How do I file a complaint with the Missouri Bar Association?
Complaints about lawyers should be made in writing detailing the complaint and mailed to the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel, 3327 American Avenue, Jefferson City, MO 65109.
How do I file a complaint with the Missouri attorney general?
If you do not have an email address, you may call the Consumer Protection Hotline at 1-800-392-8222 to file your complaint by phone. You may also download the Consumer Complaint Form in PDF format to file by mail.
What constitutes the unauthorized practice of law in Missouri?
Rule 4-5.5(a) applies to unauthorized practice of law by a lawyer, whether through the lawyer’s direct action or by the lawyer assisting another person. For example, a lawyer may not assist a person in practicing law in violation of the rules governing professional conduct in that person’s jurisdiction.
How do I contact the Missouri Bar Association?
- Members of the public.
- Members of The Missouri Bar.
- Looking for other information? Use the search box in the top right corner to better navigate The Missouri Bar website or contact us directly: The Missouri Bar. 326 Monroe. PO Box 119. Jefferson City, MO 65102-0119. Phone: (573) 635-4128. Fax: (573) 635-2811.
Who regulates attorneys in Missouri?
The Supreme Court of Missouri
The Supreme Court of Missouri regulates admission to the bar. Most individuals seeking to become licensed apply through the Missouri Board of Law Examiners, which is authorized by Supreme Court Rule 8 to conduct the bar examination and determine the character, fitness and eligibility of all applicants for admission.
What are the five types of cases the Missouri Supreme Court has exclusive jurisdiction to hear?
The Supreme Court has exclusive jurisdiction to hear five types of cases on appeal:
- The validity of a United States statute or treaty.
- The validity of a Missouri statute or constitutional provision.
- The state’s revenue laws.
- Challenges to a statewide elected official’s right to hold office.
What are the duties of the Attorney General of Missouri?
The Attorney General’s Office brings and defends lawsuits on behalf of the State and prepares formal legal opinions requested by State officers, legislators, or county attorneys on issues of law.
How do I contact Missouri Attorney General?
- Consumer Protection: 800-392-8222.
- No-Call Team: 866-662-2551.
- Medicaid Fraud: 800-286-3932.
What are the four rules of law?
The Four Universal Principles The government as well as private actors are accountable under the law. The law is clear, publicized, and stable and is applied evenly. It ensures human rights as well as property, contract, and procedural rights.
What does the Missouri Bar Association do?
The Missouri Bar works to help lawyers do an even better job for their clients. We partner with Member Benefits providers to offer discounts and services when it comes to your practice and lifestyle needs.
Who is the Missouri attorney general?
Eric Schmitt (Republican Party)Missouri / Attorney general