Young Lawyers' Section (YLS) - The Missouri Bar

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Local Affiliate Information

YLS works with a number of other affiliate groups to co-sponsor events, exchange ideas, and otherwise try to help Missouri young lawyers find meaningful ways to integrate themselves into the legal community and enjoy and excel in the practice of law.

In addition, YLS provides grants to affiliate organizations for service projects or activities consistent with YLS’ purpose. Click here for more information about YLS grants.

Our affiliate groups include the following organizations, and we encourage our members to become involved with them and their great programs.

St. Louis Area

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Young Lawyers’ Division

555 Washington Ave., Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63101-1249
Phone: (314) 421-4134
Fax: (314) 421-0013
General E-mail:


Mound City Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
P.O. Box 1543
St. Louis, MO 63188

Kansas City Area

Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City
Lori Maher, Executive Director
PO Box 860531
Shawnee, KS 66286
(913) 948-8327

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Section
Athena M. Dickson, YLS President
Siro Smith Dickson, P.C.
1621 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 471-4881

Out-State Area

Boone County Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee
Sander Sowers
2003 W. Broadway, Suite 107
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 875-1991

Mid Missouri Young Lawyers Association


Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division
1615 South Ingram Mill Road
Springfield, MO 65804-2261
(417) 831-2783


American Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division