In honor of the 50th anniversary of Law Day, the Alton-Wood River Bar Association, in conjunction with the Madison County Bar Association, will sponsor a panel discussion on "The Rule of Law and You."

The event will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. on Thursday, May 1 in The Commons at Lewis and Clark Community College.

Alton attorneys John Webster, Edward Moorman, S. Russell Meyer, and Ted Barylske will serve on the panel.

Interested community members, as well as Lewis and Clark students, are encouraged to attend.

The panel will provide a brief overview and lead discussion regarding the importance of laws and the development and enforcement of law in society. The panel will also address moderated questions from those in attendance.

More information is available at This event is part of numerous Law Day activities planned for the area by the local bar associations.

The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)--Alton Chapter also has helped plan the event.

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