Two Positions Available at the Alabama State Bar

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.

13th Judicial Circuit Seeks Applicants for Director of the Mobile County Public Defender's Office

The Indigent Defense Advisory Board for the 13th Judicial Circuit of Alabama is now accepting applications from anyone interested for the newly formed position of Director of Mobile County Public Defender's Office. Applications must be submitted and received by Oct. 9. View the job posting here
Annual License Fees and Membership Dues Renewal

Annual license fees and special membership dues can be paid online now and are due by Oct  1. Log in to the website and select “Consolidated Fee Invoice” from your MyDashboard page.

Collaborative Practice of Law Free Webinar Series

The Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution, the Birmingham Bar Collaborative Law Alliance and the Solo/Small Firm & Dispute Resolution Sections of the Alabama State Bar are sponsoring a series of free 60-minute webinars (all approved for MCLE credit) on Sept. 20, Oct. 18, and Dec. 6. Find more info and register here
Additionally, the Alabama Appellate Mediation Office and the Center for Dispute Resolution are sponsoring “Appellate Mediation” training on November 15, 2019 in Montgomery.  This course has been approved for 6.8 hours of MCLE credit.  Register 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.

Supreme Court Decisions and Opinions

Click here to view this week's Alabama's Supreme Court Decisions and Opinions.

#MoreThanALawyer LIVE!

Join us on Facebook Live on Thursday afternoon at 3:30 as President Crow kicks off a new show called #MoreThanALawyer LIVE! Each week, she'll interview a lawyer about how he or she is making an impact in the community. This week, Huntsville attorney Morris Lilienthal is the guest, and he'll talk about his passion for the March of Dimes, his own "Mo Show," volunteering at school and Rotary, and most importantly, being a husband and dad!

ASB Calendar

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

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

Friday, Sept. 20: State of the Bar - Bessemer

Friday, Sept. 20 : Collaborative Practice of Law:  “Focus on Team: Breaking Down Roles” - This free 60-minute webinar is approved for MCLE credit.

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

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

Tuesday, Oct. 1: Pro Bono Month Begins

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

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This Week at the Bar

Board of Bar Commissioners Meeting in Montgomery

The BBC discussed a number of items, including new member benefits, Pro Bono Month plans and making the Ed Patterson Leadership Award a Bar award, rather than a Section award.

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#MoreThanALawyer Story:
Attorney Amber James

Our social media series spotlights the inspiring stories of lawyers throughout the state. Read the latest feature at the link below. Email us your #MoreThanALawyer story here

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Featured Member Benefit: 
15% Off Brooks Brothers


Need a wardrobe update as the season changes? All ASB members can receive 15% off regular-priced merchandise in-store and online. Find the code on your MyDashboard page.

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Southeast Alabama Probate Practice CLE Planned

Nearly 200 lawyers attended the Solo & Small Firm Section's Probate Practice CLE in Montgomery. Another event is planned for Thursday, Sept. 12 in Dothan. The cost is $25 and includes 6 CLE hours.

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IN MEMORIAM: Deceased Attorneys

Thomas (Tommy) Logan Davis
Died: September 2, 2019
Admitted: September 30, 2005

William ‘Van’ Davis
Pell City
Died: September 4, 2019
Admitted: April 23, 1982

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