Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis receives second LexisNexis Award

St. Louis Attorneys Against Hunger Initiative Honored This Year:

ST. LOUIS, Mo – On behalf of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL), BAMSL President John Simon and BAMSL Executive Director Zoe Linza accepted the LexisNexis Community & Educational Outreach Award for the St. Louis Attorneys Against Hunger initiative. The award was presented on Aug. 2 at the National Association of Bar Executives (NABE) annual meeting in Chicago.

The LexisNexis Community & Educational Outreach Awards honor outstanding bar public service and law-related education programs. BAMSL received the award in the 2018 “Local Bar with 5,000 or Members or Affiliated Foundation” category.

It is the second year in a row that BAMSL has won the LexisNexis Community & Educational Outreach Award; in 2017, BAMSL was recognized for its Hon. Richard B. Teitelman Memorial St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge.

St. Louis Attorneys Against Hunger is an initiative of BAMSL and its charitable arm, the Saint Louis Bar Foundation. This outreach effort unites lawyers and other legal professionals with the St. Louis community to fight against homelessness and hunger in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

For more information about the LexisNexis Community and Educational Outreach Awards, please visit http://www.nabenet.org/?LexisOutreach. For more information about BAMSL, please visit www.bamsl.org.

With more than 5,300 members in the St. Louis region, including attorneys, judges, paralegals and law firm administrators, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) is the oldest and most respected voluntary bar association in the area. BAMSL exists to benefit its members as well as to serve the legal profession and the public at large.