It's Law Practice Management Month!

Alabama State Bar President Taze Shepard kicks off Law Practice Management Month!

Click on the PLAY button to watch his video message to members.

To help us celebrate, we have teamed up with our member benefit providers to offer special savings, free CLEs and helpful resource guides for solo or small firm attorneys.

Check out these month-long special savings:

Courtesy of, Alabama State Bar members can experience their  24/7 Live-Staffed Website Chat as a savings of 50% off for three months!

Now through the end of the year, ASB Members will be able to receive an additional $50 off the first 3 months of Ruby service with the promo code, PARTNER50, on top of their 8% discount. Just use PARTNER50 when signing up with this promotion.

Save 20% from Easysoft! Featuring e-signing, free tech support and no installation needed, you can get started in minutes. Be compliant, error-free and save time on your next closing. Let Easysoft do the calculating so you can focus on new business. Mention you are an Alabama State Bar member and saw this in The Scoop!

Free Law Practice Management CLEs

Still need an Ethics hour? Receive your ethics credit and real-world practice management advice with four FREE CLEs this month.

Nov. 10 (Noon - 1 p.m.) - Law Practice Management & Technology* sponsored by ISI. Register here.

Nov. 16 (Noon - 1 p.m.) -
Are you Lawyering or Laboring? 7 Steps to Run a Productive Practice sponsored by Register here.

Nov. 22 (Noon - 1 p.m.) - Safekeeping Client's Property: Trust Accounting 101*. Register here.

Nov. 30 (Noon - 1 p.m.) - How Automation Can Ramp Up Efficiency and Revenue in Your Real Estate or Solo/Small Firm Practice sponsored by EasySoft. Register here.

*Ethics Hour CLE

Calling All Section Officers: Update Your Information!

Are you an officer in a section of the Alabama State Bar? Be sure and complete the form below, as we are currently gathering the most updated roster information. We will update all section listings on the website by using the information gathered by this form

Alabama Supreme Court Pandemic Emergency Response Orders Extended Through End of December

The Supreme Court of Alabama issued Administrative Order No. 14, which extended its previous orders allowing for an ombudsman to approve settlements and allowing the use of video conferencing through Dec. 31, 2021. The Order is attached here.

Decisions and Opinions from Alabama's Appellate Courts

  • Click here to view the Supreme Court of Alabama decisions and opinions from Oct. 29.

  • Click here to view the Criminal Appeals decisions and opinions from Oct. 29.

  • Click here to view the Civil Appeals decisions and opinions from Oct. 29.

Buzz from the Bar

Leadership Forum Now Recruiting Class 16

Applications are now open for Leadership Forum Class 16. All applications must be completed by Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. Successful applicants will be notified no later than Dec. 17. To apply, or nominate someone from your firm, please complete the online application. For more information, contact Robyn Bernier.

Admissions Ceremony Snapshots

Last week, we welcomed more than 400 new members of the Alabama State Bar and celebrated more than 1,000 admittees who missed their admissions ceremony due to COVID-related cancellations. Help us congratulate these new official Alabama lawyers!

View the photo booth photos here!

MCLE Compliance Deadline Approaching

Don't wait until the last minute to earn your 12.0 total MCLE credits, including at least 1.0 Ethics hour. These credits must be completed no later than Dec. 31, 2021, and reported no later than Feb. 15, 2022. You should monitor your MCLE transcript by logging in to your dashboard and selecting the “MCLE Compliance Report."

#MoreThanALawyer featuring Joseph A. Holley

Friday’s #MoreThanALawyer featured Joseph Holley – winner of the 2021 Law Student Award. Share your story or nominate a fellow attorney today!

View Friday's feature >>

Upcoming Events

The Mobile and Baldwin Bar Associations have partnered together to host the Supreme Court of Alabama for Oral Arguments on November 4-5, 2021 in Mobile, Alabama.

The Oral Arguments will be held starting at 9 AM at the Saenger Theatre at 6 South Joachim Street in Mobile. Attendance is open to Alabama practicing attorneys and area school students. Those planning to attend must register; Registration is free.

Available CLE Credits: 2.0

Click here to view the docket.

In Conjunction with the Oral Arguments, there will be an 3-Hour Appellate Practice CLE on Thursday, Nov. 4, followed by a Judges Welcome Reception.

Registration fees include entrance to the CLE and the reception. Registration by Friday, Oct. 29, is $100; afterwards it is $125. Register here.

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