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Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Jan 29, 2021

BAMSL is seeking candidates for Accounting Manager and CLE Manager positions. Applications should be received by February 12, 2021.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Dec 4, 2020

Susan McCourt Baltz, of Ballwin, Mo., has been selected as the next Executive Director of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL). Baltz will officially start in her new role on Mon., Jan. 4, 2021.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Dec 4, 2020

The 31st annual Motion for Kids (MFK) holiday gift-giving project for approximately 1,500 metropolitan St. Louis area children who are in the foster care system, or children whose lives have been severely impacted by the criminal justice system, continues in 2020 with a different format.

Posted by: Amy Diemer, Mark Timmerman & James Guest on Jul 31, 2020

This weekend, rent and mortgage payments will be due, just as unemployment benefits and remaining federal and local eviction protections expire. Jobs remain scarce and financial assistance dwindles, and families, who were able to make ends meet pre-COVID, are now unable to pay rent and put food on the table.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Jul 10, 2020

The St. Louis legal community has once again offered its resources to help the most vulnerable in our community.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Jul 1, 2020

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL), an equal opportunity employer, seeks a qualified individual to replace the current Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer who is retiring after 14 years of service.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Jun 30, 2020

Although members of the legal community were disturbed by the photos and video showing two attorneys from the St. Louis area brandishing weapons over the weekend, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) is a voluntary bar and neither of the depicted lawyers belong to our organization.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Jun 5, 2020

Americans are united in their shock and sadness following the tragic death of George Floyd. As a legal organization committed first and foremost to the administration of equal justice, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) condemns tactics that violate the constitutional rights of American citizens and acknowledges a nationwide need for dialogue and change around the subject of race and human relations. BAMSL pledges our continued support for the African American and minority communities in the St. Louis region.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on May 21, 2020

After the state of Missouri and City of St. Louis announced stay-at-home orders in mid-March, the staff of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) grabbed paper and digital files we thought we needed to sustain us working at home for a couple of weeks — and worked through the challenges of learning how to connect to the BAMSL server remotely.

Posted by: Glenn Norton on May 8, 2020

Although this is not the start to the BAMSL 2020-21 bar year that we all envisioned, I am honored to serve as your president during this transition.

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