Ms. J. Carin Burford: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Ms. J. Carin Burford


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    Employment Discrimin...
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    Workers Compensation
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University Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., with high honors, 1997
Law SchoolUniversity of Georgia, J.D., 2001
Admitted2001, Georgia; 2002, Alabama; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Memberships American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section); Alabama State Bar (Member, Labor and Employment, Leadership Forum Alumni, Women's, and Workers' Compensation Sections); Birmingham Bar Association (Member, Women's and Workers' Compensation Sections; Member, Birmingham Bar Future Leaders Task Force).
Special AgenciesHearing Officer for the Personnel Board of Jefferson County, Alabama.
BornMacon, Georgia, January 22, 1974

Adjunct Professor, Worker's Compensation, University of Alabama School of Law, 2007—current. Best Lawyers in America - 2016. B-Metro Magazine's Top 150 Female Attorneys - 2015. Alabama Super Lawyers - Rising Star, 2012-2014. Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum, 2010. Birmingham Bar Future Leadership Forum, 2009. Order of the Barristers. Member, Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court. Student Prosecutor, Rockdale Judicial Circuit. Notes Editor, Journal of Intellectual Property Law, University of Georgia, 2000-2001. Member, University of Georgia Mock Trial Board. Winner, J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition. National Runner-Up, Georgetown National White Collar Crime Invitational. Semi-Finalist, J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition. Omicron Delta Kappa.

Reported CasesArvinMeritor, Inc. v. Johnson, 1 So.3d 77 (Ala. Civ. App. 2008); ArvinMeritor, Inc. v. Handley, 2008 Ala. Civ. App. LEXIS 397 (June 27, 2008); ArvinMeritor, Inc. v. Handley, 2007 Ala. Civ. App. LEXIS 719 (Nov. 16, 2007).

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Ms. J. Carin Burford

420 20th Street North, Suite 1900
BirminghamAL 35203


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