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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.
DECEMBER 12th – BCBA HOLIDAY PARTY
Our next group activity will be the BCBA Holiday Party, which will be held at the Columbia Country Club Thursday, December 12, from 6-8 p.m. The event will begin at 6:00 pm with a social hour (drinks and appetizers provided) cash bar for mixed drinks, with a buffet dinner featuring tender braised beef brisket with natural jus served with horseradish sauce or Roast Herb Chicken, crispy and tender covered in a natural glaze with a touch of Grand Marnier and butter at 7:00 pm. There is also a vegetarian option if requested at the time of your RSVP.
The bestowment of the BCBA’s 5th Annual “Distinguished Professional” Award and “Outstanding Service” Award also will be presented.
RSVP: Cost will be $25 per person and RSVP’s will be required. 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: https://boonecountybar.org/rsvp/ by 12:00 pm, Tuesday, December 3.
You can mail your payment to Boone County Bar Association, 705 E. Walnut, Columbia, MO 65201, or you can pay at the door. Please Note: If you RSVP but end up not being able to come, we will still need for you to pay since the BCBA will have to pay the Columbia Country Club based on the number who made reservations.
January 18-19th, 2020 – Mid-Missouri Mock Trial Invitational Tournament
Columbia College and the Board of Advocates at the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School will host the Mid-Missouri Mock Trial Invitational tournament on Saturday, January 18 through Sunday January 19, 2019. We began hosting AMTA events in 1999 and we look forward to our 22nd year of hosting. This is a four round, two-day tournament which is limited to 28 teams.
The tournament hosts need attorneys to serve as Judges for this four round Tournament, which serves as a competitive forum for teams to earn bids to the National Championship tournament. Judges will score a printed ballot with established criteria and rule on evidentiary objections governed by an evidence code similar to the Federal Rules of Evidence. There are 28 teams from Colleges in the region attending this event. This year’s case is a criminal case, with a fact pattern involving homicide. Judges are needed for any and all of the rounds, which begin Saturday at 9:00am and 2:00pm and 8:30 am and 1 pm on Sunday.
Food and ample non- alcoholic beverages will be provided. Those interested in Judging or in need of further information may contact Professor Barry Langford at Columbia College firstname.lastname@example.org (573-875-7484). Further information about intercollegiate Mock trial may be obtained at http://www.collegemocktrial.org.