September 4, 2015

Good People Brewing Company to be pouring brews at Pro Hops Vino! 

Good People Brewing Company announced this week they are joining the line-up at Pro Hops Vino! on October 8th. 

Also this week EBSCO Industries, Inc. pledged a $2,500 sponsorship.

Remember, tickets and sponsorships can be purchased online or by dropping off or mailing your check and ticket form to the Birmingham Bar Center, 2021 2nd Avenue North.

Get ready to wet your whistle with some of these Pro Hops Vino! beverages:
Tasari Nero d'Avola (Italian Red)
A deep, ruby red, full-bodied wine with a fruity, floral, and spicy taste structure from Sicily donated by Tommy Spina of Sam Spina Importing Co.

Tasari Wines

Schell Creek Vinyards
Schell Creek Chardonnay (California White)
A lively wine with flavors of pear, pineapple, and citrus joined with slight minerality that is carried through from entry to finish. Donated by International Wines.

Cahaba Oktoberfest Bier
Offered only in the fall, this beer donated by Burton Dunn of Cahaba Brewing Co. is one of Cahaba's favorite beers with a malty, full-bodied, and well-balanced hop character.

Cahaba Oktoberfest

Fairhope I Drink Therefore I Amber

Fairhope "I Drink Therefore I Amber"
This Beer donated by Fairhope Brewing Company boasts a rich mahogany color due to generous specialty malts in the mash and has distinct pine note in the finish.


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Thank you to the following Pro Hops Vino! sponsors:

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Amy Glenos helps a client at the Domestic Relations Help Desk.
Volunteer at a Help Desk

The BBVLP holds Help Desks on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday every week. Please sign-up for a two-hour time slot

The BBVLP also holds legal clinics at Pathways and Firehouse homeless shelters. Please contact Heather Bussey for more information or to volunteer.
Open Cases

15-0004164
Grandmother desires to adopt her grandchild
We met this grandmother at the Pathways shelter clinic this week. This grandmother desires to adopt her nine-year-old grandchild. She has been caring for the child for over a year now. The parents of the child consent to this adoption. Please contact Heather Bussey to help this client.

15-0004193
Please help a mother get custody over her son
The client's adult son has autism and is non-verbal. She has been her son's primary caretaker. Now that the son has reached the age of majority, his doctors will no longer give the mother any information concerning the care of her son. Please contact Katrina Brown to help this client.

14-0002410
Please help a mother collect child support arrearage
The client's ex-husband owes her $102,330.00 in back child support arrearage. She is unemployed due to her disability. The client has not received any child support since 1999. She has a current contempt case pending against her husband that she needs help with. Please contact Heather Bussey to help this client.
Thank you to the attorneys who closed extended representation cases this week:
Jessica L. Betts, Carmichael Law Firm
James Fancher
Thomas McLeod

Thank you to the attorneys who volunteered at a Help Desk:

District Court Help Desk: 27 clients on Monday and Thursday
Rosemary Alexander, Shunnarah Injury Lawyers
Patricia Doblar
Vincent Nelan, Baker Donelson
Barbara Luckett, Legal Services Alabama
Adam Pittman, Cory Watson

Domestic Relations Help Desk: 21 clients on Wednesday
Dru Clark, Legal Services Alabama
Amy Gleno
Leon Johnson
Priscilla Kelley
John Milledge

Pathways Homeless Clinic: 4 clients on Tuesday
John Thomas Carney, Jr., Carney Dye
Priscilla Kelley

Thank you to the attorneys who accepted extended representation cases this week:
Walter F. Ardle, Spain & Gillon
Courtney B. Brown, Burge & Burge
James Fancher
Ginger Hamilton
Ida Tyree-Hyche, Tyree-Hyche & Dixon
Barbara Luckett, Legal Services Alabama
Kellie Avery-Tubb
Thomas McLeod
Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program
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