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This Week!
Wednesday- Judge Duane Benton
Adapting to the differences in federal and state appeals - tips to maximize your effectiveness. Webinar with the Honorable Duane Benton, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Wednesday, May 20, 2020, noon.  Register here.
Thursday - Coronavirus and the Legislative Landscape
Join us virtually for this timely end-of-session chat with Missouri State Senator Lincoln Hough and Speaker of the House Elijah Haahr. Hough and Haahr will provide an overview of the legislative session and how the pandemic has changed the landscape. Thursday, May 21, 2020, 5:30-6:30. Register here
Next Week
Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession
May Dial in CLE
Wednesday, May 27, noon.
1MoCLE (elimination of bias category)
Presented by Casey Wong, shareholder at Sandburg Phoenix in St. Louis.

Important: COVID-19 Updates
New Court Notices
Today's notice from the Division of Workers' Compensation along with new orders from the 31st Circuit (dated May 15, 2020) and 38th Circuit (dated May 4, 2020) easing restrictions on in-person proceedings are now posted on the SMBA COVID - 19 Webpage
Free to SMBA Members
Tomorrow - Judicial Town Hall. Space limited, sign up now to reserve your spot!
Tuesday, May 19, noon - Q and A with Presiding Judge Michael Cordonnier, and Presiding Judge Laura Johnson. The judges will provide important updates on the implementation of their new orders regarding in-person proceedings. Please submit questions in advance to info@springfieldbar.com. Time permitting, we will take questions live through the Zoom chat feature. Sign up here
Final Two Weeks!
Not ready to go back to the gym? Workout with Latoya and your SMBA colleagues from your home or office. Workouts are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 to 9:00 am. No special skills or equipment needed. Sign up at this link.
TGIF - Video Chat for Law Firm Leaders
Friday May 22, 10:00-10:30 - Check in with your colleagues for this casual conversation. Learn how others are navigating change and bring your questions/ concerns.