2013 Pro Bono Celebration

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 (12:15 PM - 5:00 PM)

Sponsored by BAMSL's Pro Bono Committee and Saint Louis University School of Law

Presented in conjunction with the ABA Pro Bono Celebration

3.4 MO MCLE Hours including 1.0 Ethics Hours


12:15 p.m. - 12:40 p.m.   Welcome
  • Samuel P. Jordan
    Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Associate Professor, Saint Louis University School of Law
  • Jon M. Baris
    President, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    Assistant Dean for Student Services, Saint Louis University School of Law
  • Jim H. Guest
    Pro Bono Committee, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
12:40 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Keynote Address (0.4 MO MCLE Hour)
Freedom’s Fight: Tackling Pro Bono Cases for Survivors of Abuse Imprisoned for Killing in Self Defense
  • Amy J. Lorenz-Moser
    Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   A | Nuts and Bolts of Orders of Protection (1.0 MO MCLE Hour)
  • Jason D. Dodson
    Managing Attorney of the Lasting Solutions Program, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
B | Adult Guardianships (1.0 MO MCLE Hour)

  • Misty A. Watson
    Associate, Danna McKitrick, P.C.
  • Patrick J. Connaghan
    Probate Commissioner, Saint Louis City
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   A | Landlord/Tenant Cases (1.0 MO MCLE Hour)

  • Susan M. Alverson
    Managing Attorney of the Housing Unit, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
B | Helping Nonprofit Organizations Gain Tax Exempt Status (1.0 MO MCLE Hour)

  • Keith J. Kehrer
    Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Ten Ethical Considerations with Pro Bono Legal Work (1.0 MO Ethics Hour)

  • Michael P. Downey
    Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Reception - Saint Louis University School of Law - 12th Floor Pavilion and Courtyard

$10.00 per person. The first 25 law students who register online will receive free admittance.

Thank you to our sponsors...

Gold Level ($500)
  • Armstrong Teasdale LLP
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
Silver Level ($250)
  • Danna McKitrick, P.C.

Download the flyer and agenda here.

Please contact Dan Barnett at BAMSL if you would life more information on becoming a Pro Bono Celebration sponsor. Download the sponsorship flyer.

Contact Us: The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 555 Washington Avenue., Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63101-1249    Phone:  (314) 421-4134     Fax:  (314) 421-0013     E-mail:  bamsl@bamsl.org