Missouri has neglected to develop its law on the unauthorized practice of law.
Hargis v. JLB presents the question whether loan brokers have the duties of attorneys lawyers in that they might be said to be "procuring of or assisting in the drawing for a valuable consideration of any paper, document or instrument affecting or relating to secular right." RSMo 484.010.2
Arguments were heard on October 5, 2011.
The briefs are here.