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September 28, 2018 eBrief
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Attorneys needed!
ALIMONY
Help this client contest an alimony modification filed by her ex-husband. The client has multiple sclerosis and is in a wheel chair. Her husband agreed to the alimony four years ago when they divorced. She needs this vital part of her income to help make ends meet. I Can Help!
DIVORCE
Help this 67-year-old client who has been separated from her husband for many years with her divorce. She needs help determining if she is eligible for part of her husband’s pension. I Can Help!
LICENSE
Help this client clear up old out of county fines so that he can get his driver’s license. He needs his license so that he can get a job and housing.  I Can Help!
ADOPTION
Help this client finalize an adoption for the child she has been legal guardian of for ten years.  I Can Help!
ESTATE
This mother lost her son this summer. She needs help settling his estate.   I Can Help!
QUIET TITLE
This client needs help with an action to quiet title so he can continue to live in his home.  I Can Help!
BANKRUPTCY
This widow seeks a bankruptcy due to bills from serious medical conditions including diabetes, arthritis, and a blood disorder. She recently had to leave her career because of her health problems. She needs to file for bankruptcy so she can afford her medication.  I Can Help!
BANKRUPTCY
This client suffered a stroke that severely affected her mobility and ability to work as a caregiver. She needs to file bankruptcy so she can manage her expenses that have arisen as a result of her medical condition. I Can Help!
ADOPTION
Please help this client adopt her great-granddaughter. The client provides a stable, loving environment and has been the sole caretaker for over a year. She already has the final order for custody and needs an attorney to help her draft the adoption papers. I Can Help!
Help out at the Help Desk!
Thank you Help Desk volunteers
Wade Anderson at the Civil Help Desk
Civil Help Desk

Wade Anderson (State Farm), Roderick Barge , Kathy Collier (Maynard), George Gaskin (Carney Dye), Loring Jones and
Tanisia Moore .
Gail Andrews and Jodi Krayer at the Domestic Relations Help Desk
Domestic Relations Help Desk

Gail Andrews , Bob Dow (Maynard), Melinda Guillaume , Leon Johnson , Jodi Krayer , and Susan McAlister .
Wills Clinic
Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham is looking for attorneys to volunteer at one of our three Wills Clinics for low-income clients co-sponsored with  Cumberland School of Law .

Attorneys volunteering will use an easy wills preparation software program to complete documents. Notaries will be present. Students will be there to help with the software. Take part in October's Pro Bono Month by signing up today or contacting Katrina Brown at  kbrown@vlpbirmingham.org.
 
You have three different opportunities to volunteer: 
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
AME Church Community Plaza
9:00am - 3:00pm
1500 Daniel Payne Drive
Birmingham, AL 35214-4458
 
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Oxmoor Valley Community Center
9:00am - 3:00pm 
1992 Wenonah Oxmoor Rd
Birmingham, AL 35211
 
Friday, October 19, 2018
Bessemer Justice Center
9:00am - 2:00pm 
1851 2nd Avenue North
Bessemer, AL 35020
Thank you Champions for Justice and Pro Hops Vino! sponsors
PLATINUM LEVEL LEADERSHIP DONORS
GOLD LEVEL DONORS
Mike & Gillian Goodrich
SILVER LEVEL DONORS



Jennifer Buettner & Ernest Bates
RES BREWDICATA PRO HOPS VINO! SPONSORS
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