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We Are Thankful For You This Thanksgiving

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On this year’s license renewal invoice, we asked our members to estimate their pro bono hours over the past year. Of the 18,106 form submissions so far, 3,548 members reported a total…

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ASB Position Available: VLP Intake Specialist

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Title: Intake Specialist Reports to: Director, Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP) Position Summary: This is a professional position involving the tasks assigned by the VLP Director. It requires the ability to independently interview clients…

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Alabama State Bar License Plate Raises Money for Lawyers in Need

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Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama State Bar has created Lawyers Render Service, Inc. – a foundation to raise money to help lawyers in need who are facing medical crises or other life-altering…

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Sara Clark, Oldest Member of Alabama State Bar, Passes Away

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Sara Dominick Clark, the oldest member of the Alabama State Bar, passed away Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, at the age of 102. Clark, who was admitted to the Bar in 1941, was…

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Alabama State Bar Features ‘Salute to Veterans’

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Throughout the month of November, the Alabama State Bar will honor and recognize veteran lawyers in Alabama. A Salute to Veterans page has been created on the bar’s website, where we are collecting…

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Alabama State Bar Welcomes New Employees

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Dawynrico McCain joined the Alabama State Bar as Investigator/Paralegal with the Office of General Counsel in February. McCain will assist Assistant General Counsel Mark Moody in the handling of possible disciplinary and…

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Chief Justice Tom Parker Designates October Pro Bono Month

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MONTGOMERY – Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Parker issued an order designating October 2020 as Pro Bono Month in the Alabama Judiciary. His order recognizes the valuable contributions made by attorneys…

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Cumberland Launches Legal Clinic for Veterans

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Contributed Birmingham, Ala. – Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law has launched the first full-service law school clinic in Alabama for veterans. The Cumberland Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (C-VETS) provides free legal…

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Thousands of Alabamians Served Annually by Alabama State Bar Lawyer Referral Service

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Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) receives about 50 calls a day from Alabamians seeking legal assistance. Since Oct. 1, 2019, more than 10,500 referrals have been…

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Alabama State Bar to Offer 12+ Free, Online CLEs through Dec. 2020

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The MCLE Commission has temporarily suspended MCLE Regulation 3.1, which limits attorneys to six (6) hours of on-demand credits in any single CLE year. This accommodation allows Alabama attorneys the flexibility of…

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