The Missouri Bar 2012 Solo and Small Firm Conference

 sarah read

Sarah J. Read
Law Offices of S. J. Read
www.readadr.com
and
The Communications Center, Inc.
www.buildingdialogue.com


Sarah J. Read is a lawyer, mediator, and consultant who works with both individual lawyers and firms on a range of law practice management issues. In addition to her law office, she has a consulting firm, The Communications Center, Inc., through which she provides communications training, consulting, and related facilitation services. She helped The Missouri Bar design its Solo & Small Firm Boot Camp, and, also the “Getting Your Practice On Track” program offered with the Missouri Office of Disciplinary Counsel. Sarah has worked with a range of organizations including businesses, professional firms, non-profits, community groups, educational institutions and governmental organizations. For many years she was a partner and then Senior Counsel at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago, and now works as a solo attorney. Sarah is a current member of the Missouri Supreme Court Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution, serves on the American Arbitration Association’s commercial arbitration and mediation panels, and is past chair of The Missouri Bar’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. She has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell and was recently recognized as one of the “Top Lawyers” in The Annual Guide to Energy, Environmental, and Natural Resources published in Corporate Counsel Magazine. She received her BA degree, cum laude from Yale University in 1978, and her Juris Doctorate degree with the Order of the Coif from the University of Wisconsin in 1981. She is a member of The Missouri Bar, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts in Illinois and Wisconsin, and the state courts of Missouri.

Contact Information:
Law Offices of Sarah J. Read
910 East Broadway, Suite 207
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: 573.447.2349
Fax: 573.447.1789
E-mail: sjr@readadr.com
www.readadr.com


Sarah J. Read, President
The Communications Center, Inc.
910 East Broadway, Suite 208
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: 573.447.0499
Fax: 573.447.1789
E-mail: info@buildingdialogue.com
www.buildingdialogue.com