January 11, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Board of Directors
Pictured (L-R): Ben Cohn, Melinda Guillaume, Ted Stuckenschneider, Margaret Loveman, Nancy Yarbrough (Executive Director), Julie Goyer, Patrick Darby, Amber Whillock, Kathy Collier, Preston Martin, Chris Yeilding, Lane Morrison, and Russ Allison. Not pictured: Jay Bender, Cedrick Coleman, Heather Fann, Richard Keller, Julie Schiff, and Tiffany Graves.
VLB would like to introduce the 2019 Board of Directors. The Board is instrumental in furthering VLB’s mission of increasing access to justice through pro bono legal work.
Chris Yeilding
President
Balch
Patrick Darby,
Vice President
Encompass
Jay Bender
Treasurer
Bradley
Kathy Collier
Secretary
Maynard
Russ Allison
Carr Allison
Ben Cohn
Williams Elliott & Cohn
Cedrick Coleman
Cahaba Legal
Heather Fann
5 Points Law
Julie Goyer 
Tiffany Graves
Bradley
Melinda Guillaume 
Richard Keller
Burr
Margaret Loveman
Butler Snow
Preston Martin
Bressler
Lane Morrison
Lightfoot
Julie Schiff
Baker
Ted Stuckenschneider
Amber Whillock
Starnes
VLB would also like to thank our 2018 Board Members that finished their three-year terms: Lisa Borden (Baker), Ernie Cory (Cory Watson), Jessica Drennan (Kirk Drennan), Charlie Lorant, Jim McLaughlin (Maynard), Brooke Malcom (Lightfoot), Michelle Pieroni (Travelers), and Donnie Winningham (Bressler).
Client in need
WILL

A Veteran wants to ensure that his wife and two children are in good care after his death. He needs help preparing a simple will so his wife will be able to stay in their home and his car and assets will be fairly distributed. I can help!
Thank you volunteers!
Kathy Collier helps a client at the Civil Help Desk
CIVIL HELP DESK

Kathy Collier (Maynard)
Louis Mendez (Bressler)
Donnie Winningham (Bressler)
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Deampher Pharris helps a client at the Domestic Relations Help Desk
We only have a few more shifts to fill for next week's Help Desks! Please sign up if you can volunteer at any of the three Help Desks for next week:

VLB in the community
Nancy Yarbrough (left) and Ken Riley (right) (Farris Riley & Pitt) on LawCall
Last month, VLB's executive director Nancy Yarbrough appeared on LawCall (Farris Riley & Pitt) to answer legal questions. You can check out some of the segments from her appearance here
Remember to “like” VLB on Facebook, and visit our Facebook page to see all the Help Desk happenings and news about civil legal aid. 
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