In July 2000, the Corporate Counsel section merged with the Business Law section, which was until 1998, the
Corporation, Business & Banking section. Merger of these sections is in line with current business and legal
practices. The section serves
(1) members of the Alabama State Bar who provide legal services to corporate clients , either as in-house corporate attorneys or as attorneys in private practice who regularly advise clients; and
(2) attorneys in private practice who represent clients in a variety of business legal matters.
In addition, the section works with the Alabama Law Institute in a regular review of the corporate laws of Alabama and recommendation for revision of same from time to time as appropriate. The annual dues are $20.00.
"Casemaker" is a link to the Casemaker online legal research library and information on how to use this valuable free member service, which provides access to state and federal materials including the Alabama Code, opinions of the Alabama Supreme Court and Courts of Civil and Criminal Appeals, the Alabama Rules of Court, the Alabama Administrative Code and regulations, the U.S. Code, U.S. Supreme Court opinions, selected opinions of the federal circuit and district courts, the federal court rules, the Code of Federal Regulation and similar materials from all 50 states.
"Governance" contains the section's governing documents including the purpose statement and bylaws when available.
"Leadership" contains information from the section's leadership including the section officers, section council, committee chairs, and meeting minutes when available.
"Join the Section" contains an online application form for joining this section.
Council Meeting Dates
Section Council Meeting Dates
"Newsletters" contains the section's newsletters, which may be password-protected as determined by the section leadership.
"Related Links" contains the links to various site that may be of use or interest to section members.