On Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, we welcomed more than 400 new members of the Alabama State Bar and celebrated more than 1,000 admittees, some of whom missed their admissions ceremony due to COVID-related cancellations. President Elect Gibson Vance, the Honorable W. Keith Watkins, and Chief Justice Tom Parker gave remarks and words of wisdom. Help us congratulate these new official Alabama lawyers and welcome them to the greatest profession!
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Law Practice Management Month
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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 Practicesponsored by Smith.ai. 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
Supreme Court of Alabama Looking for IT Director
The Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Alabama is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals to fill a vacancy in the class of IT MANAGER III (10588) for Director of Information Technology for the Appellate Courts of Alabama. Applications for this position must be received on or before Tuesday, Nov.30, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Find the full job description and application information here.
Decisions and Opinions from Alabama's Appellate Courts
Click here to view the Supreme Court of Alabama decisions and opinions from Nov. 5.
Click here to view the Criminal Appeals decisions and opinions from Nov. 5.
Click here to view the Civil Appeals decisions and opinions from Nov. 5.
Buzz from the Bar
One Week Left To Apply For Leadership Class 16
Applications for Leadership Forum Class 16 will close Monday, 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.
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.
ASB SERVE Days
This month, ASB staff is participating in our inaugural "SERVE Days." We selected Brantwood Children's Home in Montgomery as our community service project. We helped the at-risk children's home spruce up their 100+ year old building by cleaning, pressure washing, planting new flowers, and adding pine straw.
Join the Alabama Bankruptcy Assistance Project for a free 6-hour Bankruptcy CLE at the Wirehouse Rehabilitation Center in Dothan.
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