News

Recent News

Media Inquiries

All media inquiries should be directed to Susan Sagarra, BAMSL Assistant Executive Director, Membership & Marketing, at ssagarra@bamsl.org or 314-485-3802. We can also assist with arranging interviews, understanding matters of established programs and procedures, finding background information and connecting with legal experts in various practice areas and issues of substantive law. Contact Susan Sagarra for assistance.
 

BAMSL News


8 Posts found
Page 1 of 2 • Next

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: Gregory Linhares on Sep 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court has issued a number of local rule changes for public comment.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Jul 22, 2019

The Saint Louis Bar Foundation and The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) has partnered with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri to assist self-represented litigants with completion of initial filings and case review. The St. Louis Federal Court Legal Advice Clinic (LAC), located on the third floor at the Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis, will open on August 7, 2019.

Posted by: Paul Brown on Jul 16, 2019

On July 9, 2019, Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed into law Senate Bill 203, making it easier for individuals and neighborhood organizations in the City of St. Louis and Kansas City to combat nuisance properties using the court system.

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.


Page 1 of 2 • Next

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.