News: Press Releases

Young Lawyers to Offer Legal Assistance for Alabama Disaster Victims

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MONTGOMERY – A toll-free legal aid hotline will soon available to victims of Alabama’s recently declared disaster areas in Bibb, Calhoun, Clay, Hale, Jefferson, Perry, Randolph, and Shelby Counties. The service, which…

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Governor Kay Ivey Proclaims May 1 ‘Law Day’ in Alabama

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(L to R) Felicia Long, Bar Commissioner and Chair of the Alabama State Bar Lawyers in the Classroom Committee; Gov. Kay Ivey; Alabama State Bar President Bob Methvin; Alabama State Bar Interim…

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Judge Terri Bozeman Lovell Named Alabama State Bar Executive Director; Lovell Makes History as First Female to Lead 142-Year-Old Organization

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar (ASB) announced today the selection of Judge Terri Bozeman Lovell as its new executive director. Lovell will begin her…

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Fred Gray Deserving of Presidential Medal of Freedom Says Alabama State Bar President Bob Methvin

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama State Bar President Robert G. “Bob” Methvin, Jr. this week, sent a letter to President Joe Biden, requesting that he award Montgomery native Fred D. Gray…

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Alabama State Bar License Plate Raises Money for Lawyers in Need

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Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama State Bar has created Lawyers Render Service, Inc. – a foundation to raise money to help lawyers in need who are facing medical crises or other life-altering…

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Sara Clark, Oldest Member of Alabama State Bar, Passes Away

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Sara Dominick Clark, the oldest member of the Alabama State Bar, passed away Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, at the age of 102. Clark, who was admitted to the Bar in 1941, was…

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Alabama State Bar Welcomes New Employees

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Dawynrico McCain joined the Alabama State Bar as Investigator/Paralegal with the Office of General Counsel in February. McCain will assist Assistant General Counsel Mark Moody in the handling of possible disciplinary and…

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Chief Justice Tom Parker Designates October Pro Bono Month

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MONTGOMERY – Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Parker issued an order designating October 2020 as Pro Bono Month in the Alabama Judiciary. His order recognizes the valuable contributions made by attorneys…

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Cumberland Launches Legal Clinic for Veterans

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Contributed Birmingham, Ala. – Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law has launched the first full-service law school clinic in Alabama for veterans. The Cumberland Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (C-VETS) provides free legal…

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Thousands of Alabamians Served Annually by Alabama State Bar Lawyer Referral Service

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Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) receives about 50 calls a day from Alabamians seeking legal assistance. Since Oct. 1, 2019, more than 10,500 referrals have been…

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