Boone County Bar Association

The Boone County Bar Association, Inc. is a voluntary association of lawyers and judges who practice and/or reside in Boone County, Missouri. It is incorporated as a Missouri not-for-profit corporation. Read more.

Upcoming Events

November 8 – The Next Regular BCBA Meeting

The next regular BCBA meeting will include presentations from CASA, Mid-Mo Legal Services and the Veteran’s Clinic. The program has been approved for 1.2 hours CLE credit.

Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. the Broadway Hotel, 1111 E. Broadway. The presentation will begin about noon. A business meeting will precede the program. Lunch will be $14, with checks made out to BCBA. There is metered parking available in the covered lot next to the hotel.

November 10 – Guardian ad Litem Training

The 13th Circuit’s Annual Advanced Guardian ad Litem Training will be held at the Boone County Courthouse. Registration starts at 8:45 a.m. and the training will conclude at 12:40 p.m. 3.8 hours of MCLE credit are being requested by The Missouri Bar. Registration forms will be available in the near future. You can contact Cindy Garrett at 573-886-4059 or email Cindy L. Garrett for a copy of the registration form. There will be a $10.00 registration fee.

November 10 – Mizzou Law School Presenting Veterans Clinic Annual Symposium 

This Friday is Veterans Day and The Veterans Clinic Annual Symposium, entitled “Modern Warfare: Challenges Arising from the Gulf War and the War on Terror” will be presented at Hulston Hall. The symposium will start at 8:00 a.m. It is not too late for you to plan to attend!

Registration, and other information, including parking instructions, can be found on the website:  The symposium is free and open to the public. Registration is requested but not required. This presentation provides 6.2 hours free CLE credit.

November 14 – Presentation on Mental Illness at 4:00 P.M.

Tuesday November 14 at 4:00 PM, the Boone County Commission and the Boone County Judicial and Law Enforcement Task Force have a very special presentation. Joan Becker, an advocate for those who suffer from mental illness, will be giving a presentation on her family’s personal experience with mental illness. Joan will talk about her son’s battle with mental illness and his journey through the criminal justice system. Joan’s book “Sentenced to Life – The Mark Becker Story” is a compelling story and Joan will share that story with us.

The presentation is free and open to the public. It will be held in the Boone County Commission Chambers on the first floor of the Boone County Government Center. The presentation will last around an hour and Joan will take questions after the presentation. If you have any questions, please contact Rusty Antel at 442-2454.

November 16 – Heart of Missouri CASA Fundraiser

Heart of Missouri CASA will be having their fundraiser “Justice is Served 2017” A Night to Speak Up for Children on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Tiger Hotel, for more information, please visit their website at