On Friday, March 3, the School of Law will host the annual Alabama Law Alumni Society Banquet at the Florentine in Birmingham. Six distinguished alumni will be honored this year for their significant contributions to the legal community and the School of Law. Learn about the awardees and register to attend the banquet here.
As you consider your charitable giving prior to the end of the year, remember that gifts made now could generate income tax deductions that may help reduce your tax bill for 2022. Here’s how to complete your 2022 gift to the University of Alabama School of Law by year-end.
Stephen E. Boyd (‘01) joined Horizons Global Solutions in Huntsville as a Partner.
Dean Mark E. Brandon (‘78) was featured in the University of Montevallo Alumni Magazine as one of two Montevallo alums leading law schools in the State of Alabama.
Anna M. Carroll (‘16) was named Partner at Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC in Birmingham. She was also recently elected to the Birmingham Bar Association Executive Committee.
Callie Cochran (‘22) joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Birmingham as an Associate.
Christopher T. Dawson (’13) was appointed to serve on the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.
Bonnie DeCarlo (‘22) joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Birmingham as an Associate.
Halle Diaz (‘22) joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Nashville as an Associate.
Cameron Ellis (‘09) joined Ogletree Deakins in Atlanta as Of Counsel.
David A. Gilbert (‘12) was elevated to Of Counsel at Blank Rome LLP in New York City and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Curtis T. Graves (‘22) joined Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart, LLP in Birmingham as an Associate.
Mallorie Kerby (‘14) joined Bass, Berry & Sims in Nashville as a Senior Public Policy Attorney.
Mason Kruse (‘22) joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Birmingham as an Associate.
Marcus M. Maples (’06) was named President of the Birmingham Bar Association.
Daniel L. Mosley (‘80) was elected director of the W. R. Berkley Corporation.
Richard M. Nolen (‘84) was named to Georgia Trend’s 2022 Legal Elite list in family law.
Philip Reich (‘74) joined Upchurch Watson White & Max in Homewood, Alabama as a Mediator.
Marie “Steffie” Rosene (‘22) joined Bass, Berry & Sims in Nashville as an Associate.
Jeanie Sleadd (‘12) was named Partner at Heninger Garrison Davis in Birmingham.
Janine L. Smith (‘00) was elected to the Birmingham Bar Association Executive Committee.
Charlotte E. Watters (‘22) joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Birmingham as an Associate.
Hunter Webb (‘22) joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Birmingham as an Associate.
Hilary M. Williamson (‘21) joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Birmingham as an Associate.
The Crum Family Charitable Foundation contributed $5,000 to the Crum Family Endowed Lecture Series for Law and Business. The gift was facilitated by Laura L. Crum (‘82).
Dean and Mrs. Nathaniel Hansford contributed $10,000 to The Nathaniel Hansford & Frances Fincher Hansford Endowed Scholarship.
The University of Alabama Chapter of the Order of the Coif donated $10,000 to the Order of the Coif Endowed Scholarship.
Porterfield, Harper, Mills, Motlow & Ireland, P.A. contributed $5,000 to The Porterfield, Harper, Mills, Motlow & Ireland Endowed Scholarship.
Albert G. Rives Charitable Trust contributed $11,000 to the Albert G. and Hester Rives Fund.
Thomas J. Scott, Jr. contributed $5,000 to the Judge Irene Feagin Scott Tax Library Collection Fund.
Professor Shalini Bhargava Ray moderated a session at the 2022 Administrative Law Conference, sponsored by the ABA’s Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice section. The session, “Judicial Review of Agency Guidance in Immigration Law and Beyond,” featured Brad Banias, a former government attorney now in private practice, Bed Eidelson of Harvard, Shruti Rana of Indiana University-Bloomington, Bijal Shah of Boston College, and Shoba Wadhia of Penn State.
Professor Fredrick Vars’s article, “Show Me Your Gun”: A Way Forward on Waiting Periods, was published in the 77th volume of the New York University Annual Survey of American Law.
Professor Joyce Vance published A Note From Joyce Vance in Cafe Insider. She also served as a guest on MSNBC multiple times over the past month.