Sirote Attorney Marcus Maplesí Convocation Address Inspires and Resonates with University of North Alabama Student Body

September 26, 2012

Sirote & Permutt, PC attorney Marcus Maples was the keynote speaker for the University of North Alabama’s 2012 Convocation Ceremony. The incoming freshman class, transfer students and faculty were in attendance for the Sept. 19 ceremony where Maples offered motivation and inspiration to celebrate the opening of the scholastic year.

 
Maples’ speech, “Use These Four Years to Find Your True Self,” resonated with the audience and provoked a renewed sense of pride in the University. “I feel more energized to seek my career goals,” remarked a UNA student.
 
Maples takes great pride in sharing his life lessons with and mentoring young people. To that effect, he is the founder and coach of the Miles College Mock Trial Team. He serves as an example and advocate for students setting professional and scholastic goals.
 
At Sirote & Permutt, Maples handles general business and commercial litigation matters. Specifically, he represents life, health, disability and long-term care insurance companies in bad faith and ERISA-related issues, in addition to representing a variety of lenders in mortgage banking related matters. He is an active member of the Defense Research Institute where he serves on the Young Lawyers Steering Committee and as Chair of the Diversity Sub Committee.
 
Maples serves on the Board of Trustees for Farrah Law Society. He is a graduate of The University of Alabama School of Law and The University of North Alabama.
 
About Sirote & Permutt, PC
Sirote & Permutt is a full-service law firm focused on serving its clients in the business and financial services industries. Its 115 attorneys in four offices handle corporate transactions, business and financial services, estate planning and litigation on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, family-owned businesses and high net worth individuals. It represents clients throughout the United States from its offices in Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile, Ala., and Pensacola, Fla. Since its founding in 1946, Sirote has developed strong client relationships by providing quality, sophisticated legal services.

Sirote is Alabama’s only member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international association of more than 50 law firms, which by membership gives the firm access to high quality local experts throughout the world.

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