SMBA Tour de Courts- New Lawyer Orientation
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SMBA Tour de Courts Overview

SMBA Tour de Courts is a new lawyer orientation/ mentorship program. Participants will have the opportunity to tour four area courthouses followed by lunch with the judges.  The program also incorporates roundtable discussions with bar leaders and opportunities to socialize. (New Lawyer List)

The stages of SMBA Tour de Courts are: (detailed descriptions at this link)

  • 31st Judicial Circuit (Greene County Courts) -3 points
  • Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District -3 points
  • United States Courts, Western District of Missouri-3 points
  • Springfield Municipal Division -3 points
  • Hot Dogs and Cold Beer - zero points, but lots of fun
  • SMBA Board of Directors Meeting - 3 points

Attendance Awards

Each stage of SMBA Tour de Courts is worth 1-3 points.  Participants who RSVP promptly and accumulate 9 or more points will receive a Tour de Courts Water Bottle.

Tour de Courts calendar