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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: Susan Sagarra on Mar 4, 2019

More Than 72,500 Hours of Pro Bono Legal Work Provided to People in Need in Past Two Years

The Bar Association of St. Louis (BAMSL) announced the winners of its 2018 Hon. Richard B. Teitelman Memorial St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge Awards at a luncheon on Feb. 28 at the St. Louis Club. BAMSL members provided more than 40,503 hours of pro bono service to the community during 2018. The 2018 award winners are Ruth Schneider with RCJ Law, LLC, who reported providing 334.4 hours, and Dowd Bennett LLP, which reported an average of 69 hours per attorney.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Feb 21, 2019

The Minorities in the Legal Profession (MILP) Section of the Bar Association of St. Louis (BAMSL) presents "Legislation & Diverse Communities: A Roundtable Review of Criminal Justice Reform, Public Safety and Economic Development." The program, which is a private event open only to members of the legal community, is scheduled for 11 a.m. — 2 p.m. on Friday, March 8 at the Missouri Athletic Club (405 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63102). The sponsors are Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. and HeplerBroom LLC.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Feb 19, 2019

The Bar Association of St. Louis (BAMSL) will induct four new members into its Gallery of Legal Pioneers Wall of Fame. On Feb. 26, the BAMSL Minorities in the Legal Profession (MILP) Section will honor the new BAMSL Legal Pioneers with an installation ceremony and reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at the BAMSL Bar Center (555 Washington Ave., Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63101). Honorees include Wesley Bell, Dana Tippin Cutler, Hon. Robin Ransom Vannoy, and Hon. Gloria Clark Reno.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Feb 12, 2019

The John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award will be presented at the 2019 Law Day event on Thurs., May 2. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on March 1, 2019. To nominate a deserving young lawyer for the award, please visit: www.bamsl.org/ShepherdAward2019.


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Hon. Richard B. Teitelman Memorial St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge firms provided over 40,503 hours of pro bono legal services in 2018.