Category Archives: Press Releases

30 May

Alabama State Bar Receives Isaac Hecht Law Client Protection Award

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Friday received the Isaac Hecht Law Client Protection Award from the National Client Protection Organization, Inc., during the tenth annual presentation at the American Bar Association’s 30th National Forum on Client Protection in Long Beach, California. The Alabama State Bar on Friday received the Isaac Hecht Law Client

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01 May

Alabama State Bar Holds Annual Law Day Ceremony and Competition

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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar on Thursday held its annual Law Day ceremony and awards presentation announcing the winners of the 2014 competition. This year, more than 500 entries were received from students across Alabama in three categories: posters, essays and social media.  Submissions focused on the 2014 Law Day theme of “Why Every

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18 Mar

Alabama State Bar Votes on Military Lawyer-Spouse Rule

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Montgomery, Ala., March 18, 2014 – The Alabama State Bar Board of Bar Commissioners on Friday voted to allow a lawyer who is a military spouse to practice law temporarily in the state of Alabama if the lawyer has previously passed the bar in another jurisdiction and has completed a required course on Alabama law.

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05 Mar

State Bar Announced 2014 Law Day Competition

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The 2014 Law Day theme is “Why Every Vote Matters,” which celebrates the anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The Alabama State Bar is calling for entries from students in grades K-12 across the state for a creative competition based on that theme. Students may submit

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21 Feb

STATE BAR RELEASES SECOND YEAR OF “POINT OF LAW” RADIO SERIES; PROGRAM PROVIDES BASIC LEGAL INFORMATION FOR CONSUMERS

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Montgomery, Alabama, February 21, 2014 – The state bar has launched its second year-long radio campaign known as, “Point of Law.” This series is composed of 30-second and 60-second radio messages that provide basic legal information (not advice) for consumers. State Bar President Anthony A. Joseph of Birmingham (Maynard Cooper & Gale PC) said, “Good

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