MoBarCLE Speaker Resources
Welcome to the MoBarCLE Speaker Resources Webpage!
MoBarCLE provides quality continuing legal education programming to Missouri attorneys through the support and dedication of many volunteers. Our members act as moderators and speakers at programs held throughout the state. The commitment and participation of our volunteers is vital to our success in providing the best educational opportunities possible for our members.
Why should you volunteer?
- The rewarding feeling of sharing knowledge
Remember when you were first learning about an area of the law and you wish you had someone skilled and knowledgeable to ask for advice? As a volunteer presenter, you can be that mentor to someone else. You have great experiences to share, why not do so with those who need it the most – other interested attorneys.
- Professional development – another gold star for the resume or bio
Identifying yourself as a presenter for a Missouri Bar program indicates to others that you are experienced in your area of practice and have risen to the top of the profession. Adding Missouri Bar presenter to your bio is a sure way to impress your colleagues and clients.
- CLE credit for preparation and presentation
Missouri Supreme Court Regulation 15.05 allows for speakers to receive MCLE credit for presenting at CLE programs, as well as for the time it takes to prepare for the presentation. Similarly, moderators receive credit for the time they are present at a program.
How can you help?
MoBarCLE is always looking for volunteers to serve as the following:
- Moderators – Make speaker introductions and keep the program progressing on time
- Speakers – Provide substantive continuing legal education presentations and submit course materials for programs
- Authors and reviewers - Help author or review our MoBarCLE publications
Want to Volunteer?
MoBarCLE continues to expand its catalog of online live-credit programming and needs volunteers to serve as moderators. Moderators attend the program for free and are responsible for answering the questions of other attendees. If you are interested in serving as a moderator, please complete the Moderator Volunteer Form regarding your interest in volunteering and your practice area.
You may also volunteer to be a speaker, author or reviewer - click here to provide your information to the MoBarCLE department.
Already a Presenter?
If you have presented at a MoBarCLE program before, then you know how much we appreciate and rely upon our speakers! Your hard work allows us to offer our attendees the most informative and comprehensive learning experience possible.
We know that preparing course materials and PowerPoint slides can be a time-consuming part of preparing to present. To help you in that process, we are happy to provide you with some reference tips and resources:
Engaging Your Audience
Making Your Voice Come Alive
Using Powerpoint Effectively
Using Webinar Engagement Tools Effectively