Erika Tatum's primary area of practice is
education law. She specializes in cases
involving students with disabilities.
Areas of Practice:
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
Council of School Board Attorneys
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
American Inns of Court, Hugh Maddox Chapter
County Bar Association
School Board Association, Council of School Attorneys
Erika Tatum is a graduate of Florida State University. She
attended the Cumberland School of Law where she was a member of the Henry Upson
Sims Moot Court Board, Honor Court, and the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.
After obtaining her J.D. degree, she worked as a judicial clerk for the
Honorable E. Byron Smith, Georgia Superior Court. She joined the firm in
Erika Tatum’s represents numerous boards of education across
the state of Alabama and handles cases involving all matters pertaining to
students with disabilities, including discipline, identification, evaluations,
and providing appropriate educational services. Erika’s litigation experience involves the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, and other related laws.