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Every year, thousands of low-income individuals across the state of Alabama seek free legal help from Legal Services Alabama (LSA) however, for every individual that is successful in obtaining help, there are even more who could not receive services due the demand for legal help among the poor in Alabama far exceeding our current staff’s …

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December Advocate of the Month

December Advocate of the Month

While December was largely a time filled with holiday celebrations, for others in Alabama it was a continuation of economic struggles and a battle against the housing crisis. Thankfully, attorneys like Huntsville Lead Attorney, Pamela Jackson, remained hard at work to support their clients. Throughout December Jackson aided several clients dealing with wage garnishments. In …

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LSA Attorneys Selected For AL Bar’s Leadership Forum

LSA Attorneys Selected For AL Bar’s Leadership Forum

Legal Services Alabama (LSA) is excited to announce Birmingham Managing Attorney, Farah Majid and Mobile Staff Attorney, Valynda Jerome-Williams have been selected to join Class 16 of the Alabama State Bar’s (ASB) Leadership Forum. According to the ASB, the Leadership Forum is a “dynamic and highly effective program for nurturing and developing leadership skills and …

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October Advocate of the Month

October Advocate of the Month

Financial and housing concerns are currently among the top priorities of low-income people throughout the state. During the month of October, Holly Ray, Huntsville Managing Attorney, helped ease the burdens of many across northern Alabama. Ray represented several bankruptcy and debt-related cases in October. In some cases, she successfully worked out sensible repayment plans that …

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LSA Launches AL Legal Connect Site with Pro Bono Net

LSA Launches AL Legal Connect Site with Pro Bono Net

Pro Bono Net is expanding their digital resources to ensure more equal access to justice for those relying on remote legal support, and Legal Services Alabama (LSA) is one of their newest partners. The new site, www.AlabamaLegalConnect.org, is part of the Remote Legal Connect expansion. According to Pro Bono Net, “Geographic, economic and structural barriers …

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September Advocate of the Month

September Advocate of the Month

Throughout September, Dothan Staff Attorney, Kristy Kirkland, worked across many of the legal topics for which LSA services cover. The diverse amount of support offered by Kirkland to her clients created a myriad of positive results for our community. In one case, a victim of intimate-partner violence was being harassed by her ex-boyfriend through the …

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August Advocate of the Month

August Advocate of the Month

Between health concerns and confusion surrounding the eviction moratorium, August has been a difficult month in Alabama. Birmingham Managing Attorney, Farah Majid, has been doing the good work of helping clients find security. Majid has aided several clients in avoiding loss of income to collections or garnishments. In one case, the client was severely depressed …

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