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!Read the eBrief
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.”Read the eBrief
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.Read the eBrief
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!Read the eBrief
Get out the sparklers! VLB is hiring for two new positions!
Celebrate the Fourth of July by volunteering!
- Monday, July 8th, morning – Civil Help Desk at the Jefferson County Courthouse, room 540
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.Read the eBrief
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.Read the eBrief
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!Read the eBrief