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?

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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Buffoons! Balch Stooges Terrorize Wrong Family at Wrong Address; Family to Move

Last week, we, the CDLU, had a joint phone call with federal and local law enforcement. We told them that we did not know if we should laugh or cry. We are shaking our heads in absolute disbelief.  Are Balch & Bingham stooges really this stupid, really this incompetent?  On July 4th, a van load … Continue reading Buffoons! Balch Stooges Terrorize Wrong Family at Wrong Address; Family to Move

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Going Bonkers! Balch Clowns Continue Publicity Campaign of CDLU

Bill Britt, the Executive Editor of Alabama Political Reporter, has provided yet another Thursday publicity piece on us, the CDLU, and has demonstrated unequivocally that the orchestrated campaign to defend Balch & Bingham as a victim is not resonating. Is Balch and Bingham’s leadership truly going bonkers? People who did not know who we were … Continue reading Going Bonkers! Balch Clowns Continue Publicity Campaign of CDLU

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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?

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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

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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

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