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Birmingham Bar Association Bulletin - Fall 2014

BBA- In The News Attorneys In The News John A. Lentine John A. Lentine of Sheffield and Lentine, P.C., was chosen to receive the “Roderick Beddow Sr., Award” by the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Waller proudly announces that William A. Athanas, Larry Childs, Colin Luke, Chris Driskill and Brian Malcom have been named to the 2014 Alabama Super Lawyers and Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters. Christian & Small, LLP, is pleased to announce that Kenneth Simon has been reappointed by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley to the University of South Alabama’s Board of Trustees. The firm also announces that Deborah Alley Smith, LaBella Alvis and Sharon Donaldson Stuart are featured on Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation national roster. Tripp Haston, a partner with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, has been elected President of the International Association of Defense Counsel. The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers announces the election of David J. Middlebrooks of Lehr, Middlebrooks & Vreeland, P.C., as a Fellow. Boyd, Fernambucq, Dunn & Fann, P.C., has named Heather R. Fann as a shareholder with the firm. Heather R. Fann Vanesa Hernandez W. Edward Bailey Maynard Cooper & Gale, P.C., proudly announces that Vanesa Hernandez has been named to Lawyers of Color Second Annual Hot List. The firm also announces that W. Edward Bailey has been included in the 2014 Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Patent Lawyers Directory. Baker Donelson has been named a 2014 Beacon of Justice Award winner by the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA). The firm also announces that Eric Pruitt has been named a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA). Balch & Bingham, LLP announces that Jeff Wood has joined the firm’s Environmental and Natural Resources section as a partner. Burr & Forman is proud to announce that Daniel Snyder was named the “2014 Birmingham Man of the Year” by the Leukemia Daniel Snyder & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Maynard Cooper & Gale, P.C., is pleased to announce that John Bolus has been elected to the Board of Governors of the Association of Life Insurance Counsel to serve a four-year term. The firm also announces the formation of their Senior Living & Long-Term Care practice group. Bradley Arant John Bolus Boult Cummings is pleased to announce that partner Robert Maddox has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers (ACCFSL). Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell announces that J. Michael Rediker, Jesse P. Evans, III, Robert Adams, R. Scott Williams, Peter Tepley, Michael Odom, Meredith Jowers Lees, Jennifer B. Kimble, Martin W. Evans and Rebecca A. Beers have joined the firm’s Birmingham office. Applications for BBA Memorial Scholarships will be accepted from 2nd and 3rd year law students beginning now through October 31st! Please encourage deserving students to apply! Details at www.birminghambar.org. 38 Birmingham Bar Association


Birmingham Bar Association Bulletin - Fall 2014
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