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Lon O. Hocker Awards presented during Annual Meeting

In 1954, Mary B. Hocker established the Lon O. Hocker Awards in memory of her late husband, an outstanding St. Louis trial lawyer. Each year, The Missouri Bar Foundation presents the awards to young lawyers who have demonstrated unusual proficiency in the art of trial advocacy. On Sept. 21, 2016, during The Missouri Bar Foundation

Missouri Bar Foundation recognizes three lawyers for appellate work

Each year, The Missouri Bar Foundation presents David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Awards to young lawyer members of The Missouri Bar who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in appellate practice. The award is named after the late Judge Dixon, whose tenacity, professionalism and judicial skills epitomize outstanding appellate practice. On Sept. 21, 2016, during The Missouri

Legal professionalism honored during Missouri Bar Annual Meeting

On Sept. 21, 2016, two Missouri lawyers were recognized for their outstanding professionalism and exceptional degree of competency, integrity and civility in both professional and civic activities. Spencer J. Brown and Bill L. Thompson each received a Purcell Professionalism Award at The Missouri Bar Foundation and Public Service Awards Luncheon during The Missouri Bar’s 2016

St. Louis lawyers recognized for legal article

Each year, the Journal of The Missouri Bar’s editorial board presents the W. Oliver Rasch Award to recognize the authors of outstanding substantive works appearing in its pages. This year, Jeffrey Schultz and William M. Corrigan Jr., a past president of The Missouri Bar, took home the prize at The Missouri Bar Foundation and Public

Heart of Missouri CASA honored by Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section

Each year, more than 260 abused and neglected children in Boone and Callaway counties are placed in foster care because they are unable to live safely at home. Since its 2005 founding, Heart of Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has trained 196 volunteers who have served 447 children in these situations. The Missouri Bar

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