The Anchorage Bar Association is a voluntary association of Anchorage-area lawyers and other law office professionals serving the legal profession by fostering public respect for and trust in the members of the legal profession, encouraging collegiality and lifelong learning among its members, and promoting equal access to justice for all persons. The Anchorage Bar provides direct member benefits and law-related public service.
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Membership Dues Applications on their way!
Coming soon to a mailbox near you! The membership dues application for the Anchorage Bar will be mailed out to you shortly. Usually you receive them in November or December. This year they are late and are being sent out this week. We apologize for the inconvenience. We appreciate your support in the past and look forward to receiving your dues application for 2014! Happy New Year!
NEW MAILING ADDRESS
Please note: The Anchorage Bar Association has a new mailing address as of 9/1/13. Please use: Anchorage Bar Association, P.O. Box 240362, Anchorage AK 99524-0362. Thank you!
Lars Johnson 2013 Recipient of Ben Walters Award
The 2013 recipient of the Anchorage Bar Associationís Ben Waltersí Outstanding Service Award is Lars Johnson. Lars has been a tireless volunteer for the Anchorage Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, where he has supervised both the Alaska High School Mock Trial Competition and the Race Judicata fundraiser for Anchorage Youth Court for the past several years. Larsís skills with logistics and shepherding volunteers have proven invaluable in the successful growth of these programs. Through Larsís efforts, hundreds of Alaska teens from around the state have benefited from the opportunity to learn firsthand about the judicial system by experiencing simulated or actual courtroom trials.
Small Bar Conference on National Association of Bar Executives
Small Bar Professionals Meet in Charlotte
On June 27-29, thirty-two registrants hailing from Florida to Alaska gathered in Charlotte, NC, for the 2013 NABE Small Bar Conference. Among the topics covered were HR for Small Associations, Financial Administration, and Communications on a Shoestring. Congratulations to Whitney von Haam, chair of the Small Bar Conference Committee, and the entire planning committee on their highly successful event. Special thanks go to the Mecklenburg County Bar for its support of the conference. For more about the program, including materials from presentations, visit the event page. Mark your calendars for the next Small Bar Conference, June 27-28, 2014, in Pittsburgh, PA!
NABE Small Bar Conference Class of 2013
Thank you St. Patrick's Day Sponsors!
Thank you members for attending Anchorage Bar Association's St. Patrick's Day Party held March 15 at the Egan Center. It was a huge success thanks to your participation and due to our generous sponsors. A big THANK YOU to 1ST NATIONAL BANK ALASKA, JERMAIN, DUNNAGAN & OWENS, LIFEBALANCE, ORSO'S, TODAY'S NAILS; KING STREET BREWERY, SIZZLIN CAFE and ANCHORAGE YOUTH COURT. These sponsors provided some great door prizes.