Bradley is pleased to announce that Ryan P. Robichaux, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been elected as an Alabama State Bar (ASB) commissioner for the 10th Judicial Circuit, Place 8. He begins his three-year term on July 1.
“We congratulate Ryan on his election as a commissioner for the Alabama State Bar,” said Bradley Birmingham Office Managing Partner Dawn Helms Sharff. “Ryan’s many years of service to the state bar, combined with his practice in political law and advocacy, will greatly benefit him in his new role as a leader in representing our legal community.”
As the governing and policy-making body of the ASB, the Board of Bar Commissioners has the authority to promulgate and enforce rules relating to admissions, rules of ethics, and discipline of its membership. Other responsibilities of the board include determining the qualifications and requirements for admission to the practice of law, investigating and acting on complaints concerning conduct of members and applicants for admission, overseeing the bar examination, and assisting local bar associations.
A member of Bradley’s Government Affairs Practice Group, Mr. Robichaux focuses on political advocacy and compliance, representing clients before the executive and legislative branches of government in Washington, D.C.; Montgomery, Ala.; and other states. His work in these areas includes representation of businesses, trade associations, political action committees, nonprofits, government contractors, and other individuals and entities that are involved in the political process. He also has significant experience representing candidates for public office.
Prior to law school, Mr. Robichaux served as a legislative aide in the U.S. Senate, specializing in agriculture, judiciary, trade and manufacturing policy. He also was a research assistant for a member of the British Parliament.