Join us for Upcoming CLEs on Employment Law, Trial Practice and More

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 past programs, join us for these upcoming programs: 

"Employment Law Practice and Senate Bill 43" with Jerome Dobson, Esq., Managing Partner at Dobson, Goldberg, Berns & Rich, LLP
Wednesday March 21, 2018

"Trial Practice Essentials:  Perspectives from the Bench and Bar" with the Honorable Jason Sengheiser and Leonard Cervantes, Esq.
Wednesday April 18, 2018--NOTE SPECIAL TIME:  4-6 PM, including Happy Hour
This program is co-sponsored with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 

"Recap of the 2018 Missouri Legislative Session" with Scott Sifton, Missouri State Senator and Partner, Husch Blackwell (open to attorneys and members of the general public) 
Wednesday May 23, 2018

"Two Hour Program on Ethics in the Legal Profession" (more details TBA) with Michael Downey, Esq.  
Wednesday June 6, 2018

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).   

Register for the March 21, April 18 and May 23 programs by going to our CLE page.    

Keep an eye on our CLE page for updates on dates, speakers and topics.  We look forward to seeing you at one of more of these upcoming programs.  

Recap of the 2018 Missouri Legislative Session

The 2018 Missouri Legislative Session runs from early January through May 18.  Dozens of bills on a wide range of topics, including judicial reform, human rights and tax policy, are under consideration.  Learn from a member of the Missouri State Senate about which bills passed and what effect this may have on Missouri attorneys and on all Missourians.

Trial Practice Essentials: Perspectives from the Bench and Bar

Learn about the essentials of trial practice from representatives of the bench and bar.  Our speakers are the Honorable Jason Sengheiser, Circuit Court Judge for the 22nd Judicial District, and Leonard Cervantes, Esq., of the law firm of Cervantes & Associates.  This program is suitable for both newly admitted attorneys and those with more experience.   

Employment Law Practice and Senate Bill 43

This session will focus on the fundamentals of employment law practice, including a discussion of recent amendments to the Missouri Human Rights Act put into place last August with the passage of Senate Bill 43.  Presenter Jerome Dobson is the managing partner of Dobson, Goldberg, Berns & Rich, LLP.  For many years, Mr. Dobson has dedicated his practice to representing individuals in employment litigation and other civil rights cases, as well as providing advice and counseling regarding various employment matters.

Popular Legal Titles Now Available at the Library

In addition to offering a vast amount of in print and digital legal research materials,  the Law Library Association of St. Louis recently instituted a popular legal titles collection.  You can find these new titles by the main desk of the library.  Popular titles, both fiction and non-fiction, are available for check out by library members.

For more information or to suggest books you would like to see added to the collection, contact Library Director Gail Wechsler at 314-622-4470 or