Bert Jordan Briefs Mid-Alabama Republican Club on Congressional Redistricting

Bert Jordan recently briefed the Mid-Alabama Republican Club on the State of Alabama’s pending defense of its congressional redistricting plan that was passed by the Alabama Legislature in July’s second 2023 special session. Plaintiffs have challenged that plan as violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. To see the full article, please […]

City of Bessemer Appoints Roderick Evans as Municipal Judge

Roderick J. Evans, a member in our Municipal Law practice group, has been appointed as a municipal judge for the City of Bessemer. An experienced civil litigator, Roderick’s practice also includes business law, construction law, employment law, commercial real estate transactions, and estate planning. He has previously served as an assistant city attorney for the […]

Wallace Jordan Achieves ISO 27001 Certification, Setting Benchmark for Data, Information, and Cyber Security in Alabama

Birmingham, AL – Wallace Jordan Ratliff & Brandt, LLC, a full-service Alabama law firm, has successfully attained ISO 27001 certification, the world’s best-known standard for evaluating information security management systems to ensure client data is safe. As one of the few law firms in Alabama to achieve this prestigious certification, Wallace Jordan affirms its unwavering […]

Wallace Jordan Healthcare Attorneys Co-Author Alabama Chapter of New Desk Reference

Wallace Jordan Healthcare attorneys, William Stewart, Laura Jackman, and Wesley Winborn, have co-authored the Alabama chapter of the First edition of Health Care Fraud Law: A 50 State Survey, a new desk reference book written by volunteers from the American Health Law Association Fraud and Abuse Practice Group. This new book is a resource for attorneys representing […]

Wallace Jordan Adds a New Associate

The DTI MRI: How an Alternative Form of Brain Imaging Can Impact a TBI Case

By: Ben Robinson This article first appeared in the August 2022 edition of CLM Magazine, and can be found on their website here.   In the defense of personal injury cases, traumatic brain injuries (“TBIs”) are often alleged to have occurred, but TBIs sometimes can be difficult for plaintiffs to prove despite sophisticated medicine, neuropsychological […]

A Primer on Alabama Adoptions

By Jonathan A. Griffith Previously published by The Alabama Lawyer.   Many attorneys love the idea of connecting a loving family with a child in need of a forever home, but are intimidated by the adoption process. This article is designed to help those lawyers. Overview – Statutory Nature of the Adoption Process The adoption […]

Wallace Jordan Adds a New Litigator: Alex Underwood

Alex Underwood has joined Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt this spring and will be an Associate in our Litigation team. She practices in various areas of civil litigation, including construction, insurance defense, and employment litigation. Her previous experience includes representing clients in the defense of medical malpractice and workers’ compensation claims. View and Print […]

The Role Of Communication In Mediation

By William A. Ratliff   Whether it’s written or oral, communication is the legal profession equivalent of blocking & tackling — and it comes naturally to most attorneys. I suspect most of us would grade ourselves pretty highly on our communication skills. That said, I have to wonder if we’re intentional enough about what we […]

Wallace Jordan Remembers and Honors Sylvester Croom’s Historic Coaching Career

Excerpted from Previous Articles by Rick Bragg and Richard T. Davis History really was made here, in the college town of Starkville, Mississippi, not far from the Alabama line. One of the last unwritten taboos in college sports really was busted here, amid the darkpine barrens and clear-cut timber and nowhere roads, when Sylvester Croom was […]