LSA Helps Formerly Incarcerated Alabamians Restore their Voting Rights

LSA Helps Formerly Incarcerated Alabamians Restore their Voting Rights

Legal Services Alabama’s Mobile Office Advocates Charlotte Tipton (Lead Attorney) and Ann Brown (Managing Attorney) work with formerly incarcerated individuals during a Voter Rights Restoration Clinic held at Stone Street Baptist Church in Mobile, Ala., July 22. The clinic assisted more than two dozen formerly incarcerated individuals. More than 40 formerly incarcerated individuals received legal advice or assistance in …

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LSA’s Next Frontier: Barriers to Public Education

LSA’s Next Frontier: Barriers to Public Education

The foremost barrier to middle class status remains the absence of a quality education. As Legal Services Alabama continues to expand its mission of fighting entrenched poverty, it is preparing to launch an initiative this fall to challenge obstacles to educational access for low income children. Terrika Shaw, a Staff Attorney in LSA’s Birmingham office, …

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LSA, ACLU Alabama team up to help restore voting rights

by Alabama Live, WSFA Legal Services Alabama Executive Director Artur Davis and Communications and Development Associate for ACLU of Alabama Rebecca Seung-Bickley, spoke about a joint effort on WSFA’s Alabama Live broadcast yesterday, concerning the upcoming Voting Rights Restoration Training. Many low-income individuals who have “served their time and paid their debt to society,” may now …

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June 2017 Advocate of the Month

June 2017 Advocate of the Month

Our Advocate of the Month for June is Terrika Shaw. Terrika is a Southern University Law Center graduate, who joined LSA in 2014. After a stint in our Selma office, Terrika relocated to our Birmingham office. In five years, she has proven herself as one of our most talented young lawyers, who manages to thrive …

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