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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (August 9, 2016) – The law firm of Christian & Small LLP, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, announced today that LaBella S. Alvis., a partner in the firm, has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Alabama Board of Bar Commissioners as Bar Commissioner Circuit 10. Alvis will hold this term for two years.

The Board of Bar Commissioners is the governing and policy-making body of the Alabama State Bar and is comprised of 74 members. It has the authority to promulgate and enforce rules relating to admissions, rules of ethics and discipline of its membership.

Alvis has a strong passion for going to court and has been doing so for more than 30 years. In her professional liability practice, she has handled hundreds of EEOC and employment liability claims, medical malpractice defense and construction liability matters. She also has significant experience with aviation, commercial transportation, health care, insurance coverage, and liquor liability cases.

For additional information on LaBella Alvis, please visit her full bio here.

About Christian & Small LLP

Christian & Small LLP represents a diverse clientele throughout Alabama, the Southeast and the nation with clients ranging from individuals and closely held businesses to Fortune 500 corporations. By matching highly experienced lawyers with specific client needs, Christian & Small develops innovative, effective and efficient solutions for clients. Christian & Small focuses on the areas of business and litigation and is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms and the only Alabama member firm in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. Please visit for more information.