Notice of 2022 Annual Membership Meeting, Board of Directors & Young Lawyers Section Elections

The ADLA Nominating Committee and Young Lawyers Section Nominating Committee are now seeking nominations for the following positions, which will be voted on at the Membership Business Meeting held in conjunction with the 2022 Annual Meeting on Saturday, June 18th at the Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

OPEN POSITIONS TO BE FILLED

2022-2023 Officer; Secretary-TreasurerTerm expiring for Jonathan Hooks, Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial, Birmingham

2022-2025 District Directors (Terms Set to Expire in June):
District 1: Dan Beasley- Lanier Ford, Huntsville
District 2: Martha Thompson- Balch, Birmingham
District 3: Amanda Hines- Rushton Stakely, Montgomery
District 4: Jeff Luther- Luther Collier Hodges & Cash, Mobile

2022 Board of Directors Nominating Committee

Christina May Bolin; Christian & Small LLP- cmbolin@csattorneys.com
Amber Courtney; Tatum Wilson PC- courtney@tatumwilson.com
Bains Fleming;
Norman Wood Kendrick & Turner- bfleming@nwkt.com
Megan McCarthy;
Ball Ball Matthews & Novak PA- mmccarthy@ball-ball.com 
Hal Mooty; Bradley- hmooty@bradley.com
Jay Robinson; Frazer Greene LLC- jnr@frazergreene.com
Gerald Swann;
Ball Ball Matthews & Novak- gswann@ball-ball.com
Jay Watkins;
O’Hara Watkins- jwatkins@oharawatkins.com

All nominations should include a brief description of how the nominee can positively contribute to the future of the organization. If applicable, include the nominee’s previous ADLA activities and service.  Past involvement in ADLA is preferred, but not required. Members who submit a nomination and anyone who is nominated must be current on their 2022-2023 membership dues.  Send nominations to adla@adla.org; the deadline is Monday, May 16th.   Feel free to contact members of the nominating committee if you have any questions.


NEW! Young Lawyers Section Chair and District Director Nomination Process

  1. Nominations will be required for each position in 2022 (all current YLS board members & district directors must be nominated);
  2. Beginning in 2023, chair positions will rotate up each year with only the 3rd Vice-Chair being open for nominations;
  3. Nominations for District Director positions will be accepted every two years;
  4. YLS Nominating Committee will review nominations and recommend the candidates to fill the vacancies on the YLS Board of Directors;
  5. The purpose of re-structuring the YLS leadership positions is to offer young lawyer members opportunities to rotate into leadership roles quicker, providing a path forward to serve in higher leadership roles within ADLA and encourage activity in the section;
  6. The YLS leadership re-structure was approved by the YLS Board of Directors and ADLA Board of Directors

YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION OPEN POSITIONS TO BE FILLED

2022-2023 YLS Chair
2022-2023 YLS 2nd Vice-Chair
2022-2023 YLS 3rd Vice-Chair

2022-2024 YLS District 1 Director; 3 Positions Available
2022-2024 YLS District 2 Director;
3 Positions Available
2022-2024 YLS District 3 Director;
3 Positions Available
2022-2024 YLS District 4 Director;
3 Positions Available

*YLS District Directors will be assigned to a committee to help promote activities

2022 YLS Board of Directors Nominating Committee

Bains Fleming;
Norman Wood Kendrick & Turner- bfleming@nwkt.com
Travis Jackson; Lanier Ford- tsj@lanierford.com
Megan McCarthy; Ball Ball Matthews & Novak PA- mmccarthy@ball-ball.com 
Hal Mooty; Bradley- hmooty@bradley.com
Jay Robinson; Frazer Greene LLC- jnr@frazergreene.com
Stephen Still; Starnes Davis Florie LLP- sstill@starneslaw.com
Hannah Torbert Kennedy;
Lloyd Gray Whitehead & Monroe PC- hkennedy@lgwmlaw.com

All nominations should include a brief description of how the nominee can positively contribute to the future of the organization. If applicable, include the nominee’s previous ADLA activities and service.  Past involvement in ADLA is preferred, but not required. Members who submit a nomination and anyone who is nominated must be current on their 2022-2023 membership dues.  Send nominations to adla@adla.org; the deadline is Monday, May 16th.   Feel free to contact members of the nominating committee if you have any questions.

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