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.  

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

"Immigration Law" with Javad Khazaeli, Esq.
Wednesday March 20, 2019

"The Intersection of Copyright, Matrimonial Law and Estate Law" with Professor Emeritus Francis Nevins, Saint Louis University School of Law  
Wednesday April 17, 2019

"New Developments in Search and Seizure Law" with Morley Swingle, Esq., St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office
Wednesday May 15, 2019 [NOTE: This program lasts 1 hour and 25 minutes]

JUST ADDED! "Recap of the 2019 Missouri Legislative Session" with State Representative Cora Faith Walker, Esq.
Wednesday May 29, 2019 (This program is open to attorneys and members of the general public)  

"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.  

Immigration Law

Hear from a former ICE prosecutor and current private bar attorney as he describes the seismic changes to immigration policy under the Trump administration and how these changes require increased vigilance in all legal matter related to foreign nationals.

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.

Internship Opportunity at Law Library

The Law Library Association is recruiting for a Marketing and Communication Intern. Ideally, the intern will be an undergraduate student with some marketing coursework or background. The intern's duties will include analyzing and making recommendations concerning all of the current marketing activities of the library and helping produce content for social media, website and press releases. Interested applicants should submit a resume, writing sample and two references (one must be a job related reference) by January 25, 2019 to Library Director Gail Wechsler at gwechsler@llastl.org.

This is a part-time paid internship for the winter/spring semester.  Applicants will also be considered for a summer internship for 2019. 

 

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