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Twala Grant Wallace

Managing Attorney

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Twala is a highly accomplished attorney and executive leader with a proven track record of success in managing legal organizations and providing civil legal services to underserved communities. As the former Interim Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham, Twala oversaw all aspects of the organization's operations, including fundraising, grant writing, and program expansion. With her background as a sole practitioner, she brings a wealth of legal expertise across a wide range of practice areas, including family law, probate law, and criminal law. Twala's dedication to social justice and her ability to build partnerships and engage with stakeholders make her a dynamic leader in the legal field.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Throughout her career, Twala has achieved significant milestones, including successfully transitioning Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham to a remote process during the pandemic, securing funding through grants to support clients facing evictions, and expanding the organization's legal programs and clinics. Her leadership and strategic vision have contributed to the growth and impact of Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham, ensuring that low-income and underserved residents have access to quality legal services.

Location and Travel

Open to: On-Site, Hybrid, and Remote Roles.

Remote Roles: Open to discussing remote opportunities based on the specific position and requirements.

Compensation Seeking: Open to Review Upon Booked Meeting.

Position Seeking: Leadership roles in legal practice areas.

Work Experience

Volunteer Lawyers - Birmingham, AL (August 2019 to Present) Managing Attorney

  • Oversees staff and operations of Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham, including transitioning to remote processes during the pandemic, securing funding through grants, and expanding legal programs and clinics.

Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham, Inc. - Birmingham, AL (August 2019 to March 2024) Former Interim Executive Director

  • Led day-to-day operations, fundraising efforts, and program expansion for Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham, ensuring access to justice for low-income residents of Jefferson County, Alabama.

Twala Grant Wallace, L.L.C., Attorney at Law (January 1993 to December 2019) Sole Practitioner

  • Practiced law with an emphasis on family law, probate law, contract law, and criminal law, representing clients in various legal matters.


Juris Doctorate degree in Law, University of Alabama School of Law - Tuscaloosa, AL (1992)

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