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Scott Garrett

Dean

B.A. Oglethorpe University
J.D. Birmingham School of Law

 

Victoria Ebrahimi Charles

Victoria Ebrahimi Charles

Assistant Dean

B.A. University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D. Cumberland School of Law


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Administration

President 

John Rigrish

Financial Manager 

Deedee Bly 

Registrar

Kerri Stone 


Faculty

Desiree Alexander

Contracts  

B.S., Xavier University of Louisiana
M.A., Birmingham Southern College
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Sole Practitioner

Erin Atkins

B.A., University of Huntsville
J.D., Birmingham School of Law 
The Atkins Firm

Payne Baker 

Mediation
Advanced Mediation 

B.A., Birmingham Southern-College
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Sole Practitioner

Dorothea Batiste 

Practical Family Law

B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Sole Practitioner

Robert L. Beeman, II

Remedies 
Legal Methods & Process

B.S., East Carolina University
J.D., Harvard Law School
RLB Sports Management

John L. Bodie 

Civil Procedure
Juvenile Law 

B.S., Athens State University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
L.L.M., University of Edinburgh
Legal Aid Society of Birmingham

Coby Boswell

Domestic Relations

B.S., University of Alabama
M.S., University of Alabama – Huntsville
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
NXTSTEP Family Law, P.C.

Jennifer Buettner

Agency & Partnership

B.A., Millsaps College
M.A., University of Arkansas
J.D., University of Alabama Law School
Executive Director of the Birmingham Bar Association

David Butler

Environmental Law

B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law 
Cahaba Riverkeeper

Michael L. Chambers

Corporations
Constitutional Law

B.A., Auburn University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Sole Practitioner

Cedrick Coleman

Legal Ethics

B.S., University of Alabama
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Cahaba Legal 

John J. Coleman, III

Employment Law
Discrimination Law

B.A., Duke University
J.D., Duke University
Burr & Forman

Jimmy D. Crocker

Trusts & Estates
Will Drafting

B.B.A., University of Mississippi
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Senior Vice President/Director of Trust
Iberia Wealth Advisors

John Dillard

Transactional Document Drafting

B.S.B.A., Western Carolina University
J.D., Cumberland School of Law
Ph.D., Southwest University

Chris Donald

Commercial Law

B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law 
Parrish & Donald

Alan Duke

Trusts & Estates

B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law 
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale

Mark English

Legal Research and Writing
Legal Methods/Barbri

B.A., The University of Alabama
J.D. Cumberland School of Law
Wettermark Keith

Sharonda Fancher

Legal Research and Writing
Legal Methods/Barbri

B.A., Columbia University
J.D. University of Alabama School of Law
Baker Donelson

Price Evans

Statutory Rights & Remedies in Land
Real Property

B.A. The University of Alabama
J.D. Birmingham School of Law
Mississippi Valley Title

Anne Malatia Glass 

Tax Law for Attorneys
Study Skills I (MBE & MPRE)

B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law 
Enrolled Agent at H&R Block

Chris Hamer

Trusts & Estates

B.S., University of Alabama
LLM, University of Alabama School of Law
J.D., Birmingham School of Law 
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale

Stacy C. Hansen

Contracts I & II
Study Skills II (MEE & MPT)

B.A., University of California
J.D., Birmingham School of Law 
Slocumb Law Firm

Amanda Hardy

Legal Research and Writing
Legal Methods/Barbri

B.S., Faulkner University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Sole Practitioner

Katherine Haynes

Domestic Relations

B.A., Jacksonville State University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
The Rose Law Firm

Sarah E. Hoffmann

Legal Research & Writing
Transactional Document Drafting

B.A., Vanderbilt University
J.D. Vanderbilt University Law School 
L.L.M., University of Alabama Law School 
Butler Snow, LLP

Aubrey “Jay” Holloway

Civil Procedure I & II

B.A., Middle Tennessee State University
J.D., Cumberland School of Law 
Snable, Stevenson & Silva

Lisa Ivey

Appellate Brief Writing
Civil Discovery
Legal Research & Writing
Legal Methods/Barbri
Pleadings & Practice
Study Skill II (MEE & MPT)

B.A., Rhodes College
J.D., Cumberland School of Law 
Stubbs, Sills & Frye

Lawrence Johnson

Entertainment Law
Trial Advocacy
Mock Trial

B.A., Virginia Military Institute
M.B.A., Loyola Marymount
J.D., Southwestern University Law School
Sole Practitioner

Jason Jones

Criminal Procedure

B.S., Alabama A&M University
M.S.B.A, Texas A&M University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Sole Practitioner, The JMJ Law Firm

Robert C. Keller

Legal Research and Writing
Legal Methods/Barbri

B.A., University of Alabama
J.D., University of Alabama
Russo, White & Keller, P.C.

Greg Kennemer

Corporations

B.A., Troy University
J.D., Cumberland School of Law
Sole Practitioner
The Law Office of Gregory Kennemer

Leigh Anne Landis

Domestic Relations
Legal Research & Writing
Legal Methods/BARBRI

B.A., University of Alabama
J.D., Mercer University – Walter F. George School of Law 
Landis Legal Services

Davis Lawley

Drug Court Elective 

B.A., Hampden-Sydney 
J.D., Washington University School of Law
Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for The Tuebor Group

Laura LeCroy

Arbitration

B.A., Auburn University
J.D., Faulkner University 
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale

Keith Lee

B.S., University of Alabama
LLM, University of Alabama School of Law
J.D., Birmingham School of Law 
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale

John Lentine

Criminal Law

B.A., University of West Florida
J.D., Cumberland School of Law
Sheffield &  Lentine, P.C.

Terry W. McCarthy

Evidence
Advanced Evidence

B.S., Auburn University
M.Ed., University of Montevallo
Ph.D., University of Alabama
J.D., University of Alabama School of Law
Lightfoot, Franklin, & White, LLC

Malcolm McLeod

Real Estate Transactions 
Probate Law

B.S., University of Alabama
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Malcolm McLeod of McLeod & Associates, LLC

Charles Miller

Torts

B.A., Auburn University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
The Trapper Law Firm, LLC

Judge Jerome Munford

Administrative Law
Legal Research & Writing

B.A., Lincoln University
J.D., Temple University
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

Frank Myers

Legal Research & Writing
Pleadings & Practice
Disability Law
Study Skills ll (MEE & MPT)

B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.B.A., University of Alabama
M.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham 
J.D., Cumberland School of Law 
Myers and Myers

Wilson Myers

Capital Murder Defense
Handling a Criminal Case from Start to Finish
Municipal Court Law

B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Cumberland School of Law 
Sole Practitioner

James O’Connell

Trusts & Estates
Will Drafting
Probate Law

B.S., California State University
J.D., Tulane University School of Law
Sole Practitioner

Michael E. Parrish

Commercial Law

B.S., University of Montevallo
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Parrish & Theus, LLC

Allen Perkins

Constitutional Law 
Study Skills ll (MEE & MPT)

B.S., Sienna Heights University
M.B.A., University of Dallas
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Perkins Law Firm

Brad Phillips

Criminal Procedure
Study Skills I (MBE & MPRE)

B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law 
The Law Office of Brad Phillips

John T. Ritondo, Jr.

Civil Procedure
Conflict of Law

B.S., University of Alabama
J.D., Cumberland School of Law
Landmark Settlement & Title, LLC

John C. Robbins

Criminal Procedure
Evidence
Trial Advocacy 

B.S., Samford University
J.D., Cumberland School of Law
Sole Practitioner

Andrew Salser

Torts

B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Lloyd & Hogan, P.C. 

Jeremy Schatz

Civil Procedure
Pleadings & Practice
Study Skills I (MBE & MPRE)

B.S., University of Alabama
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Virtus Law Group

Vincent Schilleci

Trusts & Estates

B.S., University of Alabama
J.D., University of Alabama School of Law
L.L.M., New York University School of Law
Dominick Feld Hyde

James Seal

Bankruptcy

B.A., University of Alabama
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Seal Hanson LLC

Michael Moosavi Shabani

Immigration Law

B.S., University of Alabama
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Shabani & Associates, P.C.

Ralph Wendell Sheffield

Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure

B.S., Samford University
J.D., Cumberland School of Law
Sheffield & Lentine, P.C.

David Simpson

Mock Trial Team
Trial Advocacy

B.A., University of Tennessee
B.L., University of Manchester, United Kingdom
J.D., Cumberland School of Law
Simpson Law Firm, LLC

Gregory S. Stanley

Commercial Law
Civil Discovery
Study Skills l (MBE & MPRE)

B.A., University of Alabama
M.A., Troy University
M.S., Air University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Stanley & Associates, LLC

Theodore Stuckenschneider

Bankruptcy

B.S., University of Memphis
J.D., Cumberland School of Law
Ted Stuckenschneider, P.C.

Ellen Sullivan

Legal Research & Writing

B.S., University of Vermont
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Sole Practitioner

Jack Taylor

Insurance Law

B.S.B.A., University of Central Florida
M.B.A., Illinois State University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham 

Richard W. Theibert

Real Property
Intellectual Property
Statutory Rights & Remedies in Land

B.A., Johns Hopkins University
J.D., New York University
Najjar Denaburg, P.C.

Hannah Thompson 

Legal Research and Writing 

B.S., University of Alabama 
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Bham Law Group 

Stephen Thompson

Legal Research & Writing

B.A., Auburn University
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Sole Practitioner

Julie Trumm

Legal Ethics

B.A., University of Tennessee
M.A., University of Tennessee
J.D., Baylor School of Law
Sole Practitioner

Henry Walker

Agency & Partnership
Contracts
Real Property

B.A., University of North Alabama
M.A., University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of Alabama
J.D., Cumberland School of Law 
Walker Law Firm

Jessica Wehby

Electronic Discovery

B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Lightfoot Franklin & White

Jacquelyn H. Wesson

Legal Research & Writing
Study Skills ll (MEE & MPT)
Pleadings & Practice

B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
Wesson & Wesson, LLC

Charline Whyte

Torts

B.S., Universidad Estatal a Distancia
J.D., Birmingham School of Law
The Sierra Club

Judge Gregory Williams

Domestic Relations
Practical Family Law

B.S., Birmingham-Southern College
J.D., University of Alabama School of Law
Alabama 14th Judicial Circuit