Wills for Heroes Clinic

Every day, firefighters, police and emergency medical personnel devote their lives to serving their communities, and they are prepared to pay the ultimate price in the line of duty. The Wills for Heroes project was created to provide the legal community with a way to show its appreciation for the efforts and sacrifices of these […]

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Welcome Arlana Johnson

We are excited to announce that Arlana M. Johnson has joined the MCVLP as our new Director of Client and Community Outreach!  Arlana is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Mass Communications and Social Work. Her prior experience includes service as Development Coordinator for Auburn University’s College of Liberal Arts, Development Associate […]

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Volunteer Spotlight — Sherri M. Peace-Gordon, Esq.

How long have you volunteered? I have been a volunteer since November of 2012. Why do you volunteer? It is a natural part of my personality to help. Prior to opening my law practice, I volunteered with Legal Services Alabama for about 6 months. The staff there worked very hard and their caseloads were unbelievable. […]

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Poverty Simulation 2017 Shines Spotlight on Challenges of Poverty

On February 24, 2017, the MCVLP hosted a Community Action Poverty Simulation at Ridley Hall of the Church of the Nativity. The Poverty Simulation is an interactive experience that helps facilitate an understanding of the challenges faced by individuals in our community who are living at or below the poverty level. The simulation increases participants’ […]

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Volunteer Spotlight — John Allen Brinkley, Jr.

John Brinkley has been a true asset to the MCVLP since his admittance to the Alabama State Bar, and he has contributed significantly to the program’s revitalization. John is an active volunteer, gladly accepting extended service pro bono referrals to help low income clients in need. Additionally, as a member of the MCVLP Board of […]

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Volunteer Spotlight — A. Christine Frieder, Esq.

How long have you volunteered? I’ve volunteered for as long as I’ve been a member of the bar – about 8 years. Why do you volunteer? I volunteer because it’s a way to remind myself that the law and the courts should be open to all, and not just to those who can afford it. […]

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