Firm News

Melanie Merkle Atha to Serve at Annual Global Collaborative Law Conference

June 14, 2017

Melanie Merkle Atha will be on the faculty at the 13th Annual Global Collaborative Law Conference in Tampa, Florida, at the Hillsborough County Bar Association Headquarters on September 7-9, 2017.  Ms. Atha is currently serving her second term as President of the Global Collaborative Law Council, a collaborative practice group dedicated to bringing collaborative dispute resolution to all areas of civil law conflicts. 

Melanie Merkle Atha to Speak at Alabama State Bar Annual Meeting

June 1, 2017

On Thursday, July 13, at 9:45 a.m., Melanie Merkle Atha will be part of a panel presenting “Alabama Dispute Resolution:  How We Are Using It” at the 2017 Alabama State Bar Annual Meeting at the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama.  The panel is sponsored by the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution and the Dispute Resolution Section of the ASB.  Ms. Atha will be updating the Bar on use of Collaborative Practice to resolve conflicts in Alabama.

R. Boyd Miller – Appointment

March 7, 2017

R. Boyd Miller was recently appointed by the Alabama State Bar to serve on the Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution. This is for a three-year-term expiring on December 31, 2019.

Happy Holidays from Cabaniss Johnston

December 14, 2016

The lawyers and staff at Cabaniss Johnston wish you all a happy Holiday Season.  We have been fortunate to expand our wealth management/trusts and estates and health law practices with two new partners and are excited about our plans for sustained growth in the years ahead.  As we enter our 130th year of practice in Alabama and across the nation, we renew our commitment to the innovation and diligence necessary to serve our clients’ needs.  Thank you for entrusting your legal needs to us, and we wish everyone joy and prosperity in 2017 and beyond.

Gerald Burnett to Speak On December 7

November 11, 2016

On December 7, Gerald Burnett  will be speaking on Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements in a seminar being sponsored by National Business Institute titled Legal Description, Title Insurance and Survey and Real Estate Transactions.