Announcing AIM as 'Presenting Sponsor' for Midyear Meeting

We're pleased to announce that Attorneys Insurance Mutual of the South, Inc. (AIM) will be the 2020 Midyear Meeting Presenting Sponsor!  AIM is attorney-owned and operated, and provides malpractice insurance for lawyers in Alabama and Tennessee. Learn more about AIM's mission and staff here, and we look forward to having them at the meeting! We hope you plan to attend; click here to register and view the agenda.

New Member Benefits Announced

You should have received an email Friday outlining the nine new benefits and discounts available to you through the Alabama State Bar. If you missed that email, check out the updated member benefits page on our website, or browse our interactive benefits brochure to learn about all the cost-savings programs that could benefit your practice and work-life balance!

The Birmingham Bar Association Annual Meeting          

Birmingham Bar members are invited to attend the 2019 Annual Membership Meeting on Dec. 13, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Birmingham Bar Center. Meet the winners of the Public Service Award and Lifetime Achievement Award, learn who won the elections for 2020 Executive Committee positions and hear a preview of the BBA's plans for 2020.The meeting is designed to last one hour, so members can move on to the Annual Membership Party at 5:30 p.m.

Free CLE and Luncheon

The Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution will provide a free lunch and free 1.5 hour CLE entitled “Mediation Perspectives: A Roundtable Discussion” on Dec. 16. Join Jimmy Walter (Capell & Howard) as he moderates a panel discussion providing a lawyer’s, judges’ and mediator’s perspective with Hon. James Anderson (15th Judicial Circuit), Barbara Wells (Capell & Howard) and Nika Gholston (Law Office of Nika Gholston). Space is limited to 30 registrants, and you must register by Dec. 10.  

Jones School of Law Promotes On-Campus Interview Program

Representatives from law firms and other organizations are invited to hold interviews at Jones School Law School to recruit students for internships, employment and attorney positions. There is no charge for this service, and employers may use Faulkner’s facilities for interviewing law students. Click here to read more.

Orangetheory Fitness Member Benefit Update

Alabama State Bar Members are eligible receive a discounted rate of $149 for Premier memberships (unlimited classes per month) and $89 for Elite memberships (eight classes per month) as well as one complimentary class. Last week, The Scoop mentioned that ASB members need to sign up by Dec. 31 in order to receive the discount; however, the discount is available year-round!

December Oral Arguments

The Supreme Court of Alabama will hold oral arguments Monday, Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. View the docket here.

Decisions and Opinions

  • Click here to view the most recent 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.

ASB Calendar

Tuesday, Dec. 3: Cyber Security in Alabama: How to Protect Your Clients with Hal Mooty of Bradley (ADLA members)

Wednesday, Dec. 4: Alabama Supreme Court Oral Arguments

Thursday, Dec. 5 - Friday, Dec. 6: Montgomery County Bar Association Bench and Bar Conference

Friday, Dec. 6: Mobile-Baldwin Bench and Bar Conference

Monday, Dec. 9 - Thursday Dec. 12: National Judicial College in Montgomery

Thursday, Dec. 12: ADLA CLE Webinar on Facebook Libre

Friday, Dec. 13: State of the Bar - Tuscaloosa County

Friday, Dec. 13: Birmingham Bar Association's Annual Meeting and Holiday Party

Monday, Dec. 16: Alabama ADR's "Mediation Perspectives: A Roundtable Discussion"

Wednesday, Jan. 22 - Thursday, Jan. 23: Midyear Meeting at The Lodge at Gulf State Park

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Features from the Bar

Chief Justice Tom Parker Hosts Pro Bono Luncheon

Thank you to Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Parker for hosting bar members for a luncheon at the courthouse. We appreciate your commitment to Pro Bono Month each year and your support of our Volunteer Lawyers Program!

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Featured Article: Discussing Diversity in Your Law Firm

All month long, we are celebrating veteran lawyers in Alabama to thank them for their service and dedication to protecting the law and the country! View our web feature at the link below! It's not too late to add your photo, too.

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Featured Member Benefit: 
Lenovo Savings Program

ASB members are eligible to save up to 30% off Lenovo’s entire product line of laptops, tablets, desktops, servers, accessories, and more! Plus, shop the biggest savings event of the season now through 12/8/19. 

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Be Well: Don’t Miss The Alabama Lawyer Wellness Issue

As the holidays approach, there is often more stress and pressure in everyday life. We hope you've have time to read the articles within the first wellness-themed issue. Read why it's so meaningful to President Crow.

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IN MEMORIAM: Deceased Attorneys

Arnold Charles ‘Charley’ Freeman
Died: Dec. 26, 2018
Admitted: Sept. 8, 1967

Paul Morris Harden
Died: May 21, 2019
Admitted: Sept. 8, 1976

Jerry Wayne Hauser
Died: Jan. 20, 2019
Admitted: Apr. 23, 1993

John ‘Jep’ Jeptha Hill
Died: Nov. 17, 2019
Admitted: July 11, 1951

Thomas Marvin Little
Died: Oct. 21, 2019
Admitted: Sept. 24, 1993

Alice Florence Higdon

Died: Nov. 15, 2019
Admitted: Sept. 28, 1987

Fred Don Siegal
Died: Nov. 8, 2019
Admitted: Sept. 8, 1967

Dr. Darryl Lee Webb
Died: Nov. 11, 2018
Admitted: Sept. 8, 1967

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