Alabama Firm Receives Public Service Award

Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith PC received the Institute’s 2009 Public Service Award for Firms for the firm’s significant role in Birmingham, Ala., nonprofits. The award recognizes one firm annually for outstanding public service.


Since the firm began working with Habitat for Humanity in 2000, it has logged more than 800 hours of volunteer service and donated funds to help nine lower-income families become homeowners in the greater Birmingham area.


The firm also participates in activities to help the Linda Nolen Learning Center holiday party, the Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run and the Holy Family High School Cristo Rey Network. For the past five years, the firm also has sponsored blood drives with the American Red Cross.


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