Balch Stooge Suspended by NAACP

In July, we wrote how Hezekiah Jackson, the president of the local NAACP Birmingham chapter, sold out the African-American community for cash. Balch & Bingham and Drummond Company’s criminal bribery scheme included a slew of “consultants” and other stooges that discouraged African-Americans in North Birmingham from testing their toxic property. While Balch & Bingham refuses … Continue reading Balch Stooge Suspended by NAACP

Balch versus Blacks and Blue-Collar Competitors

This post originally posted on February 6, 2018. Now with the aftermath of the conviction of Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert, we have updated the post in purple. We, the CDLU, continue to visit regularly with the North Birmingham community. The institutional racism in North Birmingham is real.  With a population that is … Continue reading Balch versus Blacks and Blue-Collar Competitors

Are Smithermans Cooperating with Feds? Ronnlund Acts Under Review?

One of our sources claims that Judge Carole Smitherman and her husband State Senator Rodger Smitherman are allegedly quietly cooperating with federal investigators. We have also recently learned that Robert M. Ronnlund’s alleged acts of criminal obstruction of justice, alleged alteration of evidence, and what appears to be acts of perjury by Balch & Bingham … Continue reading Are Smithermans Cooperating with Feds? Ronnlund Acts Under Review?

Public Backlash: Balch & Bingham Tumbles in Lobbying Circles

According to the Center of Responsive Politics, Balch & Bingham appears to be  down to only two well-paying lobbying clients in Washington, D.C. Looks like the dozens upon dozens of lobbying clients Balch used to have have dumped the embattled law firm into the outhouse. With the conviction of Balch-made millionaire and former esteemed partner … Continue reading Public Backlash: Balch & Bingham Tumbles in Lobbying Circles

Tulotoma Snails Defeat Balch & Bingham, Alabama Power

Balch’s stigma of bribery and money laundering looks like it won’t go away anytime soon. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission revoked all 7 licenses for Alabama Power to operate dams along the Coosa River, according to a report last night in the Montgomery Advertiser. And why were the licenses revoked? Because a panel of the  … Continue reading Tulotoma Snails Defeat Balch & Bingham, Alabama Power

Glaring Impunity: Balch’s Star Chamber Hits One-Year

Balch & Bingham has suffered serious damage because of Balch’s own, self-inflicted mistakes. Tomorrow marks the one-year birthday of the secretive and unconstitutional Star Chamber in the Newsome Conspiracy Case foolishly pursued by Balch & Bingham at the height of two-federal probes last year. We have heard from and read commentary from respected jurists to … Continue reading Glaring Impunity: Balch’s Star Chamber Hits One-Year

Explosive New Evidence: Balch Linked to Birth of Newsome Conspiracy

Seier’s entity was interacting with Balch & Bingham six-months before he pulled a gun on Newsome. Since the Newsome Conspiracy Case began to be litigated over three years ago, the co-conspirators have repeatedly said they did not know each other. Now, we have discovered explosive evidence that someone appears to be lying. Perjury, some would … Continue reading Explosive New Evidence: Balch Linked to Birth of Newsome Conspiracy

Sick: Newsome Family Sent Threatening Package

You would think the thugs behind the alleged targeted break-in of the vehicle driven by Burt Newsome’s wife were beyond stupid in this day of high-definition video surveillance and phone tracking software. But now come the real sick, idiots who sent the Newsome family a threatening package: Five pieces of luggage and numerous clothing outfits. … Continue reading Sick: Newsome Family Sent Threatening Package

Giving the Boot to Balch-Affiliated Goons

We outlined last week how Balch & Bingham’s once-upon-a-time all powerful touch has disintegrated into manure and that the embattled law firm has become a political liability. Now government agencies are agreeing and beginning to give the boot to Balch-affiliated cronies, consultants, and goons. The Birmingham-Jefferson County Port Authority fired STRADA Professional Services last Friday, … Continue reading Giving the Boot to Balch-Affiliated Goons

Balch’s Support Becomes Political Liability

Last week, U.S. Representative Mo Brooks (pictured) was ripped by his opponent for having accepted donations from embattled law firm Balch & Bingham WHNT reports: [Peter] Joffrion is calling on Brooks to return certain campaign donations he says are associated with convicted felons. Joffrion is pointing out that Political Action Committees connected to both Roberson … Continue reading Balch’s Support Becomes Political Liability