August 22, 2018


Committee on Diversity, Missouri Bar Association

Contact Information

Chair: Jessica Mendez
Armstrong Teasdale LLP
7700 Forsyth Blvd, Suite 1800
St Louis, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 621-5070

Mission Statement

The Committee's objective is to (1) provide a forum for education, shared expertise, professional development and networking opportunities for diverse (to include but not limited to race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, etc.) practitioners in Missouri; (2) Review, edit and/or draft proposed legislation affecting issues of diversity; (3) Provide educational programs and materials for the improvement and education of practitioners in Missouri regarding the issue of diversity; (4) Provide information which may include resources and materials for the general public to educate and create a better informed citizenry regarding issues of diversity; (5) Improve relationships among practitioners of diverse backgrounds; (6) Maintain and improve relationships among practitioners, governmental agencies, judges and court personnel regarding the issue of diversity; and (7) Support the mission, vision, and goals of The Missouri Bar.