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May 25, 2018 eBrief
Domestic Violence CLE

Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham and the YWCA of Central Alabama partnered together to train attorneys on domestic violence issues. Our speakers, Annetta Nunn , YWCA Community Outreach Coordinator, and Courtney Cross , Director of the Domestic Violence Clinic at the University of Alabama, spoke to 59 attorneys about the issues of domestic violence and the need for these victims to have legal representation. Special thanks to Kirk Drennan for providing lunch.

Please click here if you are interested in taking cases involving domestic violence.
Please click here to view Courtney Cross’s presentation.
Domestic Violence CLE
Champions for Justice
Thank you to Balch, Bressler, Freedom Court Reporting, and Williams Elliott & Cohn for becoming the newest Champions for Justice. Help support VLB programs and become a Champion for Justice today! Your support is vital to helping low-income citizens facing life-altering legal problems.  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!
Please help this client create a simple will and power of attorney. Client stated that she would like to get her affairs in order while she is still in good health. I Can Help!
VLB Looking for Three AmeriCorps Members for 2018-2019

Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham is looking for three AmeriCorps members for 2018-2019. The service term begins in September. The AmeriCorps members will be helping build VLB programs through volunteer and client service. If you or anyone you know may be interested in one of these positions, please click here . For more information on the AmeriCorps program, please click here .
Thank You Help Desk Volunteers

Thank You Civil Help Desk Volunteers

Jack Carney (Carney Dye) (pictured), Alan Garner , Linda Hall , Greg Kennemer , Booth Samuels (Pittman Dutton) (pictured), Josh Bell , Kendra Johnson , Loring Jones (Jones & Associates), and Julie Schiff (Baker).

Thank You Domestic Relations Help Desk Volunteers

Alan Garner, Melinda Guillaume , Susan McAlister , Abby Van Alstyne (Quinn Connor), and Nathan Weinert (Najjar Denaburg) (pictured).
Upcoming Help Desks

The Civil Help Desk will be closed on Monday, May 28th for Memorial Day

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

Thursday, May 31st
Civil Help Desk 
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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