Board Action Items
May 8 & 9, 2001
Certified the 37 applicants who passed the bar exam and have
a conference call on the 38th applicant.
Approved the one reciprocity applicant (Mark Fucile).
Approved two Rule 43 ALSC waivers: Gathright & McCullough.
Postponed setting the VCLE dues discount until August.
Voted to contribute $750 to the National YLS reception.
Approved transferring the Alaska Bar staff pension plan to
Approved the request to reactivate International Law
Did not approve stipulation for discipline.
Adopted the procedures (in the Personnel Policies) for the
evaluation of the Executive Director & the Bar Counsel; mail evaluation
forms to Board members (include VV) and schedule subcommittee (BW, LB &
Amended Standing Policies to set structure of Nominating
Committee: president, president-elect,
past president, outgoing board member(s), and senior public member.
Nominated Board officers:
Lori Bodwell President-elect; Jon Katcher Vice President; Larry
Ostrovsky Treasurer; Ana Hoffman Secretary.
Approved payment in the Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection
Voted to republish Bar Rule 45 regarding failure to pay a
Fee Arbitration award since it was significantly revised.
Decided to hold a strategic planning retreat in the fall.
Directed Staff to simplify VCLE form.
Regarding the Unreported Opinions Database on the
website: voted to have a disclaimer on
the screen on the frontend of the database and to send a letter to the subcommittee
that they should keep the Bar apprised of modifications since we dont have the
resources to follow up.