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ASB Position Opening: VLP Intake Specialist

- Filed Under: Things To Know

The Alabama State Bar has an immediate position available for an Intake Specialist, reporting to the director of the Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP). Position Summary: This is a professional position involving the…

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2024 Legislative Session: April 2-4

- Filed Under: Legislative Updates

Legislative Summary The Alabama Legislature returned from Spring Break ready to work, with filled committee agendas and special order calendars. Legislators held session days Tuesday and Thursday, and Wednesday was packed numerous…

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2024 Legislative Session: March 19-21

- Filed Under: Legislative Updates

Legislative Summary After a week off for constituent work at home, the Alabama Legislature returned for a busy week before taking off for its official spring break next week. There were only…

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Health and Wellness: Finding Peace on the Mat

- Filed Under: Health & Wellness

The following submission was requested by the Alabama State Bar’s Quality of Life, Health, and Wellness Committee and is intended to assist lawyers in improving the quality of legal services and improving…

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2024 Legislative Session Week Five

- Filed Under: Legislative Updates

Legislative Summary The Alabama Legislature met for three extraordinarily busy days this week, working into the night with packed agendas and lengthy debates. In addition to the session calendars and debates, the…

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2024 Legislative Session Week Four

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Legislative Summary Spirited and intense debate dominated the week in the Alabama Legislature. Lawmakers met for three session days and had the busiest committee day yet on Wednesday, with packed agendas and…

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2024 Legislative Session Week Three

- Filed Under: Legislative Updates

Legislative Summary As the Alabama Legislature settled into its third week, there was a full day of committee meetings on Wednesday, followed by session, resulting in another three-day week. Lots of bills began…

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ASB Position Opening: Alabama Bankruptcy Assistance Project (ABAP) Coordinator

- Filed Under: Things To Know

Job Title: Alabama Bankruptcy Assistance Project (ABAP) Coordinator Reports to: VLP Program Directors Status: Salary – Full Time Job Summary and Qualifications: The Alabama Bankruptcy Assistance Project (ABAP) is a project developed…

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2024 Legislative Session Week Two

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Legislative Summary The second week of the 2024 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature was a three-day work week. In addition to Tuesday and Thursday’s session days, lawmakers went into session after…

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2024 Legislative Session Week One

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Legislative Summary On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Alabama Legislature commenced the 2024 Regular Legislative Session. As the second year of the quadrennium begins, the legislators appear energized and ready to get to…

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