Former Georgia Attorney General Dumps Balch; Exodus of the Good Begins

Former Georgia Attorney General Mike Bowers has quit embattled law firm Balch & Bingham. Law.com is reporting he has jumped to Johnson Marlowe. Two years ago, we wrote about the Dean of Balch’s Atlanta office, writing: We know about some of the great and honorable partners at Balch & Bingham who truly have been hurt by the … Continue reading Former Georgia Attorney General Dumps Balch; Exodus of the Good Begins

Kings at Balch Lose Prestige Over Newsome Conspiracy Case

[This post originally appeared two years ago on September 26, 2018.  With a recently orchestrated campaign that has backfired horrendously, the dumb-as-rocks terrorization of  the wrong family, and the brain amputation of a once-respected journalist, Balch & Bingham defenders, boosters, and buffoons appear to have cost the firm more than prestige. With Burt Newsome almost … Continue reading Kings at Balch Lose Prestige Over Newsome Conspiracy Case

Recovery, Ridicule, and RICO

Burt Newsome has been discharged from the hospital and is making a steady recovery. The Iron Man has even gone to his office, defying those who may have hoped he was permanently silenced or crippled. Leading activists, business leaders, lawyers, and judicial branch employees in Alabama are stunned and in disbelief that Burt Newsome was … Continue reading Recovery, Ridicule, and RICO

Norfolk Southern, Balch, and the Head-On Crash Into Burt Newsome

The accident report of the mysterious car wreck that almost took the life of Iron Man Burt Newsome appears to confirm that the driver of an SUV, who made a left turn in front of Newsome instead of yielding to oncoming traffic, apparently made an abrupt right turn shortly thereafter, hitting Newsome head-on. The photo … Continue reading Norfolk Southern, Balch, and the Head-On Crash Into Burt Newsome

From Hospital Bed, Iron Man Newsome Vows “Pursuit of Justice”

Eight years ago, Burt Newsome, an innocent lawyer minding his own business who had no issues with Balch & Bingham, was allegedly targeted, falsely arrested and defamed by the once-prestigious, silk-stocking law firm in an alleged attempt to steal his business servicing banks. His unwavering tenacity to pursue justice against the odds, against the bullies … Continue reading From Hospital Bed, Iron Man Newsome Vows “Pursuit of Justice”

Breaking News: Newsome Gravely Injured; FBI Probe Demanded

Burt Newsome, one of the leading banking lawyers in Alabama who has successfully challenged and humiliated Balch & Bingham after he allegedly was targeted, falsely arrested, and defamed by a conspiracy allegedly spearheaded by a Balch & Bingham partner, was gravely injured in a mysterious auto accident Thursday afternoon. The incident comes hours after Legal … Continue reading Breaking News: Newsome Gravely Injured; FBI Probe Demanded

Abomination! Balch Partner and BBVA “Founding Father” was a Staunch Segregationist

“Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!”–Governor George Wallace Atoning for the sins of their founding fathers, BBVA is now under enormous pressure to cut ties with the embattled and alleged racist law firm Balch & Bingham. Schuyler A. Baker, Sr. (pictured above inside the red circle) was a top partner at Balch when it was … Continue reading Abomination! Balch Partner and BBVA “Founding Father” was a Staunch Segregationist

Terminate Balch Now! Civil Rights Leader Rips BBVA for “Desecrating the Memory of George Floyd”

Civil Rights leader Ernesto Pichardo dispatched a scathing letter to Javier Rodriguez Soler, President and CEO of BBVA USA, for not terminating the alleged racist law firm Balch & Bingham. “Over two months ago we called on you to immediately terminate alleged racist law firm Balch & Bingham as BBVA’s outside lawyers. You have done … Continue reading Terminate Balch Now! Civil Rights Leader Rips BBVA for “Desecrating the Memory of George Floyd”

Doors Finally Opened for Four African-Americans at Alabama Power; Will Balch be Terminated Next?

Friday’s late announcements appear to be the first time Crosswhite promoted or appointed four minorities at the same time. Just days after the public was denouncing Southern Company for audio comments by a corporate executive calling the suppression of African-Americans in the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal a “hypothesis,” the giant utility succumbed. Three months after … Continue reading Doors Finally Opened for Four African-Americans at Alabama Power; Will Balch be Terminated Next?

Resounding Defeat of Balch Stooges in Vincent, Alabama

It took over two years, but inherent goodness prevailed! In another setback for Balch & Bingham, the election results from Tuesday night show that residents living in Vincent, Alabama united and tossed out the city’s leadership involved in the alleged “whites-only” land grab to build a rock quarry. Over a decade ago, Balch & Bingham … Continue reading Resounding Defeat of Balch Stooges in Vincent, Alabama

Why Did Mike Tracy Become Disloyal to a Friend and a Colleague?

[This post was originally published on July 22, 2019. Now that civil court proceedings in the Drummond case are moving forward tomorrow morning, questions remain to be answered. Drummond, like other former Balch clients, needs to demonstrate sensible independence from Balch. Tracy abruptly “retired” a year ago, but his alleged actions are still stunning.] Drummond … Continue reading Why Did Mike Tracy Become Disloyal to a Friend and a Colleague?

Balch Partner Deflated Before Federal Judge David Proctor

In January before the pandemic exploded and stay-at-home orders were issued, the talk of Birmingham legal circles was how a Balch & Bingham attorney was deflated before the Honorable R. David Proctor, a federal judge in the Northern District of Alabama. Balch & Bingham partner Sean W. Shirley (pictured above, left) was attempting to have … Continue reading Balch Partner Deflated Before Federal Judge David Proctor

Stupidly Fighting to the Death for Balch & Bingham

Why would a silk-stocking law firm like Balch & Bingham defend this alleged conspiracy to the death instead of settling the matter? [This post was originally published on October 4, 2018. With the loss of millions in legal fees, the exodus of money-making partners, the termination by 18 of 18 major lobbying clients in Washington, … Continue reading Stupidly Fighting to the Death for Balch & Bingham

Balch Stooge Jay E. Town Flees as Probe Continues

Disgraced Ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town resigned his office effective at midnight on July 15, 2020. Fleeing the corrupt cesspool in the middle of the night, Town’s statement of “wanting to spend more time with his family” is a stock-and-trade, bullshit excuse when political appointees are abruptly shown the door. Town was an ambitious political … Continue reading Balch Stooge Jay E. Town Flees as Probe Continues

Update: Pray for Baby Natalia

Yesterday, we had unfortunate news that Baby Natalia’s transplant surgery has been postponed because she has tested positive for COVID-19. Her mother, Natalia’s liver donor, has tested positive for COVID-19, too. We are asking for your prayers for this little girl and her entire family. She and her mother will be in quarantine between 10 … Continue reading Update: Pray for Baby Natalia