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 email@example.com.
Upcoming CLE Topics
March 20, 2020 | WLA's Legislative Update Luncheon (POSTPONED)
March 25, 2020 | Diversity, Inclusion, Implicit Bias and Cultural Awareness Ethics CLE (co-sponsored with Alaris) (POSTPONED)
Recent CLE Topics
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
The Annual Meeting serves to ratify the work of the Board over the course of the year. Due to recent County health guidelines, the number of allowable in-person attendees has been limited. We invite those already registered to come out and join us. For those not yet registered, we are offering a Zoom window to the event. Click here to register for the Zoom meeting and login information will be sent to you. Registration for the event is free. We look forward to "seeing" you there.
Please join the WLA for its September Zoom Happy Hour on Thursday, September 10, from 5:30 - 6:30 PM. Join host and WLA Board member Ida Shafaie to share mocktail and cocktail recipes that have provided comfort over the last five months of quarantine. Guests will be sent featured recipes in advance and are encouraged to share a recipe or two with the group. The event is free and space is limited. Registration is on a first-come basis and attendees will be provided with meeting sign-in information prior to the event. Register here.
Please join the WLA for its May Mentorship Luncheon focused on “The Virtual Practice of Law”. The WLA will give priority in registration for this luncheon to its target audience, WLA members who are 36 and under or have been practicing five years or less. The WLA, in partnership with its Membership/Mentorship Sponsor, Dowd Bennett LLP, will host the meeting on Dowd Bennett’s Zoom account and ensure that attendees receive a $15 gift certificate for food delivery in advance. The guest speakers will be the Honorable Ellen Dunne of the 21st Judicial Circuit Court and Erica Blume Slater of The Simon Law Firm. Register here.
Please join WLA for its upcoming Legislative Update CLE. Gain insights and tips on "running for public office" and hear legislative updates/priorities from elected officials from the Missouri State Senate, St. Louis County Council, and the City of St. Louis' Board of Alderman.
State Senator Karla May
State Senator Jill Schupp
St. Louis County Councilwoman Lisa Clancy
St. Louis City Alderwoman Annie Rice
We look forward to an informative and insightful discussion over our Zoom platform. 1.5 CLE hours are pending approval for this session. Registration is FREE for members and $10 for non-members. Register here.
Save the Date:
WLA Annual Installation & Awards Ceremony
Thursday, September 24th | 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Enterprise Holdings Pavilion at Clayton's Shaw Park
Join your fellow members as they welcome the 2020-2021 Board of Directors and honor our recently appointed women judges, scholarship awardees and President's Award recipient.
WLA is committed to the health and safety of its members and guests. Every effort will be made to provide a safe meeting environment. Future health and safety concerns and directives may result in this event being moved to a virtual platform.
Monthly Board Meeting:
3rd Thursday of Each Month
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for location
View our Announcements page for information on other area events.