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Alabama State Bar Announces Leadership Forum Class 15

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Friday announced the lawyers selected for Leadership Forum Class 15.

Leadership Forum is honored as a dynamic and highly effective program for nurturing and developing leadership skills and values among a select group of qualified, promising attorneys each year.

Entry to the program is competitive for the 30 positions each year. Since its inception in 2005, Leadership Forum has illuminated a pathway for more than 400 graduates to move the profession forward with ethical, servant-minded and community leadership.

“The Alabama State Bar is thrilled to bring together this remarkable group of attorneys from across Alabama. With personal and professional training components, this program not only is an investment into the future of the Bar, but the state as a whole. Leadership Forum graduates will become even more equipped to contribute to the future of our state,” said Alabama State Bar President Christy Crow, who was a member of Leadership Forum Class 3.

You can view the full class below:

Jason Bailey, Browne House Law
Payne Baker, The Law Office of J. Payne Baker
Thomas W.H. Buck, Jr., Supreme Court of Alabama
April H. Collins, Collins Law, LLC
Bryan E. Comer, Tobias McCormick & Comer
Kacey D. Davis, Downs & Associates
Stephen P. Dees, Rushton Stakely
Elizabeth “Liz” A. Eiland, Beasley Allen
James L. Entrekin, Jr., Legislative Services Agency
Jesse Price Evans, IV, Mississippi Valley Title/Old Republic Title
Samuel K. Ford, Fuston, Petway & French
Nika Gholston, Nika Gholston Law, LLC
Lisha L. Graham, White Arnold Dowd, PC
Leon Hampton, Jr., Beasley Allen
Jennifer A. Hanson, Bainbridge, Mims, Rogers & Smith
E. Nathan Harris, Abogados Centro Legal
Christine Harding Hart, Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, LLC
C. Jordan Jenkins, Hill Hill Carter
Edward A. O’Neal, Maynard Cooper & Gale
Amanda Porter, Amanda Walters Porter, LLC
Mandy C. Speirs, Alabama Real Estate Commission
C. Whittaker Steineker, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Rachel H. Sullivan, Rachel H. Sullivan, Attorney at Law
Jennifer Joyce Tompkins, Law Offices of Jennifer Joyce Tompkins, LLC
Faith Perdue Twiggs, Capell & Howard, PC
Matthew J. Ward, Alabama Medicaid Agency
Briana C. Westry-Robinson, Administrative Office of Courts
Clint L. Wilson, McCollum & Wilson
C. Eric Wood, C. Eric Wood, Attorney at Law

The Alabama State Bar (ASB) is the official licensing and regulatory organization of lawyers in Alabama. Since 1923, when the Alabama State Bar was created by an act of the legislature, ASB programs and activities have continuously served the public and improved the justice system. It is dedicated to promoting the professional responsibility and competence of its members, improving the administration of justice and increasing the public understanding of and respect for the law.

Media Contact:
Melissa Warnke
Director of Communications, Alabama State Bar
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