Bar Briefs, 0313 ALBJ, 74 The Alabama Lawyer 140 (2013)


Vol. 74 No. 2 Pg. 140

Alabama Bar Lawyer

March 2013

\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0Tazewell T. Shepard, managing partner at Sparkman, Shepard & Morris PC in Huntsville, has been elected vice chair pro tem of the Board of Trustees at Athens State University. He is also the current president of the Madison County Bar Association.

\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0Joe H. Ritch, with Sirote & Permutt's Huntsville office, has been confirmed by the Senate to serve on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority [TVA]. Ritch, who was appointed by President Barack Obama, is only the second Alabamian to be appointed to the board in the TVA's 79-year history.

\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0Shema Mbyirukira, an associate with Maynard Cooper, has been elected vice president of the Magic City Bar Association [MCBA]. The MCBA was formed in 1984 to advance the needs of African-American attorneys within the Birmingham-metro area.

\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0\xA0Frances King Quick, a shareholder with Maynard Cooper, was recently named recipient of the Birmingham Bar Association's [BBA] L. Burton Barnes III Public Service Award. The award is given annually to a member of the BBA who has given selflessly of his or her time for the betterment of the community. Quick is the third attorney from Maynard Cooper to receive this prestigious...

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