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Agenda 

Monday, August 31, 2020   Join Zoom Meeting
2-2:10 p.m.   Welcome & Opening Remarks
 
Hon. Glenn Norton — Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, LC and Alaris Mediation Services
2:20-3:10 p.m.   Short Session, Big Changes: A Missouri Election and Legislative Update
 
Rep. Shamed Dogan (R-098)
Sen. Scott Sifton (D-01)
Jay R. Hahn — Registered Lobbyist
Moderated by Kevin D. Gunn — Law Offices of Kevin D. Gunn
3:20-4:10 p.m.   Diversity, Equity, Justice: Concrete Actions for Righting the Wrongs of Racial Injustice in the Legal Profession
1.0 MO Ethics/Elimination of Bias
 
William Johnson — Saint Louis University School of Law
Shatrasha Stone — Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
4:20-5:10 p.m.   Celebrating the Supreme Court’s 200 Year Anniversary
 
Hon. George W. Draper III — Chief Justice
Hon. Patricia Breckenridge
Hon. Zel M. Fischer
Hon. W. Brent Powell
Hon. Mary R. Russell
Hon. Laura Denvir Stith
Hon. Paul C. Wilson
5:10-5:20 p.m.   Day 1 Closing Remarks
 
Hon. Glenn Norton — Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, LC and Alaris Mediation Services
5:20-6:00 p.m.   Judicial Trivia
Not offered for MCLE credit.
 
Hosted by Hon. Duane Benton — U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
6-6:30 p.m.   Virtual Happy Hour   Join Zoom Meeting 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020   Join Zoom Meeting
7:30-8:30 a.m.   Virtual Yoga and Well-Being CLE   Download Materials
1.0 MO Ethics
 
Amy Rebecca Johnson — Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C.
9-9:20 a.m.   Missouri History: The Journey of African American Attorneys
Not offered for MCLE credit.
 
Hon. Willie J. Epps, Jr. — U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
9:30-10:20 a.m.   Reviewing the Professional Behavior of a Lawyer in Court: Highlights from the Bench
1.0 MO Ethics
 
Hon. Colleen Dolan — Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District
Hon. Kristine A. Kerr — St. Louis County Circuit Court
Hon. Rebeca Navarro-McKelvey — St. Charles County Circuit Court
Hon. Michael W. Noble — St. Louis City Circuit Court
Tom Schwartz — Holloran Schwartz & Gaertner LLP
Moderated by Matthew J. Reh — Armstrong Teasdale LLP
10:30-11:20 a.m.   The New Normal, A Roundtable Discussion: Virtual Trials or Not, Mediations—Ethical Considerations   Download Materials
1.0 MO Ethics
 
Hon. Rex M. Burlison — St. Louis City Circuit Court
Hon. E. Richard Webber — U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Michael P. Downey — Downey Law Group LLC
11:30-12:20 p.m.   Marketing in 2020
 
Anne Brockland — Casey Devoti & Brockland, P.C.
Andy Crouppen — Brown & Crouppen, P.C.
Liz Irwin — Missouri Lawyers Media
Moderated by Bob Tomaso — Husch Blackwell LLP 
Wednesday, September 2, 2020   Join Zoom Meeting
9:30-10:20 a.m.   Law and the Media
1.0 MO Ethics
 
Ben Frederickson — St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Catherine Hanaway — Husch Blackwell LLP
Robert Patrick — St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Scott Rosenblum — Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry, P.C.
Lauren Trager — KMOV
Moderated by Hon. Rodney W. Sippel — Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
10:30-11:20 a.m.   White Collar Crime: A Perspective from the U.S. Attorney's Office
 
Gwen Carroll — United States Attorney's Office
Jeff Jensen — United States Attorney
Joshua C. Morrill — Federal Bureau of Investigation
11:30-12:20 p.m.   Courts Are Still Open: What’s Happening in Your Court?
 
Update from the St. Louis City and St. Louis County Circuit Courts, and the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.
12:20-12:30 p.m.   Closing Remarks
 
Hon. Glenn Norton — Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, LC and Alaris Mediation Services

 

 

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