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MoBarCLE Speaker Resources

Welcome to the MoBarCLE Speaker Resources Webpage!

MoBarCLE provides quality continuing legal education programming to Missouri attorneys through the support and dedication of many volunteers.  Our members act as commentators, moderators and speakers at programs held throughout the state. The commitment and participation of our volunteers is vital to our success in providing the best educational opportunities possible for our members.

Why should you volunteer?

  1. The rewarding feeling of sharing knowledge
    Remember when you were first learning about an area of the law and you wish you had someone skilled and knowledgeable to ask for advice?  As a volunteer presenter, you can be that mentor to someone else.  You have great experiences to share, why not do so with those who need it the most – other interested attorneys.
  2. Professional development – another gold star for the resume or bio
    Identifying yourself as a presenter for a Missouri Bar program indicates to others that you are experienced in your area of practice and have risen to the top of the profession.  Adding Missouri Bar presenter to your bio is a sure way to impress your colleagues and clients.
  3. CLE credit for preparation and presentation
    Missouri Supreme Court Regulation 15.05 allows for speakers to receive MCLE credit for presenting at CLE programs, as well as for the time it takes to prepare for the presentation.  Similarly, moderators and commentators receive credit for the time they are present at a program. 
  4. Free registration
    You will receive complimentary attendance if you choose to stay for other sessions of the program at which you volunteer.  This way, you can earn additional MCLE credits and learn from other great attorneys.

How can you help? 

MoBarCLE is always looking for volunteers to serve as the following:

  1. Commentators – Introduce video replays, monitor and run DVDs, and keep the program running smoothly
  2. Moderators – Make speaker introductions and keep the program progressing on time
  3. Speakers – Provide substantive continuing legal education presentations and submit course materials for programs 

Want to Volunteer?
Volunteer today and help foster excellence in continuing legal education!  Click here to provide information to the MoBarCLE department regarding your interest in volunteering, your practice areas, and location.  The program planning team will then use this information to match you with a program and enter your information into our volunteer database for future reference. 

Already a Presenter?

If you have presented at a MoBarCLE program before, then you know how much we appreciate and rely upon our speakers! Your hard work allows us to offer our attendees the most informative and comprehensive learning experience possible.

 

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Resources

We know that preparing course materials and PowerPoint slides can be a time-consuming part of preparing to present. To help you in that process, we are happy to provide you with some reference tips and resources:

Engaging Your Audience
 

Making Your Voice Come Alive
 

Using Powerpoint Effectively
 

Using Webinar Engagement Tools Effectively