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Juror Appreciation Week 2017 begins Sunday

Judges, lawyers and court clerks thank the 84,207 Missourians who reported for jury duty in state courts in 2016 as part of Missouri’s Juror Appreciation Week held April 30 through May 6, 2017. During the week, court staff and legal professionals will emphasize to jurors how important their contributions are to our courts, communities and

Missouri Bar President comments on appointment of Hon. W. Brent Powell to the Supreme Court of Missouri

“The people of Missouri deserve skilled, fair and impartial judges, and the appointment of Hon. W. Brent Powell shows that Missouri’s Non-Partisan Court Plan continues to work for the people of Missouri by providing high-quality judges in the least political way while giving voters the final say through a retention vote. The Appellate Judicial Commission

Gov. Greitens appoints Judge Brent Powell to the Missouri Supreme Court

Judge W. Brent Powell, of Kansas City, will serve as the next judge on the Supreme Court of Missouri. A news release from the office of Gov. Greitens follows. Governor Eric Greitens has appointed Judge W. Brent Powell, of Kansas City, to serve as the next judge on the Supreme Court of Missouri. “The Missouri

Missouri Bar teams with education groups to honor students for citizenship, Law Day entries

Each year, The Missouri Bar partners with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), the Missouri National Education Association (MNEA) and the Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) of The Missouri Bar to award students for outstanding citizenship, as well as essays and artwork that celebrate Law Day. The 2017 awards ceremony took place Monday, April

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