EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT I, 0321 ALBJ, Vol. 82 No. 2 Pg. 168 (June, 2021)

AuthorEllen Brooks
PositionVol. 82 2 Pg. 168


No. Vol. 82 No. 2 Pg. 168

Alabama Bar Lawyer

March, 2021

Ellen Brooks


See You at the Grand!

It is a privilege to serve as your interim executive director. I come from a family of lawyers-my maternal grandfather, an uncle, my father, and my brother. I have been a member of the Alabama State Bar since 1976 and have spent 45 years in public service, so I feel right at home here.

The ASB staff is extraordinary. They keep multiple plates spinning with few drops. Our focus this time of year is on the 144th Annual Meeting in beautiful Point Clear at the Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, July 14-17. The Grand is a blend of Southern charm and modern conveniences. There are activities for the whole family-a pool, putting greens, and lawn games, to name a few. The bar will offer tennis and golf as well. Additionally, those in a shopping mood will find a variety of local stores featuring everything from books to clothes to art and home decor.

Under the guidance of ASB President Bob Methvin, we are planning an exciting in-person program with plenty of CLE sessions and multiple social opportunities.

On Wednesday, enjoy the Opening Night Reception and Family Dinner followed by s'mores. Attend a reception and the Bench & Bar Luncheon Thursday, and then that night visit alumni receptions hosted by Birmingham School of Law, Cumberland...

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