Spring 2024 Alumni Spotlight – Truman Fitzgerald

Truman Fitzgerald was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. In July 2011, he joined the Birmingham Police Department. In December 2011, he graduated from the police academy and then was assigned to the East Precinct as a patrol officer. In July 2020, he joined the Public Information Division where he currently serves as a spokesperson […]

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Faculty Spotlight – Evan Rosemore

Evan T. Rosemore is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who dedicates his practice to improving community safety through the power of the civil jury system. He has extensive experience representing both individuals and closely held businesses in litigation, trials, and appeals in both state and federal court. He specializes in medicolegal litigation and handles […]

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Faculty Spotlight – Judge Barrentine

Judge Joeletta Martin Barrentine is a lifelong resident of Walker County, Alabama and currently serving the 14th Judicial Circuit as Circuit Judge.  She lives in Sumiton with her husband Jeremy and son Jase.  In 2020, Judge Barrentine became the first female elected judge in the 198-year history of Walker County. Prior to serving on the […]

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Faculty Spotlight – Grace Simms

Grace L. Simms received her MLS from the University of Alabama. She is the Information Technology Librarian for Beeson Law Library at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University where she is responsible for managing and coordinating all the library computer resources and services as well as maintaining the law library’s website. She helps law […]

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Faculty Spotlight – Tim Steele

Tim Steele is an Alabama  licensed attorney practicing law in the areas of Trust and Estates, Small Business, Property, and Probate.  He teaches Legal Research and Writing, which he dearly loves as he gets to work with first year law students and help focus their legal thought and expression.  He also “daylights” with Southern Nuclear […]

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Faculty Spotlight – Emily Young

Emily J. Young has a passion for providing seniors, individuals with special needs, and their families with quality legal services and personalized care.  She was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama and is an alumnus of Grissom High School (2000) and Auburn University (2003). After graduating cum laude from the Birmingham School of Law in […]

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Faculty Spotlight – Robert Keller

Robert Keller teaches Legal Writing and Research and Legal Methods at Birmingham School of Law and has been here since 2019.  Teaching runs in his family, with his maternal grandfather, mother, and sister all being teachers.  He attended The University of Alabama for his undergraduate degree in English and for his J.D.  In his spare […]

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Alumni Spotlight – Amy Dowdey

BSL alum Amy Dowdey graduated from Auburn University with a psychology degree. She then worked for Jessie’s Place, the women and children’s division of Jimmy Hale Mission. There she discovered her desire to help underserved populations. She enrolled in Birmingham School of Law in 2008 and graduated in 2011. While in law school, Dowdey worked […]

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Spring 2022 Dean’s List

Dean Garrett and Assistant Dean Charles are pleased to announce the Spring 2022 Dean’s List, which recognizes students whose outstanding performance has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher after the completion of at least 18 credit hours of coursework at BSL. The Spring 2022 Dean’s List, in alphabetical order: Alvarez, Kelly Brantley, Madison […]

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