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LegalPulseSTL for June 20, 2017 - Filing Period for Special Election ends June 21. Rendezvous on the Roof is this Thursday (RSVP Required)!
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Charles A. Werner to receive the William L. Weiss Award at the Senior Lawyers Luncheon on June 21

The annual Senior Lawyers Luncheon is a wonderful opportunity to catch up with old acquaintances, meet new lawyers of a certain age, and to honor Charles Werner as he receives this year's William L. Weiss Award.

The lunch is only $25 and includes dessert and beverage. Reservations are required. Register online now or call Rebecca at 314-421-4134.

BAMSL Rendezvous on the Roof at Moonrise Hotel on June 22

RSVP Required


Thank you to our sponsors!
Learn how to sponsor this event here.

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Bronze Level

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Missouri Annual MCLE Deadline is June 30

Lawyers licensed in Missouri must complete their annual Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirement by June 30, and submit their annual report by July 31 (view The Missouri Bar's MCLE FAQ). Still need hours to fulfill your annual MCLE requirement? BAMSL has several options for getting those last-minute hours.

15-Hour Annual
Missouri MCLE Update

Presented by the CLE Committee
June 28, 2017
Missouri Athletic Club-Downtown
Details & Registration
Annual CLE Potpourri
Presented by the Solo & Small Firm Practitioners Section
June 29, 2017
Brentwood Drury Inn
Details & Registration
eCLE Live Webcasts
Schedule & Registration

Filing Period Now Open for Special Election of Second ABA Delegate

Download the Nominating Petition here.

Important Dates:

June 5 — Filing Period Opens for ABA Delegate II Special Election (8:30 AM)
June 21 — Filing Period Closes for ABA Delegate II Special Election (5:00 PM)

June 26 — Voting Opens for ABA Delegate II Special Election (8:30 AM)
July 7 — Voting Closes for ABA Delegate II Special Election (5:00 PM)

Election results tabulated immediately following close of voting, and the winner will be announced after certification of results by Executive Committee.

2017 BAMSL Golf Outing is June 26

Golfer imageDon't miss the annual Golf Outing on June 26 at St. Clair Country Club in Belleville, IL. Registration begins at 9:30 AM with shotgun start (scramble format) at 11:00 AM.

Firm Challenge and Traditional Foursomes available. $125 per golfer for BAMSL members. $175 per golfer for non-members.

Registration fee includes green fees and cart, driving range privileges, valet service, lunch and drinks on the course, food and drinks during the social hour, and the chance to win numerous prizes.

Details and registration.

2017 Summer Associates Luncheon is July 13

BAMSL YLD logoThe annual Summer Associates Luncheon (formerly Law Clerks' Luncheon) will be held at 12:00 PM on July 13 at the Missouri Athletic Club (downtown). The Honorable John A. Ross will deliver the keynote address. Tickets are $20.

Register now.

BAMSL Membership Dues were due by May 1. Unpaid members will be dropped July 1.

Membership dues for 2017-18 were due by May 1. If you have not yet renewed your membership, please do so by June 30 to continue your membership.

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Bar Foundation now accepting nominations for Spirit of Justice Awards

Each year, the Saint Louis Bar Foundation recognizes lawyers, non-lawyers and programs that have demonstrated accomplishment, leadership and integrity in fostering and maintaining the rule of law, and in facilitating and promoting improvement of the administration of justice. Nominations are being accepted through July 10, 2017. Winners will be recognized at the Spirit of Justice Celebration on October 6, 2017, at the St. Louis Club.

Download the nomination form here.

Legal Placement Service

Plaintiff PI Legal Secretary

We are currently assisting a small plaintiff personal injury practice in Chesterfield with their legal secretary/assistant recruiting. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of legal experience and a typing speed of 60+ wpm. Qualified candidates should e-mail their resume to for confidential review.

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2017 BAMSL Inventor of the Year Call for Nominations

BAMSL's Patent, Trademark & Copyright (PTC) Section is seeking nominations for the 2017 Inventor of the Year Awards. BAMSL will recognize inventors in two categories: Established Companies and Start-Ups. Finalists and winners will be chosen in each category, and will be honored during BAMSL's Inventor of the Year event, tentatively set to be held in September 2017. More details to follow on BAMSL's website:

Nominations are due July 28, 2017.
Anyone may nominate an inventor.

After the nomination period closes, finalists and winners will be selected by a vote of the PTC Section's Steering Committee. To be eligible to vote, PTC Section Steering Committee members must accumulate three qualifying events within the 12-month period immediately preceding the vote, per the Section's bylaws. Qualifying events include attendance at a meeting of the PTC Section's Steering Committee, serving as a program chair or presenter at a PTC Section CLE, or serving as a PTC Section Steering Committee officer or serving on a special committee of the PTC Section.


Project XOXO Charity Run and Walk is August 19

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Jun. 21 CLE: The New Missouri Receivership Act
Jun. 21 Senior Lawyers Luncheon
Jun. 22 FREE Member CLE: The Quiz: A chance to test your knowledge in the latest hot topics in legal malpractice and ethics.
Jun. 22 Rendezvous on the Roof
Jun. 26 Annual BAMSL Golf Outing
Jun. 28 15-Hour Annual MCLE Update
Jun. 29 Annual CLE Potpourri
Jun. 30 CLE: Fourth Amendment: Comprehensive Search & Seizure Training
Jul. 6 Bar Brew CLE: Booze & Dues: The Past, Present & Future of Right to Work in Missouri
Jul. 13 Summer Associates Luncheon
Jul. 19 Securities Law Section Networking Happy Hour
Aug. 1 CLE: Social Security Regulations Update
Aug. 3 Bar Brew CLE: Marijuana Law 201
Aug. 16 CLE: Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int'l: Not Limited to Business Method Patents
Sep. 8 BAMSL Night at the Ballpark
Sep. 17 BAMSL Family Day at the Zoo
Sep. 28 BAMSL Maritime Law Seminar
Oct. 4 Labor & Employment Law Half-Day CLE
Oct. 6 St. Louis Bar Foundation's Spirit of Justice Celebration
Oct. 19 2017 Federal Practice Seminar