2013-2014 Board of Governors 2012-2013 Section Chairs
2013-2014 YLD Executive Committee and Committee Chairs 2013-2014 Committee Chairs
Staff Past Presidents (currently being updated)


Much of the work of BAMSL is done by committees. Appointments to these committees--as well as designation of chairs--are made by the Bar president with the confirmation of the Board of Governors.


2013-2014 Committee Chairs
Admiralty Law, Chair
Douglas E. Gossow

Purpose: To provide a forum for admiralty law practitioners to exchange ideas, address common concerns, and improve the practice of law.

Goldstein & Price LC
1 Memorial Dr Ste 1000
St Louis, MO 63102-2449

 


Phone: (314) 421-0710

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Co-Chair
Ronald Wiesenthal

MANDATE: To encourage the efficient resolution of disputes by serving as a resource to members, the judiciary, and the public concerning the various ADR methods and developments, and to provide CLE to members.

St Louis Mediation Center LLC
165 N Meramec Ave Ste 301
Saint Louis, MO 63105-3772

 


Phone: (314) 725-3344

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Co-Chair
James E. Mesnier

12501 Village Circle Dr Apt 338
Saint Louis, MO 63127-1732


Phone: (314) 270 7338

Antitrust Law, Chair
Dale Joerling

MANDATE: To provide a forum to share knowledge and address common concerns regarding antitrust law issues, and to provide CLE to members.

Thompson Coburn LLP
One US Bank Plz
Saint Louis
  MO  63101-1615

Fax: (314) 552-7000


Phone: (314) 552-6000

Appellate Practice, Chair
Erich V. Vieth

Campbell Law LLC
4035 Flora Place
St. Louis, MO 63110-3603

Fax:


Phone:

Bankruptcy, Co-Chair
Thomas H. Riske

Desai Eggmann Mason LLC
7733 Forsyth Blvd Suite 2075
St. Louis, MO 63105-1806

Fax:


Bankruptcy, Co-Chair
Danielle Suberi

Desai Eggmann Mason LLC
7733 Forsyth Blvd Suite 2075
St. Louis, MO 63105-1806

Fax:


Bench & Bar Conference Planning, Chair
Joseph A. Frank

MANDATE: To plan and conduct the annual Bench and Bar Conference for judges and attorneys

The Law Offices of Joseph A Frank LLC
308 N 21st St SUIte 401
St. Louis, MO 63103-1646

Fax (314) 421-4404


Phone: (314) 421-4442

Budget, Chair
Thomas W. Bassett

Commerce Trust Company
8000 Forsyth Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63105-1707

Fax: (314) 746-8580


Phone: (314) 746-7335

Communications, Chair
Eric Kukowski

MANDATE: To provide recommendations to the Board concerning policies to be adopted and actions to be taken by the Board related to internal and external communications of the Association to members, including journals, newsletters and other periodicals, electronic correspondence, and websites

Evans & Dixon LLC
1 Metropolitan Square
211 N Broadway Ste 2500
St. Louis, MO 63102-2727

 Fax: (314) 884-4405


Phone: (314) 621-7755

Construction Law Committee, Co-Chair
James Keller

MANDATE: To provide a forum to share knowledge and address common concerns regarding construction law issues, and to provide CLE to members.

Herzog Crebs LLP
100 N Broadway 14th Fl
Saint Louis  MO  63102-2739


Phone: (314) 231-6700

Construction Law Committee, Co-Chair
J.D. Glisson

MANDATE: To provide a forum to share knowledge and address common concerns regarding construction law issues, and to provide CLE to members.

Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
10 S Broadway Ste 2000
Saint Louis  MO  63102-1747


Phone: (314) 241-9090

Continuing Legal Education, Chair
Michael Cole

MANDATE: Oversee BAMSL CLE program, serve as a coordinating body for BAMSL entities sponsoring seminars, develop policy and procedures for CLE production, and monitor trends in the CLE market.

 


Phone:

Corporate Counsel Institute Planning, Chair
Ignatius Yuan

MANDATE: To plan and conduct the annual Corporate Counsel Institute.

First National Bank of St Louis
12230 Manchester Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63131-4313


Phone: (314) 835-3714

Consumer Law, Chair
Stephanie H. To

MANDATE: To provide a forum to share knowledge and address common concerns regarding consumer law issues, and to provide CLE to members

The Simon Law Firm PC
800 Market Street Ste 1700
Saint Louis   MO  63101-2506

Fax (314) 241-2029


Phone: (314) 241-2929

Elder Law, Chair
Barbara J. Gilchrist

MANDATE: To provide a forum to share knowledge and address common concerns regarding issues affecting elders in metropolitan St. Louis, to provide means by which BAMSL can better serve elders in metropolitan St. Louis, and to provide CLE to members.

Saint Louis University School of Law
321 N Spring Ave
St. Louis, MO 63108-3638

Fax:


Phone: (314) 977-3992

Elections, Chair
Julie Jennings

Senniger Powers LLP
100 N Broadway Suite 1700
Saint Louis  MO  63102-2709

Fax: (314) 345-7600


Phone: (314) 345-7000

Environmental and Conservation Law, Chair
Ryan R. Kemper

MANDATE: To provide a forum to share knowledge and address common concerns regarding environmental and conservation law issues, and to provide CLE to members.

Thompson Coburn LLP
One US Bank Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63101-1615

Fax: (314) 552-7321


Phone: (314) 552-6000

Facilities, Chair
Anthony Soukenik

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard PC
600 Washington Ave Ste 1500
St Louis  MO  63101-1313 

Fax: (314) 401-8000

 


Phone: (314) 446-4279

Finance, Chair
TBD

MANDATE: To provide recommendations to the Executive Committee for a budget covering the next fiscal year.

 


Phone:

GLBT Lawyers, Chair
Matthew E. Voorhees

Amato Voorhees LLC
230 S Bemiston Ave Suite 510
St Louis  MO  63105-1907

Fax: (314) 727-6782

 


Phone: (314) 727-7122

Golf Outing Event Planning, Chair
Eric M. Walter

MANDATE: To plan and conduct the annual BAMSL golf outing.

Guilfoil, Petzall, & Shoemake LLC
100 S. 4th St., Suite. 500
St. Louis, MO 63102-1822

Fax: (314) 241-2389

 


Phone: (314) 241-6890

Government and Public Sector Lawyers, Chair
David R. Truman

MANDATE: To increase the role and participation of members employed in government, and to provide a forum to address common concerns and CLE opportunities.

Prosecuting Attorney's Office
100 S Central Ave Fl 2
Saint Louis, MO 63105-1732

 


Phone: (314) 615-2600

History of BAMSL, Chair
Thomas G. Glick

Law Offices of Thomas G Glick LLC
201 N Meramec Ste 100
St. Louis, MO 63105-3701

 Fax: (314) 726-1502


Phone: (314) 726-1500

Illinois Lawyers, Co-Chair
Dawn M. Besserman

MANDATE: To increase the role and participation of members who are licensed in Illinois, and to provide a forum to address common concerns and CLE opportunities.

Maune Raichle Hartley French & Mudd LLC
2 Club Centre Ct Suite 4
Edwardsville, IL 62025-3503

Fax: (618) 655-0659


Phone: (618) 655-0439

Illinois Lawyers, Co-Chair
Gino P. Gusmano

Tapella & Eberspacher LLC
714 N 2nd St Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63102-2519

Fax: (314) 588-8506


Phone: (314) 588-8500

Immigration Law, Chair
Pari Sheth

MANDATE: To provide leadership in the areas of the law related to immigrant's rights and provide a forum to share knowledge & address concerns related to immigration law issues.

Law Offices of Pari Sheth LLC
7750 Clayton Rd Ste 102
Saint Louis, MO 63117-1343

Fax (314) 754-9874


Phone: (314) 614-3954

In-House Lawyers, Chair
Aisling Murphy

MANDATE: To increase the role and participation of members employed by corporations, and to provide a forum to address common concerns and CLE opportunities.

Edward Jones
1245 JJ Kelley Memorial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63131-3600

Fax:


Phone: (314) 515-2000

Legal Ethics and Professionalism, Chair
Stephen N. Limbaugh, Sr.

MANDATE: To answer inquiries from members and the public regarding the ethics of actions taken or proposed to be taken, and to provide CLE to members.

Armstrong Teasdale LLP
One Metropolitan Square, Ste. 2600
St. Louis, MO 63102-2793

Fax: 314/552-4807


Phone: 314/259-4705

Lawyer Referral and Information Service, Chair
Richard J. Magee

MANDATE: To provide oversight for BAMSL's Lawyer Referral and Information Service.

Eckenrode Maupin
8000 Maryland Ave Suite 1300
St. Louis, MO 63105-3919

Fax: (314) 726-6670

 


Phone: (314) 448-4406

Legal Support Committee, Co-Chair
Barb Cavicchia

Capes Sokol Goodman & Sarachan PC
7701 Forsyth Blvd Ste 1200
Saint Louis  MO  63105-1818

Fax: 314/505-5465


314/505-5464

Legal Support Committee, Co-Chair
Christine Rallo

Harness Dickey & Pierce PLC
7700 Bonhomme Ave Ste 400
Saint Louis  MO  63105-0032

Fax: 314/726-7501


314/726-7500

Membership, Chair
Jon Baris

MANDATE: To provide recommendations to the Board concerning policies to be adopted and actions to be taken by the Board related to membership growth and membership benefits offered by the Association to members.

Saint Louis University School of Law
3700 Lindell Blvd
Saint Louis
  MO  63108-3412

Fax: 314/977-2030


Phone: 314/977-3675

Minorities in the Legal Profession, Co-Chair
Patrick I. Chavez

MANDATE: To increase the role and participation of racial and ethnic minorities in the legal profession, and to provide a forum to address common concerns and CLE opportunities.

Williams, Venker, & Sanders LLC
100 N. Broadway, Ste. 2100
St. Louis, MO 63102-2728

Fax: (314) 345-5055


Phone: (314) 345-5000

Minorities in the Legal Profession, Co-Chair
James J. Robinson

MANDATE: To increase the role and participation of racial and ethnic minorities in the legal profession, and to provide a forum to address common concerns and CLE opportunities.

215 Chesterfield Business Pkwy., Ste. A
Chesterfield, MO 63005-1268

Fax: (636) 530-6805


Phone: (636) 530-9199

Minorities in the Legal Profession, Co-Chair
Nicole Jean Colbert-Botchway

MANDATE: To increase the role and participation of racial and ethnic minorities in the legal profession, and to provide a forum to address common concerns and CLE opportunities.

State of Missouri Attorney General's Office
PO Box 861
Saint Louis
  MO  63188-0861

 


Phone: (314) 340-3419

Mock Trial Planning, Co-Chair
Susan L. Ward

MANDATE: To plan and administer the Annual Missouri High School Mock Trial Program.

Law Offices of Susan Ward LLC
8000 Maryland Ave., Ste. 1350
St. Louis, MO 63105-3911

Fax: (314) 783-9404


Phone: (314) 783-9400 ext. 15

Mock Trial Planning, Co-Chair
Mark R. Harford

MANDATE: To plan and administer the Annual Missouri High School Mock Trial Program.

Hilton Harford & Edmonds LLC
1099 Milwaukee St Ste 260
St Louis
  MO  63122-7361


314/909-7877

Motion for Kids Event Planning, Co-Chair
Scott Anthony Smith

MANDATE: To plan and conduct the annual Angel Tree party and gift program for various children, including those who have a parent in the Missouri prison system, and/or are in foster care.

Polster Lieder Woodruff & Lucchesi LC
12412 Powerscourt Dr Ste 200
Saint Louis
  MO  63131-3615

Fax: (314) 238-2401


Phone: (314) 238-2400

Motion for Kids Event Planning, Co-Chair
Nicole Burlison Knepper

MANDATE: To plan and conduct the annual Angel Tree party and gift program for various children, including those who have a parent in the Missouri prison system, and/or are in foster care.

Anderson & Associates
911 Washington Ave Ste 400
Saint Louis, MO 63101-2008

Fax (314) 621-6941


Phone: (314) 621-5534

Pro Bono Committee, Chair
Patrick J. Kenny

MANDATE: To promote pro bono opportunities for members

Armstrong Teasdale LLP
7700 Forsyth Blvd Ste 1800
Saint Louis, MO 63105-1810


Phone: (314) 621-5070

Real Property and Development Law, Chair
David Orwick

MANDATE: To provide a forum to share knowledge and address common concerns regarding real property and development law issues, and to provide CLE to members.

Thompson Coburn LLP
One US Bank Plz
Saint Louis  MO  63101-1615

Phone: (314) 552-6000

Promotions, Advertising, eMarketing and Games Law Committee, Chair
John B. Greenberg

The Stolar Partnership LLP
911 Washington Ave Fl 7
St Louis
  MO  63101-1290

Fax: 314/436-8400


Phone: 314/231-2800

St. Louis Bar Journal, Chair
John C. Rasp

7123 Westmoreland Dr
University City
  MO  63130-4424

 


Phone: 314/863-0949

St. Louis Lawyer, Editorial Board Chair
Charles A. Weiss

Bryan Cave LLP
One Metropolitan Sq., Ste. 3600
St. Louis, MO 63102-2750

Fax: 314/259-2020


Phone: 314/259-2215

Securities Regulation and Business Organizations Law, Co-Chair
M. Jane Matoesian

Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
10 S Broadway Ste 2000
St Louis
  MO  63102-1747

Fax: 314/241-8624


Phone: 314/241-9090

Securities Regulation and Business Organizations Law, Co-Chair
Dennis Capriglione

Edward Jones
12555 Manchester Rd 10th Fl
St Louis
  MO  63131-3710

Fax: 314/515-5299


Phone: 314/515-5211

Senior Lawyers, Chair
Hon. Edward Sweeney

MANDATE: To increase the role and participation of senior members, and to provide a forum to address common concerns and CLE opportunities.

Buckley & Buckley LLC
1139 Olive St., Ste. 800
St. Louis, MO 63101-1928

Fax: 314/612-1720


Phone: 314/805-0134

Social Security Law, Chair
Helene Frischer

MANDATE: To provide a forum to share knowledge and address common concerns regarding social security law issues, and to provide CLE to members.

Law Offices of Helene Frischer
9666 Olive Blvd Ste 300
Saint Louis  MO  63132-3033


Phone: (314) 712-1836

Tax-Exempt Organizations and Nonprofit Law Committee, Co-Chair
Keith J. Kehrer

Bryan Cave LLP
One Metropolitan Square
211 N Broadway Ste 3600
St Louis
  MO  63102-2769


Fax:314/259-2020


314/259-2000

Tax-Exempt Organizations and Nonprofit Law Committee, Co-Chair
Matthew G. Perlow

Husch Blackwell LLP
190 Carondelet Plz Ste 600
Clayton  MO  63105-3433

Fax 314/345-6060


314/345-6000

Workers' Compensation Committee Co-Chair
James McCartney

McCartney Law Firm LLC
1099 Milwaukee St Ste 40
Saint Louis
  MO  63122-7357


Phone: (314) 849-6012

Workers' Compensation Committee Co-Chair
Eric G. Kukowski

Evans & Dixon LLC
1 Metropolitan Sq
211 N Broadway Ste 2500
Saint Louis, MO 63102-2727

Fax (314) 884-4405


Phone: (314) 621-7755

Contact Us: The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 555 Washington Avenue., Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63101-1249    Phone:  (314) 421-4134     Fax:  (314) 421-0013     E-mail:  bamsl@bamsl.org

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