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Judges and journalists meet in Columbia

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, dozens of Missouri judges and members of the media met in Columbia for an American Bar Association Judicial-Media Knowledge Exchange Workshop. The one-day event, sponsored by the ABA’s Standing Committee on the American Judicial System, was designed to facilitate the exchange of knowledge between journalists and judges. Attendees participated in

Local bar association to be honored for outreach project

The Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association (SMBA) will be recognized with a Community & Educational Outreach Award from the National Association of Bar Executives and NexisLexis this August during the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California. The annual awards honor state and local bars for innovative projects that serve as national models for

Missouri Bar joins national effort to address “justice gap”

The Missouri Bar has agreed to participate in a nationwide effort designed to help close the gap between low-income individuals with legal needs and the level of assistance available to them. During a meeting in November 2015, the Missouri Bar Board of Governors approved participation in an initiative of the American Bar Association’s Pro Bono

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