September 25, 2015
Pro Hops Vino! will satisfy your sweet tooth

Shindigs Catering will be making a delicious dessert for Pro Hops Vino! to help you finish off the evening. You'll want to save room for this decadent treat after you've sampled all of the other excellent options. Zoe's Kitchen will also have their delicious homemade cookies.

Pro Hops Vino! would like to thank two new Ad Hops sponsors as well. The Young Lawyers Section and Boyd Fernambucq Dunn & Fann join the growing list of wonderful Pro Hops Vino! sponsors. Please click here for more information on sponsorship packages for Pro Hops Vino!

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Thank you to the following Pro Hops Vino! sponsors:


Hopeus Corpus Sponsors



Ad Hops Sponsors













Commemorative tasting glasses provided by Freedom Court Reporting.

Hops provided by:









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Thank you to Baker Donelson for providing a great event space for Pro Hops Vino!
 Additional Sponsors





Pro Hops Vino! Event Hosts
Michael CookeJustin CuretonT. Charles Fry, Jr.
Honora & Lloyd GathingsWill LatimoreJudge Julie A. Palmer
Place 23, Birmingham
Jessica Powers &
Marc Solomon
Rimkus Consulting GroupDebbie & Gary Smith
Village FireflyJudge Scott VowellJ. Welborn & Associates
Tara L. Whitaker


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Volunteer at a Help Desk

Leon Hall assists a client at the Domestic Relations Help Desk

Please sign-up for a two-hour time slot at a Help Desk held every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday or at a legal clinic at Pathway's and Firehouse homeless shelters every Tuesday. Please contact Heather Bussey about helping at a shelter clinic.

Open Cases

Three domestic abuse victims need a divorce
In all three cases, there are pending PFA's in place against each spouse. The only issues are child support and visitation. Please contact Heather Bussey to help these clients.

15-0004315
Blind client needs help with his divorce
Client is afraid that his wife will sell their property and leave him homeless. The client will have to file an emergency petition to restrain his wife from selling the marital property. Please contact Heather Bussey to help this client.

15-0004243
Help a mother defend a custody modification
A mother is defending a custody modification but the ex-spouse is behind in child support. Please contact Heather Bussey to help this client.

15-0004193
Help mother get guardianship over her autistic son
This mother has been the primary caretaker of her son who has autism and is non-verbal. The son's doctors are refusing to speak with the mother because her son is over the age of majority. The mother is in desperate need of a guardianship. Please contact Katrina Brown for more information.

Thank you to the attorneys who closed extended representation cases this week:
Jennifer Motos Anderson McGriff, Seibels & Williams
Haley D. Box, Legal Services Alabama
Jeannie Walston, Starnes Davis Florie
Benjamin D. Cohn, Williams Elliot & Edwards
Deborah A. Gregory
Ginger Hamilton
Robert Keller, Russo White & Keller
Thomas Little, Smith Spires & Peddy
Julie Michelle Schiff, Baker Donelson

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

Civil Help Desk: 18 Clients on Monday & Thursday
Haley D. Box, Legal Services Alabama
Patricia Doblar
William Frank Prosch, Jr.
George Gaskin
David Webster, Legal Services Alabama

Domestic Relations Help Desk: 28 client on Wednesday
April Bauder
Patricia Doblar
Ann Gathings Stein, Gathings Law
Amy E. Glenos
Leon Johnson
Louis Montgomery, Bhate Environmental Associates
Margaret C. Philips, Legal Services Alabama

Pathways Homeless Clinic: 8 clients on Tuesday
John Thomas Carey, Jr., Carney Dye

Thank you to the attorneys who accepted extended representation cases this week:
Melanie Atha, Cabaniss Johnston Gardner Dumas & O'Neal
Benjamin D. Cohn, Williams Elliot & Edwards
Cedrick Coleman, May Legal Group
Ruby Davis, Davis Law Group
Amy E. Glenos
Yashida Glenn-Blanchard, The Blanchard Property Law Firm
Janice Hofman
Lisa Robinson
Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program
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