Schedule Overview

Earn up to 17.0+ MCLE hours including more than 7.0 Ethics hours

Kansas has approved the Annual Meeting for 15.5 CLE hours, 6.0 Ethics hours


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17 

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Leadership Academy Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Registration

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Probate & Associate Circuit Judges Board Meeting

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

11:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Judicial Conference Appellate Judges Section Meeting and Luncheon

12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m.
Spouses' Hospitality Room

1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Missouri Minority Counsel Program
Jointly sponsored by the Missouri Asian-American Bar Association and the Hispanic Bar Association of St. Louis (and hosted by The Missouri Bar), this program allows lawyers of color and minority-owned firms to meet in information interviews (schedule provided to participants) with more than 10 participating in-house counsel interested in diversifying and enhancing their outside legal counsel.

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Missouri Bar Board of Governors Meeting

1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Exhibitors

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Judicial Conference Plenary Session I: Where Justice and Technology Converge – The 23rd Circuit’s Experience with iPads

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.
***Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers

2:40 - 4:30 p.m.
Judicial Conference Plenary Session II: Electronic Discovery for Judges

4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Judicial Conference State Judges Voluntary Fund

4:45 - 5:00 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. Meeting

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 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 


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

7:20 – 8:20 a.m.
CLE After Sunrise: Missouri Ethics/Professionalism Update: Recent Developments You Should Know 

8:00 a.m.
Judicial Conference Legislative Recognition Breakfast

8:00 - 10:00 a.m. 
***The Bar Plan

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Registration
Spouses' Hospitality Room

Exhibitors

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Plenary Session I: Affordable Healthcare Act - The Issues, the Decision and What Comes Next

10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Plenary Session II: Citizens United: SuperPACs, Free Speech, Money and Influence in Elections and the Impact on Democracy

12:00 noon
Opening Luncheon and Chief Justice’s Address 

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Missouri Bar Legislative Update Program

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Missouri Bar Leadership Academy  

2:10 – 3:00 p.m.
CLE Track Programming
•    Ethics Issues for Corporate Counsel (Ethics credit)
•    Update on the Latest Family Law Cases and Issues
•    Nuts and Bolts of Orders of Protection
•    Special Needs Trusts: They Are Not Just a Form
•    Trial and Error: Dos and Don't from the Bench for the Young and Not-So-Young Lawyer 

2:10 – 3:00 p.m.
Missouri Court Series
•    Evidence-Based Practices in Sentencing and Corrections

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
2011-2012 Young Lawyers' Section Council Meeting  

3:10 – 4:00 p.m.
CLE Track Programming
•    Insights on Issues - A Roundtable Discussion with General Counsel
•    All May Not Be Quiet on the Domestic Front - Representing Military Personnel and Families in Domestic Matters
•    Emulating Atticus: Putting Pro Bono Service into Your Practice, Our Profession (Ethics credit)
•    Practical Considerations in Establishing Adult Guardianships and Conservatorships
•    Arguing on Appeal: Judicial Perspectives and Insights on Effective Advocacy 

3:10 – 4:00 p.m.
Missouri Courts Series
•    Evolving Alternatives to Incarceration: Missouri's Treatment and Veteran's Courts

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

4:10 – 5:00 p.m.
CLE Track Programming
•    Labor Employment, IP and Foreign Exchange Rules and Developments in China
•    "Modern Family" Law: The Evolving Family Structure and Its Implications for Your Practice
•    Consumer Issues: Representing Victims of Illegal Used Car Sales Practices
•    Navigating the Risks: Common Ethical Issues in Estate Planning (Ethics credit)
•    Into the Minds of Jurors: Tips from the Jury Box

4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
***Open House sponsored by Midwest Litigation Services, the Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis, & Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City (see details)

4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
***Polsinelli Shughart Reception

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

5:45 – 6:00 p.m.
Bus Pick-Up to "Best of Missouri" Reception (Pick-up may begin earlier if Cardinals are in playoffs.)

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
"Best of Missouri" Reception at the Peabody Opera House

8:15 p.m. - ?
YLS-Sponsored Event at the 360 Rooftop Lounge


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 

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

7:00 - 9:00 a.m. 
***Fellows of ABF Breakfast Meeting

7:20 – 8:20 a.m.
CLE After Sunrise: The Lighter Side of Ethics (Ethics credit)

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

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon 
Exhibitors

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
***Missouri State Public Defenders Meeting

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Registration
Spouses' Hospitality Room

8:30 – 9:20 a.m.
CLE Track Programming
•    White Collar Worries: Representing the Corporate Client under Federal Investigation - A Practical Overview
•    Identifying and Dealing with Personality Disorders and Impairments in Clients, Other Lawyers and Judges - Part I 
•    Guardianship of Adults with Mental Illness
•    Contemporary Estate Planning for a Troubled Economy: Asset Protection from Creditors and Predators
•    Tips and Techniques to Effectively and Efficiently Try the Small Case

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon 
Judicial Conference Family Court Committee

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
***University of Missouri Law School Foundation Board

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
***Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys

9:30 – 10:20 a.m.
CLE Track Programming
•    Who is Afraid of a Work Visa? A Business Lawyer's Guide through the Unknown While the Land is Becoming Flat
•    Identifying and Dealing with Personality Disorders and Impairments in Clients, Other Lawyers and Judges - Part II (Ethics credit)
•    Community Economic Development Cases, Pro Bono for the Transactional Attorney
•    Roles, Responsibilities and Loyalties: Litigation Planning and Trustee Fiduciary Duties
•    ERISA, Medicare, Medicaid in Relation to Personal Inury and Other Civil Cases 

9:30 – 10:20 a.m.
Missouri Courts Series
•    E-Filing in Missouri Courts: Where We Are Now

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon 
2012-2013 Young Lawyers' Section Council Meeting

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Plenary Session III:  Freedom Suits, the Dred Scott Decision, and How the 19th Century Case Remains Relevant to Contemporary Constitutional Issues

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Family Law Conference Planning Committee

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

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. 
Trustees of the Missouri Bar Foundation

1:30 – 4:50 p.m.
New Lawyer Practice Management Seminar 

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 
Criminal Law 101: What Every Lawyer Must Know About the Criminal Justice System  

2:40 – 3:40 p.m. 
Family Law: Laying a Solid Foundation for Handling Domestic Matters in Missouri 

3:50 – 4:50 p.m. 
Ethics/Professionalism: Ethical Dilemmas and Situations Faced by Lawyers in the Early Years of Practice (Ethics credit)

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. 
***Trustees of the Supreme Court Historical Society

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
***Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Board Meeting

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
***Missouri Lawyer Trust Account Foundation (IOLTA)

6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Missouri Bar Awards Reception
Missouri Bar Awards Banquet

 

***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.