Join Us for a Reception in Birmingham

The Alabama State Bar and the Birmingham Bar Association invite you to a reception to honor the Justices of the Supreme Court of Alabama and Judges of the Alabama Appellate Courts on Monday, Oct. 21, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., at the Birmingham Bar Association Building. Then, join us the following morning at 9 a.m. for a special session of oral arguments to be held at Samford University. 

Leadership Forum Application Deadline Oct. 21 

Applications for the 15th class of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum can be found here. The deadline to submit applications is Oct. 21 by 5 p.m. We are thrilled to bring back this dynamic program that nurtures and develops leadership skills among a select group of qualified, promising lawyers!

Renewal of Annual License
Annual license and membership fees for 2019-2020 are now past due. Payments may be made online or you can print a voucher to mail with your check. Occupational license payments made after Oct. 31 will be subject to a statutory late fee. You will not receive a paper invoice. Members purchasing an occupational license must complete the annual IOLTA certification. The certification is now completed as part of the annual license renewal. 

Position Vacancy: Assistant United States Attorney

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Alabama is seeking applications for an AUSA vacancy. Although trial experience is not necessary, it is preferred, and the desire to appear in court and try cases is a must.  The selected applicant will be responsible for prosecuting a variety of criminal cases. The application deadline is Oct. 18; find full details here.

Public Notice of Open Judicial Seat 

The Jefferson County Judicial Commission is now accepting applications to fill Place 16 in the circuit court, criminal division. Email applications and questions here. The submission time frame is Monday, Oct. 14 to Friday, Oct. 25 at 5 p.m.  

Pro Bono Month Is Underway

Dozens of events are planned throughout the state in celebration of Pro Bono Month in October. Make sure you bookmark our updated social media toolkit to help us promote the impact Alabama's pro bono attorneys have on our state.

Decisions and Opinions

Click here to view this week's Alabama Supreme Court decisions and opinions.
Click here to view the most recent decisions from the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals.
Click here to view the most recent decisions from the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals.

Attend Oral Arguments in Birmingham

The Supreme Court of Alabama and the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals will convene in special session at Samford University Wright Center on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 9 a.m. View the supreme court docket here; the court of criminal appeals docket can be found here

ASB Calendar

Friday, Oct. 11: Elder Law Section Meeting in Sandestin

Friday, Oct. 11: State of the Bar Lee County

Thursday, Oct. 17: Free 4-hour CLE and Delta Party in Spanish Fort

Friday, Oct. 18: State of the Bar Mobile County

Friday, Oct. 18:  The How To’s of Collaborative Law Webinar

Saturday, Oct. 19: Tri the Gulf Fundraiser for Mobile Bar Foundation

Monday, Oct. 21: Free Wellness and Well-Being Webinar Series

Thursday, Oct. 24: Bar Admissions Ceremony

Tuesday, Oct 29: State of the Bar Limestone County

Wednesday, Oct. 30: Mediation Perspectives Roundtable Discussion Free CLE and Lunch

Friday, Nov. 1: Board of Bar Commissioners Meeting in Montgomery

Wednesday, Jan. 22 - Thursday, Jan 23: SAVE THE DATE for our Mid-Year Meeting at The Lodge at Gulf State Park. Registration info and agenda coming soon!

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This Week at the Bar

State of the Bar: Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association

We were honored to have Associate Justice Brad Mendheim as our special guest for a State of the Bar presentation at the Huntsville-Madison County Bar! 

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Leadership Symposium:
Connecting Bar Leaders

The 2019 Leadership Symposium brought together leaders of local bars, task forces, sections and committees for the chance to share ideas and learn more about the bar.

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Featured Member Benefit: 
ISI Insurance Discounts

Discounted rates are available for Alabama State Bar members for major medical, life, disability, business overhead, umbrella and other insurance. Most programs are also offered to spouses, employees and eligible family members. 

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Featured Video:
Pro Bono Month Impact Story

Each week of Pro Bono Month, we're sharing video stories of Alabama's pro bono attorneys. This week, watch Kristine Jones of the The KJ Law Firm, a volunteer with the Montgomery Volunteer Lawyers Program, share her impact story.

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