Pro Bono Attorneys Honored at Alabama Supreme Court, 0916 ALBJ, 77 The Alabama Lawyer 356 (2016)

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Pro Bono Attorneys Honored at Alabama Supreme Court

Vol. 77 No. 5 Pg. 356

Alabama Bar Lawyer

September, 2016

Each year, the Alabama State Bar takes part in a National Celebration of Pro Bono in October. Alabama’s Pro Bono Month is filled with activities encouraging and recognizing pro bono service, as well as a host of opportunities for lawyers to volunteer their time at legal clinics around the state. During Pro Bono Month last fall, the Alabama Access to Justice Commission and Alabama Supreme Court held their first annual reception recognizing Alabama lawyers who generously devoted 50 or more hours of their time to pro bono service during the preceding year.

The event took place in the rotunda of the Alabama Supreme Court, and was attended by a number of the justices, other judges from around the state, commission members and many of the honorees. In his remarks, Chief Justice Roy Moore recognized the plight of many low-income Alabamians who struggle to navigate the justice system without help, and the ever-increasing need for Alabama attorneys to step forward...

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