Giving Back To Our Community
At Cory Watson Attorneys, we are personally committed to giving back. The firm is involved in a wide variety of service projects that touch the lives of those in our local community, as well as people in need throughout the world.
Through our community outreach initiative, Cory Watson Cares, we partner with local nonprofit organizations to expand educational opportunities, improve our communities, and help people lead healthier, safer, and happier lives.
On a local level, our attorneys and staff are active volunteers and board members in partnership with organizations and agencies that work with people of all ages, from all walks of life. Service projects include fundraising; food, toy and clothing drives; providing volunteer man-hours and sweat equity; and participating in blood drives and outreach and awareness activities.
Reaching out beyond our own neighborhoods, Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to support charitable foundations and national organizations that work to provide a better quality of life for people around the world.
Attorneys Andrew S. Herring and Hannah Cory presented the new bicycle helmets to United Way. This week, the United Way of Central Alabama asked our greater Birmingham community to step-up for their annual fundraising campaign. This year’s campaign message, BE AN EVERYDAY HERO, is a call to action to consider who the heroes have been…Read More
Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to support the mission of Grace Works with a donation of brand-new bicycle helmets to encourage bicycle safety. Serving inner-city children since 2013, Grace Works is a ministry of Grace Episcopal Church, Woodlawn. The program helps kids learn job and life skills while enjoying safe summer fun. After a lesson…Read More
Our firm was proud to sponsor the Crisis Center’s Fifth Annual Bocce Bash fundraiser on Saturday, May 4. The Crisis Center mission is to serve the unmet needs of people experiencing personal crisis or mental health issues and respond with services that promote coping, emotional health and well-being. Cory Watson Attorneys sent three teams of…Read More
Cory Watson Attorneys was proud to participate once again in the Alabama Legal Food Frenzy! Our firm went above and beyond to reach, then exceed, our 2019 goal. Each year, our legal community joins together in a friendly competition to help end child hunger and donate hundreds of canned food items to the Community Food…Read More
World Cancer Day raises global awareness of cancer and encourages its prevention, detection, and treatment. Today, as we remember the loved ones we have lost, we are also empowered to show our support, raise our collective voice, and take personal action in our communities to help stand up to cancer. At Cory Watson Attorneys, we…Read More
Today is #GivingTuesday—a global movement that celebrates giving and inspires people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities and contribute in countless ways to the causes they believe in. Please join our community initiative, Cory Watson Cares, and kick off the giving season by joining the worldwide movement to give back to your…Read More
Cory Watson Attorneys is a proud sponsor of Children’s Village, a nonprofit organization that provides a home and safe haven for Birmingham children in foster care. Associate attorney Joel Caldwell serves the community as a member of the Children’s Village junior board of directors. “Children’s Village has served so many through their innovative programs,” said…Read More
2018 marks Cory Watson Attorney’s 19th year in the fight against breast cancer in our community and as a sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® in North Central Alabama. Cory Watson is proud to support this life-saving event by racing and fundraising for breast cancer treatment and research. The race will…Read More
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sept. 20, 2018) – Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to promote bicycle safety at Read and Romp Birmingham and support United Way of Central Alabama for the 6th year in a row. Children will be engaged in fun, learning-based activities themed around favorite children’s books. Cory Watson attorneys and staff will be on the…Read More
Cory Watson Attorneys was proud to serve as a philanthropy partner for Childcare Resources by sponsoring the Fairy Tale Ball on Saturday, August 25. Proceeds from this event benefitted Childcare Resources, a non-profit agency in Birmingham, Ala. whose mission is to make quality care and education of children happen by providing information, education, and assistance to…Read More
Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to participate in the Alabama Legal Food Frenzy. Did you know? More than 1.8 million Alabamians need food assistance. More than one in four children in Alabama come from families that experience food hardships. Alabama’s eight regional food banks distributed more than 50 million pounds of food last year through…Read More
Cory Watson attorney Joel Caldwell has joined the junior board of directors for Children’s Village, a nonprofit organization that serves as a home and safe haven for Birmingham children in foster care. Caldwell says he always knew that he was going to be involved with Children’s Village one day. “While volunteering there as a computer…Read More
Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to sponsor the BHM 26.2 race series on Sunday, April 15. The race is comprised of a full marathon, half marathon, team relay, 5K and fun run, including a marathon course that has no repeats or loops. The best part? All proceeds from the race benefit Magic Moments, the only…Read More
For some children, this year’s holiday season will be spent in a hospital bed. Whether due to long-term sickness or an ill-timed injury, these kids and their families won’t get to enjoy the holidays in their own homes. To ward off any Christmas blues, the staff and volunteers at Children’s of Alabama set up an…Read More
Since 1998, Cory Watson Attorneys has had the honor of sponsoring Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure. Breast cancer awareness is a cause incredibly near and dear to our hearts. To us, this event is much more than a fun Saturday activity with our co-workers. It’s a day where Cory Watson Attorneys can support…Read More
In 1998, when Ernie Cory settled all of our breast implant clients’ cases, we wanted to do something to recognize and honor our clients. Many of the ladies we represented were breast cancer survivors, so we chose the Susan G. Komen Foundation to be the beneficiary of our goodwill and financial support. Ernie served on…Read More
Cory Watson was pleased to partner with our local NAACP chapter for the Wenonah Community Kid’s Camp as a part of the nationwide Project HELP program. Project HELP stands for Healthy Eating Lifestyles and Physical Activity and is a health initiative that focuses on reducing barriers to a healthy eating lifestyle and physical activity. The…Read More
Cory Watson was pleased to provide more than 200 Birmingham area children with shiny new bicycle helmets at the Tempo Family Fun Festival April 11th. The free public event, presented at Crestwood Park by Childcare Resources, included a drum circle, a Zumba exhibition, healthy lifestyle choices, a bicycle rodeo and other cycling activities. Cory Watson…Read More
Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to have sponsored the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure again this year to help the fight against breast cancer. The law firm was a Gold-Level sponsor and handed out delicious GiGi’s Cupcakes to all who stopped by the tent to visit. Cory Watson Attorneys has long been a sponsor…Read More
Cory Watson Attorneys teamed with Holy Rosary Catholic Church and Bici Coop to produce a Bike Rodeo that included a bicycle helmet giveaway plus bike safety and maintenance tips as a part of the Helmets for Kids program. In addition to free bicycle helmets, the event included bike and scooter giveaways and bike-riding stations. Despite the early onset of rainy…Read More
University of Alabama football Coach Nick Saban personally addressed a sell-out crowd at the 2014 American Values Luncheon on March 6benefiting the Greater Alabama Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Coach Saban’s remarks at the event focused on building success and leadership. The coach defined leadership as “the ability to influence someone for their…Read More
Cordova Elementary Reaches Goal of a Helmet for Every Child with Donation from Cory Watson Attorneys
Cory Watson Attorneys launched Helmets for Kids to encourage children to always wear a helmet when riding a bicycle. We provide free bicycle helmets for children, along with age-appropriate booklets encouraging bicycle safety and accident prevention. Cory Watson Attorneys teamed with Children’s of Alabama, Childcare Resources, United Way of Central Alabama and other organizations to distribute…Read More
Cory Watson Attorneys launched Helmets for Kids to encourage children to always wear a helmet when riding a bicycle. We provide free bicycle helmets for children, along with age-appropriate booklets encouraging bicycle safety and accident prevention. Cory Watson Attorneys has teamed with Children’s of Alabama, Childcare Resources, United Way of Central Alabama and other organizations…Read More
(Birmingham, AL) North Central Alabama Susan G. Komen for the Cure has named Birmingham law firm Cory Watson Attorneys 2012 Sponsor of the Year. The award recognizes the firm’s long- term support of the Race for the Cure and other Komen initiatives. The award was presented at the Annual Meeting of North Central Alabama Susan…Read More
Birmingham law firm Cory Watson Attorneys is donating one thousand bicycle helmets to Children’s of Alabama through its Cory Watson Cares community initiative. The July 18, 2012, helmet donation launches the firm’s “Play it Smart, Play it Safe” campaign aimed at raising awareness that injury prevention plays a vital role in child health and safety.Read More
Cory Watson Attorneys is pleased to support the 2016 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure as a Diamond Sponsor of the 17th Annual Race for the Cure. The Race takes place Saturday, October 11, at Linn Park in downtown Birmingham. Proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure and its mission of finding a…Read More
The law offices of Cory Watson Attorneys recently made a $20,000 donation to the Freshwater Land Trust, a locally-based 501(c)(3) organization. The donation represents the settlement fees awarded as the result of Byram v. USX Corporation, et al., regarding an alleged hazardous materials spill near areas of Opossum Creek and Valley Creek.Read More