Presentation Skills

May 16, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Polsinelli - 10th Floor
100 S. Fourth Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
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This 90 minute Presentation Skills session is an interactive course designed to help professionals speak efficiently and effectively by teaching ways to prepare and deliver presentations, and engage audiences. This course provides an encouraging environment where participants can “get their feet wet” in the art of public speaking.

Parking is in the Stadium East Garage, which can be entered from 4th Street or Broadway. The building is located at the corner of 4th Street and Walnut, directly across 4th Street from the parking garage. Bring ticket in for validation.

Complimentary for ALA and $25 for other Law Firm Guests.

CLM® Application Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Human Resources Management (HR) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.
CLM® Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Human Resources Management (HR).

Don't forget this gets you one step closer to completing your ALA Passport Journey.  If you haven't received your passport, contact

Donna Moody
AAIM, Training Manager

Donna Moody is an inspirational and humorous motivator who empowers people of all backgrounds to improve. She has been a Diversity Administrator and Consultant for over 20 years in higher education and civic communities. Currently, she is an adjunct professor at Saint Louis University providing instruction in the areas of Human Resources, Team Dynamics, Interpersonal Communication, Cross Cultural Competency, Diversity, Public Speaking and Leadership.

Donna has received the Who’s Who In Black St. Louis Award, the Metropolitan Area Professional Organization Award, and was the recipient of the SAFB’s Outstanding African American in Government Award. Donna holds a bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University and a master’s degree from Webster University. Both are in Human Resources and Industrial Relations. 


Future Meetings

5th Annual Business Skills Seminar

September 25, 2018
12:30 PM to 5:30 PM

BAMSL, Suite 100
555 Washington Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63101
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Join BAMSL's YLD, ALA Gateway and SLU Law for an afternoon of business skills development for lawyers. Manage trust accounts, timekeeping tips, technology in the courtroom and more!

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New Member Orientation

October 03, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Polsinelli, Suite 1000
100 S. Fourth Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
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October 17, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Vue 17 - 17th Floor
1034 S. Brentwood Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63117

ALA Gateway Members invite their Managing Partners and Law Firm Leaders to LIVE INSPIRED on Wednesday, October 17th from 12PM-1PM.  John O'Leary's emotional storytellling, unexpected humor and authenticity make him truly inspirational.

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Social Connection: Topgolf St. Louis

October 23, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Topgolf St. Louis
16851 N. Outer 40 Road
Chesterfield, MO 63005
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Make plans now to join us for our next social connection at Topgolf on October 23, from 6:00 to 8:00. Whether or not golf is your game, come enjoy good food and delightful beverages while spending time with fellow members and our sponsoring Business Partn

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Community Connection: Mary Rider Home Bunco

November 02, 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Mary Rider Home
4316 Olive Street Road
Saint Louis, MO 63108
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Community Connection: ALA Members and Business Partners will team up with a resident at Mary Rider Home for a friendly game of Bunco. No Experience Necessary.

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