July 24, 2015
SAVE THE DATE! October 8th for Pro Hops Vino!
Be a part of the first Pro Hops Vino! party where Birmingham's legal community, their clients and colleagues will taste exceptional wines, craft beer, and delicious food from local restauranteurs while raising funds to help low-income families overcome life-altering legal issues.

Pro Hops Vino! has some wonderful local sponsors already on-board and will be adding many more in the coming weeks. Thank you:
Freedom Court Reporting (creating a cool tasting glass to commemorate the evening)

Introducing the incredible Pro Hops Vino! committee
The BBVLP is working with an extremely talented and devoted group of volunteer attorneys and community members to make Pro Hops Vino! possible:

Front row (L-R): Audrey Brown, Lisa Borden, Andrew Boulter, Jessica Kirk Drennan, Ashley Rhea, Barbara Luckett; Back row (L-R): Charlie Lorant, Jane Mauzy, Justin Cureton, Nancy Yarbrough, Donnie Winningham, Ryan Myers
David Ashford, Southpace Properties
Lisa Borden, Baker Donelson
Andrew Boulter, Leitman Siegal & Payne
Audrey Brown, Lightfoot Franklin & White
Justin Cureton, Deloitte
Jessica Kirk Drennan, KirkDrennan
Michael D. Florie, Starnes Davis Florie
Charles Fry, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation
Paul Garrison, Infinity Insurance Company
Meade Hartfield, Baker Donelson
Jamie Henderson, Leitman Siegal & Payne
Charlie Lorant, Lorant Law Group
Barbara Luckett, Legal Services Alabama
Jane Mauzy, Marsh Rickard & Bryan
Ryan Myers, Cory Watson
Chris Nicholson, Jones & Hawley
Michelle Pieroni, Huie Fernambucq & Stewart
Paul Rand, Community Law Office
Ashley Rhea, Maynard Cooper & Gale
Melinda Sellers, Burr & Forman
Jade Sipes, Baker Donelson
Katie Taylor, Butler Snow
Donnie Winningham, Bressler Amery & Ross

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Volunteer at a Help Desk
The BBVLP holds Help Desks every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Please click here to sign-up for a two-hour time slot
Open cases

Domestic abuse victim needs divorce help
This mother needs a divorce from her husband who she says abused her and is on drugs. The couple has been separated for three months and have two children. Please help by contacting Heather Bussey.

Please help mother in a pending divorce matter obtain custody of three minor children
This mother needs help retaining custody of her children through her divorce. The father currently has the children and lives with his girlfriend. Please help by contacting Heather Bussey.

Please help mother win custody of two minor children from verbally abusive father
This mother needs help protecting her minor children from their father. The mother has a custody modification pending and needs help filing emergency papers immediately. Please help by contacting Heather Bussey.
Thank you attorneys who closed cases:
Gordon James Brady, III, Huie Fernambucq & Stewart
John Paul Bruno
Thank you attorneys who worked a Help Desk:
Michael Dodson and Mitch Relfe, Burr & Forman, help a client at the first Pathways legal clinic on Tuesday
Pathways HELP (Homeless Experience Legal Protection) Clients: 12 clients on Tuesday
Michael Dodson, Burr & Forman
Jack Carney, Carney Dye
Shannon Dye, Carney Dye
Priscilla Kelley
Amy Peake, YWCA Central Alabama
J. Mitchell Relfe, Burr & Forman

District Court Help Desk: 27 clients on Monday and Thursday
Kathleen Bowers, Bressler Amery & Ross
Patricia Doblar
Preston Martin, Bressler Amery & Ross
William Frank Prosch, Jr.
Karen L. Puccio, Cory Watson
Mary C. Wheeler, Cory Watson
Donnie Winningham, Bressler Amery & Ross
Sarah Yates, Bressler Amery & Ross

Domestic Relations Help Desk: 27 clients on Wednesday
Sara Adams, Lorant Law Group
Dru Clark, Legal Services Alabama
Patricia Doblar
Maura Goodwyn
Matthew Griffin
Leon Johnson
Aman Kahlon
Priscilla Kelley
Louis Montgomery, Bhate Environmental Associates
Margaret Philips, Legal Services Alabama

Nathan Dewan, University of Alabama School of Law
Mary Lambert, Cumberland School of Law
Patrick Perry, Cumberland School of Law
Thank you attorneys who accepted cases:
Louis Montgomery, Bhate Environmental Associates
Jack Carney, Carney Dye
Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program
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