News: Press Releases

Jury Trials to Resume in Alabama with New Safety Protocols

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MONTGOMERY – Starting in September, jury trials will resume in Alabama with new procedures in place to decrease the chances of courtroom exposure to COVID-19. Some Alabamians will begin receiving jury summons…

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Birmingham Attorney Bob Methvin, Jr. Installed as Alabama State Bar President

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MONTGOMERY – Robert G. “Bob” Methvin, Jr., the founding shareholder of Methvin, Terrell, Yancey, Stephens & Miller P.C. in Birmingham, has begun his year of service as the 145th President of the…

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Huntsville Attorney Taze Shepard Elected President-Elect of the Alabama State Bar

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Taze Shepard, senior partner at Sparkman, Shepard & Morris P.C. in Huntsville, was elected 2020-2021 President-Elect of the Alabama State Bar. His term officially began on June 26, 2020,

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Alabama Supreme Court Order Provides Alternate Test Dates for July 2020 Bar Exam

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MONTGOMERY – All those registered to take the July 2020 Alabama Bar Exam now have alternative options. A July 12 Order from the Supreme Court of Alabama, which promulgates the rules governing…

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Alabama State Bar honors several award winners at 2020 Grand Convocation

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar announced the recipients of several awards honoring members of the legal profession as part of their virtual Annual Meeting Friday, June 26, at the Grand Convocation:

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An Important Message From the Alabama State Bar Condemning Racial Injustice

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A Message from Alabama State Bar President Christy Crow On Friday, we commemorate Juneteenth, a day which celebrates the ending of slavery in the United States. Annually, it commemorates the struggle for justice…

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Alabama State Bar Partners with Fastcase

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Montgomery, AL – Today, Fastcase announced a partnership with the Alabama State Bar (ASB) that provides free access to Fastcase’s nationwide legal research platform for all active members. Since 2005, Alabama State Bar members have received…

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Alabama State Bar Inducts Five New Members to Lawyers Hall of Fame

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Montgomery, AL – The Alabama State Bar has inducted five new members into the Alabama Lawyers Hall of Fame. “These five attorneys spent their lives dedicated to improving the lives of others…

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Young Lawyers Offer Free COVID-19 Legal Assistance to Alabamians

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Volunteer lawyers are ready to assist the public as they navigate the unforeseen legal matters resulting from the pandemic. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montgomery – The Young Lawyers’ Section of the Alabama State…

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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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