NOW AVAILABLE: Annual License Fees and Membership Dues Renewal

It's time to pay your annual license fees and special membership dues. Payments are due by October 1. You will not receive a paper invoice in the mail. Log in to the website and select “Consolidated Fee Invoice” from your MyDashboard page.

Solo & Small Firm to Host South Alabama Probate Practice CLE

Mark your calendar for 6 hours of Probate Practice CLE, which will take place at the RSA Activity Center in Montgomery on Thursday, Sept. 5. The cost is $25. The presentation schedule and registration information can be found here

Albert Brewer To Be Inducted into Alabama Men's Hall of Fame

Former Governor Albert P. Brewer, a distinguished attorney who also taught at Cumberland School of Law, will be inducted into the Alabama Men’s Hall of Fame (AMHOF) Tuesday, Sept. 17. The annual induction luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. at The Club in Homewood. Luncheon tickets are $40 each and reservations must be made by Sept. 9. Read more about the award and luncheon here.

Award Reception for 2019 Susan Bevill Livingston Leadership Award Winner

The Women’s Section of the Alabama State Bar will hold a reception honoring this year’s Susan Bevill Livingston Leadership Award winner, Allison Skinner, on Sept. 19, from 5-7 p.m., at Cadence Bank headquarters in Birmingham . This award honors a woman lawyer who demonstrates a continual commitment to those around her as a mentor, a sustained level of leadership throughout her career, and a commitment to her community. See the invitation for RSVP information.

Notice of Comment Period 

The current term of U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Russ Walker at the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama is due to expire on April 22, 2020. Comments from members of the bar are invited through Oct. 28, as to whether the incumbent magistrate judge should be recommended by the panel for reappointment by the court.

Supreme Court Decisions and Opinions

Click here to view this week's Alabama's Supreme Court Decisions and Opinions. This link will take you to the Oral Argument Docket for Sept. 4, 2019.

Alabama Women's Suffrage Centennial Committee to Host Public Meeting

The AWSCC, co-chaired by ASB President Christy Crow, will host a public information meeting about plans to celebrate the anniversary. It will take place Sept. 9 at 4 p.m., at the Alabama Dept. of Archives and History. 

ASB Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 5: SSF Section Probate Practice CLE Workshop

Friday, Sept. 6: Board of Bar Commissioners Meeting (Montgomery)

Monday, Sept. 9: Alabama Women’s Suffrage Centennial Committee Public Information Meeting

Monday, Sept. 16: Governor's Pro Bono Month Proclamation Signing

Thursday, Sept. 19: 2019 Susan Bevill Livingston Leadership Award Reception

Wednesday, Sept. 25: State of the Bar - Houston County

Friday, Sept. 27: State of the Bar - Cumberland School of Law

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This Week at the Bar

We're Rolling Out Videos!

In the first ASB featured video, President Christy Crow outlines her 2019-2020 Presidential Initiatives. Watch it below, and stay tuned for more videos spotlighting ASB members!

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State of the Bar: Tallapoosa Co.

We spent the evening in Alex City with the Tallapoosa County Bar Association. It's our goal to visit every county bar association to connect with members throughout the state. 

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Casemaker is one of the most significant member benefits available to ASB members. If you need help navigating Casemaker4, check out these free training webinars.

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Article Worth Reading:
"Art Brings Hope to Drug Court"

The Artlady, as she is affectionately called, is using art to bring hope and light to the Jackson County Drug Court. The program has gained national attention for its success.

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IN MEMORIAM: Deceased Attorneys

Abner Riley Powell, III
Died: August 21, 2019
Admitted: April 4, 1967

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