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Mark Boardman Honored with Commissioners Award

Mark Boardman Honored with Commissioners Award

MIRIMAR BEACH, Fla. and MONTGOMERY, Ala.—The Alabama State Bar has awarded Mark Boardman the 2022 Commissioners Award.

Boardman was presented with the award at the 145th Annual Meeting of the Alabama State Bar on June 25, 2022, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Miramar Beach, Fla. Boardman was celebrated for the many ways he has impacted his community and profession.

Boardman was a 1982 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law. He is a shareholder at Boardman, Carr, Petelos, Watkins and Ogle, P.C., in Chelsea, Ala.

Alabama State Bar President Taze Shepard said, “The Alabama State Bar is proud to award Mark Boardman with the Commissioners Award. He has been dedicated to the improvement of the administration of justice in Alabama for years.”

Boardman served two terms as president of the Shelby County Bar Association, the sixth largest in Alabama. He also served two terms as vice president, two terms as secretary, and three terms as treasurer of the Shelby County Bar Association. He has been elected three times by the lawyers of Shelby County as their state bar commissioner.

“Mark Boardman is very deserving of this award,” Alabama State Bar Executive Director Terri Lovell said. “We have all benefited from his contributions to the Alabama State Bar.”


The Alabama State Bar (ASB) is the official licensing and regulatory organization of lawyers in Alabama. Created in 1879, the Alabama State Bar became an integrated bar in 1923 by an act of the legislature. Since then, ASB programs and activities have continuously served the public and improved the justice system. It is dedicated to promoting the professional responsibility and competence of its members, improving the administration of justice and increasing the public understanding of and respect for the law.

View other award recipients here.


Melissa Warnke
Director of Communications
Alabama State Bar
(334) 517-2218