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Birmingham Bar Association Bulletin Fall 2018

In The News Hamer Law Group, LLC is pleased to announce that Rebecca M. Wright has joined the firm as an associate. Her practice is primarily focused on estate administration, Rebecca M. Wright probate support for litigation, guardianships and conservatorships, and civil litigation. Dominick Feld Hyde, P.C. is pleased to announce that Richard G. Burton has joined the firm as a shareholder and Emily V. Frost has joined the firm as a staff attorney. Richard and Emily will assist clients in estate and trust planning, probate administration, asset protection planning, and federal and state tax planning. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that it has awarded its annual Diversity Scholarship to Adrielle L. Conner. The scholarship promotes the education of well-qualified law students who reflect the diversity of the legal marketplace and who are traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. Circuit Judge Teresa T. Pulliam Adrielle L. Commer Magic City Bar Association Terry McCarthy of Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC and other team members hosted two lemonade stands in downtown Birmingham on June 7, 2018 to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer. The firm raised more than $26,000 in support of pediatric cancer research. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Matthew J. Bowness has joined the firm’s Birmingham office as an associate in the litigation practice group. Circuit Judge Teresa T. Pulliam was elected President - Elect of the Alabama Circuit Judges Association at the judges Summer Conference. She will assume this leadership position in January 2019. The women of Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC hosted their second annual event on July 17, 2018. The “Corks and Confections” event at the Roots & Revelry Ballroom in Birmingham celebrated local female chefs and entrepreneurs who are making a difference in the culinary community. Burr & Forman LLP announces that Birmingham based partner India Vincent has been named as the firm’s first Chief Privacy Officer. In India Vincent this new role, India oversees Burr & Forman’s cyber security programs on behalf of clients as well as the firm’s internal data security practices. The law firm of Smith, Spires, Peddy, Hamilton & Coleman, P.C. is pleased to announce that Andrew N. King has joined the firm as an associate. Burr & Forman LLP announces that Birmingham partner Joe Joseph moderated a panel at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 23rd Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, which took place in late July of 2018. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that  Matthew A. Hinshaw, an attorney in the firm’s Birmingham office, is the recipient of the firm’s 2018 Cameron J. Miller Award for Excellence and Community Service. Maynard Cooper & Gale PC is pleased to welcome Kyle Heslop to its Health Care Regulatory and Health Care Public Finance practice groups. Matthew A. Hinshaw Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of associate Christian W. Borek to its Birmingham office. He joins the firm’s Corporate & Tax practice group, where he will counsel clients with tax and business planning needs. Josh Bell joins Balch & Bingham’s Birmingham office as a partner in the Energy Practice. Josh’s practice will focus on representing utilities and energy producers in regulatory and transactional matters. Josh Bell Scholarship Banquet This year the MCBA will again award scholarships to deserving minority students attending law schools in the State of Alabama. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the MCBA Annual Scholarship Banquet to be held in late October or early November. Stay tuned for more details! Contact Kimberly Bell (205) 226-3414 for more information or to be a sponsor of this great event. 38 Birmingham Bar Association


Birmingham Bar Association Bulletin Fall 2018
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