Appointment Vacancies

Seek Appointment to Boards or Commissions

The Missouri Bar Board of Governors routinely appoints members to serve on various boards or commissions related to the practice of law or the justice system. Please find a listing of appointment notices below.

To apply for an appointment, simply complete the online Appointment Application Form by the deadline listed in the appointment notice. The Appointments Committee of the Board of Governors will then conduct a thorough review of all applicants and prepare a recommendation for appointment to present at a regular meeting of the Board of Governors.

The Appointments Committee is committed to diversity and inclusiveness within the memberships of Missouri Bar committees. To that end, the Appointments Committee will consider diverse elements of the bar – including but not limited to age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, geography, firm size, and area of practice – when considering potential appointees.

Complaint Resolution Committee
The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from members of The Missouri Bar for appointment to serve on the Complaint Resolution Committee for a term of four years, ending on Dec. 31, 2027. The Board of Governors will be making three appointments to the committee.    

Vacancy notice and request for applications
Complaint Resolution Committee

The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from members of The Missouri Bar for appointment to serve on the Complaint Resolution Committee for a term of four years, ending on Dec. 31, 2027. The Board of Governors will be making three appointments to the committee.    
 
The Complaint Resolution Program provides an alternative method for the resolution of lawyer disciplinary complaints. The Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel may refer to the Complaint Resolution Program those complaints it believes could be resolved through an alternative resolution process rather than formal disciplinary proceedings.  

The Complaint Resolution Committee oversees the program and the complaint resolution panel of volunteers. The program administrator is a member of the professional staff of The Missouri Bar, who is selected and assigned duties by the executive director of The Missouri Bar. The Complaint Resolution Committee is composed of five members of The Missouri Bar appointed by the Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar. Committee members serve terms of four years, with a limit of two terms.

To apply, please complete the online application form and provide a statement of interest and complete biographical information (CV or resume) by no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2023. Please direct any questions concerning the appointments process or specific appointments to appointments@mobar.org

The Missouri Bar is committed to diversity in its appointments. 
 
Posted: January 11, 2023
Fee Dispute Resolution Committee - General Public - Feb. 28, 2023
The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from members of the general public (who are not members of The Missouri Bar) for appointment to serve on the Fee Dispute Resolution Committee for a term of four years (June 1, 2023 – May 30, 2027).  

Vacancy notice and request for applications
Fee Dispute Resolution Committee

The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from members of the general public (who are not members of The Missouri Bar) for appointment to serve on the Fee Dispute Resolution Committee for a term of four years (June 1, 2023 – May 30, 2027).  
  
The Fee Dispute Resolution Program provides a procedure for resolving fee disputes between clients and lawyers through facilitation, mediation, or arbitration. Participation by the parties in the Fee Dispute Program is voluntary, and the program provides services at no cost to the parties.   

The Fee Dispute Resolution Committee oversees this program. The program administrator is a member of the professional staff of The Missouri Bar, who is selected and assigned duties by the executive director of The Missouri Bar. The Fee Dispute Resolution Committee is composed of seven members (four members of The Missouri Bar and three members of the general public) appointed by the Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar. Committee members serve terms of four years, with a limit of two terms.

To apply, please complete the online application form and provide a statement of interest and complete biographical information (CV or resume) by no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. Please direct any questions concerning the appointments process or specific appointments to appointments@mobar.org

The Missouri Bar is committed to diversity in its appointments. 
Posted: January 11, 2023
Fee Dispute Resolution Committee - Member of The Missouri Bar
The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from members of The Missouri Bar for appointment to serve on the Fee Dispute Resolution Committee for a term of four years (June 1, 2023 – May 30, 2027).  

Vacancy notice and request for applications
Fee Dispute Resolution Committee

The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from members of The Missouri Bar for appointment to serve on the Fee Dispute Resolution Committee for a term of four years (June 1, 2023 – May 30, 2027).  
 
The Fee Dispute Resolution Program provides a procedure for resolving fee disputes between clients and lawyers through facilitation, mediation, or arbitration. Participation by the parties in the Fee Dispute Program is voluntary, and the program provides services at no cost to the parties.   

The Fee Dispute Resolution Committee oversees this program. The program administrator is a member of the professional staff of The Missouri Bar, who is selected and assigned duties by the executive director of The Missouri Bar. The Fee Dispute Resolution Committee is composed of seven members (four members of The Missouri Bar and three members of the general public) appointed by the Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar. Committee members serve terms of four years, with a limit of two terms.

To apply, please complete the online application form and provide a statement of interest and complete biographical information (CV or resume) by no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. Please direct any questions concerning the appointments process or specific appointments to appointments@mobar.org

The Missouri Bar is committed to diversity in its appointments. 
Posted: January 11, 2023
Fee Dispute Resolution Committee - General Public - Jan. 30, 2023
The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from members of the general public (who are not members of The Missouri Bar) for appointment to fill the remainder of an unexpired term on the Fee Dispute Resolution Committee, ending on May 30, 2026.

Vacancy notice and request for applications
Fee Dispute Resolution Committee

The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from members of the general public (who are not members of The Missouri Bar) for appointment to fill the remainder of an unexpired term on the Fee Dispute Resolution Committee, ending on May 30, 2026.

The Fee Dispute Resolution Program provides a procedure for resolving fee disputes between clients and lawyers through facilitation, mediation, or arbitration. Participation by the parties in the Fee Dispute Program is voluntary, and the program provides services at no cost to the parties.   

The Fee Dispute Resolution Committee oversees this program. The program administrator is a member of the professional staff of The Missouri Bar, who is selected and assigned duties by the executive director of The Missouri Bar. The Fee Dispute Resolution Committee is composed of seven members (four members of The Missouri Bar and three members of the general public) appointed by the Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar. Committee members serve terms of four years, with a limit of two terms.

To apply, please complete the online application form and provide a statement of interest and complete biographical information (CV or resume) by no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. Please direct any questions concerning the appointments process or specific appointments to appointments@mobar.org

The Missouri Bar is committed to diversity in its appointments. 
Posted: January 5, 2023