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Alabama State Bar Honors Retiring Commissioners

MIRIMAR BEACH, Fla. and MONTGOMERY, Ala.—The Alabama State Bar has awarded the 2022 Retiring Commissioners Awards at the 145th Annual Meeting of the Alabama State Bar on June 25, 2022, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Miramar Beach, Fla.

The Alabama State Bar would like to thank these men and women for their dedication to the Board of Bar Commissioners.

Halron W. Turner, 1st Judicial Circuit
Larry W. Morris, 5th Judicial Circuit
Terri O. Tompkins, 6th Judicial Circuit, Place 1
Barry A. Ragsdale, 10th Judicial Circuit, Place 3
Bryan E. Comer,13th Judicial Circuit, Place 4
Charles C. Tatum, Jr., 14th Judicial Circuit
George R. Parker, 15th Judicial Circuit, Place 1
Rebekah K. McKinney, 23rd Judicial Circuit, Place 3
Patrick Loftin, 26th Judicial Circuit
Lynn Perry, 28th Judicial Circuit, Place 1
Jason P. Knight, 32nd Judicial Circuit
Karen L. Laneaux, At Large, Place 5

“Thank you to each of these outstanding people for their hard work, help, and service throughout their time on the Board of Bar Commissioners,” Alabama State Bar President Taze Shepard said.


The Alabama State Bar (ASB) is the official licensing and regulatory organization of lawyers in Alabama. Created in 1879, the Alabama State Bar became an integrated bar in 1923 by an act of the legislature. Since then, 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.


Melissa Warnke
Director of Communications
Alabama State Bar
(334) 517-2218