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Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Aug 6, 2020

The Supreme Court of Missouri's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness ("CREF") is seeking an independent contractor to serve as an Executive Director. CREF is responsible for promoting racial and ethnic fairness in the Missouri judicial and legal systems.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Jul 14, 2020

The St. Louis County courts are holding a series of town hall meetings over the next few weeks.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Jun 22, 2020

The Supreme Court of Missouri is seeking a Director of Court En Banc Section. Qualified candidates shall submit resumes and at least three professional references via e-mail to Interested parties may refer to the Missouri Courts website ( and clicking on “Careers” in the footer for additional details.

Posted by: Gregory Linhares on Nov 1, 2019

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri announces that the previously-proposed amendments to Local Rules 2.01, 2.03, 2.09, 2.11, 2.15, 2.17, 3.03, 4.01, 6.01, 6.02, 6.03, 6.05, 12.01, 12.04, 12.06, and 13.02 will take effect on November 1, 2019.

Posted by: Gregory Linhares on Sep 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court has issued a number of local rule changes for public comment.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Jul 22, 2019

The Saint Louis Bar Foundation and The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) has partnered with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri to assist self-represented litigants with completion of initial filings and case review. The St. Louis Federal Court Legal Advice Clinic (LAC), located on the third floor at the Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis, will open on August 7, 2019.

Posted by: Paul Brown on Jul 16, 2019

On July 9, 2019, Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed into law Senate Bill 203, making it easier for individuals and neighborhood organizations in the City of St. Louis and Kansas City to combat nuisance properties using the court system.

Posted by: Louisa Gregory on Jun 4, 2019

As the extreme weather season begins, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and other natural disasters threaten to bring myriad civil legal problems for St. Louis area residents, from accessing critical disaster assistance to securing temporary housing to handling insurance claims.

Posted by: Kim Kirn on Apr 17, 2019

BAMSL's Women in the Legal Profession (WILP) Section congratulates The Simon Law Firm; Stinson Leonard Street; and Tueth Keeney on being recognized as best workplaces for women in St. Louis by the Women's Foundation of Greater St. Louis.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Feb 27, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri announced several initiatives today, all designed to provide better assistance and improved understanding of process to indigent and self-represented persons in civil cases. The initiatives include providing better compensation and improved training to attorneys appointed to cases involving self-represented indigent persons, as well as a new program to help self-represented indigent persons with initial case review and filing processes.

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