We encourage you to remember the following dates:
May 1st: National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Central Alabama Chapter – Voter Education Forum, to be held from5:30pm – 7:30pm at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham, AL. Program Moderator: Carthenia Jefferson, ALA President; Panelists Moderator: LaBarron Boone, ALA Judicial Selection Committee Chairman, and Past President. The event will be streamed live. See the attached flyer.
May 6th: NBA Affordable Care Webinar: register online at the ala-lawyers.org website.
May 16th: Deadline for the ALA Nomination and Election Form. See attachment.
May 29th – June 1st: ALA Annual Meeting & Retreat will be held at the beautiful Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Sandestin, Florida. Registration is 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 Hall of Fame Induction and Necrology Ceremonies will occur during the Hall of Fame Dinner & Gala 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. Visit the ALA website at www.ala-lawyers.org to view and/or download the Sponsorship Package with details of the sponsorship and participation opportunities and benefits.
Please provide the names and dates of death of all attorneys and judges whom you are aware transitioned since the last Annual Meeting & Retreat to Danielle Mason at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or Latisha Davis at email@example.com by May 1, 2014. Please put ALA Necrology in the subject line.
The Hall of Fame 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 Hall of Fame 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.
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. Please contact the President at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need an extension of the deadline.
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.
Visit the ALA website at www.ala-lawyers.org for more upcoming events, job opportunities, law student opportunities and high school student opportunities.
For more information on the ALA Annual Meeting & Retreat and/or Sponsorship opportunities, contact Danielle Mason at email@example.com, or visit the Alabama Lawyers Association website at www.ala-lawyers.org or do not hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.