Law and Government

Guest Column: Nursing home distress — what does the doctor order?

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities were challenged before the COVID-19 pandemic. Planning for distress is key to a successful turnaround.

JSU establishes Command College for law enforcement

Jacksonville State University establishes the Southeastern Leadership Command College for law enforcement personnel.

Legal careers without law school

People who are interested in working in the court system don’t have to attend law school to work in the field.

Who are Alabama’s legal leaders?

We take a look at the managing partners (or equivalents) at Alabama's 20 biggest law firms

Largest Law Firms 2022

A listing of Alabama's largest law firms, ranked by number of attorneys in Alabama.

Jones School of Law adds flexibility to law studies

Faulkner University's Jones Law School reintroduces its non-traditional options for students. Two students enrolled are Kijana Mitchell and Preston Roberts.

Starnes to retire from ProAssurance board

W. Stancil Starnes, who has led ProAssurance and its board for some 15 years, has announced plans to retire in May.

Dentons Sirote names new president

Jim Vann has been chosen to the lead Dentons Sirote, succeeding W. Todd Carlisle, pictured here, who returns to his practice with the firm.

Guest Column: Streamlining settlement approval for worker’s compensation claims

The permanent adoption of Rule 47 allows parties to move settlement agreements to closure much faster, saving on legal expenses.

Guest Column: What federal contractors need to know about the vaccine mandate status

A nationwide preliminary injunction against the federal contractor vaccine mandate is currently in effect. What is your next step?

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