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Missouri Bar Board of Governors to meet Friday

The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is set to meet Friday, Nov. 18, in Jefferson City, in conjunction with the week-long series of the bar’s virtual Fall Committee Meetings.

The board, which is comprised of Missouri lawyers elected by their peers to represent their respective geographical areas, will discuss a range of matters, including financial updates, review and approval of the 2023 operating budget, and new committee and commission appointments. The Board of Governors’ officers will report on their recent actions in representing the bar at the local, state, and national level as well as their participation in various bar activities.

The meeting will include presentations about the Judicial Performance Review Committee’s work and ongoing efforts to educate Missouri lawyers and the public about expanded remote public access to court documents, which will be implemented July 1, 2023. Missouri Bar General Counsel and Government Relations Director Eric Jennings will present a 2022 post-election report, as well as preview the 2023 legislative session. The board will also consider bar-initiated legislative proposals. MCLE Director Shannon Briesacher will discuss the Client Security Fund and present recommendations which will conclude action on fund claims processed in 2022. 

See the agenda for the meeting at MoBar.org.  

The meeting, which will take place at The Missouri Bar Center, will be followed by a Lawyers as Leaders luncheon at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, featuring remarks from Judge Robin Ransom, of the Supreme Court of Missouri.