Category Archives: Spotlight on Balch & Bingham

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

Nervous Whispers: Collapse of LeClairRyan

Yesterday, the leadership of the the respected law firm LeClairRyan out of Richmond, Virginia, announced they would be formally shutting down after 31 years. The Richmond Times-Dispatch described the firm: LeClairRyan was created in 1988 as a venture capital legal boutique operation to help entrepreneurs, startup businesses and venture capitalists. LeClairRyan grew from two attorneys … Continue reading Nervous Whispers: Collapse of LeClairRyan

Stinging Slap Against Balch & Bingham Stooges in JeffCo

Even Balch & Bingham’s closest political allies have had enough of the bull. Balch & Bingham stooges in JeffCo who foolishly uploaded an incomplete certified record of appeal of the Newsome Conspiracy Case that was intentionally missing thousands of pages of Burt Newsome’s pleadings, defenses, and oral argument transcripts were given a stinging slap in … Continue reading Stinging Slap Against Balch & Bingham Stooges in JeffCo

Ugly! Roberson’s 90-year-old Mother-in-Law Targeted by Thugs

Anna Roberson’s mother went to school with Garry Drummond. Why in heaven’s name would anyone do an act of vandalism against a respected, elderly woman? The vicious diatribe and back-and-forth regarding the treatment of ex-Drummond executive David Roberson and his wife Anna has hit a new low. Anna Roberson’s 90-year-old mother returned to her home … Continue reading Ugly! Roberson’s 90-year-old Mother-in-Law Targeted by Thugs

Alabama Power’s Secret Deal Under Review

Earlier this month we reported how Alabama Power’s CEO Mark Crosswhite could possibly be under scrutiny by the U.S. Department of Justice. Now we, the CDLU, are taking it a step further. We are asking  the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice and the House Judiciary Committee to review the … Continue reading Alabama Power’s Secret Deal Under Review

Garry Drummond Would Have Backed The Robersons Over Balch & Bingham

Is it of no coincidence that Drummond Company yanked support for Spring Valley School, a school for the developmentally disabled, 12 days after firing David Roberson? Guess who works at Spring Valley School? David and Anna Roberson’s daughter (pictured above right). Was Drummond President Mike Tracy trying to get her laid off? Why the sudden … Continue reading Garry Drummond Would Have Backed The Robersons Over Balch & Bingham

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

Drummond Company President Mike Tracy vowed unequivocally to back his friend, his co-worker David Roberson a year ago, releasing the following statement: We are disappointed by the jury’s decision to convict our employee, David Roberson. While we respect the judicial process, we consider David to be a man of integrity who would not knowingly engage … Continue reading Why Did Mike Tracy Become Disloyal to a Friend and a Colleague?