October 23, 2015
Support One Roof during National Homeless Awareness Week

In honor of National Homeless Awareness Week, One Roof is teaming up with Paul Janeway, the lead singer of Birmingham's own St. Paul and the Broken Bones, to raise awareness of homelessness in central Alabama through a meet and greet, a band memorabilia auction, and an art gallery and aucti on of work created by homeless and formerly homeless artists. The event will take place on November 17 at 7 pm. Please click here to buy tickets.

One Roof works to equip and empower the community to prevent and end homelessness through advocacy, education and coordination of services. 
Pro Hops Vino! photos in About Town

About Town has posted the pictures from Pro Hops Vino! Click here to see all of the pictures.
Benjamin Cohn assists a couple at the Oxmoor Senior Wills Clinic
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 Pathways and Firehouse homeless shelters every Tuesday. Please contact Heather Bussey about helping at a shelter clinic.
Open Cases

Client needs help with pending divorce
Parties have been married over twenty years. The issues of the case are retirement, alimony and real estate.  Please contact Heather Bussey to help this client.

Client needs divorce help
Client has pending case in Bessemer. Her spouse has temporary custody. Client desperately wants custody of her children. Please contact Heather Bussey to help this client.

Client needs help with divorce
This is a long-term marriage of over thirty six years. Client is on disability and spouse has retired from the military. Alimony and retirement are the issues of the parties. Please contact Heather Bussey to help this client.

Client needs help with probate of father's estate
Client father passed away in 2013. Client would like help probating his father's estate. Please contact Katrina Brown to help this client.

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

Civil Help Desk: 27 clients
Kathleen Bowers, Bressler Amery & Ross
Dru Clark, Legal Services Alabama
Patricia Doblar
James B. Griffin
George Gaskin
Ryan Myers, Cory Watson
William Prosch
Sarah Yates, Bressler Amery & Ross

Domestic Relations Help Desk: 30 clients
Patricia Doblar
Amy E. Glenos
Leon Johnson
Margaret C. Philips, Legal Services Alabama

Pathways Homeless Clinic: 3 clients
Martha Legg Miller, Balch & Bingham
Lisa Sharp, Balch & Bingham

Thank you to Jade Sipes, Baker Donelson, for closing an extended representation case this week.

Thank you to W. Anderson Ward for accepting an extended service case.
Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program
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