LSA and Faulkner Family Violence Clinic Protect the rights of victims of abuse in the Court of Appeals

LSA and Faulkner Family Violence Clinic Protect the rights of victims of abuse in the Court of Appeals

As an organization that helps thousands of domestic violence victims each year, LSA was deeply concerned by a recent Court of Appeals’ opinion, C.M.L. v C.A.L., which made extensive references to a domestic violence victim’s prior Protection from Abuse (PFA) petitions in justifying a transfer of custody to the father of her child. In the …

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May 2019 Advocate of the Month

May 2019 Advocate of the Month

Our May 2019 Advocate of the Month is Tyler Brannon. Tyler joined LSA in 2015. Brannon specializes in family and domestic violence law. A graduate of George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, VA (2010), Brannon worked as a legal intern for FairVote in Maryland. Brannon currently serves as Staff Attorney at the One …

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Tuscaloosa Office Advocates save senior’s home

Tuscaloosa Office Advocates save senior’s home

Our 86-year-old client Mrs. M. Flippo, is a wheelchair bound senior who for the past 15 years had been living in HUD subsidized housing in Bibb County, a property specifically reserved for the low-income, elderly and disabled. Mrs. Flippo’s Landlord had been renovating several apartments in the community, when Mrs. Flippo requested that her apartment …

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April 2019 Advocate of the Month

April 2019 Advocate of the Month

Our April 2019 Advocate of the Month is Andrea “Rae” Bolton, Lead Attorney in the Birmingham Office. Prior to coming to work for LSA, Rae clerked for Judge Michael Graffeo and volunteered for LSA. Rae’s practice covers all of LSA’s core service areas including: consumer, housing and family law. Every month, Rae is a tenacious …

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LSA Welcomes Fine Arts Connoisseur turned Attorney to its Birmingham Office

LSA Welcomes Fine Arts Connoisseur turned Attorney to its Birmingham Office

LSA recently welcomed Staff Attorney Louise Tharaud to its Birmingham Office on March 18, 2019. A former volunteer and contract attorney for the program (2017), Tharaud currently works with housing problems. A native of New Jersey, Tharaud graduated from Douglass College, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, and earned an M.A. from Institute …

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