Announcing Dean Bushnell’s Retirement

Birmingham School of Law announces Dean James J. Bushnell, Jr.’s retirement from Birmingham School of Law effective July 15, 2020. A native of Birmingham, Bushnell received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama, his master’s degree in business from Birmingham Southern College, and a law degree from Cumberland School of Law. He has been […]

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Alumni Spotlight – Kirby Farris

Kirby Farris always wanted to be a lawyer. Growing up in rural Winston County, Alabama, he never thought his dream could come true. After graduating from the University of North Alabama, he realized he couldn’t afford to attend a traditional law school. “Fortunately, the clerk of the courts in Winston County told me about Birmingham […]

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Faculty Spotlight – John Robbins

John Robbins has been a practicing criminal defense attorney since 1987 and owns his own law firm. “Each day, I provide effective representation to clients whether they have a traffic ticket or are charged with capital murder,” he says. Robbins graduated from Cumberland Law School in Birmingham and has been teaching at Birmingham School of […]

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