April 30, 2011; Source: ENCToday | In the wake of the tornados that devastated communities across the south last week, lawyers have mobilized to help provide free legal services and to prevent people from being further victimized by the scams that too often follow in the wake of disaster.

In Birmingham, Ala., the firm of Thomas, Means, Gillis & Seay, P.C. has volunteered to assist with the filing of insurance and FEMA claims, advising on landlord-tenant issues, and other matters related to the storms. In the Jacksonville, N.C. area, a judge asked a local firm to recruit attorneys to do the same sorts of things on a pro bono basis and the r