Introducing the BEST wines
Pro Hops Vino! has ever featured!
The chance to sample exceptional wines is always major draw for Pro Hops Vino!, and this year’s selection is the best we’ve ever had. It’s yet another reason to sponsor or buy tickets to Pro Hops Vino! today! Count me in!
Sample amazing wines including Z. Alexander Brown Chardonnay, Vidal Fleury Cotes De Rhone Rouge, and Emerald Hare Cab
This year's wine selection:

  • Black Stallion Cab
  • 1924 Bourbon Barrel
  • Z. Alexander Brown Chardonnay
  • 3 Finger Jack Cab
  • Browne Family Cab
  • Primarius Pinot Noir
  • Hugel Pinot Gris
  • Vidal Fleury Cotes De Rhone Rouge
  • Tribute Sauv Blanc
  • Benziger Pinot Noir
  • Joseph Carr Chardonnay
  • The Calling Sauv Blanc
  • Emerald Hare Cab
  • Emerald Hare Chardonnay
  • Cupcake Prosecco
Besides getting to taste this fine vino, you will also be able to purchase wine at deep discounts at the event. Thank you to Alabama Crown and their winemakers for donating all the tasting wine and giving VLB a donation, too!
Not in the mood for wine? We also have great local beers and, for the first time ever, new Spiked Seltzer. 
Look out for these craft breweries and beverage distributors at Pro Hops Vino!: 
  • Cahaba Brewing Company
  • Ghost Train Brewing Company
  • Interstellar Ginger Beer and Exploration Company
  • Birmingham Budweiser featuring Spiked Seltzer
The evening's menu specials include...
Award-winning Pitmaster Rodney Scott
Rodney Scott brings his award-winning barbecue to Pro Hops Vino! 
It’s rumored Pitmaster Rodney Scott cooked his first whole hog at the tender age of 11. Now he can proudly call himself a winner of the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef in the Southeast. Sample favorite dishes from Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog Barbecue at Pro Hops Vino! 
Little Donkey will serve up “Mexican Food with a Southern Soul”
This popular “little” Mexican restaurant draws people from miles around to Homewood. As a Pro Hops Vino! restaurant sponsor, they'll be serving up their famous authentic Mexican on site!
Watch this space as we continue to bring in more restaurants and caterers! To become a food or beverage sponsor, click here .
Our Pro Hops Vino! 2019 sponsors!
Joe & Melinda Guillaume
Birmingham Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section
Birmingham Bar Association
Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section
Birmingham Bar Association
Women's Section
HOST SPONSORS ($250-$1k)
Jamie & Martee Hewitt
Deborah Alley Smith
Student volunteer spotlight: Why we volunteer
VLB student volunteers Adil Khoso and Owen Mattox
Adil Khoso
“If passion to forward humanity was ever encapsulated into an organization, VLB would be it. The dedicated people there have reflected my passion to change the world one person at a time. By joining VLB and promulgating their cause, you help establish a sense of oneness within your community.”
Owen Mattox
"I decided to volunteer because I have always been passionate about serving those who are experiencing hardship. Volunteering with VLB instills in each volunteer a sense of humility while also offering prospective attorneys like myself opportunities to see what it is like to deal with clients."
Have you tried our new VolunteerHub?
Our new VolunteerHub makes it easier than ever to sign up for a Help Desk—create an account today!
We have switched to a new and improved sign-up system! It only takes about a minute to create an account, and you can start using VolunteerHub right away.

Our volunteers make it happen!
Thank you to the attorney volunteers who shared their time and expertise at recent Help Desks. We can't do it without you. Please join them by signing up for a Help Desk spot today!
Sidney Summey helps a client at the Civil Help Desk

Lee Gilmer
Daphne Hoyt
John Morrison
Sidney Summey (White Arnold)
Eric Vinsant
J.B. Washington
Kathryn Thompkins helps a client at the Domestic Relations Help Desk

Melinda Guillaume
Susan McAlister 
John Milledge
Kathryn Thompkins (Burns, Brashier)
Eric Vinsant volunteering at the Bankruptcy Help Desk

Steve Altmann (Najjar Denaburg)
George Babakitis
Eric Vinsant
Bob Dow works with a client at the Homeless Help Desk

Kathy Collier
Bob Dow
Priscilla Kelley
We have open volunteer slots next week!
Steve Altmann gives his time at the Bankruptcy Help Desk
Can you take a volunteer time slot for one of the following Help Desks? Click here to sign up.

  • Civil: 10/15 & 10/18
  • Domestic: 10/16

VLB is hiring!
We are currently accepting applications for the positions of Domestic Relations Staff Attorney, Development Director, and Intake/Closing Coordinator.

Click here for information on the Domestic Relations Staff Attorney position, here for the Development Director position , and here   for information on the Intake/Closing Coordinator position . And please spread the word in your communities! These new hires will fill valuable roles in helping VLB continue to improve service to our clients. 
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