Category Archives: Spotlight on Balch & Bingham

Balch, Drummond Humiliation: Roberson Sells Home; Estate Sale Next

The Robersons are losing everything and they are part of the trail of carcasses and human waste that Balch & Bingham appears to consistently leave behind. Brian Hamilton, a bank executive, told the truth in the Newsome Conspiracy Case. Balch allegedly put the squeeze. Hamilton lost his job; lost the family home. Dave Roberson, a … Continue reading Balch, Drummond Humiliation: Roberson Sells Home; Estate Sale Next

Good-bye Balch & Bingham! New Exodus Shakes Embattled Firm

We knew this could happen. Long time partners and attorneys throughout Balch & Bingham’s footprint would probably get sick and tired of Balch’s foolish conduct in Birmingham. And so a new exodus begins. Esteemed partner Richard E. Glaze, Jr. from the Atlanta office has left Balch & Bingham after almost a decade at the firm.  … Continue reading Good-bye Balch & Bingham! New Exodus Shakes Embattled Firm

Ruined: Balch’s Alleged Witness Tampering Leads to Job Loss, Loss of Home

Balch & Bingham appears to imply that convicted felon and ex-partner Joel I. Gilbert, and fired partner Clark A. Cooper are rogue partners who acted alone. Most people think that’s bull. Jokingly called Balch, Bingham, and Bribery, the law firm hid behind an unconstitutional and secretive  “Star Chamber” for over 500 days and now the … Continue reading Ruined: Balch’s Alleged Witness Tampering Leads to Job Loss, Loss of Home

Low-Class: Balch Partner Falsely Implied Newsome’s Law License was in Jeopardy

Is this David vs. Goliath? Balch & Bingham likes to boast that they have over 200 attorneys throughout the Southeast. Why in heaven’s name did Balch target a one-man office, sole-practitioner attorney in Shelby County who services banks? In 2012, Burt Newsome was minding his own business, and had not a shred of animosity towards … Continue reading Low-Class: Balch Partner Falsely Implied Newsome’s Law License was in Jeopardy

Brutal: Balch Partner’s Phone Records, Contradictions Make Balch Look Low-Class

The legal community can now see in the sunshine the awful, scurrilous, low-class, below the belt tactics that a Balch partner allegedly engaged in to try to steal a competitor’s business. Low-class or no class? Balch & Bingham partner Clark A. Cooper, who was abruptly fired on March 3, 2017 by the embattled law firm,  … Continue reading Brutal: Balch Partner’s Phone Records, Contradictions Make Balch Look Low-Class

Removing Judge Carole Smitherman from the Bench

Judge Smitherman stupidly trusted Balch & Bingham, who allegedly have made her now look like the most corrupt, dumbest, and most worthless jurist in the State of Alabama. Balch & Bingham’s trail of rotting carcasses may have one more soon: Judge Carole Smitherman. A petition for the removal of Balch’s biggest stooge from the bench … Continue reading Removing Judge Carole Smitherman from the Bench

Bo-hica! Counterfeit Order Burns Balch Allies

Why would the Alabama Supreme Court direct a trial court to enter a counterfeit order if not asked to do so in court proceedings? Bo-hica! Bo-hica was a nickname given to an unfortunate college student who thought it was the name of a powerful Hawaiian king. Bo-hica can be applied to all the Balch & Bingham … Continue reading Bo-hica! Counterfeit Order Burns Balch Allies

Balch Clowns’ Counterfeit Order Divided Alabama Supreme Court

On April 27, 2018, the Alabama Supreme Court issued the following order: IT IS ORDERED that the Circuit Court of Shelby County shall, pursuant to Rule 58(c), Ala. R. Civ. P., enter into the State Judicial Information System (SJIS) its June 8, 2016, order in which it vacated the previously-entered order expunging records relating to … Continue reading Balch Clowns’ Counterfeit Order Divided Alabama Supreme Court

Has Balch & Bingham Become a Career Killer?

Balch & Bingham, the once-prestigious silk-stocking law firm appears to have become a career killer. Look at some of the victims: Drummond Company CEO Mike Tracy gone. Ex-Balch partner Jeffrey H. Wood shown the door at DOJ. Ex-Drummond executive Dave Roberson fired. Oliver Robinson sent to federal prison. Ex-Balch client Black Hall Aerospace facing federal … Continue reading Has Balch & Bingham Become a Career Killer?

Counterfeit Order, Judicial Fraud Rocks Balch & Bingham

[Update: Counterfeit Order Divided Alabama Supreme Court] Is this just all a bad dream? Just when one thinks Balch & Bingham will retreat back from the ledge of corporate suicide, another bombshell lands that shows sheer stupidity and unequivocal corruption of the Alabama judicial system. Burt Newsome, the attorney who allegedly was wrongly targeted, falsely … Continue reading Counterfeit Order, Judicial Fraud Rocks Balch & Bingham

Breaking News: Drummond CEO Mike Tracy Out After Cuddling Balch & Bingham

Just weeks after we highlighted the controversies surrounding Drummond Company’s foolish decision to goose-step with embattled law firm Balch & Bingham, Mike Tracy, the CEO of Drummond Company, is out as CEO. After two years at the top job, Tracy is retiring at the end of October. He was part of the Drummond family for … Continue reading Breaking News: Drummond CEO Mike Tracy Out After Cuddling Balch & Bingham

What Did Balch’s Star Chamber Hide?

Before the end of this month, Burt Newsome’s legal team will be filing his appellate brief with the Alabama Supreme Court in regards to the Newsome Conspiracy Case, an alleged conspiracy spearheaded by Balch & Bingham’s ex-partner Clark A. Cooper who is accused of wanting to steal Newsome’s lucrative legal practice of servicing banks. Two … Continue reading What Did Balch’s Star Chamber Hide?

Balch & Bingham Unwittingly Creates a National Star: Keisha Brown

Keisha Brown, a Birmingham mother, is “one of the go-to resident activists, quoted in countless news stories, a kind of environmental injustice spokesperson.”—Equal Voice News Although Balch & Bingham let go of their only female African-American attorney in Birmingham last spring, Balch & Bingham, through the criminal and unsavory conduct of their convicted ex-partner Joel … Continue reading Balch & Bingham Unwittingly Creates a National Star: Keisha Brown

Backstabbing Roberson for Balch & Bingham

We present another satirical cartoon. Drummond Company CEO Mike Tracy is depicted backstabbing his former colleague and friend David Roberson six months after the company vowed to support him and calling Roberson  “a man of integrity.” Although we, the CDLU,  have no bones to pick with Drummond or Mike Tracy, we think their goose-step formation … Continue reading Backstabbing Roberson for Balch & Bingham