Join us for the 2018-19 CLE Series- Programs Announced

The Law Library Association continues its monthly continuing legal education (CLE) programs into the 2018-19 year. 
Save the Date for these upcoming programs: 

"The Role of the Guardian Ad Litem in Custody Cases" with the Honorable David A. Roither, Associate Circuit Judge of the 22nd Judicial Circuit
Wednesday January 9, 2019   

"Criminal Law" with Professor Susan McGraugh, Saint Louis University School of Law
Wednesday February 13, 2019

"Immigration Law" with Javad Khazaeli, Esq.
Wednesday March 30, 2019

"The Intersection of Copyright, Matrimonial Law and Estate Law" with Professor Emeritus Francis Nevins, Saint Louis University School of Law  

May program to be announced

"Ethics" with Michael Downey, Esq.
June 2019 -exact date to be announced (2 MO Ethics Credit hours)

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

Keep an eye on our CLE page for updates on dates, speakers and topics.  

Criminal Law

This program will highlight selected topics in criminal law and is suitable for attorneys with all levels of experience.

Fee:  $25 for non-members of the Law Library Association. Free for Library Members and students and faculty at Saint Louis University School of Law.

Support our Children's Book Drive to Benefit Ready Readers

Ready Readers is a St. Louis based charitable organization whose mission is to inspire pre-school age children from low-income communities to become readers by reading aloud to them, increasing their exposure to quality books and providing literacy-related experiences. 

To support Ready Readers, The Law Library Association will be collecting new, like new and gently used picture books and board books that are suitable for children ages 5 and under, as well as books that can be read aloud to children in this age group. 

Bring your book donations to the Law Library Association when you attend our December or January CLE, or anytime between the dates of Wednesday December 5, 2018 and January 18, 2019.

The Role of the Guardian ad Litem in Custody Cases

This program will provide attorneys with information on topics including the statutory authority to appoint Guardians ad Litem, Supreme Court standards for such appointments and the practical issues relating to representing a party while working with a Guardian ad Litem. 

Fee:  $25 for non-members of the Law Library Association. Free for Library Members and students and faculty at Saint Louis University School of Law.

Library Director Featured in Recent Blogcast

Our Library Director, Gail Wechsler, was a featured speaker in an October 26, 2018 blogcast of the STL Nonprofit News, an all digital news platform focused on strengthening the region by building knowledge and awareness among professionals, lay leaders, philanthropists and community members about the region's diverse nonprofit landscape.   

You can listen to the blogcast at https://zurl.co/3uvt

 

Legally Reading: Joint Book Discussion Club with Saint Louis Public Library

The Law Library Association is pleased to announce its collaboration with Saint Louis Public Library on a book discussion group focused on works of legal fiction and non-fiction.  The new group, called "Legally Reading," initially will meet four times a year at lunchtime.  Programs will begin run from 12:30 to 1:30 PM.  Most programs will meet at the Law Library Association, located in the Civil Courts Building in downtown St. Louis (10 N. Tucker, 13th Floor), while some will meet at the Central Branch of Saint Louis Public Library.  All programs are free and open to the public as well as to Law Library Association Members.  

Our next program is on Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 12:30 PM at the Law Library Association. We will discuss the non-fiction work "The Bill of the Century" by Clay Risen.

For more information, contact Library Director Gail Wechsler at 314-622-4470 or gwechsler@llastl.org.  Also look for additional information here