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Roberson Acquittal?

David Roberson, the Drummond Company executive who was indicted along with Balch & Bingham partners Steven McKinney and Joel Gilbert, has a realistic chance of being acquitted while his two former legal counselors could end up convicted for the Oliver Robinson Bribery Scheme. Although Roberson’s legal team lost their motion to bifurcate the case, the … Continue reading Roberson Acquittal?

DOJ Cracks Down on Judicial Corruption

Judge Carole Smitherman, the patron saint of the secretive and unconstitutional Star Chamber, may have more problems after she and her husband,  State Senator Rodger Smitherman, accepted $30,000 in questionable contributions from entities funded by, associated with, or run by former associates of Balch & Bingham. The U.S. Department of Justice is cracking down on judicial corruption. … Continue reading DOJ Cracks Down on Judicial Corruption

Alabama Power Withdraws from Business Council of Alabama

Alabama Political Reporter broke the news today: This morning, a letter was delivered to the Business Council of Alabama stating that Alabama Power is withdrawing its membership from the business organization, “effective immediately.” Alabama Political Reporter obtained a copy of the letter in which Alabama Power CEO Mark Crosswhite makes clear to BCA Chairman Perry … Continue reading Alabama Power Withdraws from Business Council of Alabama

Will the Drummond Separation End in Divorce?

Just imagine if the Drummond executive’s honesty,  hard work and integrity are contrasted before a jury against the alleged abhorrent and unprofessional conduct by Balch in the Newsome Conspiracy Case. [ This post originally was published on December 14, 2017. Because the defendants recently lost their motion to bifurcate the case into two separate criminal … Continue reading Will the Drummond Separation End in Divorce?

Losing Streak

Will the indicted partners at Balch & Bingham risk their lives for the sake of the firm? Do they honestly, truly believe they can beat the criminal charges? Before Steven McKinney and Joel Gilbert were indicted, Washington insiders were allegedly used to try to prevent or block the indictments, even allegedly whispering indirectly into U.S. … Continue reading Losing Streak

Balch’s Blob

60 years ago, the horror flick “The Blob” was Steve McQueen’s film debut. The Blob was devouring and dissolving everything in its path in rural Pennsylvania. Now Balch & Bingham’s Blob is devouring the legal system in Alabama. In less than two weeks, a criminal trial against two Balch partners begins. At around the same … Continue reading Balch’s Blob

Ex-Balch Client Loses Piece of $25 Billion Pie

As we wrote recently, our efforts reporting about Black Hall Aerospace a/k/a AAL USA, Inc. appears to have spurred three different federal probes. Balch & Bingham had represented Black Hall as the Huntsville-based aerospace company lobbied on Capitol Hill to have Russian sanctions changed. The sanctions were successfully modified in November of 2015. We have called on … Continue reading Ex-Balch Client Loses Piece of $25 Billion Pie

Part 4: Southern Company, Ronnlund and The Coming Crisis

On June 25, jury selection begins in the criminal trial of two Balch & Bingham partners and a Drummond Company executive in the Oliver Robinson Bribery Scandal. If one or both of the partners are convicted, RICO attorneys would undoubtedly file actions against Balch & Bingham. With allegations of racism, unsavory third party vendors, hired … Continue reading Part 4: Southern Company, Ronnlund and The Coming Crisis