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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

Gone! Balch’s Director of Legal Recruiting Exits

Another blow. After twenty years of service to the embattled firm, Barrie Wilson, Director of Legal Recruiting left Balch & Bingham last month according to her LinkedIn profile. Balch’s reputation appears to be at an all time low, and now in the middle of an alleged elderly exploitation scandal, never ending embarrassment continues to plague … Continue reading Gone! Balch’s Director of Legal Recruiting Exits

Oliver Robinson: From Prisoner to Key Witness

Disgraced ex-Alabama State Representative Oliver Robinson was released from federal prison one week ago today due to concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to al.com. Robinson was given over $360,000 in bribes in a criminal scheme born in the offices of Balch & Bingham to suppress African-Americans in North Birmingham from having their toxic property … Continue reading Oliver Robinson: From Prisoner to Key Witness

Balch & Bingham’s Alleged Elderly Exploitation Victims Speaking Up

Another eye-popping report from Alabama Today titled “Protected or Prisoner Part 2: How our grandparents and their livelihoods are being stolen by the court system” has rocked the legal establishment. We have learned that other victims of the alleged elderly exploitations scheme have reached out to Alabama Today directly. Even we, the CDLU, have been … Continue reading Balch & Bingham’s Alleged Elderly Exploitation Victims Speaking Up

Criminal Subornation of Perjury? Balch Stooges Under the Microscope

Our insiders tell us that U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town (pictured above, right) was allegedly “shaken up” by the jaw-dropping photos of him enjoying cocktails with former Balch & Bingham partner and Alabama Power CEO Mark A. Crosswhite at the Moon Shine Lounge. Town allegedly told others that the stunning photos were taken in October … Continue reading Criminal Subornation of Perjury? Balch Stooges Under the Microscope

U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town Under Scrutiny for Ties to Alabama Power and Balch

[Update: July 10, 2020: Town has abruptly resigned. CDLU sparked probe forces resignation of disgraced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town.] During the pandemic quarantine, we, the CDLU, received a letter from the U.S. Department of Justice dated April 7, 2020 confirming that the Office of the Inspector General had reviewed our formal complaint from December … Continue reading U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town Under Scrutiny for Ties to Alabama Power and Balch

Report: Balch’s Alleged Elderly Expoitation Centers on Millions of Dollars; Alleged Kickbacks

A new report from Legal Schnauzer focuses on why Joann Bashinsky, the widow of the founder of Golden Flake Foods, was allegedly mislead by Balch & Bingham’s partner Amy Adams and forced into a court ordered guardianship and conservatorship by Judge Alan L. King. The conclusion is simple: Mrs. B’s enormous wealth. She is worth … Continue reading Report: Balch’s Alleged Elderly Expoitation Centers on Millions of Dollars; Alleged Kickbacks

Judge Involved in Balch’s Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scheme Abruptly Quits

“I’m sure I’ve made plenty of mistakes.” Judge Alan L. King Alan L. King, the Jefferson County probate judge who signed off on an order drafted by his longtime pal Greg Hawley that forced an alleged corrupt guardianship and financial control directive upon an 88 year-old grandmother worth $218 million announced his abrupt retirement this … Continue reading Judge Involved in Balch’s Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scheme Abruptly Quits

Bombshell: Audio Files of Balch Partner’s Alleged Exploitation of 88 Year-Old

Alabama Today was the first to report the allegations of elderly exploitation and abuse by a Balch & Bingham partner last Friday. Now the news outlet has dropped audio files of Balch partner Amy Adams allegedly threatening 88 year-old Joann Bashinsky, known as Mrs. B. Friday’s news story has been updated with audio files and … Continue reading Bombshell: Audio Files of Balch Partner’s Alleged Exploitation of 88 Year-Old

Disgust at Balch as Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scandal Erupts

Even the Alabama Supreme Court appears to be disgusted with the shenanigans allegedly involving Balch & Bingham partner Amy Adams and the alleged exploitation of 88 year-old Joann Bashinsky, known as Mrs. B. In January, the Supreme Court stayed all proceedings against the elderly woman worth $218 million after Mrs. B’s attorneys filed a Writ … Continue reading Disgust at Balch as Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scandal Erupts

Balch’s Alleged Elderly Abuse and Exploitation; FBI Silent

Exploitation: The expenditure, diminution, or use of the property, assets, or resources of a protected person without the express voluntary consent of that person or his or her legally authorized representative… A bombshell story on Alabama Today last Friday is rocking the legal and law enforcement community in Birmingham, Alabama. A Balch & Bingham attorney, … Continue reading Balch’s Alleged Elderly Abuse and Exploitation; FBI Silent

Justice and Inherent Goodness Shall Prevail

With the despicable hunting and murder of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, the spotlight on racism, corruption, favoritism, dirty cops, inert prosecutors, and Southern transgressions is erupting. Just like the idiots who attempt to justify the murder of Maud because he entered a construction site for a few minutes, we have seen idiots in Alabama attempt … Continue reading Justice and Inherent Goodness Shall Prevail

Hunkering Down

Many of our readers are lawyers and as The New York Times points out, lawyers are at the greatest risk, like cashiers, of contracting the Coronavirus. We, ourselves, will be hunkering down in self-imposed quarantine with our families. And we hope that you, our dear reader, do, too. As long time healthcare advocates, we, the … Continue reading Hunkering Down

The Walking Dead: Trump Kills Balch’s “Comeback” Zombie

President Donald Trump has had enough of the filthy swamp of Alabama. In an unprecedented, earth-shattering move, the President endorsed the opponent of Balch & Bingham’s stooge Jeff Sessions, who is running for his old seat in the U.S. Senate. Sessions was the symbolic figurehead of the resurgence, the “comeback” zombie of Balch & Bingham … Continue reading The Walking Dead: Trump Kills Balch’s “Comeback” Zombie

The Next David Roberson? Southern Company Sell-Off Begins

David Roberson, the “fall guy” for the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal, was well-respected and beloved in Alabama’s highest circles until he was allegedly betrayed by his “friends” at Balch & Bingham and co-workers at Drummond Company. Balch & Bingham, who has declared in court filings that they “owed no duty” to Roberson, not even to … Continue reading The Next David Roberson? Southern Company Sell-Off Begins