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Mandatory Professionalism

October 19, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

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3 Hours CLE Credit, including 3 ethics hours

The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa OR by Live Webcast

The Alabama State Bar MCLE Rule 9 requires all newly admitted members of the bar to complete a three-hour course in professionalism within twelve months of admission. CLE Alabama administers the program for the Alabama State Bar in even years and Cumberland CLE in odd years. If you think you may be excluded from this requirement, please contact the Alabama State Bar, call 800-354-6154 or 334-269-1515.

Registration Options: You can attend this seminar on site or by live webcast:

The Schedule

8:30 . Welcome & Announcements

8:30-9:30 a.m. Introduction to Professionalism

Judge Roman Shaul
Alabama State Bar, Montgomery

9:30-10:00 a.m. The Importance of Wellness in the Legal Profession

Jeremy S. Rakes
Alabama State Bar, Montgomery

10:00-10:10 a.m. Break

10:10-11:40 a.m. Professionalism to The Court, Your Client and to Opposing Counsel

Panel Discussion presented by Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers

Greg Burge
Burr & Forman LLP, Birmingham

Kendall Dunson
Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC, Montgomery

Joseph S. Miller
Starnes Davis Florie LLP, Birmingham

Moderator – Michael E. Upchurch
Frazer Greene Upchurch & Baker LLC, Mobile

11:40 a.m. Adjourn


The University of Alabama School of Law
101 Paul Bryant Drive
TUSCALOOSA, AL 35487 United States

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