Elections

2020-2021 Bar Year Board of Governors and Young Lawyers Division Elections Information

2020-2021 Bar Year Board of Governors & Young Lawyers Division Elections Information

BAMSL's Bylaws
(Revised 11/14/2018 | Posted 12/7/2018)

YLD's Bylaws

Important Dates

September 15, 2019       Deadline to submit nominations for consideration by the Nominating Committee
 
Submission Form
 
Nominations will be considered for the following Board of Governors positions:
  • President-Elect
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • ABA Delegate
October 31, 2019       Deadline for Nominating Committee to complete nominee interviews
 
November 15, 2019       Deadline for Nominating Committee to select its slate of candidates
 
December 10, 2019       Deadline for Nominating Committee to release its report
 
January 2020       Nominating Committee report published online and in January issue of the St. Louis Lawyer
 
January 10, 2020       Board and YLD election petition filing period opens at 8:30 a.m.

 
Nominations will be accepted for the following Board of Governors positions:
  • President-Elect
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • ABA Delegate
  • Member-at-Large (5 openings)

Nominations will be accepted for the following Young Lawyers Division positions:
  • Chair-Elect
  • Vice Chair
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Member-at-Large (2 openings)
January 31, 2020       Board and YLD election petition filing period closes at 5:00 p.m.
 
March 2, 2020       Board and YLD election ballots delivered to members and online voting opens at 9:00 a.m.
 
March 16, 2020       Voting closes and all ballots due at 5:00 p.m.
 
March 31, 2020       Election results to be announced on or before March 31.
 
May 1, 2020       BAMSL's Annual Meeting in conjunction with Law Day

 

Nominating Committee Members

Chair (Term Expires April 2020)
Michael Gunn
The Gunn Law Firm, P.C.
1714 Deer Tracks Trail, Suite 240
Saint Louis, MO 63131
Phone: 314-965-1200
Presidential Appointee (Term Expires April 2020)
Edward L. Dowd, Jr.
Dowd Bennett LLP
7733 Forsyth Blvd, Suite 1900
Saint Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-889-7300
Presidential Appointee (Term Expires April 2021)
Hon. Nicole Zellweger
St. Louis County Circuit Court
105 S Central Ave, Div 31
Saint Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-615-1531
MILP Appointee (Term Expires April 2020)
Craig K. Higgins
Office of the City Counselor
1520 Market St, Room 1062
Saint Louis, MO 63103
Phone: 314-657-1841
WILP Appointee (Term Expires April 2020)
Andrea D. McNairy
Brown & Crouppen, P.C.
211 N Broadway, Suite 1600
Saint Louis, MO. 63102
Phone: 314-561-6319
Past-Presidents Council Appointee (Term Expires April 2021)
Gerry Ortbals
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
211 N Broadway, Ste 3600
Saint Louis, MO. 63102
Phone: 314-259-2000
YLD Appointee (Term Expires April 2021)
Erica B. Slater
The Simon Law Firm, P.C.
800 Market St, Ste 1700
Saint Louis, MO 63101-2506
Phone: 314-241-2929

DID YOU KNOW?

21% — 36% of practicing lawyers qualify as problem drinkers. 28% are struggling with some level of depression, 19% with anxiety, and 23% with stress. According to a 2016 ABA & Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation study. Learn more from BAMSL's Well-Being Committee.