Judge Abdul K. Kallon who presided over the North Birmingham Bribery Trial is abruptly resigning. His clerk confirmed the news to the CDLU this afternoon with a sigh. Kallon joins disgraced ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, who fled in the middle of the night in 2020 after photos were published of him chugging cocktails with … Continue reading Breaking News: Judge Abdul K. Kallon Abruptly Resigns; Crosswhite Scandal Explodes
Welcome back from a wonderful Spring Break! This spring two criminal trials are set to begin. One local case is against the alleged pedophile and ex-Balch attorney Chase T. Espy and the other is a federal case against Paul Daigle, the ex-CEO of Balch’s former client Black Hall Aerospace. While Stan Blanton, Balch & Bingham’s … Continue reading Balch Bonanza: Spring Fever and Two Criminal Trials
We simply cannot believe that BanBalch.com is five-years old as of last Friday. A half-decade later, our website is a success because of you, our dear readers, and the incompetent and foolish leadership at Balch & Bingham and Alabama Power which arrogantly dismissed the need for an examination of conscience, apologies, and internal reform. Although … Continue reading Half-Decade Old, BanBalch.com Fights for Inherent Goodness
Creating national headlines, the Office of the U.S. Attorney for Maryland indicted Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby in January for alleged mortgage fraud. The Baltimore Sun reported: Mosby is charged with two counts of making false statements on a loan application and two counts of perjury. Mosby has pleaded not guilty to all charges … Continue reading Maryland Indictment is Nothing Compared to Disgraced Ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town’s Alleged Misconduct
The Three Stooges (Alabama Power, Balch & Bingham, and Drummond Company) should be prepared to be slapped around by federal authorities and environmental groups. Two major events occurred recently that show unequivocally that the tide is turning against some of the most powerful and wealthiest entities in Alabama. WBHM reports: The Alabama Supreme Court has … Continue reading Tide is Turning in Alabama; “Unacceptable” Misconduct Draws Federal Scrutiny
The indictment shook Balch stooges and defenders who had foolishly dismissed our work with law enforcement. In 2019, in Balch & Bingham’s 69-page brief before the Alabama Supreme Court in the Newsome Conspiracy Case, the embattled law firm complained that they were not mentioned in the Report by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III, writing: BanBalch.com also … Continue reading Update: Motion Denied; Criminal Trial Date Set for Ex-CEO of Balch & Bingham Client
[This post originally was published on July 1, 2021. Now eight months later, Town’s tinderbox appears to be engulfed in flames. An alleged federal probe appears to have caused abundant turmoil at Alabama Power, Balch & Bingham, and Drummond Company; and may finally bring down the house of marked cards.] Our sources in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading Prosecutorial Abuse of Power? Disgraced ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town’s Alleged Misconduct Becomes a Tinderbox
The pleasure was momentary, but the price was abominable. Another day and more swollen black eyes. Balch & Bingham’s reputation as an alleged racist law firm has stung the embattled firm again. In a lengthy and insightful article about electoral redistricting in the state of Alabama, the AL.com headline screamed, “‘Don’t take us back to … Continue reading Balch’s Questionable Advisors and Birmingham Business Journal’s Worthless and Make-Believe Awards
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States denied a petition for a Writ of Certiorari for ex-Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert. The same goes for ex-Drummond executive David Roberson. Gilbert is serving 5 years in federal prison while Roberson is serving 30 months. Now that the crimes in the North Birmingham Bribery … Continue reading Righteous or Corrupt Verdict? SCOTUS Allows Convictions to Stand; More Indictments Coming?
We called the Alabama Supreme Court decision on ex-Drummond executive David Roberson’s $75 million civil suit a possible “lethal blow” to embattled law firm Balch & Bingham. Now the national media has begun focusing on the narrative and the initial reports appear to be devastating. Bloomberg News writes: Roberson sued [Balch & Bingham] and his … Continue reading Bloomberg News: Balch & Bingham Must Face Claims of “Misrepresention and Concealment”
Since November, we have been told by high-level sources that a federal investigation is ongoing in Birmingham and focused on “obstruction” and other alleged crimes. Balch & Bingham appears to be in disarray, suffering from internal strife since late last year and we know that something is going on. In Tuesday’s post, we outlined five … Continue reading Is the U.S. Department of Justice Probing Trump-Era Lackeys from Alabama?
Update June 3, 2022: Espy has been indicted by the federal government for possession of kiddie porn and child exploitation. According to an order signed by Jefferson County Judge Katrina Ross on December 13, 2021, ex-Balch & Bingham attorney Chase T. Espy waived his right to a preliminary hearing. He probably did not want or … Continue reading Update: Alleged Pedophile, Ex-Balch Attorney Espy Waives His Right to a Preliminary Hearing
With the Alabama Supreme Court saying Balch must stand trial for fraud in ex-Drummond executive David Roberson’s $75 million civil lawsuit, more criminal indictments are needed. The Three Stooges of this horrific saga known as the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal need to be held accountable. The rebirth of the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal may go … Continue reading More Federal Criminal Indictments Needed Against Three Stooges
No general counsel or government attorney can justify hiring Balch & Bingham any longer because the firm appears to be a third-party risk. The decision by the Alabama Supreme Court two weeks ago declaring that Balch & Bingham will stand trial for fraud in ex-Drummond executive David Roberson’s $75 million civil lawsuit appears to be … Continue reading Lethal Blow to Balch & Bingham?
Is the contamination of underground water the possible genesis of the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal born at the offices of Balch and Bingham? The Birmingham Business Journal reported this week: The U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Alabama determined that substantial, contaminated sub-surface flow discharging from Drummond’s site into the Black Warrior River … Continue reading Drummond, Alabama Power, and the “Illegal Discharge of Pollutants through Underground Water”