Alumni Spotlight – Christopher Burrell

January 2019 Christopher Burrell graduated from Birmingham School of Law in 2010 and currently is a partner in the firm of Burrell & McCants, LLC. His law partner, Terrell McCants, was his law school classmate and the two joined forces in 2017 following seven years of solo practices. “I felt that BSL would be a […]

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Faculty Spotlight | Wendell Sheffield

Wendell Sheffield has enjoyed teaching at Birmingham School of Law for more than 12 years. During his tenure, he has taught Criminal Law, Mediation, and Criminal Procedure. He currently teaches Criminal Procedure and also serves by teaching continuing education courses across the state of Alabama. Sheffield earned his J.D. degree from Cumberland School of Law […]

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Alumni Spotlight – November 2018

Pooja Chawla practices Family Law in Birmingham. A native of India, she graduated from the University of Delhi with a major in English in 1998 and also has a post-graduate diploma in the French language. She came to the United States in 2001 and began law school in 2005. “I decided to go to law […]

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Alumni Spotlight – Andrew Hairston

Birmingham School of Law alumnus Andrew Hairston was recently elected Circuit Judge for DeKalb and Cherokee counties. Because there was no Democrat opposition in the primary runoff, he will not be on the November ballot and will take office in January 2019.   Hairston says he never considered being a lawyer as a young man. […]

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