Join us for Upcoming CLEs on the Missouri Legislative Session, Ethics 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: 

"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

"Legal Ethics 2.0" with Michael Downey, Esq.  
Wednesday June 6, 2018

Save the Date for our First Program for the 2018-19 Calendar Year:

"Preview of the 2018-19 US Supreme Court Term" with Professor Morgan Hazelton, Saint Louis University
Thursday September 27, 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 May 23 and June 6 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.  

Legal Ethics 2.0

This program will assist lawyers as they navigate ethical issues that are part of any law practice.  Our speaker is Michael Downey, Esq., a legal ethics lawyer and founder of Downey Law Group, LLC.  Downey Law Group, LLC is a firm devoted to legal ethics, lawyer discipline defense and the law of lawyering. 

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.   

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