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The Missouri Bar has published a podcast, entitled "Is It Legal to...Estate Planning. Click here to listen to the podcast. If you click on this link you will be leaving this website.
Judicial Conference of the United States, Committee on Court Administration and Case Management June 13, 2022 This manual provides trial judges a handbook on managing civil cases. It sets out a wide array of case-management techniques, beginning with early case screening and concluding with steps for streamlining trials and final disposition. It also discusses a number of special topics, including pro se and high visibility cases, the role of staff, and automated programs that support case management.
A contract for deed is an agreement whereby a buyer of a home makes regular payments to a seller for an agreed period or up to an agreed amount (see sidebar on p. 3 of the attachment below for more information). The seller holds legal title to the property until the final payment is made.
‘Why training is the best defense against cybersecurity and data threats’ Cybercrime is one of the most prominent threats facing businesses today. It’s often thought that criminals are only out to target the biggest corporations, but any business – no matter how large or small – is vulnerable. 
Malpractice Protection for Pro Bono Attorneys For retired, government and corporate attorneys, lack of malpractice insurance is a major barrier to volunteering (Supporting Justice II, A Report on the Pro Bono Work of America's Lawyers, The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, February 2009).
From the Office State Court Administrators There are a variety of pro bono programs in Missouri. Some are funded by state and federal funds such as the four Legal Services Corporation programs, some are affiliated with social service agencies, some are affiliated with circuit courts, some are limited in scope such as disaster response, some are affiliated with law schools, and some are affiliated with a single church or local agency usually involving one volunteer attorney.
The Legal Services Corporation has released information concerning:
The Autism Law Summit brings together more than 350 autism service providers, lawyers, politicians, lobbyists, parents of children with autism, and self-advocates. These are the changemakers for the future of autism.
In April, LSC's Housing Task Force released the third installment in its four-part series of issue briefs on housing issues. The latest brief looks at the role of extended-stay motels in housing insecurity and instability.