Adams and Reese attorney Kevin Boucher, who serves as Special Counsel in the firm’s Mobile office, was appointed to the Alabama State Bar In-House Counsel and Public/Government Lawyers Task Force.
The purpose of the task force is to explore ways of obtaining greater participation by in-house lawyers and public/government lawyers in bar activities, including sections, committees, volunteer lawyer programs, pro bono programs, and other related areas of service to the bar and community.
Boucher, a litigation attorney, represents municipalities, governmental agencies and boards in all aspects of daily operations and economic development efforts. He has handled numerous bench and jury trials in state and Federal courts, and is admitted to practice in both Alabama and Florida; Federal Southern and Middle District of Alabama; Federal Court of Appeals 11th Circuit; and United States Supreme Court. He was a former staff attorney for the Mobile County Commission.
Boucher was appointed by the Mobile County Housing Committee to oversee and administer $18 million in Community Development Block Grant funds awarded to Mobile County to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina, and for the first time in Alabama, a program was implemented to construct new housing, while simultaneously rehabilitating homes within the state. His work on the legal issues surrounding the rebuilding of these homes and also the new construction aided more than 200 families to improve their standard of living.