The Alabama Law Institute is seeking applications for the position of Deputy Director

Job AnnouncementMCBA member LaVeeda Morgan Battle has forwarded the following job announcement:The Alabama Law Institute is seeking applications for the position of Deputy Director. The Deputy Director will have offices in Tuscaloosa, and in Montgomery during the legislative session. A complete job description is available here: (to access, right click and click on “open in new tab”).Please apply to:Search […]

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Local Birmingham law firm has an immediate opening for a legal assistant

Local Birmingham law firm has an immediate opening for a legal assistant.  We primarily focus on criminal and domestic matters.  The ideal candidate would be organized, have an excellent telephone personality, be on time, Microsoft proficient, be able to schedule tasks using the calendaring system, knowledge of Apple product preferred but not required.  The firm will give the […]

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Associate Dean Scott Garrett named Dean of Birmingham School of Law.

JULY 16, 2020 — Birmingham School of Law announced today the appointment of Scott Garrett to Dean. Garrett, an alumnus of the school and formerly its Associate Dean since 2017, succeeds James Bushnell, who stepped down July 15 after 13 years in the position to retire. John Donaldson, member of the Board, had this to […]

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Announcing Dean Bushnell’s Retirement

Birmingham School of Law announces Dean James J. Bushnell, Jr.’s retirement from Birmingham School of Law effective July 15, 2020. A native of Birmingham, Bushnell received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama, his master’s degree in business from Birmingham Southern College, and a law degree from Cumberland School of Law. He has been […]

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Alumni Spotlight – Kirby Farris

Kirby Farris always wanted to be a lawyer. Growing up in rural Winston County, Alabama, he never thought his dream could come true. After graduating from the University of North Alabama, he realized he couldn’t afford to attend a traditional law school. “Fortunately, the clerk of the courts in Winston County told me about Birmingham […]

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