Richard M. Thayer

Richard M. Thayer: Attorney with Christian & Small LLP AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Christian & Small LLP
  • Financial Center, 505 North Twentieth Street, Suite 1800, Birmingham, AL 35203-2605
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Attorney Awards


Trinity (UMC) Child Development Center (Board Member 2013-2014); National MS (Multiple Sclerosis Society) Society-Alabama/Mississippi Chapter-Birmingham Area (Leadership Class 2013; Alumni Advisory Panel 2014); International Academy of Defense Counsel (Graduate Stanford University Trial Academy, 2010); Author: "A Compendium of Tort Reform Enactments in All 50 States - Mississippi" A Publication of the Primerus Defense Institute, 2012; Author: "Could You Be Exposing Your Firm to Liability? The Erosion of the Protections Afforded to Attorneys Pursuant to the FDCPA" Stare Decisis: A Quarterly Publication of the Primerus Young Lawyers Section, July 2010

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Transportation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Property Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Arbitration

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
866-508-1891  Phone
205-250-6660  Phone
205-328-7234  Fax
University Attended:
Birmingham-Southern College, B.S., 1998
Law School Attended:
The University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2003
Year of First Admission:
2004, Alabama; 2003, Mississippi
Alabama State Bar; The Mississippi Bar; American Bar Association; Birmingham Bar Association; International Society of Primerus Law Firms (Member; Chairman - Young Lawyers Section, 2012-2013); Primerus Defense Institute (Member; Executive Committee - Transportation Defense Practice Group, 2014); Transportation Lawyers Association
Birth Information:
Decatur, Alabama, January 29, 1976
Reported Cases:
Borum v. Werner Co., et al., 2012 WL2047678 (N.D. Ala. 2012); Jones v. Sherrell, 52 So. 3d 527 (Ala. Civ. App. 2010); Jinright v. Werner Enters., Inc., 607 F. Supp. 2d 1274 (N.D. Ala. 2009); Ex parte Guaranty Pest Control, Inc., 21 So. 3d 1222 (Ala. 2009); Scruggs, Millette, Bozeman & Dent, P.A. v. Merkel & Cocke, P.A., 910 So. 2d 1093 (Miss. 2005)

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (21 reviews)
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