About the Joint Commission on Women in the Profession

The Joint Commission on Women in the Profession was formed on July 9, 2013, by order of the Supreme Court of Missouri and in conjunction with The Missouri Bar. The Commission is charged with assessing the status of women in the profession, identifying barriers to their advancement, combating bias in the justice system and in the legal profession, and with securing full and equal participation of women in the legal profession. The Commission is co-chaired by Megan E. Phillips and William R. Bay, and is comprised of members selected by the Court and the Bar.

Please view the Court’s order establishing the Commission here [PDF].