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Cycle to support Prostate Cancer awareness: Urology Health Foundation Tour de Blue

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Joseph Bluestein is a shareholder at Sirote & Permutt. Did you know Alabama has the third highest death rate from prostate cancer in the country? For this very reason Dr. Thomas E. Moody, a Birmingham Urologist, founded the Urology Health Foundation in 2003 as a nonprofit organization. Dr. Moody’s main goal in starting the foundation was toRead More

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

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

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

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

Be your best self: Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program

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Shirley Justice is a Sirote & Permutt attorney and Distinguished Young Women Board member. “Be your best self.” The statement is simple, yet profound, and is used by Distinguished Young Women (DYW) to inspire thousands of high school girls each year to develop their full and individual potential. DYW, formerly known as America’s Junior Miss, is aRead More

Community initiative and Girls, Inc.: Why I love Birmingham

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Kelli Robinson is a Sirote & Permutt attorney and Chair of the Girls, Inc. Board of Directors. Recently, I was asked “Why I love Birmingham,” and immediately the community in which I live and Girls Inc. came to mind. I knew I was home when I moved to Crestwood, but I had no idea yetRead More

Legal ruling may affect faith-based organizations

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By Ronald Levitt, Sirote & Permutt attorney As most folks around Birmingham know, we at Sirote represent many civic, charitable, and faith-based organizations. We like that work and see it is a way to support the good work being done by these worthy organizations. We recognize and highly value the key role these organizations playRead More

Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure: Fighting to end breast cancer

By Kerry McInerney, Sirote & Permutt attorney and secretary/treasurer of the Board of Directors, North Central Alabama Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation  22 years. 15,000 annual participants. Millions of dollars raised for breast cancer research and awareness initiatives. The numbers say it all. The annual Susan G. Komen North Central Alabama RaceRead More

19th Parkinson’s Unity Walk in NYC

By Jeri Boyd, Sirote & Permutt paralegal and Alabama Parkinson’s Fighter Walk founder Many people have been asking how the Parkinson’s Unity Walk in New York City went.  With over 10,000 people attending the walk from all across the nation, it is truly something you just have to experience for yourself. The walk was heldRead More