Are you leaving free CLEs on the table?


Attorneys working with VLB are eligible for one free CLE credit for every six hours volunteered—a win-win for volunteers and the pro bono clients they serve. Find out how to start earning free CLEs—or taking credit for the hours you’ve already served!

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Attorney Spotlight: Chris Christie


Sirote attorney Chris Christie talks about what drives his passion for pro bono representation. “When a lawyer volunteers with VLB…you realize, this person’s legal rights would not be protected but for the fact you volunteered.”

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Bradley recognized with Law Firm Award by the Alabama State Bar 2019 Pro Bono Awards


Check out this week’s eBrief to learn how these awesome Bradley attorneys exonerated Clemente Javier Aguirre-Jarquin, who spent 14 years in jail—10 of them on Florida’s death row—for two murders he did not commit.

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Do you know the perfect candidate for a career at VLB?


We are looking to hire another staff attorney as well as a Legal Coordinator for our Woodlawn program. If you know anyone that may be a good fit, share this posting with them. For details, check out this eBrief!

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Attorney Spotlight: Why I Volunteer


Take a look at our eBrief to read about one of our amazing volunteer attorneys, Daphne Hoyt.

To join Daphne and volunteer at a VLB Help Desk, click here.

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Get out the sparklers! VLB is hiring for two new positions!


VLB is hiring a staff attorney as well as a new legal coordinator, the latter for our Woodlawn Legal Help Program.
Click here for information to apply for the attorney job. Click here for the Woodlawn Coordinator job.
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Celebrate the Fourth of July by volunteering!


Salute America by volunteering! VLB is in great need of volunteers for our Monday Help Desk the week after the 4th of July:
  • Monday, July 8th, morning – Civil Help Desk at the Jefferson County Courthouse, room 540
We also are seeking volunteers for our other Help Desks the week after the holiday. Read the eBrief for more information.
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The client had almost given up hope. A VLB attorney volunteer helped give it back.


When client K. Taylor arrived at the Civil Help Desk, she had all but given up hope. First, she had been terminated from her job while on medical leave. Then she received notice that she had to pay back $1,800 in unemployment she had received. “I felt like, what can I do at this point?” Taylor says.

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Can you help these clients in need?


This week we are highlighting several clients who are in need of immediate legal assistance. For details on how you can get involved, check out this eBrief.

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Spread the word – VLB is hiring!


As we continue to grow, Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham is hiring motivated people who are passionate about improving access to justice for low-income individuals and families. Please share these job openings with your communities!

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