Former Disability Rights Advocate Joins LSA as Managing Attorney of Client Access

Legal Services Alabama welcomed Attorney Nell Brimmer to its Central Office Staff on Nov. 18, 2019. As the newly-created Managing Attorney of Client Access, Brimmer will work with LSA Executive Staff and Alabama’s five Volunteer Lawyers Programs to strengthen access to justice across the state. With experience in disability rights, civil rights, domestic violence, housing …

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October 2019 Advocate of the Month

October 2019 Advocate of the Month

Our October 2019 Advocate of the Month is Rachele Reis. After graduating from Washington and Lee University School of Law, Rachele joined LSA’s Mobile office in August of 2016. Rachele is active in most of LSA’s core service areas including: family, consumer, housing, public benefits law. Since starting at LSA, Rachele has proven herself to …

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Paralegal Helps to make a difference at Mobile Office

LSA welcomed JoRosalyn Edwards, Paralegal, to its Mobile Legal Staff in November 2019. A native of Mobile, AL, Edwards joined LSA on Nov. 4. With 10 years of experience, Edwards’ specialty areas include: bankruptcy, criminal, family, probate and personal injury law. Before joining LSA full-time, Edwards volunteered for LSA in 2018. For Edwards, “helping others” …

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LSA Statewide Conference 2019

Previous Next LSA Board of Directors, Executive team and Staff, gathered for its 2019 Statewide Conference on Sept. 12-13 in downtown Montgomery. Held at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa, LSA also recognized Board Members Yvonne Saxon, Esq., and Doris Smith during a special reception. Longtime legal aid advocate Bobby Segall, Esq., of Copeland Franco …

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Legal Services Alabama (LSA) to honor Attorneys in Historic U.S. Supreme Court Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Felecia Z. Pettway Director of Development Legal Services Alabama Post Office Box 20787 Montgomery, AL 36120 (334) 223-0232 EXT 3089 fpettway@alsp.org Montgomery, AL – (10/4/19) – Legal Services Alabama (LSA) will honor former LSA Attorneys Ishmael Jaffree and Ronnie Williams, who were involved in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Case, Wallace …

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September 2019 Advocate of the Month

September 2019 Advocate of the Month

Our September 2019 Advocate of the Month is Michael Letson. After working in LSA’s Florence office from 2005 until 2012, Michael re-joined LSA again in June of 2017. Michael’s work focuses on housing, consumer, domestic and elder law. Michael has served on a number of community organizations such as the Inner City Council (Lawrence County), …

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School Board Shows Mercy to LSA Student Client

Our client, a high school senior in the Black Belt, was suspended for possessing pepper spray at school. In September, the client had pepper spray in her backpack. At some point during class, the pepper spray was released inside her backpack and spread throughout the classroom, causing students to be evacuated. Once it was discovered …

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