About Us

About BAMSL

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) is an organization dedicated to empowering lawyers and other legal professionals in the metropolitan St. Louis region to be their best selves through community service, social networking and education.

Founded in 1874, BAMSL’s mission is to maintain the highest professional standards among attorneys, to enhance the professional competence of attorneys, to improve the administration of justice, to serve the needs of members and to provide law-related service and education to the public.

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.