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Posted by: Amy Johnson on Jul 29, 2020

Books. They have always been a love of mine. I enjoy escaping into a book and learning about a new culture, being engaged in characters and stories, or allowing the words to sink in and create an opportunity for personal or professional growth.

Posted by: David Hoffman on Jul 15, 2020

1. Put your phone away during meals.
2. Develop a regular schedule with your child and partner, M-F — let them know when to expect you to close your computer for the night. Meet that expectation whenever possible.

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: 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: Glenn Norton on Jul 1, 2020

We all know that the last few months have taken a toll on many—both mentally and emotionally. As leaders, it is our responsibility to find ways to help overcome the setbacks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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: 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: 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: Glenn Norton on Jun 1, 2020

Although the 2020-21 BAMSL bar year did not start out exactly as everyone had envisioned, I continue to be impressed with what BAMSL leadership, staff and members have been able to accomplish as we all work remotely.

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Nominations for consideration by the Nominating Committee must be submitted by September 15, 2020.