Law Foundation Welcomes New President and Board Members
The Alabama Law Foundation announces that Anthony A. Joseph is the new board of trustees’ president for 2017-2018.
Joseph, known as “AJ,” is a shareholder in Maynard, Cooper & Gale’s Birmingham office. He has served as president of the Alabama State Bar and as chair of the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the Alabama Law Foundation and the Birmingham Bar Foundation.
In addition to the new president, the Alabama Law Foundation welcomes Vice President Mary Margaret Bailey, of Frazer, Greene, Upchurch & Baker in Mobile; Treasurer Laura Crum, of Hill, Hill & Carter in Montgomery; and Secretary Judge Jimmy Poole. Other new board members are James S. Ward of Ward & Wilson in Birmingham and Sam Irby of Irby & Heard in Fairhope. Returning trustees are Christine D. Crow of Jinks, Crow & Dickson in Union Springs and Patrick C. Davidson of Davidson, Davidson & Umbach in Auburn.
Trustees assume the responsibility of advancing the foundation’s mission of making access to justice a reality for all Alabama citizens. President Joseph explains, “There are many needs within our state. This year, the foundation’s goal is to expand our reach and touch as many lives as possible. It is gratifying to be part of this mission. The Alabama Law Foundation expresses appreciation to the new officers, the new board members and the returning board members.”
2017 Justice Janie L. Shores Scholarship Recipient Announced
The Women’s Section of the Alabama State Bar, along with the Alabama Law Foundation, announces that Krystina T. Jackson has been awarded $6,000 as the 2017 winner of the Justice Janie L. Shores Scholarship.
The scholarship, created in 2006, supports a female Alabama resident attending an Alabama law school. As Christina Crow, chair of the scholarship committee, explains, “The Women’s Section of the Alabama State Bar is proud to honor the hard work and dedication of female attorneys past and present through the presentation of the...