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2020 Legislative Update: Week Three

- Filed Under: Legislative Updates

Legislative Tracking The Alabama State Bar provides status reports concerning pending legislation that may be of interest to our members. This year, we are pleased to present them in two formats – an…

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Judge Elisabeth French to Become First Female Presiding Judge of Jefferson County Court System

- Filed Under: Courts, Press Releases

Contributed Birmingham, Ala. – Judge Elisabeth French is the first woman selected to serve at the helm of the Jefferson County judicial system since its beginning in 1821. Judge Elisabeth French She…

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Health and Wellness Podcasts to Add to Your Playlist

- Filed Under: Health & Wellness

By M. Leigh Tyson J.D., Assistant Attorney General for the State of Alabama I’ve listened to podcasts for the past several years anytime I’m stuck in my car for a commute. For the…

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Mobile Law Firm and CPA Firm Join Together to Assist Armed Forces with Tax Preparation Services

- Filed Under: Press Releases

Contributed Mobile, Ala. — Through a joint program with the American Bar Association Tax Section, the IRS, and the Armed Forces Tax Council, tax lawyers with the firm of Armbrecht Jackson recently…

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2020 Legislative Update: Week Two

- Filed Under: Legislative Updates

Legislative Tracking The Alabama State Bar provides a tracking report concerning pending legislation that may be of interest to our members. You can find our updated bill tracking spreadsheet here. We also…

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Passing the Torch: New Marshal Installed at Alabama Supreme Court

- Filed Under: Courts, Press Releases

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In a packed Courtroom at the Supreme Court of Alabama on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, a historic “passing of the torch” ceremony was held to swear-in the Thirteenth Marshal…

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Alabama State Bar Names Jeremy Rakes Director of the Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program

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Jeremy Rakes, Director of the Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program of the Alabama State Bar MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Bar is pleased to announce that Jeremy Rakes has been named director of…

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Megan Hughes Joins Alabama State Bar Communications Department

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Megan G. Hughes, APR, has joined the Alabama State Bar as Outreach and Content Manager. She’ll manage the bar’s content-related assets and outreach efforts and assist Director of Communications…

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2020 Legislative Update: Week One

- Filed Under: Legislative Updates

Legislative Tracking The Alabama State Bar provides a tracking report concerning pending legislation that may be of interest to our members. You can find our updated bill tracking spreadsheet here. We also…

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Office Lighting: Beyond Energy Efficiency

- Filed Under: Health & Wellness

By Elizabeth A. Eiland​, Beasley Allen Law Firm Numerous studies confirm that natural light in the workplace leads to better sleep, improved memory, faster reflexes, and better communication skills (among other benefits). It’s likely…

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