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

Ethics MCLE Credit Available at June 13 BCBA Meeting

Judge Daniels will present “Tips on MAI and MAIcr” at the next scheduled event for Boone County Bar Association members will be the regular BCBA meeting, June 13. The program has been approved 1.2 of MCLE 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.

Family Law Committee Brown Bag Lunch June 13

Please join the Family Law Committee for a brown bag CLE Wednesday, June 13.  The meeting with be a Judicial Panel with Judges Schneider, Jacobs, Harris and Commissioner Miller,  the brown bag lunch will be held at the Boone County Courthouse in the 4th Floor Conference room, starting at noon. Participants may bring their own lunch.
Contact Gretchen Yancey, committee chair, with questions:


Notice is hereby given that the Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Committee will conduct a meeting at 11:30 AM on the 18th day of June, 2018 in The Third Floor Jury Assembly Area, third floor of the Boone County Courthouse, Columbia, Missouri.

The tentative agenda of this meeting includes:

  1. Introductions
  2. DMC Update—Local State
  3. MJJA (Update, Legislative Update, Conference Recap)
  4. Data
  5. Conferences—DMC Summit; National Center for School Engagement
  6. Detention Self-Assessment/Qualitative Survey of Reform
  7. Grant Funding Update
  8. Brainstorming Session—Trafficking; School Violence; Gender Specific
  9. Agency Updates
  10. Schedule Next Meeting

Representatives of the news media may obtain copies of this notice by contacting:

Patricia Edelen Secretary to the Court Administrator

2nd Floor, Boone County Courthouse

Columbia, MO 65201

(573) 886-4060

Fourth Annual Larry Fuller Memorial Blue Goose Golf Tournament July 30

Fourth Annual Larry Fuller Memorial Blue Goose Golf Tournament will be held on July 30 at the Country Club of Missouri. The event benefits the MU Law School Veterans Clinic, Central Missouri Honor Flight, and the Larry Fuller Scholarship Fund. Contact Jim Howard for more information or register online at

12th Annual Chipping in for Charity Golf Tournament October 8th

The 12th annual Chipping in for Charity golf tournament organized by the Community Involvement Committee is scheduled for Monday, October 8, 2018 (Columbus Day – a court holiday).  This year’s tournament will be held at Columbia Country Club, 2210 North Country Club Drive.  Net proceeds from the tournament will be donated to Mid-Missouri Legal Services, which plans to use the funds for its Veterans Law Project.  The tournament is a four-person scramble format, open to both lawyers and non-lawyers.  The entry fee is $125/person and $500/team, which includes green fees, range privileges, cart, lunch, beverages (beer, soda, water), post-tournament reception at Truman’s Bar & Grill, etc.  Prizes will be awarded to winning teams and for various on-course games and contests.  There will also be hole-in-one prizes.  The registration deadline for the tournament is Monday, September 24th.  To make the tournament a success and raise as much money as possible, sponsorships and prize donations for the tournament are needed.  Attached is the sponsor information letter, the listing of the sponsorship opportunities, and the flyer to register for the tournament.  Please contact Sander Sowers at 875-1991 or  to sign up, donate, participate, and arrange sponsorships.  You may also download the registration flyer from the BCBA website link to flyer here. For Sponsorship information you may also download the flyer link here.  The golf tournament has raised $111,103.42 for charity since its inception thanks to the many donors, participants, and sponsors.  The Committee would like to thank the following businesses that have already committed to sponsor this year’s tournament: Eagle Sponsors: Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section Council; Hospitality Sponsor: Truman’s Bar & Grill