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Self-Care Tips for the Holiday Season

- Filed Under: Health & Wellness

The term self-care has been used a lot lately, and lawyers can often scoff at the notion.  So, to set the stage for these tips for the holiday season, a basic definition…

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER – Rebuttal: Alabama’s Gubernatorial and Legislative Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic Were Valid, Constitutional, and Appropriate

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As a lawyer who defends healthcare providers that continued to care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, I take a different view from my opposing counsel who published an article in the September edition of The Alabama Lawyer.[i] See David Wirtes, Jr., Joseph D. Steadman, Aaron N. Maples, & Joseph D. Wirtes, Are There Constitutional Issues with Alabama’s Gubernatorial and Legislative Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic?, 83 Ala. Law. 311 (Sept. 2022) (the “September Article”).

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER – Too Broke to File Bankruptcy: Why We Need the Alabama Bankruptcy Assistance Project

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ABAP is a statewide project created to help debtors who need a chapter 7 bankruptcy but can’t afford the attorney’s fees to file. All five volunteer lawyer programs in the state participate, enabling ABAP to serve each of Alabama’s 67 counties.

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER – Consumer Bankruptcy for the Non-Bankruptcy Lawyer: The Nuts and Bolts of Chapter 13 and Chapter 7

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That dreaded word – “bankruptcy!” No other area of practice quite strikes fear into the minds of state court practitioners and newbie attorneys than bankruptcy.

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER – The Automatic Stay: What Every Lawyer Should Know

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Because bankruptcy can intervene into many other areas of the law, every lawyer, even ones who never practice in the bankruptcy courts, should be aware of the general provisions outlined in this article so that they and their clients can avoid violating the automatic stay.

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Alabama State Bar Announces Members of Leadership Forum Class 17

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Monday announced the lawyers selected for Leadership Forum Class 17. Leadership Forum is honored as a dynamic and highly effective program for nurturing and developing…

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Bar Commissioners Unanimously Pass Memorial Resolution for Past President Taze Shepard

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MONTGOMERY – On November 4, 2022, the Alabama State Bar’s Board of Bar Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution in memory of Tazewell Taylor Shepard II, the 146th president of the Alabama State Bar.

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Memorial Donations

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Memorialize the life of a loved one by contributing in their honor.

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Alabama State Bar Mourns Loss of Past President Taze Shepard

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The Alabama State Bar mourns the loss of its past president, Tazewell T. Shepard III, “Taze,” who passed away Monday morning after a courageous years-long battle with cancer. Our thoughts are with…

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Job Announcement: Director of Operations

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  About the Bar: The Alabama State Bar (ASB) is the regulatory authority for the legal profession in Alabama with over 19,000 attorney members and approximately 35 employees.  The ASB is dedicated…

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