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Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Nov 6, 2019

Many lawyers are unaware of how to overcome their mental health issues. However, help is available if you take the time to address these issues in your life.

Posted by: William Bass on Nov 5, 2019

BAMSL is pleased to announce its partnership with Insurance Specialists, Inc. (ISI). ISI provides BAMSL members with a practical alternative to traditional insurance: a Level-Funded Health Plan.

Posted by: Sara Neill on Nov 1, 2019

In September, BAMSL hosted its annual "Welcome to the Bar" event for attorneys recently admitted to the Missouri Bar. The Hon. Stephen Clark of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri graciously welcomed the new attorneys in his courtroom, provided them with some sage advice, and then everyone headed to happy hour at the Missouri Athletic Club.

Posted by: Gregory Linhares on Nov 1, 2019

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri announces that the previously-proposed amendments to Local Rules 2.01, 2.03, 2.09, 2.11, 2.15, 2.17, 3.03, 4.01, 6.01, 6.02, 6.03, 6.05, 12.01, 12.04, 12.06, and 13.02 will take effect on November 1, 2019.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Oct 16, 2019

Compassion fatigue is the cumulative physical, emotional and psychological effect of exposure to traumatic stories or events when working in a helping capacity, combined with the strain and stress of everyday life.


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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.