Important Notices, 0320 ALBJ, 81 The Alabama Lawyer 146 (2020)

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Alabama Bar Lawyer

March, 2020

▲ Pro Bono Awards

▲ Notice of Election and Electronic Balloting

▲ Alabama Supreme Court Notice

Pro Bono Awards

The Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Awards recognize the outstanding pro bono efforts of attorneys, mediators, law firms, and law students around the state. The award criteria includes but is not limited to: the total number of pro bono hours or complexity of cases handled, impact of the pro bono work and benefit for the poor, particular expertise provided or the particular need satisfied, successful recruitment of other attorneys for pro bono representation, and proven commitment to delivery of quality legal services to the poor and to providing equal access to legal services.

Download a nomination form at and submit to Linda Lund ( by April 1. Awards are presented each year at the Alabama State Bar Annual Meeting.

Notice of Election and Electronic Balloting

Notice is given here pursuant to the Alabama State Bar Rules Governing Election and Selection of President-elect and Board of Bar Commissioners that the election of these officers will be held beginning Monday, May 18,2020 and ending Friday, May 22, 2020.

On the third Monday in May (May 18, 2020), members will be notified by email with instructions for accessing an electronic ballot. Members who wish to vote by paper ballot should notify the secretary in writing on or before the first Friday in May (May 1, 2020) requesting a paper ballot. A single written request will be sufficient for all elections, including run-offs and contested presidentelect races during this election cycle. All ballots (paper and electronic) must be voted and received by the Alabama State Bar by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday (May 22, 2020) immediately following the opening of the election.

Nomination and Election of Board of Bar Commissioners

Bar commissioners will be elected by those lawyers with their principal offices in the following circuits: 8th Judicial Circuit

10th Judicial Circuit, Place 4

10th Judicial Circuit, Place 7

10th Judicial Circuit, Bessemer

11th Judicial Circuit

13th Judicial Circuit, Place 1

13th Judicial Circuit, Place 5

15th Judicial Circuit, Place 5

17th Judicial Circuit

18th Judicial Circuit, Place 1

18th Judicial Circuit, Place 3

19th Judicial Circuit

21st Judicial Circuit

22nd Judicial...

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