Law Day 2019 and BAMSL Annual Meeting
Thu, May 2, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CT
Distinguished Lawyer Award
Hon. Booker T. Shaw
Ronda F. Williams Community Awareness Award
Christina Lewis Abate
Presidential Service Award
John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award
YLD Award of Merit
Megan Sterchi Lammert
|11:30 a.m.||BAMSL Annual Meeting & Awards Presentation|
|12:00 p.m.||Luncheon & Keynote Speaker|
|1:30 p.m.||Sustaining Member Reception|
Featured Speaker: Jon Meacham
Jon Meacham is a renowned presidential historian, contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, contributing editor at TIME, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and of the Society of American Historians, Meacham is a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University. He is a contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, a contributing editor of Time, and has written for The New York Times op-ed page, The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, and Garden & Gun. Meacham is also a regular guest on “Morning Joe” and other broadcasts.
A former executive editor at Random House, he published the letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., and books by, among others, Al Gore, John Danforth, Clara Bingham, Mary Soames, and Charles Peters. After serving as Managing Editor of Newsweek for eight years, Meacham was the Editor of the magazine from 2006 to 2010. He is a former editor of The Washington Monthlyand began his career at The Chattanooga Times.
Born in Chattanooga in 1969, Meacham was educated at St. Nicholas School, The McCallie School, and graduated from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, with a degree summa cum laude in English Literature; he was salutatorian and elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
A trustee of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, The McCallie School, and The Harpeth Hall School, Meacham chairs the National Advisory Council of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University. He has served on the vestries of St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue and of Trinity Church Wall Street as well as the Board of Regents of The University of the South. The Anti-Defamation League awarded Meacham its Hubert H. Humphrey First Amendment Prize. In 2013 the Historical Society of Pennsylvania presented him with its Founder’s Award; in 2016 he was honored with the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute’s Spirit of Democracy Award. Meacham also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University in 2005 and holds honorary doctorates from Middlebury College, Wake Forest University, the University of Tennessee, Dickinson College, Sewanee, and several other institutions.
He lives in Nashville with his wife and children.
Thank you to our sponsors
Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C.
Brown & Crouppen, P.C.
Missouri Athletic Club - Downtown
405 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63102
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Thu, May 2, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CT
314-421-4134 ext. 3112