Category Archives: North Birmingham Bribery Case

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

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”

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”

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?

Black Lives Matter: Was Fanning’s Anti-Racism Statement Just a Media Stunt?

An international grassroots effort in the Black community to hold Southern Company CEO Thomas A. Fanning accountable for hypocritically denouncing racism while utilizing the embattled and alleged racist law firm Balch & Bingham is now percolating. Two new videos are out on YouTube and generating buzz. Fanning’s June 6th statement denouncing racism in all its … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: Was Fanning’s Anti-Racism Statement Just a Media Stunt?

Saving Baby Natalia

While Balch & Bingham apologists were busy terrorizing the wrong family and amputating their brains, we were busy helping the sick and dying. In June, Baby Natalia was in need of a liver transplant but her boosters had only raised less than $25,000 of an $80,000 goal when COVID-19 caused fundraising efforts to collapse. We, … Continue reading Saving Baby Natalia

Balch & Bingham’s Humiliation

Who would want Balch & Bingham to represent them if Balch cannot bring legal matters to a close for the firm itself after 8 long years? So seriously, Balch & Bingham’s brilliant defenders thought the best tactic would be to try to smear an organization that has spurred multiple Civil Rights, state and local investigations, … Continue reading Balch & Bingham’s Humiliation

With Balch’s Reputation Apparently in Shambles, will Balch Sports Exit Next?

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the criminal conviction of former Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert, found guilty on all six federal counts including money laundering and bribery. The repercussions continue to shake the embattled law firm. Last week, our sources tell us that some top partners at Balch & Bingham appear to … Continue reading With Balch’s Reputation Apparently in Shambles, will Balch Sports Exit Next?

Balch Unhinged; Josh Moon Amputates Brain for Embattled Law Firm

Thank you Josh! Part of the orchestrated public relations campaign to try to rehabilitate Balch & Bingham’s image, Josh Moon wrote a publicity piece in the Alabama Political Reporter (APR) about us, the CDLU, and our Chief Executive Officer, K.B. Forbes, which means one thing, and one thing only: Balch is unhinged, seriously hemorrhaging, and … Continue reading Balch Unhinged; Josh Moon Amputates Brain for Embattled Law Firm

Town’s Downfall Part 4: Shielding Alabama Power

Now that Town has been ousted, will investigations of Alabama Power, Balch & Bingham and other Balch stooges proceed ahead? And when will the other shoe drop? When will Crosswhite be forced to retire or resign? As the final post on the downfall of disgraced and now former U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, we focus … Continue reading Town’s Downfall Part 4: Shielding Alabama Power

Town’s Downfall Part 2: Ending the Expanded North Birmingham Investigation

When U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town announced after their convictions that ex-Balch partner Joel I. Gilbert and ex-Drummond executive David Roberson were the lone wolves of the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal, observers including law enforcement were stunned. Most insiders (and the public in general) think the “lone wolves” theory is bull. With the convictions, law … Continue reading Town’s Downfall Part 2: Ending the Expanded North Birmingham Investigation

Keisha Brown: Caravan Against Environmental Injustice A Success; Balch Should Apologize

On Saturday, July 11, 2020, Keisha Brown, a resident of North Birmingham, in collaboration with the environmental group GASP, and the local advocacy group PANIC (People Against Neighborhood Industrial Contamination) organized the Caravan Against Environmental Injustice, which was deemed a success. “The main goal for years has been to bring attention to North Birmingham; local … Continue reading Keisha Brown: Caravan Against Environmental Injustice A Success; Balch Should Apologize

Public Rips Idiotic Defense of Balch & Bingham

We never, ever thought it was this bad for Balch. The orchestrated public relations strategy of defending embattled law firm Balch & Bingham has backfired miserably and the public is ripping the idiotic defense of Balch. Last week, anonymous sources tried to defend Balch’s indefensible conduct, in a 1,500 word piece in the Alabama Political … Continue reading Public Rips Idiotic Defense of Balch & Bingham

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