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Rebecca Beers Elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Birmingham Bar Association

Rebecca Beers Elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Birmingham Bar Association

At its annual meeting on December 8, 2023, the Birmingham Bar Association (BBA) announced the election of its 2024 Executive Committee. RumbergerKirk partner Rebecca Beers has been elected to serve as Secretary-Treasurer of the BBA for 2024. Beers has served on the BBA’s Executive Committee for the past three years, as well as in 2018 when she served as President of the BBA Young Lawyers Section. She has been an active member of the BBA throughout her legal career.

“I am looking forward to continuing to serve the Bar and my fellow Birmingham attorneys, as well as the Greater Birmingham community, in this new role,” said Beers. She said she is looking forward to continuing the ‘Students Today, Lawyers Tomorrow’ program started by the BBA’s Immediate Past President Marcus Maples and working to prepare and inspire Birmingham City Schools students for careers in law.

“We are extremely proud of Rebecca’s continued success and her commitment to public service and service to the Bar,” said RumbergerKirk Managing Partner Frank Sheppard. “We appreciate the work she does not only for the Birmingham Bar Association, but also the many organizations and boards through which she has served the community. I know she will do an excellent job in her new position with the Bar.”

Beers will be working directly with Maples, newly-elected President Elect Robert E. “Bob” Battle of Battle and Winn LLP, and incoming BBA President Sharon D. Stuart, a partner with Christian & Small LLP. Elected at-large members of the BBA’s Executive Committee are Stanley Blackmon, Anna M. Carroll, A. David Fawal, Susan N. Han, Tina Lam, Julie E. McMakin, Virginia E. Miller, Janine L. Smith, Tripp Watson, and Laura S. Winston. The Magic City Bar Association representative is Christopher Burrell. Lisha L. Graham will serve as the Alabama State Bar Board of Bar Commissioners representative.

About the Birmingham Bar Association

The Birmingham Bar Association is the largest local bar association in Alabama, with membership of approximately 3,200 lawyers, judges and law students. The BBA furthers the legal education of its members and the public, facilitates access to justice, provides opportunities for community service and fosters camaraderie, professionalism, integrity and respect among its members.