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Articles/Publications by Joseph G. Lauber

Joe Lauber

Design-Build for Missouri’s Statutory Cities, The Missouri Municipal Review (May/June 2017)

Building Better Cities, The Missouri Municipal Review (two-part series, September 2014 & November 2014)

A 1980s Formula for Economic Development Still Successful Today, Co-authored with Gayla Roten and Jeanine Rann of the Missouri Main Street Connection, The Missouri Municipal Review (January 2013)

Due Diligence and Risk Management Measures for Economic Development Incentive Approvals, Co-authored with Tom Kaleko of Springsted, Inc., The Missouri Municipal Review (July 2012)

Missouri Supreme Court Hands Municipalities a Setback in Prevailing Wage Act Case, The Missouri Municipal Review (May 2011).

A Practical Application of Missouri's Immigration Law Requirements to Public Work Contracts and Related Documents, The Missouri Municipal Review (June 2009).

HIPAA's Privacy and Security Rules and Their Effect on Local Governments, 46 Municipal Lawyer, (March/April 2005) (coauthored with Juliana Reno).

HIPAA's Application to Local Governments, Nebraska Municipal Review (September 2004).

HIPAA Administrative Simplification: How the Privacy Rule Affects Municipal Ambulance Service Providers, 35 The Urban Lawyer 317 (2003).

Public-Private Partnership in Community Development: Applying Constitutional Standards for Implementing the Missouri Community Improvement District Act, 59 J. Mo. Bar 80 (March-April 2003) (cited in Day v. Robinwood West Community Improvement District, 2010 WL 584027 *9 (E.D. Mo. 2010); BHA Holding Inc. v. Pendergast, 173 S.W.3d 373, 376 (Mo. App. W.D. 2005); Subdivision Law and Growth Management § 6:33, Assessments (2009); and A Valuable New Development Resource: Kansas Adopts the Community Improvement District Act, 79-Feb. Journal of the Kansas Bar Association, 22, 26 (2010)).

Articles/Publications by Jennifer M. Baird

Jennifer Baird

Social Media And The First Amendment, Missouri Sunshine Law, And Records Retention, The Missouri Municipal Review Vol.86, No. 2, 2021

Liquor in Missouri, Your Local Government Questions Answered, The Missouri Municipal Review (September 2016) (reprinted in the Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers newsletter 2016)

Articles/Publications by Jeremiah V. Cover

Jeremy Cover

Public Safety: What City Officials Need to Know, The Missouri Municipal Review, (September/October 2020)

Municipal Government 101, The Missouri Municipal Review, (November/December 2017)

Articles/Publications by Nathan M. Nickolaus

Nathan Nickolaus

The Sunshine Law, MoBar, 3rd Edition, 2019

Social Media And The First Amendment, Missouri Sunshine Law, And Records Retention, with Jennifer Baird, The Missouri Municipal Review Vol.86, No. 2, 2021

Impeachment: How Not to Get Beat Up on the Process, Missouri Municipal Review, Vol. 83, No. 2, April 2018

Hidden Trap in Chapter 100 Could Cost Cities, Municipal Review October 2017

Missouri Open Meetings Law, Missouri Administrative Law Deskbook, 4th Edition, Missouri Bar, 2011

Mini-Motorcycles, Motor Scooters, Mobility Devices and Motorized Bicycles, Missouri Municipal Review, Vol. 69, No. 10, 2004

Virtual Meetings” Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association Summer Seminar, October 2, 2020

Webinar “City Operations During A Pandemic” Missouri Municipal League, March 17, 2020

“Sunshine Law: Advanced Issues” 2019 Annual Government Practice Institute, MoBar CLE, December 31, 2019

“Medical Marijuana and Your Municipal Employees” Missouri Municipal League South Central Regional Meeting, Nov. 6, 2019

The Power of Missouri’s Sunshine Law: How to Get the Records That Will Help Your Client, The Bar Plan 9-Hour Webinar 2019

Responding to Citizen Videographers” webinar for the Missouri Municipal League, 2019

Articles/Publications by Jeffrey W. Deane

Jeffrey Deane

E&O Angle – Workers Compensation - Know The States in Which Your Client is Operating, Independent Agent (the monthly magazine of the Independent Insurance Agents Association), (February 2007)

E&O Angle – Don’t Take on Duties you Don’t Owe, Independent Agent, (August 2005)


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