Dear Members & Supporters of ALA,
The Alabama Lawyers Association Annual Meeting & Retreat will be held May 29th – June 1st at the beautiful Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Sandestin, Florida registration is now open online. The deadline for regular registration and for the ALA housing accommodation rate is April 29th. Because another large event is occurring the same weekend, housing is filling up quickly. I urge you to make your housing reservations now. Visit the ALA website at www.ala-lawyers.org to download a copy of the Annual Meeting & Retreat brochure for more information and to register online and make housing reservations.
The Alabama Lawyers Association (ALA) is excited to inform you of our 3rd Annual Hall of Fame Dinner & Gala – A Black Tie Event. The event honors lawyers from the State of Alabama who have practiced for more than twenty five years and have made significant contributions to the cause of justice.
The 2014 Honorees are: Honorable J. Richmond Pearson, Julian Mason Davis Jr., and the late J. L. Chestnut Jr., Vernon Z. Crawford and Honorable Michael A. Figures.
The Hall of Fame Dinner & Gala will be held at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Sandestin, Florida on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. We request your participation and sponsorship of the event. Attached find the Sponsorship Package with details of the sponsorship and participation opportunities and benefits.
A souvenir booklet will be developed to showcase the Hall of Fame inductees and allow law firms, businesses, and individuals to congratulate the recipients and/or advertise. The deadline to be included in the booklet is April 25, 2014. Funds must be received by April 25, 2014.
We use sponsorship monies to help with law student programs and to grant stipends and/or scholarships to deserving law students to assist them in pursuing their careers.
If you have not joined or renewed your membership, we encourage you to do so today. You may download a copy of the membership application from the ALA website or you may join online.
Visit the ALA website at www.ala-lawyers.org for upcoming events, job opportunities, law student opportunities and high school student opportunities.
It is with great sadness that we notify you of the passing of attorney Robert Ward of Montgomery, AL.
The funeral arrangements for Robert are listed below. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Boys and Girls Club or World Vision.
Friday April 11 6-8 pm
Ridout’s Brown Funeral Home
347 East Main Street
Prattville, AL 36067
Saturday April 12 10:00 am
True Divine Baptist Church
4601 Troy Highway
Montgomery, AL 36116
We ask you to keep our Board member Karlos Finley of Mobile, AL in your prayers. Karlos loss his mother recently.
For more information on the ALA Annual Meeting & Retreat and/or Sponsorship opportunities, contact Danielle Mason at firstname.lastname@example.org, visit the Alabama Lawyers Association website at www.ala-lawyers.org or do not hesitate to contact me at email@example.com.
Carthenia Jefferson, RN, Esq.
President, Alabama Lawyers Association
P. O. Box 13636
Birmingham, Alabama 35202
Join the Alabama Lawyers Association at the Annual Meeting & Retreat, May 29 – June 1, 2014 at the beautiful Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Sandestin, Florida. Visit the Alabama Lawyers Association website at www.ala-lawyers.org for more information.