Lawyer Profile
Laura Fischer
Fischer & Associates
2201 Providence Park, Suite 200
Birmingham, AL, 35242
 
Phone | 205-423-8504
Toll Free | 866-557-8504
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Law School - University of Alabama School of Law
Bar Admission - 9/30/1999

Law Office Locations: Birmingham

Geographic Areas Served: We represent clients throughout the State of Alabama including those residing in the Birmingham, Alabama, community and its surrounding areas, such as: Calhoun County, Etowah County, Dekalb County, Greene County, Jefferson County, Madison County, Marshall County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tuscaloosa County and the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Area, including the cities of Alabaster, Bessemer, Birmingham, Boaz, Center Point, Clanton, Cullman, Eutaw, Fairfield, Forestdale, Fort Payne, Fultondale, Helena, Homewood, Hoover, Hueytown, Huntsville, Irondale, Jasper, Leeds, Livingston, Moody, Mountain Brook, Pelham, Pell City, Pleasant Grove, Tarrant, Trussville, and Vestavia Hills.

Overview

Areas of Practice:
Personal Injury
Commercial Trucking Litigation
Business Litigation
Complex and Class Action Litigation
Fraud and Bad Faith
Defective Products
Wrongful Death

Admissions:
Alabama State Bar (1999)
United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Member:
Alabama State Bar
American Bar Association

Biography

Education:
Grand View College (B.A. 1994)
     Cum laude
     Editor - College Newspaper
     Associated Press Collegiate Division - Best in Press Award
University of Alabama School of Law (J.D. 1999)
     Editor-in-Chief, Law & Psychology Review
     Trial Advocacy Team
     Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society
     Moot Court - Best Oral Argument Award

Experience

Laura Fischer earned her undergraduate degree in Journalism and Business with a minor in Economics and Public Relations from Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa.   In 1994, Laura moved to Alabama to take an editorial position at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  She received her law degree in 1999 from the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

While attending law school, Laura served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Law & Psychology Review. She was the research and editorial assistant to Professor William Andreen who published widely in the area of environmental and water pollution law. Laura was a member of Law School’s Trial Advocacy Team and won an award for her Oral Advocacy skills in Moot Court. She was a member of the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society and worked as an intern at an insurance defense firm, a plaintiff’s practice, at the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office and with a copyright and intellectual property practitioner.

After law school, Laura joined the firm of Phelps, Jenkins, Gibson & Fowler, LLC in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  Her practice there focused on litigation, primarily in the area of medical malpractice defense wherein she represented hospitals, nursing homes and medical practitioners. Laura also worked on cases involving employment law, contract disputes, and insurance defense.  Today, Laura’s practice at Fischer & Associates focuses exclusively on personal injury litigation.

Laura is a member of the American Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar.  She is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

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