October 2, 2015
Pro Hops Vino! Silent Auction

Several attorneys from the Birmingham legal community have graciously donated outstanding bottles of wine that will be a part of the Pro Hops Vino! silent auction. A sampling of what you can bid on includes:

1964 Margaux Premier Grand Cru Classie - Wendy Crew
2011 Mirror Cabernet Sauvignon - Randall Nichols
2012 Penfolds Cabernet Sauvignon - Sarah Phillips LaDu
2009 Conn Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - Lisa Borden
2011 Towmey Merlot - Anne Durward
2013 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon - Judge Houston Brown
1998 Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon - Michael Trucks
Ruinart Brut Rose Champagne, Reims, France - Robin Burrell
2007 Produttori Grand Crus (3) - Charles Fry
Williams Selyem Pinot Noir (2) - Gene Price
2008 Clos Vougeot Grand Cru - Joe Mays
2 Cellar-worthy bottles + $100 gift card - Ed Hardin
Limoncello (2) - Plain & Rosemary - Ted Stuckenschneider
Cellar-worthy Pinot Noir - Bill & Alice Lloyd
Cellar-worthy wine - Steve Whitehead
2 Cellar-worthy wines - Fred Powell
2004 Tantara Winery Pinot, 2001 Hastae Quaorum Barbara D'Asti, 2002 Siduri "Muirfield Vineyard" Willamette - Wimberly Miree
2004 Mauro Veglio Barolo - Chris Hood
2 Cellar-worthy wines - Ed Allen
2012 McFail's Gap Chardonnay - Brad McGiboney
Cellar-worthy wine -Bill Bryant
Cellar-worthy wine-Tim Fulmer & Beth O'Neill
1995 Grand Vin de Leoville Bordeaux - Charles Denaburg
1995 Cos D'Estounel Bordeaux- Charles Denaburg
2001 Parallel Cabernet Sauvignon- John and Martha Griffin
2007 Tournesol Red Blend- John and Martha Griffin
2009 Calera Mills Vineyard Pinot Noir- John and Martha Griffin
2009 Calera Ryan Vineyard Pinot Noir- John and Martha Griffin

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Commemorative tasting glasses provided by Freedom Court Reporting.



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Pro Hops Vino! Event Hosts
Debbie & Gary SmithJessica Powers & Marc SolomonJ. Welborn & Associates
Judge Scott VowellRimkus Consulting Group, Inc.Michael Cooke
Village FireflyJudge Julie A. Palmer, Place 20Meredith & Justin Cureton
T. Charles Fry, Jr.Honora & Lloyd GathingsWill Latimore
The Whitaker Law FirmVote Chuck PriceThe C. Burrell Law Group, LLC
Kathy Collier & Jack SeldenMartee & Jamie HewittRyan & Victoria Charles
Lisa BordenWill & Jade Sipes
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Volunteer at a Help Desk
Ann Gathings assists a client at theDomestic 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

15-0004196
Please help client modify the loan on her home
Client is currently behind $10,000 on her mortgage. She has already filed Chapter 13 bankruptcy but has not been able to make the payments to the bankruptcy court and pay her mortgage. The client needs help with a mortgage modification so that she can remain in her home. Please contact Katrina Brown to help this client

15-0004288
Please help client through her pending divorce
This is a long-term marriage with no minor children. The parties have assets that they need to divide. Trial is set for October 19th. Please contact Heather Bussey to help this client.



15-0004303
Please help a domestic violence client through her divorce process
The client has a pending PFA against her spouse. The client needs help with child support and visitation issues. Please contact Heather Bussey to help this client.
Thank you to the attorneys who closed extended representation cases this week:
Meredith Busby
Benjamin D. Cohn, Williams Elliot & Edwards

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

Civil Help Desk:  24 clients on Monday & Thursday
Patricia Doblar
Honza Prchal, Heninger Garrison Davis
Mitchell Theodore, Cory Watson

Domestic Relations Help Desk:  31 clients on Wednesday
Patricia Doblar
Ann Gathings, Gathings Law
Amy E. Glenos
Matthew Griffin
Leon Johnson
Carla Perkinson

Thank you to the attorneys who accepted extended representation cases this week:
Pooja Chawla
James D. Fancher, Fancher Law
Ann Gathings, Gathings Law
Aman S. Kahlon, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Thomas Little, Smith Spires & Peddy
Kimberly K. Vines, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program
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