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Advocacy and Status Committees and Sections

Advocacy and status sections and committees are groups of BAMSL members united by common backgrounds or goals. These groups provide the opportunity to seek societal change on behalf of others like you, get tips and ideas for others similarly situated, or just get to know other lawyers with whom you have something in common. Update your committee/section membership

Government/Public Sector Lawyers Committee see members

Develops programs/events geared toward attorneys working in government and the public sector. Develops recommendations for the BAMSL Board of Governors and staff on how to better serve this constituency.


Illinois Lawyers Committee see members

Promotes CLE on Illinois law and promotes communications and a cooperative working relationship between BAMSL members and the Illinois members as well as the Illinois bench.


In-House Lawyers Committee see members

Develops programs and events geared toward attorneys working in-house. Develops recommendations for the BAMSL Board of Governors and staff on how to better serve this constituency.


Legal Support Committee see members

Promotes interaction among BAMSL members who are legal support staff, including secretaries, paralegals, legal librarians, and law office administrators, and provides a forum to discuss common concerns and CLE opportunities.


LGBTQ Committee see members

This committee provides leadership to the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgendered members of the legal community.


Minorities in the Legal Profession Section (MILP) see members

Works toward increasing the role and participation as well as advancing the interests of minorities in the legal profession.


Senior Lawyers Committee see members

Provides opportunities for greater fellowship and interaction among the more senior members of the profession.


Solo & Small Firm Practitioners Section see members

The Solo and Small Firm Practitioners Section plans educational programs and informal meetings for its members to exchange ideas and information on all aspects of starting, growing, maintaining, and selling a law firm. We share best practices of being an attorney, whether as a plaintiffs counsel, estate planner, or business attorney. We get to know each other and find colleagues to share referrals. Sponsors of monthly lunch meetings and annual Potpourri 8-hour CLE on June 30-- every year!


Women in the Legal Profession Section (WILP) see members

Develops, conducts and disseminates information, programs, and recommendations on opportunities and means by which women may increase participation in the legal profession and the organized bar.


WILP Continuing Legal Education Committee see members

Is responsible for WILP's CLE programs.


WILP Membership Committee see members

Is responsible for WILP Membership programs.


WILP Saint Louis Lawyer Column Committee see members

Is responsible for WILP's Saint Louis Lawyer column.


WILP Scholarship Fund Committee see members

Is responsible for the WILP Scholarship Fund.