Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the Alabama State Bar Association has recognized H. Harold Stephens with the President’s Award.
The President’s Award is presented annually to members of the bar who exemplify the motto of the Alabama State Bar, “Lawyers Render Service.” Mr. Stephens was among the 2022 recipients recognized at the bar’s annual meeting held on Saturday, June 25.
“Harold is tremendously deserving of this award, which honors his dedication and years of service to the bar, and by extension, to the state of Alabama,” said Bradley Huntsville Office Managing Partner Frank M. Caprio. “We are proud of Harold’s exceptional work and of this special recognition.”
Mr. Stephens is a partner in Bradley’s Huntsville office and focuses his practice on healthcare litigation, defending physicians in medical liability claims, as well as hospitals, nurses and other healthcare providers. He also represents clients in business and commercial disputes, including trade secret litigation, fraud and contract cases and computer software disputes. Mr. Stephens devotes a significant portion of his practice to alternative dispute resolution, and is a charter member of the Alabama Academy of Attorney Mediators and a member of the Panel of Neutrals for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
Mr. Stephens is the vice chair of The Alabama Pattern Jury Instructions Committee (Civil) and he serves as a member of the Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution and the Alabama Supreme Court Rules of Evidence Committee. He is also a member of the Alabama Law Institute and has served as a board member of the Farrah Law Society at the University of Alabama since 1998. Additionally, Mr. Stephens is a former chair of the Alabama State Bar Litigation Section and he served as a member of the Alabama State Board of Bar Commissioners and was chair of the State Bar MCLE Commission.