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The Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry has a new managing attorney – Amy Diemer, who began her work there in June

Amy Diemer became the Managing Attorney for St. Francis Community Services -Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry (CLAM) on Monday, June 1.

“We are thrilled to have Amy join CLAM as Managing Attorney,” stated Karen Wallensak, Executive Director of St. Francis Community Services. “Her extensive experience and her passion for giving impoverished people a voice in the legal system make her a welcome addition to our leadership team.”

Ms. Diemer comes to St. Francis Community Services after 27 years in both private practice and public service. Since 2005, Ms. Diemer has concentrated on family law. Previously, she was the Assistant County Counselor for St. Louis County and Special Assistant to the United States Attorney-Eastern District of Missouri.

Ms. Diemer received her Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law and is licensed to practice in Missouri.
Ms. Diemer is only the second Managing Attorney to lead CLAM in its 28-year history. Marie Kenyon, who founded the organization, left in February to head the new Peace and Justice Commission for the Archdiocese of St. Louis.