The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from members of The Missouri Bar for appointment to serve as an at-large delegate from Missouri to the American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates.

American Bar Association House of Delegates - At Large

The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from members of The Missouri Bar for appointment to serve as an at-large delegate from Missouri to the American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates.

The individual selected will serve a two-year term, expiring at the adjournment of the ABA Annual Meeting in August 2023.  There is no limit on the number of terms that may be served.

The At-Large Delegate position exists to help members of The Missouri Bar seek and achieve leadership positions within the ABA and act as a resource to ensure The Missouri Bar has strong representation in the ABA.  For purposes of this description, “leadership” includes elected and/or appointed positions within the ABA.At-Large Delegates are expected to attend all meetings of the ABA House of Delegates.

In addition, all appointed delegates must file an annual report with The Missouri Bar Board of Governors on or before April 1 of each year. This report should outline:

  • The dates and meeting attended in the previous 12 months.

  • Committees or subcommittees on which the delegate serves.

  • Offices or other positions held by the delegate within the ABA, including those on committees or subcommittees.

  • Discussion of issues and/or projects the delegate believes to be of such significance to merit consideration by Board of Governors.

Delegates shall also be available to provide reports in person to the Board of Governors, Executive Committee, and/or Appointments Committee, if reasonably requested.

The individual selected must be a member in good standing of both The Missouri Bar and the American Bar Association throughout their tenure as a delegate.

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 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.  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.