Robert Shreve Selected to Alabama State Bar's Leadership Forum
Mobile, AL., March 19, 2018 - Burr & Forman announces that Mobile-based Associate, Robert Shreve has been selected by the Alabama State Bar to its 2018 Leadership Forum Class. Robert is one of 28 attorneys who were selected across the state for the Leadership Forum Class 14.
At Burr, Robert is a member of the firm's Torts, Trial and Insurance Practice Section where his practice is devoted to civil defense litigation. He regularly defends clients in personal injury, products liability, premises liability, construction defect, wrongful death, and complex civil litigation.
About the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum:
Created in 2005, the bar's Leadership Forum has produced 378 graduates. Participants will undergo a rigorous education and training process focusing on servant leadership, ethics and career development. Candidates are required to attend five separate sessions including a three-day orientation program.
"Our State Bar's Leadership Forum has been repeatedly recognized as one of the best leadership development programs in the country," said Alabama State Bar President Augusta S. Dowd of White Arnold & Dowd P.C. (Birmingham). "There is no doubt that the Leadership Forum is changing the face of our bar and will continue to do so in the years to come. The forum's core purpose is to develop lawyers into servant-minded leaders."
While there is no age requirement, participants must have practiced law for at least five years and no more than 15 years. Candidates are selected based on demonstrated leadership qualities and service to their communities. Entry to the program is highly competitive, with approximately 40 percent of applicants selected to participate each year. For more information and to see full list of class members, visit the Leadership Forum website.
About Burr & Forman LLP
For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP's experienced legal team has served clients with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 300 attorneys and 12 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.