ABA News 2018-06-10T23:31:29+00:00

Anchorage Bar Association News

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.

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 llingham, 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 Annual Picnic – More Details to Come

We’ll be posting information soon about the Anchorage Bar Annual summer picnic.  It will be held at the Hilltop ski area, like last year.

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 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!