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Six Mizzou Law Alumni Selected for Missouri Bar’s Leadership Academy

Six of the 12 outstanding young lawyers selected for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy’s Class of 2020-2021 are graduates of Mizzou Law. Angela B. Kennedy, ’16, Armstrong Teasdale LLP, St. Louis Courtney Stout, ’17, Williams Dirks Dameron LLC, Kansas City Derek Spencer, ’16, St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office, St. Louis Jacob Haskins, ’19, Lowther Johnson, Springfield Khristopher Johnson-DeLoatch, ’19, Armstrong…

Professor Abrams receives 2020 President’s Award from The Missouri Bar

Professor Doug Abrams received a 2020 President’s Award from Tom Bender, 2019-2020 president of The Missouri Bar, at its virtual annual meeting on September 16. The recognition is for individuals who have provided meritorious service to the bar. Professor Abrams has assisted The Missouri Bar for 30 years, acting in an advisory role to The Missouri Bar Board of Governors, authoring…

Assistant Dean Bob Bailey moderating Missouri Bar conference panel

Assistant Dean Emeritus Bob Bailey is moderating a breakout session at the Missouri Bar’s 25th Solo and Small Firm Conference. Like most conferences at this time, the presentation will be virtual, but with the ability to field questions from participants. His panel, “Arbitration Laws, Clauses and Hearing Fundamentals,” will be on August 19. The conference is from August…

Professor Myers Shares 2019 U.S. Supreme Court Highlights with Missouri Bar and SEALS

Professor Gary Myers discussed “2019 United States Supreme Court Highlights (2018-2019 Term)” as a speaker/panelist for the Missouri Bar as part of the MobarCLE program, presented to Bar members by teleconference on August 7. He focused on cases related to antitrust, the commerce clause, intellectual property, and the U.S. census. He also spoke on a panel, “Supreme Court and Legislative…

Library Q&A: Representing Yourself in Family Matters in Missouri

Q:  If I want to represent myself in a family law matter, where can I go for help and forms in Missouri? A: Dealing with a difficult situation is never easy. It is especially difficult if you are unable to shoulder the cost of legal representation. Having an attorney on your side that knows the language of the law and…

Professor Trachtenberg Presents at 2018 Annual Government Practice Institute

Professor Ben Trachtenberg recently presented at the 2018 Annual Government Practice Institute in Jefferson City, Mo. The institute is organized by The Missouri Bar and provides continuing legal education, mostly to attorneys working in Missouri state government. Professor Trachtenberg’s talk, “Lessons from the 2015 Protests at the University of Missouri,” concerned Missouri’s Campus Free Expression Act (RSMo 173.1550) and the…

Professor English Speaks at Missouri Bar Annual Estate, Trust & Elder Law Institute

Professor David English spoke on “Missouri Legislation Related to Estate Planning” at the 2018 Missouri Bar Annual Estate, Trust & Elder Law Institute in St. Louis. Professor English was the featured speaker at the luncheon. Professor English spoke on the 2018 legislation which included the Missouri Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act and SB 806, which makes major changes to Missouri’s…

Professors Myers, Hawley, and Abrams Speak at Missouri Bar’s Supreme Court CLE

The Missouri Bar recently conducted  a continuing legal education program, “United States Supreme Court Highlights: 2017-1018 Term.” The five-member panel discussed the implications of several of the term’s leading decisions and prospects for the upcoming term. The panel included Mizzou Law professors Gary Myers, Erin Hawley, and Douglas…

Mizzou Law Student Brings Greater Awareness to Mental Health, Substance Recovery

Mizzou Law 3L Jessica Chinnadurai serves as the first law student liaison to the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program (MOLAP), a free and confidential counseling program available 24/7 for members of The Missouri Bar, immediate family members who reside with them, and law students. The ABA for Law Students blog, Before the Bar, recently posted an article about Chinnadurai and MOLAP…

Third-Year Student Named Liaison to the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program

Third-year Mizzou Law student Jessica Chinnadurai was recently chosen to serve as a liaison between the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program (MOLAP) and the law school. Mizzou Law is the first school in Missouri to form a student liaison program with MOLAP, and Chinnadurai is the program’s first law student liaison. The goal of the law student liaison position is to…