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Posted by: Sara Neill on Mar 20, 2020

We wanted to reach out and assure each of you that leadership and staff of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) are doing everything we can to continue providing excellent service while also being mindful of everyone's safety and health.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Mar 5, 2020

The St. Louis Bar Journal, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis’ (BAMSL) quarterly scholarly publication, is seeking proposals from parties interested in serving as Editor-In-Chief. This is a voluntary position that would work in conjunction with BAMSL’s Staff in producing the four issues a year. Proposals must be submitted by April 3, 2020.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Feb 20, 2020

There will be a contested election for the YLD Chair-Elect position for the 2020-21 BAMSL bar year. The two candidates for the position are Lauren C. Collins and Vincent B. Taormina. YLD members can vote between 9:00 a.m. on March 2 and 5:00 p.m. on March 16.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Feb 13, 2020

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers' Section (YLS) presented the CLE "Milly Sawyers; Freedom Suit: Reflections on our Past, Lessons for our Future" on Feb. 12. The program began with a private showing of the The Milly Project followed by a panel discussion. We were honored to host the Honorable Mary R. Russell from the Supreme Court of Missouri, who joined the discussion as a panelist.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Feb 4, 2020

The John C. Shepherd Professional Award is given annually at the Law Day Luncheon to a BAMSL young lawyer (a member who is 36 years of age or younger or licensed to practice for five years or less) who exemplifies the BAMSL Tenets of Professionalism in the tradition of John C. Shepherd. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on March 13, 2020.

Posted by: Michael Gunn on Jan 1, 2020

In carrying out our work as a committee, we were guided by the principle that BAMSL's Executive Board should be, to the extent possible, qualified and representative of the diverse elements of the Association's membership including, but not limited to, age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, geography, and areas and types of practice and have a willingness to commit time, energy and talents to BAMSL. We believe our recommended slate of candidates is reflective of that.

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: Susan Sagarra on Oct 8, 2019

The Saint Louis Bar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL), honored five individuals during its 12th annual Spirit of Justice Awards Celebration on Friday, October 4 at the St. Louis Club in Clayton, MO.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Aug 16, 2019

Zoe Linza, Executive Director for the past 13 years of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL), was presented with the National Association of Bar Executives (NABE) Bolton Award. The award is NABE's highest honor recognizing Outstanding Bar Leadership. Linza received the award on Aug. 9, 2019, at the NCBP/NABE/NCBF Joint Luncheon in San Francisco, Calif.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Aug 1, 2019

August is Health and Wellness Month at BAMSL. Visit to learn about all the great activities planned.

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