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About Me:

I was born and raised in Tuscaloosa and have a strong commitment to serving our community. I have a broad range of experience, which I draw on to help my clients achieve their goals as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.   I understand how important communication is, and am dedicated to providing fast, accurate information to my clients.


The University of Alabama:    Bachelor of Arts, 2007 (cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa); Juris Doctor, 2010; Master of Laws in Taxation, 2012.

Practice Areas:

I regularly represent individuals and businesses in matters involving estate planning,  probate, business formation and planning, landlord/tenant issues, fraud, commercial transactions, and bankruptcy.

I am admitted to practice in the state and federal courts in Alabama.


Superlawyers Rising Stars, 2017-19.

COVID Advance Directive

Whom Should I Appoint As My Healthcare Proxy or Agent?

Most people avoid thinking about their mortality as much as possible.  COVID-19, however, has pushed the topic into the spotlight and prompted many people to think about their end-of-life wishes.  But, deciding what kind of care you want to…

Estate Planning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Recent events have prompted many people to consider the “what ifs” of serious illness.  What if you’re too ill to handle your business affairs?  What if you become unconscious and cannot communicate with your doctors?  What if you become…

Using Your Last Will and Testament to Nominate a Guardian for Your Minor Child

Young parents often mistakenly believe that they do not need wills if they don’t own assets of significant value.  However, parents shouldn’t overlook the importance of protecting what’s most valuable to them – their children. There…

Using a Power of Attorney to Delegate Temporary Parental Powers

You and your spouse decide to take a two-week cruise for your anniversary, leaving your minor children in the care of their grandparents. What happens if one of your children becomes ill or injured while you are gone? While doctors certainly…

Where Is My Alabama Advance Dirctive Recognized?

If you’ve signed an Alabama Advance Directive for Health Care you may be wondering where it will be recognized. Some states have laws that may honor your Alabama advance directive, but your safest bet is to have an advance directive for…

The Top Three Reasons to Sign an Advance Directive for Health Care

An advance directive, also called a "living will," is a document you can use to describe ahead of time the kind of medical care you would or would not want in certain situations. You may wonder whether an advance directive is something you…

Are Wills Just for People with a Lot of Money?

Do you think  you aren't "rich" enough for a will?  Think again! Many people have the misconception that wills are only for the wealthy.  However, just about anyone can benefit from having an estate plan, including a last will and testament. Here…

How Often Should I Review My Estate Plan?

When Should I Review My Estate Plan? If you have a will, chances are you haven't read it or thought about it much since the day you signed it. But what if it's outdated and no longer fits your needs? The best way to make sure that your…

Who Makes My Health Care Decisions If I'm Too Sick to Speak for Myself?

Who Makes My Health Care Decisions If I'm Too Sick to Speak for Myself? Adults in Alabama have the right to make decisions about their own medical care.  But what if you're too sick to talk or to make choices for yourself? An advance directive,…