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June 1, 2018 eBrief
Summertime = Summer Associates

Expose your summer associates to poverty law and giving back by having them shadow you at a Help Desk. Butler Snow recently had summer associates Miriam Biffle , Brooke Messina , and Jorge Solfs attend the Veterans Help Desk with attorneys Rusty Irby , Alan Mathis, and Katie Powell (pictured). To volunteer for a Help Desk, please click here .
Butler Snow
Adams & Reese Joins Champions for Justice
Thank you to Adams & Reese, the newest firm to commit to Champions for Justice.

Join all of these great firms, companies, and individuals by making your commitment today. These leaders in the community help support VLB programs that provide help to low-income citizens facing life-altering problems. Your support will make a real difference in the lives of those in need.  Click here for more information . Contact Nancy Yarbrough , Executive Director, or any member of the Board of Directors to make your commitment.

Thank you to these firms that have already committed:

Judge John & Susan Carroll

Jim & Julie Goyer
Dawson Law

Matthew Swerdlin, Attorney at Law
Attorneys Needed
Please help this domestic violence victim with her divorce. She says that her husband has assaulted her throughout their marriage as well as had children with two other women. I Can Help!
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Please help this domestic abuse victim with her divorce. She is currently separated from her spouse and is residing in a shelter. I Can Help!
Thank You Help Desk Volunteers
Thank You Veterans Help Desk Volunteers

Glenn Mazer , Doug Friedman , Krista Coggins , Nick Gaede (Bainbridge Mims) (pictured),  Rusty Irby (Butler Snow), Alan Mathis (Butler Snow), Sean Pierce (Harbuck Keith & Holmes), and Katie Powell (Butler Snow).
Summer Law Clerks (all from Butler Snow): Miriam Biffle, Brooke Messina, and Jorge Solfs.
Nick Gaeded
Thank You Domestic Relations Help Desk Volunteers

Rae Bolton (Legal Services Alabama), Alan Garner , Leon Johnson , John Milledge , Nathan Weinert (Najjar Denaburg), and Stella Wennberg (pictured).
Thank You Civil Help Desk Volunteers

Peter Davis (Davis Scruggs), McKinley Dunn (Hand Arendall) (pictured), Alan Garner , Randy May (Moses & Moses), Lance Parmer (Cabaniss Johnston) (pictured), John Scott (Starnes), Kim Bell (Balch), Wes Bulgarella (Balch), Julie Goyer , Preston Neel (Bradley), and Bill Prosch .
Summer Law Clerks: Parker McCarty (Balch) and Corbin Potter (Bradley).
Lance and McKinnley
Job Opening at Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham
VLB has an opening for an Administrative Assistant. This is a full-time position that includes benefits. Please click here to see the job description and share it with anyone that might be interested. Send a resume and cover letter to Nancy Yarbrough, Executive Director ( nyarbrough@vlpbirmingham.org ).
Three AmeriCorps Members Needed for 2018-2019

Do you know anyone with a passion for service that is also looking to build experience for a future career? The AmeriCorps Program at Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham is the perfect opportunity for anyone that is interested. The service year begins in September. Please click here for more information about the position and click here for more information on the AmeriCorps program.
Upcoming Help Desks

Monday, June 4th
Civil Help Desk 
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Tuesday, June 5th
Homeless Help Desk 
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Wednesday, June 6th
Domestic Relations Help Desk 
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Thursday, June 7th
Civil Help Desk 
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Friday, June 8th
Domestic Relations Pro Se Help Desk 
9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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