• Who is J. Brent Helms?

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    • '98: Attained the rank of Eagle Scout.
    • '01: Returned to Alabama from a two-year LDS mission in Los Angeles where I learned to "espeaka" Spanish fluently.
    • '02: Married Laura Taylor from Slapout, Alabama and discovered she was as interesting and fun as the name of the town she's from.
    • '04: Became a dad! Learned from the grandparents that I was the father of the greatest, most talented, most interesting, and most extraordinary person in the universe
    • '05: Graduated from AUM with a degree in International Studies/Trade.
    • '05: Taught advanced Spanish language classes to super smart teenagers at a magnet school in Montgomery, Alabama y me gustó.
    • '06: Baby #2. Laura and I divided and conquered.
    • '07: Started the Alabama Institute of Modern Languages and still own it today. 
    • '07: Purchased a struggling business, resurrected it, and then sold it for a profit.
    • '08: Baby #3. Honed my diaper-changing skills.
    • '09: Started the first Spanish assimilation newspaper in Alabama (and probably the USA). Broke even after the third edition and sold it.
    • '10: Baby #4. Finally . . . a boy!
    • '11: Baby #5. Born the day after my final law school exam for the semester. Perfect timing!
    • '11: Created guides (now used across the USA) to help immigrant parents protect and financially care for their US-born children in the event one or both are detained or deported. 
    • '12: Bench pressed 345 pounds. My goal was 305 pounds. I thank Wes Winsor for his friendship and motivation.
    • '12: Helped pass a law criminalizing elder abuse in Alabama.
    • '13: Graduated from Faulkner Law with a Juris Doctor (and some debt I'm still paying off).
    • '13: Two days after graduating from law school, I was appointed to serve as a judge.
    • '13: Baby #6. Due on the day of the bar exam. Should have consulted with baby #5 and had better timing.
    • '14: Baby #7. Yes, she's the last.
    • '16: Started Helms Law Group, LLC in Wetumpka, Alabama.
    • '17: Opened a second office for the firm in Albertville, Alabama.
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