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Celebrate Pro Bono!

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Parker issued an order on September 30, 2019, designating October 2019 as Pro Bono Month in the Alabama Judiciary. His order recognizes the valuable contributions made by attorneys offering pro bono services throughout the year and encourages pro bono participation across the state to address the legal needs of low-income Alabamians. In […]

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Volunteer Spotlight – Sydney Dean

 Sydney Dean, Esq. Attorney at Law  How long have you volunteered? About eight years. My first case was a social security garnishment case for child support where the client, who was in his 70’s, was terminally ill with cancer and unemployed (as was his wife). The children the subject of child support were adults in their 30’s. The […]

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Volunteer Spotlight – Brendan Prince

Brendan Prince, Esq. Hui Huliau How long have you volunteered?      I have volunteered since 2016. Why do you volunteer? I think we all have a moral obligation to help where we can. Irrespective of that, volunteering has been a sincerely rewarding experience. What is your most memorable volunteer experience?  It’s hard for me […]

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Volunteer Spotlight – Tanya Hendrix

Tanya D. Hendrix, Esq. Leigh Daniel & Associates    1. How long have you volunteered? I have volunteered with the Madison County Volunteer Lawyer’s Program for about a year. Prior to moving to Madison County, I was a board member and volunteer for the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyer’s Program for about two years.   Why […]

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MCVLP volunteers received numerous awards at the State Bar Annual Meeting!

Congratulations are in order for several MCVLP volunteers who were recognized at the State Bar Annual Meeting in Point Clear, AL in July. John Brinkley and Taze Shepard were both presented with President’s Awards, reflecting their exemplary service to the legal profession.  Rebekah McKinney was appointed to the 2019-20 ASB Executive Committee as the State […]

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Volunteer Spotlight – Ron Sykstus

Ronald C. Sykstus, Esq. Bond, Botes, Sykstus, Tanner & Ezzell, P.C.   How long have you volunteered? I have volunteered with MCVLP since 2010, some months and years more than others as my schedule allows.  Recently, I have been trying to attend the Veterans Legal Clinic on a consistent basis as I find that work […]

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