Alumnus Hall '82 Receives Bar Public Service Award

Posted: Mon, 01/06/2014 - 14:20

The Birmingham Bar Association selected John Cox Hall III, a 1982 graduate of Cumberland School of Law, as its 2013 recipient of the L. Burton Barnes, III, Public Service Award.

A recipient of the L. Burton Barnes, III, Public Service Award must, “demonstrate dedication and sacrifice of time and effort for public service for the betterment of others which is in no way related to personal or professional gain.” In addition, the recipient must have an “excellent reputation in the community for honesty and integrity in public and private matters.

The Public Service Award honors the memory of L. Burton Barnes III, a distinguished member of the Birmingham Bar Association. Burton was a true champion of public service, serving his community freely and quietly.