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June 15, 2018 eBrief
Attorney Helps Terminally Ill Client
Ida Tyree-Hyche (Tyree Hyche & Dixon) helped a client prepare his will as well as a deed for his property. The client is currently suffering from stage four liver cancer and wanted to make sure that his family is taken care of. The client is immobile and in excruciating pain due to the progression of the disease. “I had to visit him to take care of his legal needs. Helping him meant a lot to me” said Ida.

Thanks to Ida, the client is able to focus on his treatment plan knowing that he has his legal problems taken care of. The client said, “I wanted to get this done. Ms. Tyree-Hyche helped me do that. I told her to take my picture because I’m still good looking.”
Jones Walker is the Newest Champion!
Champions for Justice provides funding for VLB programs of Safe Housing, Safe Finances, Safe Families and Serving Veterans. To help support these programs and the low-income citizens of the community, please contact Nancy Yarbrough , Executive Director, and become a Champion today! Please click here for more information about our programs and Champions for Justice.

Thank you to these firms that have already committed:

Judge John & Susan Carroll

Jim & Julie Goyer
Dawson Law

Matthew Swerdlin, Attorney at Law
Attorney Needed
Please help this 81-year-old grandfather create a simple will. Client’s sister passed away a month ago without a will. Client stated that he did not want to put his children through the pain of having to bury him and clean up his affairs. I Can Help!
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This client needs help filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. He is currently going through cancer treatment and is saddled with medical debt. I Can Help!
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Please help a 91-year-old client take care of his daughter. He needs help with a simple will and power of attorney. I Can Help!
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Please help a cancer patient get her medication and personal belongings back! This client was locked out of her home while away for radiation treatment. She says that she has been wrongfully evicted and needs help. I Can Help!
Please help this disabled woman with her divorce. She says that her husband has abused her throughout their marriage. She has no children or property. I Can Help!
This mother of two needs help with her divorce from her abusive husband. She currently has a pending PFA. I Can Help!
Thank You Help Desk Volunteers
Thank You Homeless Help Desk Volunteers

DeSharne Carroll (Cabaniss Johnston), Bob Dow (Maynard), Lee Gilmer (White Arnold & Dowd), Angelica Agee Prince (pictured), Patrick Runge (Balch), Lacy Triplett (Bressler), and Amber Whillock (Starnes).

Summer Clerks: Denzell Moton (White Arnold) and Olivia Johnson (White Arnold).
Thank You Domestic Relations Pro Se Docket Volunteers

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Robin Burrell (Najjar Denaburg), Benita Jenkins , Frances Nolan (Nolan Byers), Jessica Johnson (Burns Brashier), Judge Nakita Blockton , Melinda Guillaume , Justina Doss , and John Milledge .
Thank You Civil Help Desk Volunteers

Rosemary Alexander (Shunnarah), Laura Collins (Baker), Alan Garner , George Gaskin (Carney Dye), Julie Goyer , Preston Martin (Bressler) (pictured), Louis Mendez (Bressler) (pictured), Lauren Shine (Shine Law Firm), Moses Stone (Stone Law Firm).
Thank You Domestic Relations Help Desk Volunteers

Alan Garner , Melinda Guillaume , Leon Johnson , Aman Kahlon (Bradley), Susan McAlister , Louis Montgomery , Kimberly Vice (Gathings Law), and Pamela Weed .
Help Wanted
VLB has an opening for an Administrative Assistant. This is a great position for anyone that wants to help the low-income community by working for a non-profit. Please send Nancy Yarbrough, Executive Director, a resume and cover letter ( nyarbrough@vlpbirmingham.org ). Please click here to view the job description .
Opportunity to Serve the Community

VLB is looking for three AmeriCorps members for the 2018-2019 service year. AmeriCorps and VLB are committed to helping improve the lives of low-income citizens in our community. If you know anyone that would be a great candidate, please have them contact Graham Hewitt, Operations Manager ( ghewitt@vlpbirmingham.org ). The full job description is available here .
Upcoming Help Desks

Monday, June 18th
Civil Help Desk 
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Wednesday, June 20th
Domestic Relations Help Desk 
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Thursday, June 21st
Civil Help Desk 
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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