Category Archives: Press Releases

20 Jul

Lee Copeland Installed as 140th President of Alabama State Bar

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Saturday swore in Montgomery attorney Lee H. Copeland as the 140th president of the 17,700-member organization. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to serve as the next president of the Alabama State Bar,” said newly-installed President Lee Copeland of Copeland Franco Screws & Gill, P.A. (Montgomery). “I look

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30 Apr

Alabama State Bar Holds Annual Law Day Ceremony and Competition

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015 MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Thursday held its annual Law Day ceremony and awards presentation announcing the winners of the 2015 student competition. This year, more than 400 entries were received from students across Alabama in three categories: posters, essays and social media. Submissions focused on

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24 Nov

Alabama State Bar Announces 2015 Leadership Forum

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The Alabama State Bar on Monday announced the names of the 30 attorneys selected as members of the 2015 Leadership Forum Class 11. Created in 2005, the bar’s Leadership Forum has produced 287 graduates.  Participants will undergo a rigorous education and training process focusing on servant leadership, ethics and career development.  Candidates are required to

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23 Oct

Attorney Tom Methvin Receives Albritton Award

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Thursday announced that Montgomery attorney Tom Methvin of the Beasley Allen Law Firm is the recipient of the 2014 Harold Albritton Pro Bono Leadership Award. Methvin is a principal attorney with the Beasley Allen Law Firm where he is also the managing attorney.  He began his legal career with

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01 Oct

Alabama State Bar Celebrates Pro Bono Month

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Wednesday announced that the month of October 2014 has been designated as Pro Bono Month in the state of Alabama by issue of a proclamation from Governor Robert Bentley. Pro Bono Month focuses on the work of attorneys and legal professionals who have taken on civil legal cases at

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15 Aug

Dorothy Johnson Receives Bar Administrator of the Year Award

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MONTGOMERY –The Alabama State Bar on Saturday announced that recently retired Director of Admissions Dorothy Johnson has received the Bar Administrator of the Year Award from the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) during the organization’s annual meeting in Minneapolis. The Administrator of the Year Award recognizes exemplary service by a bar admissions administrator. Individuals

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17 Jul

J. Anthony McLain Receives Alabama State Bar Professionalism Award

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Saturday announced the bar’s General Counsel J. Anthony McLain received the Alabama State Bar Professionalism Award. The award recognizes an attorney for his/her distinguished service in the advancement of professionalism. This year marks the inception of the award. Following the presentation, it was announced that the award will

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17 Jul

Alabama State Bar Announces 2014 Award Recipients

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Saturday during the 2014 Annual Meeting announced the recipients of several awards honoring members of the legal profession: Judicial Award of Merit – Hon. Edward E. Carnes, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit The Judicial Award of Merit is the highest honor given by the Alabama State Bar

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