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Copeland Thompson Farris PC
231 South Bemiston Suite 1220
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Missouri Bar elects first black VP - 2005-09-23
Douglas Copeland of Clayton as president; Copeland is a founding member and principal of Copeland Thompson & Farris PC.
Douglas A. Copeland, President
further explained the purpose of the telephone conference meeting as set out in the notice of this meeting.
Specifically, the Board was asked to consider appropriating up to $25,000 from reserves in order to conduct focus groups and/or polling regarding public attitudes surrounding House Joint Resolution 55 and the amendment, which will appear on the November ballot, that would authorize changes to the State Salary Commission
further explained The Missouri Barâ€™s interest is in allowing Missouri judges to receive fair and adequate compensation and, under the current system, judges have not received a pay increase for six years.
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...Douglas A. Copeland Elected President of The Missouri BarKANSAS CITY (September 21, 2005) . . . Douglas A. Copeland of Clayton today was elected President of The Missouri Bar for 2005-2006.
The election took place during the 126th Annual Meeting of The Missouri Bar
, being held September 21-23 at the Westin Crown Center Hotel
in Kansas City. He
succeeds Joe B. Whisler of Kansas City as president of the 26,000-member organization. Copeland is a founding member and principal of Copeland, Thompson & Farris, P.C.He is a graduate of the St. Louis University School of Law, and has been a member of the Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar since 1996.
Officers and Board of Governors
Douglas A. CopelandImmediate Past President Copeland, Thompson & Farris, P.C.231 S. Bemiston, Suite 1220Clayton, MO 63105 Mr. Copeland is a principal in the firm of Copeland, Thompson & Farris, P.C.
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Webster Groves School District ...
Webster Groves School District attorney Doug Copeland said he was troubled by the ruling and its many implications.
"The possibility of large numbers taking advantage of (the student-transfer law) is real," he
But many other students - about 80 from within St. Louis Public Schools' boundaries - have asked to enroll in Webster Groves schools, said Copeland, the district's attorney.
"And I know other districts have hundreds," he
said Wallace's order is strange in that it says it doesn't establish precedent.
said, attorneys in the Turner case have tried several times for a "writ of mandamus" - the legal procedure used in the Webster Groves case - but have been rejected by the courts.
A writ of mandamus essentially says a plaintiff "has a clear and unequivocal right to the relief requested" and that the defendant is required to perform an "unconditional duty" already defined by the law.
"For some reason, Judge Wallace decided that it was clear and unequivocal," Copeland
"It's a complicated thing, and there are just so many problems that the statute creates," Copeland
"I think everyone was hoping the Legislature would fix it," Copeland
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Posted in Education, Metro on Thursday, July 21, 2011 12:11 am Updated: 5:16 pm. | Tags: Webster Groves School District, St. Louis Schools, Jordan Danielle King-willman, Jane Turner, Doug Copeland, Student Transfer, Missouri Supreme Court, Elizabethe Holland, Elisa Crouch,