouri Bar ...Read More »