St. Louis Local Group

Attorney/Law Firm Media Coverage: Panel Discussion

April 26, 2018 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us to update your knowledge about trends in media coverage of legal issues and law firm news, using media to position your attorneys and firms as specialists in their industries, and best practices when submitting article for consideration.

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
555 Washington Avenue
Suite #100
St. Louis, Missouri 63101

Lunch will be provided.

Parking meters on the street or in the Missouri Athletic Club lot.

$25 LMA Members
$35 Non-Members and any registrations after April 23rd
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About our Presenters:


Denise Bentele: Owner, Common Ground PR
With APR accreditation by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Denise is recognized as an industry leader. Her experience includes brand marketing, business-to-business and employee communications, media relations, and crisis management. Denise’s crisis communications training is based on SuperVoice – the respected program of the petroleum industry – and has been tested in situations including a ruptured gasoline pipeline, the failed merger of two U.S. airlines, university and campus crises, Chapter 11 reorganizations, and international environmental issues. She received a coveted PRSA Silver Anvil for crisis communications with the Sisters of Mercy Health System.


Liz Irwin: Publisher, Missouri Lawyers Media
Liz Joined Missouri Lawyers Media in 2015, but since 2011, served as the publisher of several other publications within Missouri Lawyers Media’s parent company. Irwin oversaw North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, South Carolina Lawyers Weekly and the Mecklenburg Times. She earned a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and spent 15 years on the editorial side of the news industry before moving to advertising. Her prior positions include vice president of advertising for The Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer and classified advertising director for The Kansas City Star and the Lexington (Kentucky) Herald-Leader.

Cindi Lash: Editor In Chief, Missouri Lawyers Media
Cindi is a recent addition to Missouri Lawyers Media, having joined in January. Prior to MLW, she served as assistant managing editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, as regional editor for Aol/, as editor-in-chief of Pittsburgh Magazine, and as director of communications for the nonprofit organization Enactus. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Cindi has been a member of its journalism advisory board. She has completed training in digital media and multimedia storytelling at the Knight Digital Media Center at the University of California-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

Nicholas Phillips: Staff Reporter, Missouri Lawyers Weekly
In his hometown of St. Louis, he has written for the Riverfront Times and Out in STL. Internationally, he has written for the New York Times, Foreign Policy, the Wilson Center, InSight Crime, VICE News and other venues.

Payment Information

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The deadline for registration is Monday, April 23, 2018.

Walk-ins and those who register after April 23 will be charged the non-member rate of $35.00.

LMA Midwest Region reserves the right to cancel the registration of any registrant with an outstanding balance.

Should you need to cancel your registration, please contact prior to April 23. According to LMA Midwest Region policy, all no-shows and cancellations after April 23 will be billed the full registration rate.