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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: Susan Sagarra on May 20, 2019

We are pleased to announce that BAMSL Executive Director Zoe Linza will be presented with the National Association of Bar Executives (NABE) Bolton Award, NABE's highest honor recognizing Outstanding Bar Leadership. Linza will receive the award on Aug. 9, 2019, at the NCBP/NABE/NCBF Joint Luncheon in San Francisco.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on May 6, 2019

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) kicked off its 2019-20 bar year with its annual Law Day celebration on Thursday, May 2 at the Missouri Athletic Club in Downtown St. Louis. The event featured a keynote address by Pulitzer-Prize winning author Jon Meacham, awards presentations, and the swearing-in of the new Board of Governors.

Posted by: Sara Neill on May 3, 2019

Over the next year, I plan to focus my columns on the features and benefits of BAMSL membership and involvement. BAMSL has a lot to offer, no matter the size of your firm, your practice area or the number of years you have been practicing. Today, I begin with my own experience.

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.

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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.