View Full Annual Meeting Agenda: CLEs and Special Events
The full agenda, including CLE sessions and special events, is now available on the Annual Meeting page on our website. You can view it here! We have an amazing line up of speakers.
There is still time to join us in Point Clear! To register, go to your dashboard, and click on Annual Meeting on the left side of the screen.
ASB Position Opening: VLP Intake Specialist
The ASB Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP) has a position opening for an Intake Specialist. The majority of the Intake Specialist's job will be interviewing clients and identifying potential legal issues. A paralegal degree, paralegal certification or legal experience is required. You can find a full position description and application information here. Please share with those who may be interested!
Last Call: 2021-2022 ASB Task Forces and Committee Sign-Ups
President-Elect Taze Shepard invites you to consider a leadership role in one of our committees or task forces. You will help our bar develop new projects with our 18,000+ members.
You can fill out our online application here through June 4. If you are interested in serving on a task force or committee that you don't see listed on the form, please email Taze. If selected for an appointment, you will be notified this summer.
ICYMI: Supreme Court Removes COVID Restrictions on Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building
As of close-of-business on Friday, May 28, 2021, COVID-19-related Visitor Guidelines and Employee Guidelines are fully revoked at the Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building. You may view the full Order here.
Appellate Court Information
Click here to view the Supreme Court of Alabama decisions and opinions from May 28.
Click here to view the Criminal Appeals decisions and opinions from May 28.
Click here to view the Civil Appeals decisions and opinions from May 28.
Join education and legal professionals on July 14 or 21 for a half-day Johnson Institute Scholars course on incorporating historic court cases into middle and high school instruction. This virtual course for educators will take a pedagogical look at the Constitutional arguments of Williams v. Wallace, the 1965 court case that followed “Bloody Sunday” and paved the way for the Selma-to-Montgomery March, a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement.
The world has been turned upside down and many things will never be the same, the legal industry included. With the rapid adoption of cloud-based technologies and virtual communication, client expectations have shifted. Learn how to set you firm up for success.
Free Wellness CLEs
Thursday, June 10 at 12 p.m. Register Here
Recognizing and Getting Help with Addiction and Substance Abuse; Speakers: Attorney Mary O'Neill and ALAP Director Jeremy Rakes
Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 12 p.m. Register Here
Suicide Awareness and Prevention: This CLE will be presented by the SAM Foundation and will be limited to 105 attendees.
Features from the Bar
Featured Member Benefit: OWA Amusement Park
OWA, a joint venture with the City of Foley and its Foley Sports Tourism Complex, is a family-friendly retail, dining and entertainment destination for individuals of all ages. Special for all Alabama State Bar members: enjoy a 20% off coupon.
The Ethics Helpline is one of our most valuable member benefits. All ethics advice is non-binding and intended only to be informational. However, reliance on telephonic ethics advice may be considered as a mitigating factor in a disciplinary proceeding. Contact the helpline at (334) 269-1515 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the #ASBLawFirmChallenge
We hope that you will join the Law Firm Challenge in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program! Click here to certify online by Oct. 1.
These individuals and firms have completed the challenge! Won't you join them?
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