DEADLINE EXTENDED: Leadership Forum Class 16 Applications Due by Nov. 22

Applications for Leadership Forum Class 16 has been extended to Monday, Nov. 22, 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.

President Taze Shepard Honored with Solo and Small Firm Section's 2021 Outstanding Service Award

Alabama State Bar President Taze Shepard has received the 2021 Outstanding Service Award from the Solo and Small Firm Section. The award, given annually, honors a section member who has made significant contributions and demonstrated exemplary service to the section. President Shepard is pictured here with current section chair Tom Perry. Read the full story here.

Law Practice Management Month

Check out this week's featured promotion:

Black Friday in November is HERE! Lenovo is bringing savings up to 69% off for ASB members.

These deals are valid from Nov. 15th – Nov. 26th.

Free Law Practice Management CLEs

Still need an Ethics hour? Receive your ethics credit and real-world practice management advice with these FREE CLEs:


TOMORROW, 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

Birmingham Bar Association Executive Committee Candidates

Meet the candidates for the Birmingham Bar Association's 2022 Executive Committee!

Written bios and video bios are available at this link.

Online voting runs from Dec. 2-9, 2021.

Decisions and Opinions from Alabama's Appellate Courts


  • View the Supreme Court of Alabama decisions and opinions from Nov. 12.

  • View the Civil Appeals decisions and opinions from Nov. 12.

  • View the Criminal Appeals decisions and opinions from Nov. 5. (Latest available)

Buzz from the Bar

Salute to Veterans

Last week, we celebrated our annual Salute to Veterans! Throughout the year, we ask our members who have served and continue to serve in the military to share photos and stories. Thank you for your service and dedication to protecting the law and the country! You can view the submissions and feature stories here.

Chief Justice Tom Parker Hosts Pro Bono Luncheon

Thank you to Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Parker for hosting bar members for a luncheon at the courthouse. These seven attorneys are new members in one of the state's Volunteer Lawyers Programs. We appreciate Chief Justice Parker's commitment to Pro Bono Month each year!

Free 6-hour Bankruptcy CLE

Join the Alabama Bankruptcy Assistance Project Thursday, Dec. 2, (9 am - 3 pm) for a free 6-hour Bankruptcy CLE at the Wirehouse Rehabilitation Center in Dothan. Register here.

Volunteers Needed

The VLP will hold a Wills for Heroes Clinic Dec. 7 from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Anniston. Please contact Hilaire Armstrong if you are interested in volunteering.

IN MEMORIAM: Deceased Attorneys

John Brandon Givhan
Died: Aug. 2, 2021
Admitted: Sept. 1, 1972

Earle Farley Moody, II
Orange Beach
Died Aug. 27, 2021

Admitted: Apr. 23, 1973

Carol Ann McCoy
Plano, TX,
Died: Sept. 2, 2021
Admitted: Sept. 28, 1979


Bruce Michael Green
Died: Sept. 23, 2021
Admitted: Sept. 27, 1976

John Donaldson (Don) Foster
Died: Oct. 23, 2021
Admitted: Aug. 10, 1971

Michael Cleveland Moore
Died: Nov. 2, 2021
Admitted: Mar. 24, 1971

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