LaBella S. Alvis is Appointed as Board Member for the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

March 26, 2014 01:54 PM
LaBella S. Alvis

LaBella S. Alvis, Partner at Christian & Small, was appointed to serve on the board of directors of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers at the annual meeting in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Alvis was the only female chosen as a new board member this year. She will serve a three year term.

The International Academy of Trial Lawyers is a group of elite trial lawyers representing both sides of the Bar: prosecutors and defense lawyers in criminal cases, and plaintiffs' and defense counsel in civil litigation. The Academy is limited to 500 Fellows nationally and includes lawyers from more than 30 countries. Fellowship is by invitation only and extended only after a careful vetting process. The Academy's purposes are to promote reforms in the law, facilitate the administration of justice, promote the rule of law internationally, and evaluate the standards of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession.

LaBella S. Alvis is a partner with Christian & Small LLP in Birmingham, Alabama where she handles litigation matters statewide, including professional liability and medical malpractice defense; EEOC and employment liability claims; insurance defense, and coverage cases. Alvis also defends liquor liability cases and she is a certified ABC Board vendor trainer. She is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and Alabama Super Lawyers®. She is a member of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, the Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel, the International Association of Defense Counsel, and the Alabama Law Foundation. She is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Trial Advocates. Alvis was Co-Founder and past Director of the Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Association.

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