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Alabama State Bar Announces Members of Leadership Forum Class 17

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Monday announced the lawyers selected for Leadership Forum Class 17. Leadership Forum is honored as a dynamic and highly effective program for nurturing and developing…

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Bar Commissioners Unanimously Pass Memorial Resolution for Past President Taze Shepard

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MONTGOMERY – On November 4, 2022, the Alabama State Bar’s Board of Bar Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution in memory of Tazewell Taylor Shepard II, the 146th president of the Alabama State Bar.

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Alabama State Bar Mourns Loss of Past President Taze Shepard

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The Alabama State Bar mourns the loss of its past president, Tazewell T. Shepard III, “Taze,” who passed away Monday morning after a courageous years-long battle with cancer. Our thoughts are with…

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Job Announcement: Director of Operations

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  About the Bar: The Alabama State Bar (ASB) is the regulatory authority for the legal profession in Alabama with over 19,000 attorney members and approximately 35 employees.  The ASB is dedicated…

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Gov. Ivey Proclaims October 2022 Pro Bono Month in Alabama

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Governor Kay Ivey has proclaimed October 2022 “Pro Bono Month” in Alabama. The Alabama State Bar’s annual celebration, which officially kicks off Saturday, October 1, is a statewide effort to connect pro bono providers and attorneys across Alabama. It also is an opportunity to showcase the incredible difference that pro bono lawyers make to our state, to our system of justice, to our communities, and most of all, to the clients they serve.

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Alabama Lawyers Hall of Fame Inducts 5 New Members

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Montgomery, AL – The Alabama State Bar has inducted five new members into the Alabama Lawyers Hall of Fame. “We are so proud to announce the five new inductees to the Lawyers’

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Attorney Allison O. Skinner Receives “Paving The Way” Award

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Contributed Birmingham, ALA. – On August 18, 2022, the Women Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association will present Allison O. Skinner with the 2021 Nina Miglionico Paving the Way Award, an…

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Alabama State Bar to Provide Five Free Hours of Counseling to Its Nearly 20,000 Members

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama State Bar has announced the launch of an all-new confidential helpline, providing each member with up to five free hours of counseling annually. The Drive for Five initiative,

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President Joe Biden to Bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Alabama Attorney Fred David Gray

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Next week, President Joe Biden will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Alabama Attorney Fred David Gray. Gray, who served as the 127th president of the Alabama State Bar, will receive…

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Gibson Vance Installed as 147th President of the Alabama State Bar

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Chief Justice Tom Parker administers Oath of Office to Gibson Vance as he is installed as 147th President of the Alabama State Bar. Joining Gibson is his wife Kate and two sons…

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