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Volunteer Spotlight – Danny Culpepper, Esq.

Danny Culpepper, Esq. Bradley, Arant, Boult, Cummings, LLP How long have you volunteered? I started volunteering in August of this year. Why do you volunteer?  I decided to get involved with the MCVLP after talking to friend who has been a volunteer for the program for several years. Hearing about his experiences and the different clients […]

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Pro Bono Brews 2017 was a great success!

On October 20, 2017, over 300 guests gathered on a wonderful Fall evening to celebrate Pro Bono month with craft beer from 18 Alabama breweries, wine from Church Street Purveyors, S’mores, and more!  The weather was perfect and so were the cheerful faces enjoying the music by Seeking Babylon, Midlife Chrysler, and of course, the brews! […]

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MCVLP Celebrates its Top Volunteers of 2017!

The MCVLP’s 2017 “Top Pro Bono Volunteers” were honored and celebrated at a delightful luncheon by Cotton Row Restaurant on October 30, 2017.   A special thank you to the District and Circuit Court Judges who joined us to congratulate our honored guests, along with the MCVLP Board of Directors.  Congratulations to these amazing volunteers for their incredible service to MCVLP […]

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MCVLP Celebrates 35 years and Founding Board Members

The Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program celebrated its 35th anniversary of service to the Madison County community at the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association meeting on August 2, 2017.   MCVLP Board President Taze Shepard and President-Elect Tara Helms recognized founding Board Members Nancy Smith Gaines, Patrick H. Graves, Jr., Aubrey O. Lammons, Ernest L Potter, Jr., Thomas […]

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MCVLP Helps Bridge the Access to Justice Gap for Madison County

Have you ever thought about what the words “Justice For All” mean to those who cannot afford a lawyer to help with basic needs, such as preventing an unlawful eviction, obtaining a divorce or child support, defending against a garnishment, filing bankruptcy, or obtaining benefits needed to survive? More than 940,000 Alabamians live in poverty, […]

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