ABA News2018-11-25T18:52:40+00:00

Anchorage Bar Association News

Date Change – Annual Membership Meeting – 12/13/18 (not 12/4/18)

The Anchorage Bar will be holding its annual membership meeting on 12/13/18 during the Holiday Social.  The annual meeting is held for the purpose of electing officers and transacting business.

Holiday Social with co-sponsor Federal Bar Association – Alaska Chapter – 12/13/18 – Williwaw

On December 13, 2018 from 5:00-8:00, the Anchorage Bar together with the Federal Bar Association – Alaska Chapter, will host a holiday social at the Williwaw, it is free to all members of the associations, together with one guest.  A $20 fee for additional guests.  There will be wine, beer, cocktails and hearty appetizers for all to enjoy.  Come join in on the holiday fun!

Ballots and Dues Notices

Ballots to re-elect Board Directors were mailed out.  Please complete your ballot form and mail it in, every vote counts!  The results of the nomination will be announced during the Holiday Social.  The Anchorage Bar Dues Notices will be mailed out shortly!  Please renew your membership and support your local Bar Association!  Thank you.

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.  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.

Anchorage Bar 2019 Membership Dues Form

It’s time to renew your membership for the 2019 year.   Soon – you will be receiving your 2019 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 info@anchoragebarassociation.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!

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.