Leadership Symposium Is Thursday

Leaders from all local bars, specialty bars, task forces, committees and sections are invited to join us at the bar building for a Leadership Symposium Thursday, Oct 3, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This year, the event will feature breakout sessions to provide an opportunity for attendees to interact with similarly-situated bar leaders and discover ideas that you can take back with you to use during your bar work. If you haven't already done so, RSVP to katherine.church@alabar.org.

McIntire Promoted to Deputy Chief General Counsel 

Congratulations to Jeremy McIntire on his promotion to Deputy Chief General Counsel over the Office of General Counsel Disciplinary Division at the Alabama State Bar. He'd previously served as Assistant General Counsel for 14 years.

Application Deadline Approaches for Alabama State Bar Open Positions

The Alabama State Bar has two immediate positions available for Director of the Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program (ALAP) and Assistant Ethics Counsel in the Office of General Counsel. For full position overviews and application information, click on the above links. The deadline to apply for the Director of the Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program is Oct. 25; Assistant Ethics Counsel application deadline is Oct. 18.

Pro Bono Month Begins Tomorrow!

Dozens of events are planned throughout the state in celebration of Pro Bono Month in October. Make sure you bookmark our 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.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 1: Pro Bono Month Begins

Wednesday, Oct. 2: State of the Bar - Huntsville/Madison

Thursday, Oct. 3: Leadership Symposium

Friday, Oct. 4 - Saturday, Oct. 5: Annual Family Law Retreat to the Beach

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

Thursday, Oct. 24: Bar Admissions Ceremony

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: Houston County Bar Association

Thanks to the Houston County Bar for having us for a State of the Bar update! The presentation had a special focus on Leadership Forum and the vision for class 15 and beyond. 

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Featured Video:
Celebrate Pro Bono Month


Alabama's 11th annual Pro Bono Month begins tomorrow. Watch and share President Christy Crow's video message about the impact Alabama's pro bono lawyers make on the state. 

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Featured Member Benefit: 
GEICO Auto Insurance

Alabama State Bar members qualify for a special discount on auto policies. GEICO is also able to help you find additional coverage such as homeowners, renters, personal umbrella, and even motorcycle insurance.

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Did You Know?
Wellness Wednesday Tips


Each Wednesday, we share health and wellness tips on social media. If you missed the last post, it provides solutions for finding balance in the marathon that is the successful practice of law.

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IN MEMORIAM: Deceased Attorneys

Hon. Allwin (Al) Earl Horn, III
Birmingham
Died: Sept. 18, 2019
Admitted: Sept. 16, 1968

Hugh Gale Lacy
Huntsville
Died: Aug. 28, 2019
Admitted: Sept. 28, 1990

Clarence William (Bill) Scott, Jr.
Pell City
Died: Sept. 14, 2019
Admitted: Jan. 1, 1959

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