Overview of Family Law

This program will provide lawyers with an overview of all aspects of the practice of family law.  Presenter Susan Block served for 25 years as a Circuit Judge in Saint Louis County, including an appointment as Administrative Judge of the Family Court. Since 2004, she has been a Partner with the law firm of Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, focusing her practice on family law matters, including divorce, guardianship, school law, juvenile justice, adoptions, paternity matters and domestic partnership conflicts.    

Everything you Need to Know about Appellate Practice with Judge Lisa Van Amburg

Learn about all aspects of handling a case through the appeals process.  This program will provide information you need to know, whether you are a seasoned attorney with extensive appellate law experience or new to appellate work.  Fee: $25 for non-members of the library; free for members (Join today and your cost for the program will be waived.) No cost for Saint Louis University School of Law students and faculty. Qualifies for 1.2 MO CLE credits.

Join us for Upcoming CLEs on Appellate Practice, Family Law and Motion Equity Practice

The Law Library Association is planning a new series of continuing legal education (CLE) programs for the 2017-18 year.  As a follow up to our first two programs on Ethics and Mediation, join us for the next three programs: 

"Everything You Need to Know about Appellate Practice" with the Honorable Lisa Van Amburg, Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District
Thursday November 9, 2017

"Overview of Family Law" with Susan E. Block, Esq., former Administrative Judge of Saint Louis Country Family Court and current Partner at Paule, Camazine and Blumenthal, P.C.  
Thursday January 11, 2018

"Motion Equity Practice" with the Honorable Robert H. Dierker, Jr., Circuit Judge, 22nd Judicial Circuit
Thursday February 15, 2018

All programs start at 12:30 PM, last one hour and qualify for 1.2 Missouri Bar CLE credits. .  

Register for the November 9 and January 11 programs by going to our CLE page. Registration for the other scheduled programs will be open soon. Stay tuned for information on the remaining three CLEs happening in the spring of 2018.   


New Library Director Named

After over 40 years of service to the Law Library Association of St. Louis, Jean Moorleghen retired this past July. Taking over as the new Library Director is Gail Wechsler. Ms. Wechsler holds a law degree and a masters degree in Library Science and has worked as a Weekend Reference Librarian for ten years at Saint Louis University School of Law. “I thank Jean Moorleghen for her many years of service and look forward to leading the library as it seeks to expand its programming and provide new resources to attorneys, members of the judiciary and the general public ” said Ms. Wechsler.

Ms. Wechsler is available for research help and would love to receive feedback about your experience using the library, as well as your suggestions for improvements. You can contact her at 314-622-4470 or gwechsler@llastl.org.