WLA's CLE SERIES 

WLA offers FREE CLEs to its members multiple times per year. The programs are open to all lawyers. Committee members select the topic, recruit speakers, communicate with the Missouri Bar to obtain CLE accreditation, and plan event logistics.  If you are interested in planning or hosting a CLE, please contact admin@wlastl.org. 

 

Upcoming CLE Topics

Diversity CLE - The Time is Now - Best Practices in Driving Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession (co-sponsored with Alaris) | Wednesday, September 30th | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Join Panelists Joel Stern of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), Jonathan Lovitz of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), and moderator Joan Swartz for an engaging discussion on incorporating diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness in the legal profession.  The CLE is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30th, from Noon - 1:00 PM  The CLE has been approved for 1.2 Missouri Ethics/Elimination of Bias Credit Hours.  Click here for more information and to register.

 

Recent CLE Topics

September 11, 2020 | WLA's Legislative Update Luncheon

February 25, 2020 | Your Role as an Appointed Attorney in St. Louis County Court's Public Defender Wait List Initiative

March 22, 2019 | WLA's Legislative Update Luncheon

February 2019 | How to Become a Judge 

June 2018 | An Informational Discussion on Human Trafficking (in conjunction with MATA Women's Caucus)

March 2018 | How to Become a Mediator

January 2018 | How to Become a Judge

July 2017 | Personal Ethics

May 2017 | Financial Statements and Cash Flow Management

February 2017 | Budgeting and Fee Arrangement

November 2016 | Making the Record; Depositions, Exhibits, Transcripts and Practice Tips

May 2016 | Nuts and Bolts of Pursuing Orders of Protection and Related Ethics

March 2016 | Legislative Luncheon

February 2016 | How to be a Judge

November 2015 | Practice Tips for Young Lawyers  

October 2015 | 50 Years Since Selma: The Road to Service

August 2015 | How to Start and Manage Your Own PracticeJuly 2015 | Alternatives to Law Firm Practice 

June 2015 | The Lawyers' Guide to Retirement Planning

January 2015 | The Judicial Selection Process

October 2014 | Practice Tips for Young Lawyers

May 2014 | E-Discovery

November 2013 | Domestic Violence presented by Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

July 2013 | Alternatives to Law Firm Practice

May 2013 | The Judicial Selection Process

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WLA Annual Installation & Awards Ceremony

Thursday, September 24th | 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Enterprise Holdings Pavilion at Clayton's Shaw Park

WLA's 2020-2021 Board will be installed at the Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, September 24th, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Enterprise Holdings Pavilion at Clayton's Shaw Park.  Join us to celebrate and congratulate President Jennifer Matthew; President-Elect Deborah Price; Vice-President Ida Shafaie; Secretary Andreea Sharkey; Treasurer Jacqueline Graves; Members-At-Large: Shannon Dawson, Christina Moore, Jenifer Snow, Mariel Taylor, Abigail Twenter and Alexus Williams; and Past-President Lisa Reynolds.  Board members will be sworn in by the Hon. Barbara Wallace (Ret.) who will also address the assembled group.  WLA will also honor recently appointed women judges, its Foundation's scholarship awardees, and the Hon. Ellen W. Dunne, recipient of the President's Award.

Tickets are $50.  Registered guests will enjoy great food from Just 1 Taste food truck, assorted beverages and live music.  Due to current St. Louis County health guidelines, capacity is very limited.  WLA will be livestreaming the Awards portion of the event via Zoom beginning at about 6:00 PM.  Zoom access is available for $5.  Register here.

WLA is committed to the health and safety of its members and guests.  Every effort will be made to provide a safe meeting environment for this event.  Future health and safety concerns and directives may result in it being moved to a virtual platform.


Diversity CLE - The Time is Now - Best Practices in Driving Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession (co-sponsored with Alaris)

Wednesday, September 30th | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Join Panelists Joel Stern of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), Jonathan Lovitz of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), and moderator Joan Swartz for an engaging discussion on incorporating diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness in the legal profession.  The CLE is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30th, from Noon - 1:00 PM  The CLE has been approved for 1.2 Missouri Ethics/Elimination of Bias Credit Hours.  Click here for more information and to register.


Monthly Board Meeting:

3rd Thursday of Each Month

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Contact admin@wlastl.org for location


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