News: Press Releases

Despite Some Courthouse Closures, the Courts Remain Open for Business

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Alabama’s Judges and Lawyers Work Together to Ensure Public’s Access to Justice MONTGOMERY, Ala. – While many courthouses throughout the state are shuttering as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Courts…

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Alabama State Bar Donates to Tennessee Tornado Relief

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MONTGOMERY, Ala – The Board of Bar Commissioners for the Alabama State Bar voted at its March board meeting to donate $1,000 to the Tennessee Bar Association to be directed towards relief…

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Judge Elisabeth French to Become First Female Presiding Judge of Jefferson County Court System

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Contributed Birmingham, Ala. – Judge Elisabeth French is the first woman selected to serve at the helm of the Jefferson County judicial system since its beginning in 1821. Judge Elisabeth French She…

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Mobile Law Firm and CPA Firm Join Together to Assist Armed Forces with Tax Preparation Services

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Contributed Mobile, Ala. — Through a joint program with the American Bar Association Tax Section, the IRS, and the Armed Forces Tax Council, tax lawyers with the firm of Armbrecht Jackson recently…

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Passing the Torch: New Marshal Installed at Alabama Supreme Court

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In a packed Courtroom at the Supreme Court of Alabama on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, a historic “passing of the torch” ceremony was held to swear-in the Thirteenth Marshal…

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Alabama State Bar Names Jeremy Rakes Director of the Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program

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Jeremy Rakes, Director of the Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program of the Alabama State Bar MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar is pleased to announce that Jeremy Rakes has been named director of…

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Megan Hughes Joins Alabama State Bar Communications Department

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Megan G. Hughes, APR, has joined the Alabama State Bar as Outreach and Content Manager. She’ll manage the bar’s content-related assets and outreach efforts and assist Director of Communications…

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Military Spouse Exception Approved by Supreme Court

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MONTGOMERY – A rule change took effect Jan. 30, 2020, removing a major barrier for spouses of military personnel who wish to practice law in Alabama. The Supreme Court of Alabama, recognizing…

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Stacey Moseley Promoted to Disciplinary Clerk in the Office of General Counsel

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Stacey Moseley, Disciplinary Clerk for the Office of General Counsel MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar is pleased to announce Stacey Moseley has been promoted to Disciplinary Clerk in the Office of…

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Girl Scouts Patch Honors Women’s Suffrage Centennial

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – As we approach the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in Alabama, Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama (GSNCA) is excited to announce a new patch program and partnership…

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