Schedule of Events

Earn More Than 16 MCLE Hours, 3.6 Ethics Hours


Kansas has approved for 16.0 CLE hours, 3.5 Ethics hours, and 1.0 Law Practice Management hour.

  

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Spouses' Hospitality Room 

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Registration

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Probate & Associate Circuit Judges Board Meeting

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Trustees of Missouri Bar Foundation 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Leadership Academy Breakfast  

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Commercial Law Committee Meeting

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Judicial Conference Appellate Judges Section Brunch & Meeting (offsite)

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
***Missouri State Public Defenders Meeting

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Exhibitors Open

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Judicial Conference Probate & Associate Circuit Judges Section Meeting
Judicial Conference Circuit Judges Section Meeting
Judicial Conference Retired Judges Section Meeting

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Circuit Court Budget Committee Meeting   

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. 
Missouri Bar Foundation and Public Service Awards Luncheon (separately ticketed event) NEW! 

12:30 - 5:00 p.m.
***Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers Board Meeting

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Judicial Conference Plenary Sessions 
Session I -   United States Supreme Court Term in Review: A Discussion
Session II - Moving Toward a New Judicial Weighted Workload: Past Experiences, Future Challenges

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Missouri Bar Board of Governors Meeting
 

4:30 -4:45 p.m.

Judicial Conference State Judges Voluntary Fund

4:45 - 5 p.m.
Judicial Conference Legislative Steering Committee

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Judicial Conference Juvenile & Family Court Judges

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

***Friends of Bill W

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
***Missouri Defense Lawyers Reception

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
President’s and Chief Justice’s Opening Night Reception Holiday Inn Executive Center   

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 

7:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast for Attendees 

7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Spouses' Hospitality Room

 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Registration

7:20 – 8:20 a.m.
CLE After Sunrise - Top 10 Frequently Asked Ethics Questions

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Judicial Legislative Recognition Breakfast (Business meeting follows immediately)

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Exhibitors Open

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
***The Bar Plan

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.  

Plenary Session - Serving Those Who Served: Legal Issues Facing Veterans, Legal Solutions Involving Lawyers

10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Plenary Session - The Second Amendment’s Right to Keep and Bear Arms: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Issues

12:00 noon - 1:45 p.m.
Opening Luncheon and Chief Justice’s Address Includes President's Awards, Passing of the Gavel and Senior Counselor Recognition      

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Law Student (and New Lawyer) Program - Stepping Up to the Bar: Resources for Success in Your Legal Career

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Leadership Academy Meeting

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
2012-2013 Missouri Bar Young Lawyers' Section Council Meeting

2:10 – 3:00 p.m.
CLE Track Programming

•   Employment, Religion and the First Amendment 
•   eFiling for Family Law Cases
•   Alternative Fee Agreements: Market Trends Away from the Billable Hour
•   Staying Linked With Your Clients by Helping Them Forever Friend Their Digital Assets
•   Trial and Error: Dos and Don'ts Directly from the Bench 

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Missouri Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

3:10 – 4:00 p.m.
CLE Track Programming
•  Crosswire: Distributive Electrical Generation, Missouri Renewable Energy Policy and Local Land Use Ordinances  
•   Family Case Law and Statute Update 
•   Paperless Offices – The Cloud, Mobile Lawyers, A Virtual Office
•   Estate Planning After the American Taxpayer Relief Act
•   Winning Appeals: Insights of Appellate Judges

4:10 – 5:00 p.m.
CLE Track Programming
•    Administrative Trial Practice: Guidance from Decision-Makers
•    Evidence for Family Law Attorneys
•    Lawyer Specialty Certifications Revisited
•    How to File and Administer Guardianship and Conservatorship in an Electronic Age
•    Social Media and Legal Ethics

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 
***Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Reception

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
***Friends of Bill W 

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
"Best of Missouri" Reception – Jesse Hall South Plaza, University of Missouri  (Bus transportation begins loading at 5:30 p.m.)

8:00 p.m. - ?
YLS-Sponsored After Hours Reception – Bleu Restaurant and Wine Bar  (Bus transportation until midnight)


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 

7:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast for Attendees 

7:00 – 9:30 a.m. 
***Fellows of American Bar Foundation Breakfast Meeting

  7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Registration  

   7:20 – 8:20 a.m.
CLE After Sunrise - “I’ll Practice Forever!” is Not Succession Planning: Ethical Issues in Retiring, Winding Down, Selling or Leaving a Law Practice

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. 
New & Improved! Overview of Redesigned MoBar Net

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Exhibitors Open

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Lawyer-to-Lawyer Dispute Resolution Breakfast Meeting 

8:30 – 9:20 a.m.
CLE Track Programming
•    Public Sector Collective Bargaining
•    Tax Issues Associated with Family Law Matters
•    eFiling in Missouri Courts – Solutions for Pitfalls and Problems Attorneys are Facing
•    Estate Planning for Non-Traditional Couples and Families 
•    Technology and Trial

8:30 - 10:20 a.m. 
Legislative Update

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
***Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Executive Committee

9:30 – 10:20 a.m.
CLE Track Programming
•    Cyber Security and Privacy: Advising the Corporate Client
•    Cohabitation Agreements: A Tool for Assisting Non-Traditional Couples
•    Major Developments in E-Discovery
•    Time Shares and Other Unusual Assets
•    Tips from Good Lawyers on How You Can Negotiate Effectively

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon 
***MU Law School Foundation Board of Trustees

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
2013-2014 Missouri Bar Young Lawyers' Section Council Meeting

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Plenary Session - The Perfect Storm: The Tsunami in Criminal Justice

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Missouri Bar Family Law Conference Committee Luncheon Meeting

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Judicial Conference Family Court Committee Luncheon Meeting

12:15 - 2:00 p.m. 
Law School Alumni Luncheons

      St. Louis University
      Tulane University
      University of Missouri
      University of Missouri - Kansas City     

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. 
******Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys CLE Committee Meeting

1:30 - 4:00 p.m. 
New & Improved! Overview of Redesigned MoBar Net

1:30 – 5:30 p.m.  

YLS New (and Transitioning) Lawyer Seminar 

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 
Making the Record 

2:40 – 3:40 p.m. 
Issues & Insights in Family Law

3:50 – 4:50 p.m. 
Ethics Dilemmas – True Stories, Professional Predicaments . . . Lasting Lessons Delivered in a "TED Talks" Style

5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Post-Seminar Knowledge Bars and Reception

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
***Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Board Meeting
 

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
***Trustees of Supreme Court Historical Society 

***Although not a Missouri Bar-sponsored activity, The Missouri Bar has provided notice of these events as a courtesy to those members of the bar who may be interested in these activities.