May 24, 2019
Come one, come all—bring your summer clerks to volunteer with you!
Balch Attorneys Allen Baker (standing, second from left) and Robby Anderson (seated at right) brought six summer clerks to the Veterans Help Desk this past week.
If you value donating your time to clients in need through Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham, summer is a great time to share that experience with your summer clerks. They'll learn about poverty law and giving back to the community by shadowing you at a Help Desk. In years past, summer clerks who have spent time at one or more of our Help Desks have found it to be a rewarding opportunity that can cultivate a lifetime spirit of volunteerism.

To volunteer for a Help Desk—and bring summer associates along— please click here. Remember, all summer clerks should attend a Help Desk with an attorney from their firm. 
Can you help this client?
Please help this veteran get a divorce from his wife whom he alleges is physically abusing him. The client is currently disabled and struggles to hear and understand court procedures on his own. I can help!
Case Status
  • No joint debt
  • Parties share a car, but client is willing to let his wife have it as he no longer drives
  • Case is in Shelby County
VLB Added Value
  • All documents can be provided to attorney
  • Connection to attorney mentor experienced in divorce law
We can't do it without you!
Lane Morrison works with a client at the Civil Help Desk

CaNisha Freeman  
Loring Jones, III 
Glenn Mazer
Jon Monson (BBVA Compass) 
Lane Morrison (Lightfoot)
Honza Prchal (Heninger Garrison Davis)
Gloria Sellers (Sellers Law Group)
Sidney Summey (White Arnold Dowd)
Donnie Winningham (Bressler) 
Christen Butler (left) and Sandi Gregory (right) lend their expertise at Domestic Relations

Keith Brashier (Burns Brashier Johnson)
Christen Butler (Dominick Feld Hyde)
Bob Dow (Maynard)
CaNisha Freeman
Kathryn Gentle (Lloyd Hogan)
Sandi Gregory
Melinda Guillaume
Susan McAlister
John Milledge
Check for open volunteer spots!
Jon Monson, Gloria Sellers, and CaNisha Freeman at the Civil Help Desk
Please consider signing up for an attorney volunteer slot next week at one of the following Help Desks:

Civil – 5/29
Domestic Relations – 5/30

The Civil Help Desk will be closed 5/27 in honor of Memorial Day.
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