Time to get excited! One month to November 1st Pro Hops Vino!
VLB AmeriCorps members Shaina Hamby and Jackson Barnett
Win a FREE WEEKEND at PURSELL FARMS or a FREE YEAR of SHIPT
You can win a great prize by purchasing a ticket to Pro Hops Vino! and raising money to support VLB's mission to increase access to justice for families in poverty.

The top fundraiser will have a choice of:
A FREE weekend stay and a FREE round of golf at Farmlinks or FREE Spring House Spa day at Pursell Farms , an unparalleled Southern resort in Sylacauga.
FREE unlimited grocery delivery with a FREE year membership to Shipt and hundred dollar gift card.
The individual who promotes Pro Hops Vino! the most on social media and is the MOST SOCIAL wins the remaining prize.

To win:

  1. Purchase a ticket
  2. You will receive both an online confirmation and a confirmation email with a link to your personal fundraising page. SHARE your fundraising page with your friends via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, email, and text and encourage them to support us through Pro Hops Vino!
  3. Every time someone clicks on your link to buy a ticket, make a donation, or become a sponsor, you get credit for that amount to win the TOP FUNDRAISER!
  4. Every time someone clicks on your fundraising page you get social media points to win the MOST SOCIAL!
  5. Beat the current leaders!
Cedrick Coleman is tied for top Fundraiser.
Michelle Pieroni is tied for top Fundraiser.
Amber Whillock is the on top of the Most Social leaderboard.
Getting complimentary tickets because your firm or company is a sponsor? No worries! You can still participate by creating your fundraising page .

Cannot make it to Pro Hops Vino!? No worries! You can still participate by creating your fundraising page .
Celebrating our Volunteers for Pro Bono Month
  • Are you an attorney VOLUNTEER with VLB? Get HALF-PRICE TICKETS to Pro Hops Vino! by entering "Volunteers" when you purchase a ticket.

  • Attorney volunteers can get a free one-year membership to the Alabama State Bar Solo & Small Firm Section. Click here and select the free VLP option on your My Dashboard.

  • Read the Alabama Supreme Court's Pro Bono Month order by clicking here.

  • Alabama Access to Justice Commission will honor volunteers that have given 50 or more pro bono hours during 2016 or 2017. Click here to see these amazing volunteers. Click here if you don't see your name on the list but volunteered 50 or more hours.
Attorneys needed!
GARNISHMENT
This 83-year-old client needs help getting a garnishment dismissed. The client’s niece obtained a default judgment against the client for a loan the client did not co-sign. I Can Help!
SMALL CLAIMS
Client needs help defending against a suit brought by a rental car company for damage to a car that she did not do. The rental company has subpoenaed the client. I Can Help!
ADOPTION
Help this grandfather adopt his grandchildren. The mother lost her job two years ago and the grandfather has been caring for the family. The children’s father is not in the picture. Adoption will help the grandfather provide additional support for the children.   I Can Help!
DIVORCE
Help this disabled Vietnam Veteran with his divorce. He has not seen his wife since the 1970s and mistakenly thought they were already divorced.  I Can Help!
TENANT
This veteran client needs help staying in her home. She is being threatened with eviction for rent she has paid and has receipts for.  I Can Help!
ADOPTION
Help this veteran adopt the child he has legal custody of. He wants to ensure his wife and child will be taken care of.  I Can Help!
TENANT
This veteran client needs help dealing with a dispute with his landlord over repairs that need to be made to his home including his air conditioning.  I Can Help!
TAX LIEN
Veteran client needs help dealing with a tax lien. He is losing a large part of his income and fears he will lose his home if he can’t get the issue resolved. I Can Help!
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PROPERTY
Veteran client needs help staying in his home. He is the victim of a fraudulent real estate transaction. I Can Help!
Thank you Help Desk volunteers
Glenn Mazer (right) and Preston Martin (middle) help a veteran client.
Veterans Help Desk


Jim Bedsole (Bressler), Jack Carney (Carney Dye), Doug Friedman , Wakisha Hazzard , Preston Martin (Bressler), Glenn Mazer , Matt Swerdlin , Lacy Triplett (Bressler), and Walter Williams (University of Alabama Health Service Foundation).
Sarah Wright at the Civil Help Desk
Civil Help Desk


Josh Bell (Balch), Justina Doss , Bill Prosch , Neena Speer , Ted Strong , and Sarah Wright (Encompass).
 
Student Volunteer
Mary Kate Johnson (Cumberland School of Law)
Staff Attorney Kintisha Matthews discusses a case with volunteer Melinda Guillaume
Domestic Relations Help Desk


Gail Andrews , Jessica Betts (Carmichael Law Firm), Judge Kechia Davis , Melinda Guillaume , Stephanie Hunter , Jodi Krayer , Susan McAlister , John Milledge , Tim Tracy , and Rommie Wheeler .
Thank you Champions for Justice and Pro Hops Vino! sponsors
PLATINUM LEVEL LEADERSHIP DONORS
GOLD LEVEL DONORS
Mike & Gillian Goodrich
SILVER PLUS LEVEL DONORS
SILVER LEVEL DONORS

Jennifer Buettner & Ernest Bates
RES BREWDICATA PRO HOPS VINO! SPONSORS
Alabama State Bar Environmental Law Section
Birmingham Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Joe & Melinda Guillaume
BRONZE PLUS LEVEL DONORS
BRONZE LEVEL DONORS

Judge John & Susan Carroll

Maura & Will Goodwyn

Jim & Julie Goyer
HOPEUS CORPUS PRO HOPS VINO! SPONSORS
Birmingham Bar Association
Solo/Small Firms Section
Birmingham Bar Association
Women Lawyers Section
Birmingham Bar Association
Workers' Comp Section
DONORS
Bainbridge Mims Rogers & Smith
Bloomston & Associates
Dawson Law
Matthew Swerdlin, Attorney at Law
Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham | www.vlpbirmingham.org