The purpose of this Section shall be to (a) promote the interests of senior lawyer members of the Alabama State Bar; (b) provide an appropriate forum for senior lawyers to raise issues pertinent to their circumstances;(c) provide a willing pool of mentors to younger members of the bar; (d) promote participation by retired and active member practitioners in public interest or volunteer service and/or pro bono programs on behalf of persons of limited economic means; (e) gain knowledge of transitioning to retirement, which may involve dissolving or winding down an active practice, financial planning and exploring available resources for senior lawyers.
"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
"Newsletters" contains the section's newsletters, which may be password-protected as determined by the section leadership.