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

Regular BCBA Meeting October 10th

The next scheduled event for Boone County Bar Association members will be the regular BCBA meeting, Wednesday, October 10. Presiding Judge Kevin Crane will present the State of the Court Address. The CLE program has been approved for 1.2 hours of CLE credits.

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.

RSVP: To reserve your spot for this meeting, click on the RSVP button on the Boone County Bar’s website home page, or use this link: by 4:30 P.M., Friday, October 5. If you RSVP for the lunch and do not attend, you will be expected to pay the ticket price anyway because the BCBA will have be charged based on the number of reservations.

Williams Keepers LLC Hosting CLE Session Oct 10 & 11

Williams Keepers will be hosting a CLE session on October 10 (Jefferson City) and October 11 (Columbia) on the impact of tax reform on business structuring and OP agreements. It will free to attend. For more information contact Mark Gingrich here.

2018 Labor & Employment Law Symposium Oct 19

Sign up for the 2018 Labor & Employment Law Symposium to be held here in Columbia on Friday, October 19 at the Hampton Inn & Suites. This program qualifies for 7.8 MCLE Hours including 1.2 Ethics Hours. Join us to keep up to date with Missouri and Federal case law, the impact of the changes to the Missouri Human Rights Act on MAIs and administrative challenges to MCHR actions, and individual liability under the Missouri Human Rights Act, the evolution of McDonnell Douglas burden shifting, and “but-for” causation in retaliation cases under Nassar. The program will also include a skills session that will assist you inside and outside the courtroom, as well legal and ethical issues which impact labor and employment practices.

Register now here

Mid-Missouri Legal Services is Turning 40! Save the date Oct 25

Mid-Missouri Legal Services is commemorating its 40th Anniversary with a Celebration on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Country Club of Missouri, 1300 Woodrail Avenue, Columbia. The Honorable Paul Wilson, Missouri Supreme Court Judge, will deliver brief remarks at 7:00 P.M. Join us for heavy hors d’oeuvres, music and cash bar as we celebrate our accomplishments! Please RSVP to with the names of you and your guest (if any) by October 18, 2018.

Guardian ad Litem Training on November 12

The 13th Circuit will host its annual Guardian Ad Litem training on Veterans Day (Monday, November 12). It is anticipated it will be 3 hours of GAL training, and 3 hours of Mediation for up to 6 CLEs. More information on topics, speakers, cost and time will be available soon.