Anchorage Bar Association News
Annual Summer Picnic – 8/12/18 from 1-4 Hilltop Ski Area
Mark your calendars – plan to attend this epic event! Lots of family fun is planned. We will have food and fun for kids of all ages.
LifeBalance Summer Contest Details
- The contest runs from July 1 – August 31.
- All contest details, including entry instructions and prizes, are listed at LifeBalanceProgram.com/summercontest.
- Members will be asked to submit a photo of themselves or loved ones enjoying healthy, life-balancing activities. We’re giving bonus points to those who share photos from their experiences with LifeBalance vendors!
- The contest is open to members and their household family members, as well!
We’ll be giving our prizes each week, beginning Monday, July 9 and ending on Monday, September 3.
Benjamin Walters Distinguished Service Award – Congratulations to MaryAnn Foley!
MaryAnn Foley was been awarded as the 2018 recipient of the Benjamin Walters Distinguished Service Award. The Anchorage Bar Association awarded Maryann Foley as recipient of the Benjamin Walters Distinguished Service award for her numerous volunteer services. Maryann founded her Anchorage law firm in 1985 with a goal of offering residents of Alaska family law services. She serves on the American Bar Association Board of Governors; had served in the ABA House of Delegates for many years, including as State Delegate for Alaska. Maryann has served as Chair of the ABA Family Law Section and Chair of the Alaska Bar Association Family Law Section. She has also served on the Alaska Legal Services Corporation Board and as a volunteer advisor in family law matters to attorneys participating in the Alaska Bar Pro Bono Program. She is also a member of Anchorage Chapter of Soroptimists International. Congratulations Maryann!
Past recipients include: Janel L. Wright, Judge Elaine Andrews, Allen Bailey, Russ Winner, Lars Johnson, Ryan Fortson, Rhonda Fhelen-Westover, Ken Eggers, Lynn Allingham, David Mannheimer, Krista Stearns, Grant Callow, Janet McCabe, Ben Walters, Sig Murphy, James Wanamaker, Cynthia Fellows, Diane Vallentine, Mike White, Bob Owens, Daniel Moore, Blythe Marston and Ken Jacobus.
2018 St. Patty’s Day Party was a great success:
Thanks to the Committee members, Kinley’s, PAC, bartenders, and the vendors who donated all those wonderful door prizes: Phillips 26 Glacier Cruise, Anchorage Ballet, Anchorage Youth Court, Deb’s Hair Studio, King St. Brewery, Moose A’LaMode, and Sandwich Deck.
Anchorage Bar 2018 Membership Dues Form
It’s time to renew your membership for the 2018 year. By now you should have received your 2018 Membership Dues Form. We have combined the different types of memberships into one form for ease and convenience.
If you practice within the Anchorage area, you are a voting member and the dues is $65.00. If you practice in Alaska but live outside the Anchorage area or in another state, you are an associate member and dues are $50.00. If you are a newly admitted lawyer and 2018 is your first year of practice, your membership is free! You will need to renew to keep your name and areas of practice listed in the directory.
The sooner you send in your dues form and payment, the sooner you can enjoy your LifeBalance benefits! If you have a question as to completing the form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at 907-250-4291. You will be able to renew either by mail, fax or submit on-line.
We appreciate you supporting your local Bar Association!