ABA News 2018-04-19T20:46:19+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:  Anchorage Youth Court, Deb’s Hair Studio, Historic Anchorage Hotel, King St. Brewery, Moose A’LaMode, and Sandwich Deck.

Benjamin Walters Distinguished Service Award – Who will be the Recipient for 2018?

We are currently taking nominations for 2018, nominations will be open until 4/16/18.  Janel L. Wright, was the recipient of the 2017 Benjamin Walters Distinguished Service Award.  Janel was nominated because she exemplifies the values of caring and service to the legal community that Ben embraced.  Ben was always willing to give many hours to the community in the legal arena as well as simply giving of his time and effort to the community needing pro bono legal advice.  Ben always gave selflessly of himself to help others.

Past recipients include: 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 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!