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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: A Primer on the Alabama Open Meetings Act

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Applying to virtually all governmental bodies in Alabama (except the courts), the Open Meetings Act requires that the public be given notice of government meetings and that the meetings have minutes.

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: End of an Era – The Retirement of Bilee Cauley

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The Alabama appellate courts recently experienced the end of an era upon the retirement of Bilee Cauley as the reporter of decisions on December 31, 2020.

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: 30 Faces of Pro Bono, Part 4 of 6

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This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Alabama State Bar’s Volunteer Lawyers Program. As a way to thank all of our volunteers, we have selected 30 representatives and will be sharing their stories over the coming year.

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Lawyer Health and Wellness: Healthy Snacking

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By Erika McKay, General Counsel, Alabama Department of Commerce For many of us, the transition from working from home to returning to the office required a shift in eating habits. The ease of…

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Chief Deputy Clerk Position Vacancy for U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

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The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is recruiting for the position of Chief Deputy Clerk. The position will be posted until Aug. 5, 2021. The vacancy announcement is…

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Alabama State Bar Presents Fred David Gray with Resolutions Honoring Life, Legacy and Legal Career

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President Bob Methvin presents Fred David Gray with a framed copy of the resolutions. Tuskegee, Ala. – The Alabama State Bar on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, presented Attorney Fred David Gray with…

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Alabama Legal Food Frenzy Press Conference Celebrates Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

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(L to R): President Bob Methvin, Clay Martin, Tara Helms, Attorney General Steve MarshallMartin & Helms, PC, received The Attorney General’s Cup for the second year in a row, with other honors…

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Wellness Task Force: ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

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By M. Leigh Tyson The assignment was simple enough. Write an article on the “attitude of gratitude.” The more I thought about writing the article, the more aware I became of how…

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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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2021 Alabama State Bar Election Results Certified

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Montgomery, AL – The Alabama State Bar today certified its 2021 election results. Congratulations to the new and reelected Alabama State Bar Commissioners, who will begin their three-year term July 1, 2021.

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