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Come Celebrate the 2024 Alabama Law Alumni Society Recipients

January 25, 2024

On Friday, March 1, the School of Law will host the annual Alabama Law Alumni Society Banquet at the Haven in Birmingham. Seven distinguished alumni featured below will be honored this year for their significant contributions to the legal community and Alabama Law. Purchase your tickets today to celebrate with us.

2024 Sam W. Pipes Distinguished Alumnus Recipient

W. Mike House (Class of 1971)

The Sam W. Pipes Award is the highest honor bestowed by The Law School Foundation to outstanding alumni of The University of Alabama School of Law, who have distinguished themselves through service to the Bar, The University of Alabama, and the School of Law.

2024 Alabama Lawyer Hall of Honor Inductees

Judy Whalen Evans (Class of 1975)

Vanessa Leonard (Class of 1995)

Robert F. Prince (Class of 1974)

M. Wayne Wheeler (Class of 1966)

The Alabama Lawyer Hall of Honor was established in 2020 by the Board of Governors of the Law School Foundation to recognize the outstanding achievement of Alabama Law alumni and faculty. Criteria for the award include making significant and extended contributions to the life of the Law School, having a distinguished career, and sustaining involvement in service activities.

2024 Alabama Rising Young Attorney Recipients

Stanley E. Blackmon (Class of 2015)

Christopher B. Driver (Class of 2015)

The Alabama Rising Young Attorney Award, established in 2020, recognizes a recent graduate who has shown significant leadership and purposeful service to the legal profession, their community, and the School of Law.

Come celebrate the 2024 Alabama Law Alumni Award Winners Friday, March 1, at Haven in downtown Birmingham! Purchase your tickets today.

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