Nina Totenberg to Appear in St. Louis

Award-winning Supreme Court reporter is keynote speaker at October 4th luncheon.

August 1, 2019 (ST. LOUIS) – National Public Radio’s award-winning legal correspondent, Nina Totenberg, will deliver the keynote address for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s inaugural Justice Speaks luncheon on Friday October 4, 2019, 11:00 am – 1:00pm at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in St. Louis.

Ms. Totenberg brings a unique perspective that is always informative and engaging. Her timely appearance – just before the Supreme Court begins its new session – will include insightful discussion of headline-making cases and features her famous predictions about which cases the Court will hear in the upcoming year.

Totenberg has been honored seven times by the American Bar Association for continued excellence in legal reporting and has received two dozen honorary degrees. She holds the distinction of being the first radio journalist to have won the National Press Foundation’s “Broadcaster of the Year Award.” Recently, she was featured in the documentary film RBG.

This event is the first of a series of annual conversations about justice and civil rights which will bring these important issues into a public forum and reflects some of the challenges we face in the work of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.

Media Partner for this event is St. Louis Public Radio, and Presenting Sponsor is Missouri Lawyers Weekly. Tickets are $125 per person with tables of ten available. Sponsorship and ticket information are at or contact Louisa Gregory or 314.256.8736.


About Legal Services of Eastern Missouri: Legal Services of Eastern Missouri has provided free civil legal help for low-income families for 63 years. In 2018, 30,000 people in

21 counties of eastern Missouri received services from four regional offices. For more information, please visit

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