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SMBA Members- Free Programs!
Friday - Remote Notarization Webinar
Missouri’s new order concerning execution of legal documents.
This program will provide a brief overview of the executive order signed by Governor Parson April 6 and the practical implications of implementation. There will ample opportunity for Q and A with the presenters which include Daniel Wheeler, from Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP. Please note: This is not a CLE program.  Register here.
Free Video Fitness Training
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:00! SMBA members and their staff and families are invited to join our group workout! You don’t have to be an exercise guru and you don’t need any special equipment to participate. Latoya gives a range of options to get you up and moving. More information.
TGIF Video Chat
Fridays from now through April 24, at 10:15 am, join our video chat meetings hosted by Larissa Whittingham. This week (April 10) Katie Towns, assistant director of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will join our call to answer your questions. Sign up here.
New Lawyer Enrollment - Oath of Admission
February Bar Exam Results to be Released April 15
Due to COVID-19 the Supreme Court of Missouri’s new attorney enrollment ceremony has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. The SMBA would like to facilitate the swearing in process for anyone who passes the bar next week, and Presiding Judge Michael Cordonnier will be available to conduct the administration of oath remotely. Eligible candidates will receive instructions from the MBLE and can email us at info@springfieldbar.com to schedule their swearing in.
Important COVID-19: Updates
Governor Issues Executive Order Allowing Remote Notarization
This week's updates include Governor Parson's executive order allowing remote notarization, and the revised Stay At Home Orders issued Monday by the City of Springfield and Greene County. COVID-19 notices
The SMBA staff is working remotely but wants to stay in touch! Contact Keith by email info@springfieldbar.com or mobile phone 501 944-0394. We continue to operate the Lawyer Referral Service and respond to those calls daily.
Judicial Town Halls
The SMBA is partnering with our courts to host judicial town halls. Don't miss this opportunity to learn the latest on court procedures. The town halls will be in a conversational, Q and A format, so email your questions in advance to info@springfieldbar.com.
Today - Q & A with Judges Harpool and Rush
Q and A with the Honorable Douglas Harpool, Federal District Judge, and the Honorable David Rush, Chief Magistrate Judge, Wednesday, April 8, 2:00 pm. Register here.
Thursday - Q & A with Judge Laura Johnson
Q and A with the Honorable Laura Johnson, Presiding Judge of the 38th Circuit, Thursday April 9, 11:00 am. Register here.
Next Week - Q & A with the Family Court Commissioners
Q and A with the Greene County Family Court Commissioners, Wednesday April 9, 2:00 pm. Register here .
April Lunch Webinar
Work From Home- Ethical and Practical Considerations
Wednesday, April 15, noon, 1 MoCLE ethics. Presented by Michael Downey. More information at this link.