USA&M Best Practice CLE

Our St. Louis neutrals are presenting their next Best Practice CLE, a virtual full-day CLE on Friday, June 28 (CLE credits are pending approval in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee). The impressive lineup of speakers will present on eight timely legal topics and includes:


“Evaluation and Negotiation in Nursing Home Litigation”

  • Jamie Bracewell – Sandberg Phoenix and Von Gontard
  • Matt Dreesen – Dreesen Law Firm
  • Mike Geigerman: Moderator, USA&M

“I’m a Lawyer, I’m not Biased” (Ethics) MO & IL CLE Implicit Bias, Diversity and Inclusion (60 min)

  • Tim Garnett – Ogletree Deakins

“Civil Law Update”

  • Joan Lockwood – Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C.

“Understanding Communication and Processing Styles: Preparing Clients for Negotiation & Mediation”

  • CJ Larkin – USA&M Mediator

“Litigating and Mediating Sexual Misconduct Cases”

  • Ken Chackes – USA&M Mediator
  • Kim L. Kirn – USA&M Mediator

“Legal Legend Series: Lessons Learned from My Years in Practice and on the Bench – Best Practices and Professionalism” (Ethics) MO & IL CLE –Professionalism (50 min)

  • Featuring Judge Stephen Limbaugh, Retired USDC Eastern District of Missouri Judge; USA&M Mediator & Arbitrator
  • Moderated by Judge John Grimm – USA&M Mediator; The Limbaugh Firm

“Negotiation Techniques”

  • Parag Shah – Miles Mediation & Arbitration

“The Case for Wellness: Easy ways to help you and your clients assess their own physical & mental health” (Ethics) MO & IL CLE Mental Health (60 min)

  • Kelly Standing
Click here to register.


Reservations are required. The fee for this CLE is $195.00. All attendees will receive an electronic copy of the course materials & a Zoom link prior to the webinar.


Proceeds will be donated to Legal Services of Eastern MO, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, Kornblum Food Pantry & St. Louis Survivors Legal Support. Please pay online with credit card or mail your check, payable to: USA&M, 500 N. Broadway, #1800, St. Louis, MO 63102 – and reference the attorneys who are attending. Cancellations must be made via email to at least 7 days in advance, for a refund.


For questions, please contact Miles’ Director of Education, Tangela Richmond, at




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