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Sep 28, 2018

2018 Missouri Bar Conference

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Sep 12, 2018

Bar-passer rate declines

The July pass rate for the Missouri Bar exam has declined, diverging from a higher-than-usual pass rate last summer.

Dec 24, 2014

Mendez appointed co-chair of bar’s diversity committee

Jessica Mendez, an intellectual property attorney in Armstrong Teasdale’s St. Louis office, has been appointed co-chair of The Missouri Bar’s newly formed committee on diversity.

Sep 11, 2014

Chief justice announces task force focused on legal future

Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary R. Russell on Thursday announced the creation of a task force to focus on the future of the legal profession.

Sep 11, 2014

GALLERY: 2014 Missouri Bar Conference

The Missouri Bar's annual conference this year is already historic, after the group elected the first black woman as the Board of Governor's vice president.

Sep 9, 2014

St. Louis attorney chosen for bankruptcy award

The Commercial Law Committee of The Missouri Bar has chosen St. Louis attorney Wendell J. Sherk to receive a Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Award.

Sep 20, 2013

MO Bar gives out wealth of awards

Twelve awards were presented to 26 individuals and firms at The Missouri Bar Annual Meeting in Columbia this week.

Sep 20, 2013

Senate Judiciary Committee conducts public hearing at bar meeting

The committee heard testimony on several topics, including court costs and fees, the state public defender system and the criminal code.

Sep 20, 2013

ROUND-UP: Missouri Bar elects new officers Brady, Shelton, Bergmanis

Kansas City lawyer P. John Brady was elected president; Reuben Shelton, senior litigation counsel for Monsanto Corp. in St. Louis, is the bar’s new president-elect; and Camdenton lawyer Erik A. Bergmanis was elected vice president.

Sep 19, 2013

Chief justice wants Missourians to know judicial system as well as they know Kardashians

“It is sad that more people are able to name three Kardashian sisters but cannot name the three branches of government."

Sep 18, 2013

Missouri Bar passes $75 dues hike

The recommendation now goes to the Missouri Supreme Court for a final decision.

Sep 16, 2013

The bar’s tab

There are many reasons The Missouri Bar’s spending has grown since the last time bar dues increased, but one in particular stands out — the Nonpartisan Court Plan.

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