VLB Mourns the Loss of Martha Jane Patton


Patton, former Executive Director of Legal Aid Society of Birmingham, was a lifelong champion of the underdog. VLB celebrates her life and passion for service.

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VLB announces new executive director


A familiar face to the VLB community during his tenure as Operations Director and later Interim Executive Director, Graham Hewitt was unanimously confirmed as VLB’s new Executive Director. Plus: check out new opportunities for attorney volunteers!

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Tribute to the Hon. Joseph Boohaker


Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham celebrates the life and service of the Hon. Joseph Boohaker.

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Attorney spotlight: Whitney Seals


Attorney volunteer Whitney Seals has represented multiple VLB clients in consumer-rights cases and hasn’t lost one yet. Find out why in this month’s eBrief. Plus: VLB takes attorney volunteer training on the road.

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Great volunteer and training opportunities in February!


Attorney volunteer Loring Jones shares the motivation behind his commitment to pro bono work. Also: Get ready for Project Homeless Connect—a unique volunteer opportunity for attorneys to assist people experiencing homelessness get their lives back on track.

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20 Volunteer Resolutions for 2020


Whether you’re a new volunteer or a pro bono pro, we found 20 ideas for how—and why—to volunteer with VLB this year.

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A look back at the year in volunteers, donors, and pictures!


Meet the 650+ local attorney volunteers who shared their time and expertise to help Pro Bono clients in 2019! Also: A special thanks to our 2019 sponsors and donors. What a year it’s been!

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Video: Lisa Singer on how VLB and One Roof help fight homelessness


VLB Staff Attorney Lisa Singer talks about how VLB and One Roof work to fight homelessness. See eBrief to watch the video. Also: thank you to all of our attorney volunteers who’ve given their time and expertise to serve VLB clients.

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Greg Cook

Attorney spotlight: Greg Cook


Balch attorney and VLB volunteer Greg Cook explains why no case is too small to make a big difference. Also inside: A Turning Point client has a fresh start thanks to attorney volunteer Kathy Collier (Maynard), and other pro bono highlights.

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Thanks for making Pro Hops Vino! a huge success!


Five hundred attorneys and guests came to Pro Hops Vino! last Thursday night, making it a huge success for the cause of providing legal aid to low-income individuals. See inside for details and memorable moments…

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