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Greene County Courthouse in Springfield, MO, location of the 2022 Missouri Bar Annual Conference. Photo by Kbh3rd.

Last month, RDM associate attorney Jay Gillen attended the 2022 Missouri Bar Annual Meeting in Springfield, Missouri. The event was the first in-person Annual Meeting since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was also Jay’s first opportunity to attend the meeting as an attorney since passing the bar exam in 2021.

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The Madison County Courthouse in Edwardsville, IL. Photo by Paul Sableman.

RDM associate Alison McCourt recently attended the National Asbestos Litigation Conference where presenters discussed how potential jurors’ experience with COVID-19 might affect their perception of evidence presented in asbestos cases. The conference also focused on how different jurisdictions are handling jury trials by Zoom and the novel obstacles that people are facing while trying to navigate these trials during this unprecedented time.

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Kansas City Union Station. Photo by Flickr user Schnitzel Bank.

On September 28th, RDM member Patrick D. Murphy presented “An Ethical Guide in Pretty Much Everything an Attorney Should Not Do” for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association‘s CLE By The Hour program. Utilizing the latest in work from home technology, Patrick illustrated all of the pitfalls associated with signing new clients up, the responsibility to the Court and opposing counsel throughout litigation, and the duties that every lawyer should strive to uphold.

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