A Purple Day at Sirote: Supporting epilepsy awareness

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Carolyn Jett is a Sirote & Permutt paralegal.  Our firm participated in A Purple Day for Epilepsy, an international grassroots effort held annually on March 26 that is dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy. Many members of the firm wore purple in support of epilepsy awareness – see the picture here or on our FacebookRead More

Oasis Counseling for Women and Children

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Cynthia Ransburg-Brown is a Sirote & Permutt shareholder and Oasis advisory board member. All great ideas start as a nugget – a kernel. The people who nurture these ideas into reality make a difference in the community and the world around them.  Anne Bruno LaRussa saw a need for counseling and mental health services thatRead More

Sirote’s Jeri Boyd discusses Parkinson’s Unity Walk on Good Day Alabama

When Jeri Boyd was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2009, she decided then that she was going to somehow make a difference in the Parkinson’s community. When researching PD walks and fundraisers, she found the Parkinson’s Unity Walk, which is the largest grassroots fundraiser for Parkinson’s research in the community. All of the funds raisedRead More

Sirote & Permutt’s Dedication to Education

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John Cooper is the CEO of Sirote & Permutt. Sirote & Permutt recognizes the value and importance of a quality education. It is one of the fundamental commitments of our Sirote Supports initiative, which provides support to programs that strengthen the community and positively impact the areas of health, education and the arts. Our ownRead More

ArtPlay enriches the community through creative endeavors


Howard Neiswender is a Sirote & Permutt attorney and member of the Alys Stephens Center Advisory Board. Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Center (ASC) has been gracing the community with premier artists in music, dance, theatre, comedy, film and family entertainment since 1996. The ASC houses four superb performance venues and is recognized as one of theRead More

Our unique holiday exchange supporting the Amelia Center

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Leigh Kaylor is a Sirote & Permutt attorney. I had the privilege of visiting the Amelia Center while serving on a United Way Visiting Allocation Team back in October and was immediately impressed with the center’s mission and support for grieving children and families. During my visit, I was shown the toy box, from whichRead More

Homewood City Schools Foundation: Impacting every student, every day 


Enslen Crowe is a Sirote & Permutt attorney and Homewood City Schools Foundation board member. The Homewood City Schools Foundation is a nonprofit organization that has provided financial support for educational programs and technology for all five Homewood schools since 1994. David Wooldridge, a partner here at Sirote & Permutt, was one of the foundingRead More

Sirote’s finest hour supports United Way of Central Alabama

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Todd Carlisle is a Sirote & Permutt attorney and United Way of Central Alabama board member. The United Way of Central Alabama (UWCA) is a volunteer-led nonprofit organization that leads and supports community efforts to improve lives and create positive, long term social change. The organization has been serving the community needs of Jefferson, Shelby,Read More

Susan G. Komen laces up to end breast cancer

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John Cooper is the CEO of Sirote & Permutt. Every year, thousands of people join together to support the North Central Alabama Affiliate of Susan G. Komen in the fight against breast cancer by running and walking at the annual Race for the Cure. Sirote & Permutt has been a long-time supporter of Susan G. Komen ofRead More

Radio interview: Kerry McInerney shares connection and support for Susan G. Komen

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Kerry McInerney is a Sirote & Permutt attorney and Treasurer of the Board of Directors, North Central Alabama Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Sirote attorney Kerry McInerney was recently featured on The Matt Murphy Show to discuss his connection with Susan G. Komen and his support for breast cancer awareness, a causeRead More