GUIDELINES ON WLA ENDORSEMENTS
Establish general guidelines for considering endorsement of those candidates and/or matters which support and/or uphold the WLA Mission.
A. WLA shall use reasonable efforts to communicate to interested parties that it will consider making endorsements.
B. Only those candidates actively seeking WLA endorsement shall be considered.
C. In making its determination on whether or not to endorse, WLA shall take into account factors set forth below. Weight given to any one factor shall be in the sole discretion of the individual Board member.
D. Upon majority vote of a quorum of the board, WLA may endorse one or more candidates, may decline making an endorsement, or may decline taking up the issue of endorsement.
• actively seeks WLA’s endorsement
• is qualified (based upon your definition giving consideration to the points below) -professional skill / ability / intellect -nature / scope / years of experience -temperament / demeanor for the position -impartiality -decisiveness -ethics / integrity -social awareness / community involvement -likelihood of getting appointment
• adopts WLA mission
• is female
• is a WLA member
• any other factor not otherwise specified which may weigh on the decision
A. Local, State, and Federal Judiciary
B. Boards, Commissions
C. Issues relevant to WLA
D. All other as determined solely by WLA
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 | 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
St. Louis County Circuit Court
Ceremonial Courtroom | Room S01
105 S. Central Avenue | Clayton | 63105
Contact: Ed Hennessy
Friday, February 28, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Dowd Bennett LLP
7733 Forsyth Boulevard, Suite 1900 | St. Louis (Clayton) | 63105
Contact: Sheena Hamilton
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | morning and afternoon sessions
In person at Vue17 | 1034 S Brentwood Blvd 17th floor | St. Louis | 63117 | or via Zoom webinar
Panel Presentation of national and local experts moderated by Joan Swartz, Attorney at Law; Missouri CLE Ethics Credit Hours pending approval
Contact: Jennifer Matthew
Friday, April 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM by appointment only
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Contact: Ed Hennessy
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Save the Date(s):
Legislative Update Luncheon | Friday, March 20, 2020
Gather updates on legislative initiatives in the City, County and State as well as tips and advice on running for office
International Women's Day | March 2020 date to be announced
Join WLA and MCBA for a fun shopping event with a philanthropic twist
WLA Golf Outing | Friday, October 9, 2020
Swing into action to support the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Fund
Look for more information on these, and other events, here and in upcoming member email blasts.
March Board Meeting:
Thursday, March 19, 2020 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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