Lawyer Profile

Law School - Samford University Cumberland School of Law

Bar Admission - 4/30/1999

Law Office Locations: Montgomery, Birmingham, Fairhope

Geographic Areas Served: All Counties in Alabama

Erika Tatum

Hill Hill Carter Franco Cole & Black, P.C.

425 South Perry Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

Phone: 334-834-7600

Toll Free | 888-447-9620


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

Alabama Council of School Board Attorneys
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Alabama State Bar
American Inns of Court, Hugh Maddox Chapter
Georgia State Bar
Montgomery County Bar Association
National 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 February 1999.


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.


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