Important Notices, 0321 ALBJ, Vol. 82 No. 2 Pg. 100 (March, 2021)

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No. Vol. 82 No. 2 Pg. 100

Alabama Bar Lawyer

March, 2021

▲ Notice of Election and Electronic Balloting

▲ Notice of and Opportunity for Comment on Amendments to The Rules of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

▲ Pro Bono Awards

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 17, 2021 and ending Friday, May 21, 2021.

On the third Monday in May (May 17, 2021), 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 7, 2021) 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 21, 2021) 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: 2nd Judicial Circuit

4th Judicial Circuit

6th Judicial Circuit, Place

29th Judicial Circuit

10th Judicial Circuit, Place 1

10th Judicial Circuit, Place 2

10th Judicial Circuit, Place 5

10th Judicial Circuit, Place 8

10th Judicial Circuit, Place 9

12th Judicial Circuit

13th Judicial Circuit, Place 2

15th Judicial Circuit, Place 2

15th Judicial Circuit, Place 6

16th Judicial Circuit

18th Judicial Circuit, Place 2

20th Judicial Circuit

23rd Judicial Circuit, Place 2

23rd Judicial Circuit, Place 4

24th Judicial Circuit

27th Judicial Circuit

29th Judicial Circuit

38th Judicial Circuit

39th Judicial Circuit

Additional commissioners will be elected for each 300 members of the state bar with principal offices therein. New commissioner positions for these and the remaining circuits will be determined by a census on March 1,2021 and vacancies certified by the secretary no later than March 15, 2021. All terms will be for three years.

A candidate for commissioner may be nominated by...

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