Alabama Law Foundation Names New Executive Director
The Alabama Law Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Dawn Hathcock as Executive Director, effective Sept. 13, 2021. Ms. Hancock currently serves as Senior VP of the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, where she has spent more than 20 years working with the Chamber’s public and private stakeholders to improve the economic prospects and opportunities in the River Region.
Ms. Hathcock will assist the Foundation’s mission of efficiently delivering high-quality, free civil legal aid in lower-income communities throughout Alabama.
ASB Experiencing Phone System Delays
The Alabama State Bar recently upgraded our phone system, which is causing some delays on the main phone line. We are working to correct the problem. If you have difficulties getting through on the phones, please use the departmental email addresses below.
The Pro Bono Month Celebration Task Force is launching the inaugural Pro Bono Book Club. The book club discussions would take place via Zoom from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Tuesdays in October and reading may start as early as you'd like. This year's book selection is “A Knock at Midnight” by Brittany Barnett. It is a moving and fantastic read. Task Force members hope this kind of sharing will lead to an expanded dialogue among participants and even non-participants of the book club about pro bono services.
Join volunteer lawyers who are helping expand access to justice. For more information, contact Pro Bono Clinic and ABAP Coordinator Hilaire Armstrong.
Decisions and Opinions from Alabama's Appellate Courts
Click here to view the Supreme Court of Alabama decisions and opinions from August 27.
Click here to view the Criminal Appeals decisions and opinions from August 27.
Click here to view the Civil Appeals decisions and opinions from August 27.
Conservation Easements CLE Tuesday, Sept. 17 at Noon
The Alabama/Mississippi Chapter of the Appraisal Institute is hosting their Conservation Easements class virtually in September, and registration is now open. Register at this link for this program, which has been approved for 1.0 hour of MCLE credit.
Mark Your Calendars for Red Mass
The Supreme Court of Alabama will hold its annual Red Mass on Oct. 4, 2021, to mark the opening of Court and to seek God's blessing upon lawyers, judges, and the judicial system. The event is strictly voluntary!
Featured Member Benefit
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Celebrate Labor Day with these deals from Lenovo, now through 9/12/21, while supplies last! #beyondsavings
In Memoriam: Deceased Attorneys
Debbie Lindsey Jared
Died: May 31, 2021
Admitted: Apr. 29, 1983
Joseph Michael Druhan, Jr.
Died: Aug. 7, 2021
Admitted: Apr. 4, 1967
Edwin Marshall VanDall, Jr.
Died: Aug. 10, 2021
Admitted: Sept. 28, 1989
Col. Larry Eugene Craven (Ret.)
Died: Aug. 15, 2021
Admitted: Sept. 29, 1977
Ross Martin Diamond, III
Died: Aug. 16, 2021
Admitted: Apr. 10, 1969
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