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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: The Importance of Ships

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Retaining female attorneys is an important issue. Polls, surveys, reports, and articles have been conducted and written on this subject offering solutions. Businesses with more diverse employees have been shown to be more financially successful and the employees more satisfied and content with their firms.[1]

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: Practicing Law According to Forrest Gump

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I have found wisdom and wit in the fictional character Forrest Gump, a creation of my friend, author Winston Groom. The movie based on Groom’s novel, Forrest Gump, contains a scene in which Forrest is running mile after mile with a crowd following him, and for no particular reason, he just stops running. It is difficult to stop running in an active law practice, but when I finally did, I began to reflect on my situation.

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: Prominent Female Graduates

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Cumberland School of Law is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, and the women of Cumberland are a substantial part of that history. In fact, the school’s current first-year class, the class of 2024, boasts a record 59 percent female law students.

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2022 Legislative Update – March 15-17

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Legislative Summary This week, as the legislature looks toward the spring break next week, there were long calendars that kept both houses working throughout the day and into the night. Wednesday was…

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Time to Pledge Your Support for 7th Annual Alabama Legal Food Frenzy

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The 7th Annual Alabama Legal Food Frenzy begins on April 4, 2022, and is open until April 15, 2022. The annual two-week fundraising competition, created in partnership with the Alabama Attorney General, the…

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2022 Legislative Session: March 8-10

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Legislative Summary The series of three day weeks have moved us faster than usual to the final days of the 2022 Legislative Session. Only nine days remain of the allotted 30. The…

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Alabama State Bar Inducts New Members to Lawyers Hall of Fame

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 14, 2022 MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Friday inducted five new members into the Alabama Lawyers Hall of Fame. The five members Clifford Judkins Durr,

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Health and Wellness: Attorney Nutrition and Mental Health

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by Erik Heninger, Heninger Garrison Davis LLC. I have a complex relationship with food. Let me rephrase that: I LOVE food. Fried food, salty food, sweet food. My mouth starts to water…

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2022 Legislative Update: March 1-3

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Legislative Summary Lawmakers met three days this week, as they began the second half of the 2022 Regular Session. There are now only 12 sessions days left. Numerous committee meetings were held…

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“Women in the Law” Month Feature Stories

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This month, we celebrate “Women in the Law.” Each day in March, we will spotlight a female attorney whose passion for the law and helping others set a foundation for the countless…

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