July 7, 2017

Eat, drink, and be a sponsor of Pro Hops Vino!

You can be a part of what promises to be the best Pro Hops Vino! yet by committing to be a 

We are halfway to our $100,000 sponsorship goal. Your sponsorship will go directly to helping low-income veterans receive legal assistance as the BBVLP is seeking funds to expand its new veterans legal program.

Sponsors receive name recognition and marketing that reaches hundreds of attorneys and others in the legal profession. Click here for a full list of sponsorship benefits.

Pro Hops Vino! 2017
6 - 9 p.m. September 21
Southern Negro League Museum (New baseball museum next to Regions Field!)

Last year, Pro Hops Vino! sold-out. This year we are moving to a bigger venue so that more guests can enjoy fine wine, great craft beer, and delicious local food.

Introducing the Pro Hops Vino! restaurants to date:

Thank you to our Pro Hops Vino! sponsors so far:

Guardian Ad Wine
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Res Brewdicata

          In Memory of Mike Turner

Hopeus Corpus

 Ad Hops
BBA Probate Section
BBA Solo/Small Firm Section

Steve McKinney,
Balch & Bingham

In Memory of 
Belinda C. Bennett, 
National Labor Relations  Board 
Region 10  Birmingham 
Resident Officer 

BBA Workers' Compensation Section
 Meadows Homes


The BBVLP is hiring an attorney for the  Safe Housing/Serving Veterans Programs Manager and an AmeriCorps Program Assistant Please, click the links above to learn more!


1.  Please help this domestic violence victim and mother of two young children through her divorce process

This client has dealt with physical and verbal abuse since marrying her husband in 2011.  They have no property or marital debt to distribute. Please, help her put this difficult chapter behind her and her family.


*This is the client ' s second time in eBrief
*Client's face is blurred due to special circumstances

2. Please help this woman divorce her incarcerated spouse

The spouse is currently incarcerated in Georgia. The client wishes to move on so that she can build a better life for her son. 


*This is the client's third time in eBrief

3.  Please help these sisters contest the attempted sale of their family home

This family has a total of five siblings, three of whom do not want to sell their mother's house.  One of these ladies has a daughter that has restored the home after a devastating fire and has resided in the home for over 20 years.


*This is the clients' second time in eBrief

 HELP DESK ATTORNEYS:  Thank you to the following attorneys
Civil Help Desk: 12 clients served
Miller Boxx

Leon Johnson
David Webster
Legal Services of Alabama
Domestic Relations Help Desk: 19 clients served
Melinda Guillaume
James Illston
Merrill Law Firm
Leon Johnson
Priscilla Kelley
Kim Vice

Turning Point: 9 clients served
Clayton Bromberg
Starnes Davis Florie
Sarah Chamberlain
 Starnes Davis Florie

Christopher Friedman
Balch & Bingham
Amber Whillock
Starnes Davis Florie
Joe Bulgarella 

April Bell
Amy Chiou
Cumberland School of Law
Kaylie Eicholt
Cumberland School of Law
Kim Fasking
Cumberland School of Law
Ian Green
Cumberland School of Law

Hansen Babington
Balch & Bingham
Rebecca Beers
Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell
Miller Boxx
James Gibson
Lightfoot Franklin & White
Leon Johnson

John Clark IV
Clark Law Firm

John  advised a client about a tort lawsuit.

Shannon Dye
Carney Dye

Shannon  volunteered to help a client probate her grandmother ' s estate.

Melinda Guillaume

Melinda accepted an uncontested divorce case for disabled client.
Kim Vice

Kim accepted an uncontested divorce case.

Donations from the community are the number one funding source for the Volunteer Lawyer Program.  Click here to donate.

There are two ways attorneys can choose to help with the Volunteer Lawyer Program. Click here for what you can do.

Only clients who cannot afford representative are served by the BBVLP. Click  here to see eligibility guidelines.