Annual WILP Scholarship news:
The Women in Legal Profession (WILP) Section is now accepting scholarship applications from law students who have committed to an internship (paid or unpaid) at a non-profit or other qualified organization in the St. Louis metropolitan area for a minimum of eight weeks beginning this summer. Preference will be given to applicants who, as part of their internship, will address legal issues that affect women, including internships that involve domestic violence, gender fairness, child custody and similar issues. The application is available HERE. Applications are to be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com. The deadline to submit the Scholarship Application and the required documentation is March 15, 2015.
Consider running for a BAMSL office...
Individuals interested in seeking a position on the BAMSL Board of Governors may begin filing their petitions on February 5, 2015. Download a petition form HERE. Petitions can be dropped off at the BAMSL office or emailed in PDF form to Marilyn Krebsbach, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Election will be held online beginning March 17 and continuing through 5:00 p.m. on the day of the Annual Meeting, Monday, April 6, 2015.
FREE CLE prior to the Annual Meeting for Sustaining Members.
This year the Annual Meeting (April 6) will be held at the New Honor Society offices (2nd floor or 555 Washington). A free Ethics CLE at (time) will be held for Sustaining Members in the BAMSL Classroom. This year the Hon. Mary Rhodes Russell and Michael Downey will both present segments of that CLE. Be sure to join us.
Read BAMSL's new Strategic Plan. Designed to guide BAMSL into the future…
A five-year strategic plan was approved by the Board of Governors at their October 22, 2014 meeting. The plan, which focuses on five areas – Membership, Continuing Legal Education, Communications, Governance, and Advocacy. The Plan takes into account the need to maintain and grow membership levels, and to enrich the image of attorneys with the public by creating high standards and providing excellent educational opportunities. You can review a PDF copy of the 2015 Strategic Plan, which will be enforce through 2020, by clicking HERE.
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Announcing the inaugural roster for BAMSL's 100% Club...
See who's all in HERE.