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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.

Posted by: Jennifer Macke on Apr 10, 2019

NOW IS THE TIME! This is the phrase I want to shout to legal professionals in the St. Louis area who have been thinking of making an employment change in 2019.

Posted by: John Simon on Apr 1, 2019

Where did the past year go? Somehow, I am wrapping up an entire year serving as President of BAMSL. Over the course of this year, I have learned to appreciate, more than ever, how important BAMSL is to the entire St. Louis area. And it appears that my enthusiasm for all of the things BAMSL does has been contagious. Over these 12 months, we have seen BAMSL members grow to more than 6,750 legal professionals looking for ways to better serve their community.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Mar 7, 2019

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) and Bring Me a Book St. Louis recently partnered to spread the love of reading to local elementary schools in the metropolitan St. Louis region during the annual Read Across America event. BAMSL participates annually in the nation's largest reading celebration, the National Education Association's (NEA) annual Read Across America Day. This year's celebration was held on Fri., March 1 to celebrate the birthday of one of America's beloved wordsmiths, Theodor "Ted" Seuss Geisel − or "Dr. Seuss" - who was born on March 2

Posted by: John Simon on Mar 7, 2019

What would it be like to have no meaningful access to the legal system, no remedies for many wrongs and a highly constricted version of justice?

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