Balch in Full Meltdown; Launches Publicity Campaign for CDLU and BanBalch.com

BanBalch.com is a success because of Balch & Bingham’s own self-inflicted failures. And now Balch has launched a publicity campaign to add to the list of stupid moves. The Alabama Political Reporter published a wonderfully long piece on us, the CDLU, and this website, BanBalch.com today. We texted Bill Britt, the editor and writer of … Continue reading Balch in Full Meltdown; Launches Publicity Campaign for CDLU and BanBalch.com

Unfit: Interim Police Chief’s Alleged Abuse Under the Color of Law, Anti-Muslim Vulgarity, and Balch Connection

Lt. Jeff Bowers of the Columbiana (Alabama) Police Department was appointed Interim Police Chief after long-time Police Chief Lamar Vick retired at the end of last year. Our sources at City Hall in Columbiana tell us a permanent chief will be appointed after the mayoral election in November. Bowers should not be promoted; instead he … Continue reading Unfit: Interim Police Chief’s Alleged Abuse Under the Color of Law, Anti-Muslim Vulgarity, and Balch Connection

Ready. Set. Action! Actor Allegedly Used in Balch’s Half-Baked Deposition

Unless he grew five inches in height, gained 150 pounds, suffered dramatic hair loss, and saw his skull double in size, the telephony expert in the Balch’s half-baked deposition in 2017 during the height of the Newsome Conspiracy Case was allegedly an actor, a fake, an imposter. The real Jason Forman is pictured above exiting … Continue reading Ready. Set. Action! Actor Allegedly Used in Balch’s Half-Baked Deposition

Balch Stooges Expose Failed Tactics; Utter Lack of Leadership at Balch

From the targeting of poor African-American children to the alleged exploitation of the elderly, the once-prestigious, silk-stocking law firm appears to be a complete embarrassment, and sadly, the legal community also appears to be relishing in Balch’s demise. Two Jefferson County judges. Two paid consultants. All Balch stooges. Even the Associate Justice of the Alabama … Continue reading Balch Stooges Expose Failed Tactics; Utter Lack of Leadership at Balch

Independence Day for Mrs. B; Judge Alan L. King Ripped to Shreds

In a unanimous 7-0 decision by the Alabama Supreme Court, the temporary and emergency guardianship over Joann Bashinsky (Mrs. B) was tossed out yesterday. Mrs. B is worth $218 million and the widow of the Golden Flake Foods founder. The alleged elderly exploitation scandal has shaken the probate courts of Alabama and the embattled law … Continue reading Independence Day for Mrs. B; Judge Alan L. King Ripped to Shreds

Balch & Bingham Lies and then Withdraws; Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scandal Explodes

In a detailed report this morning outlining communication exchanges with embattled law firm Balch & Bingham, Alabama Today exposed that Balch lied twice about representing Joann Bashinsky (Mrs. B), the widow of the Golden Flake Foods founder who is worth $218 million. Alabama Today in a report titled “Balch & Bingham and the lies they’ve … Continue reading Balch & Bingham Lies and then Withdraws; Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scandal Explodes

Southern Company Dismisses Suppression of African-Americans in Alabama as a “Hypothesis”

Refusing to fire alleged racist law firm Balch & Bingham, Southern Company CEO and Chairman Tom Fanning’s leadership is now under attack. New audio files appear to expose systemic racism at the utility. In 2018, one of Southern Company ‘s top executives refused to acknowledge or condemn racism attributed to a bribery scheme while on … Continue reading Southern Company Dismisses Suppression of African-Americans in Alabama as a “Hypothesis”

Southern Company’s Tom Fanning Encourages Racism by Ignoring Racism

With his inaction, is Tom Fanning telling the world, “Black lives matter but loyalty to alleged racist law firm Balch & Bingham is more important?” Southern Company Chairman and CEO Thomas A. Fanning released a public statement on June 6, 2020 declaring, “Racism, in any form, is abhorrent. It cannot and will not be accepted, … Continue reading Southern Company’s Tom Fanning Encourages Racism by Ignoring Racism

Bold Leadership and the World After Balch & Bingham

On March 18, 2020, Michael J. Hennigan (above, far left) was appointed the new President and CEO of Marathon Petroleum during the beginning days of the quarantine and COVID-19 pandemic. In 24 hours after receiving our letter and report on the alleged racist misconduct and alleged tokenism of Balch & Bingham, Hennigan boldly terminated the … Continue reading Bold Leadership and the World After Balch & Bingham

Divide and Dilute: Alleged Racism Sucker Punches Balch & Bingham

While Balch and their foolish goons may have believed they had successfully and legally diluted and divided African-Americans, the reality appears to be that Balch has simply diluted and divided the once-prestigious firm. [Originally published on September 26, 2019, this post highlights one of the most explosive issues encouraged by systemic racism: disenfranchising African-American voters. … Continue reading Divide and Dilute: Alleged Racism Sucker Punches Balch & Bingham

CDLU Calls On Southern Company to Fire Balch & Bingham for Alleged Racist Misconduct

Actions speak louder than words. Southern Company must rid itself of systemic racism and the first step is by firing Balch & Bingham publicly and slamming shut the revolving door. From Globe Newswire… Consejo de Latinos Unidos (CDLU), a public charity and advocacy group, called on Southern Company to immediately cut ties with embattled law … Continue reading CDLU Calls On Southern Company to Fire Balch & Bingham for Alleged Racist Misconduct

Suicide of Balch & Bingham?

How much has Balch lost now in the aggregate? $5 million? $9 million? $12 million? or even $20 million? [This post originally was posted on January 16, 2020. Now with Balch & Bingham’s alleged racist misconduct and alleged tokenism in the spotlight, Juneteenth is the appropriate day to remind Balch clients to terminate the firm. … Continue reading Suicide of Balch & Bingham?

Balch, Bingham & Bigotry

Will Protective Life risk losing a stadium named after them because of their association with Balch & Bingham? Will BBVA finally end the decades of an attorney-client relationship with Balch & Bingham because of Balch’s alleged racist misconduct? Will Alabama Power close its revolving door, end the incestuous relationship with Balch, and evict the firm … Continue reading Balch, Bingham & Bigotry

18 of 18: Marathon Petroleum Terminates Balch & Bingham Showing that Black Lives Do Matter

Marathon Petroleum confirmed tonight that they have terminated Balch & Bingham as their lobbyists in Washington, D.C., and their bold action affirms that Black Lives Matter. Yesterday, we, the CDLU, had written to Marathon Petroleum’s new Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Hennigan asking him to terminate the firm. We wrote: The law firm has been … Continue reading 18 of 18: Marathon Petroleum Terminates Balch & Bingham Showing that Black Lives Do Matter

Outrageous Fees Exposed in Alleged Elderly Exploitation Racket

A third installment of Alabama Today’s investigative series on the Elderly Exploitation racket exposes the outrageous fees manifested by insiders who appear to be gaming the system for their own pockets while dwindling assets of estates. Alabama Today writes about the horrific experience of Susan Evans whose father was forced into conservatorship after suffering early … Continue reading Outrageous Fees Exposed in Alleged Elderly Exploitation Racket