The Bar Plan Foundation conducts over 80 seminars annually across Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, New Mexico and Tennessee. The series reaches thousands of attorneys and addresses the critical risk management and professional issues. For further information on the our seminar series, please contact Chris Stiegemeyer or Christina Lewis Abate at at (314) 288-1000.
Christian A. Stiegemeyer
Executive Vice President, The Bar Plan Foundation, and Director of Risk Management, The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company. Chris received his B.A. in Communications from Southeast Missouri State University and his J.D. from The Saint Louis University School of Law. Prior to joining The Bar Plan, Chris was in private practice concentrating in the areas of domestic relations, criminal law, and appellate practice.
Christina Lewis Abate
Christina Lewis Abate is a Risk Manager for The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company in St. Louis, Missouri. She received her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2004 and her B.A. from the University of New Mexico in 2000. Christina is a member of the Missouri Bar, the American Bar Association and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.
Prior to joining The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company in 2007, Christina was employed as a trial attorney with the Missouri State Public Defender System.
Christina currently serves as Chair of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Ethics and Professionalism Committee.
Missouri Supreme Court Rule 15 requires Missouri attorneys to report two hours of Professionalism, Ethics, and Malpractice prevention on an annual basis.
Kansas Supreme Court Rule 803(a) requires Kansas attorneys to complete a minimum of two hours of CLE in the area of ethics and professionalism by the end of each compliance period.
Indiana Supreme Court Rule 29 requires Indiana attorneys are required to complete at least three hours of approved ethics CLE anytime during each three-year cycle.
New Mexico Supreme Court Article 2 requires New Mexico attorneys to complete two Ethics/Professionalism credits annually.
Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 21 requires Tennessee attorneys to complete three hours of ethics and professionalism credit annually.
For further information on the our seminar series, please contact Chris Stiegemeyer or Christina Lewis Abate at (314) 288-1000. For information on the Missouri Minimum Continuing Legal Education requirements, click here.