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Liz Young

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Top Attorneys 2019 and Top Flight Attorneys 2019
Top Attorneys 2019 and Top Flight Attorneys 2019
Top Attorneys 2019 and Top Flight Attorneys 2019

Biography

Liz has a solid foundation in the legal field having started her career in the criminal justice profession more than a decade ago by first working in law enforcement.  Her prior experience gives her valuable insight as a lawyer navigating the legal process for her clients.  Liz is experienced in a broad spectrum of cases in state and municipal courts. She was awarded the Top Women Attorneys by B-Metro Magazine in 2018, Top Attorneys by B-Metro Magazine in 2019, Top Attorneys by the Birmingham Magazine in 2019 and Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys in 2015. Liz is active in both the Birmingham Bar Association and the Alabama Bar Association and serves on a number of committees in those organizations.

Education

  • Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Gardendale Chamber of Commerce, President, 2016
  • Gardendale Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of the Year, 2016
  • Gardendale Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2014 to Present
  • Gardendale Chamber of Commerce, Leadership North Jefferson County Founding Committee, 2014

Languages

  • English

Professional Associations

  • Birmingham Bar Association, Lifetime Achievement Award Committee Chair (2018-Present), Future Leaders Forum (2015), Membership Committee (2015-Present), Criminal Justice Section Member (2012-Present)
  • Alabama Bar Association, Future Leaders Forum (2018), Task Force of Quality of Life, Health & Wellness Committee (2016-Present)

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2011

Honors

  • B-Metro Magazine, Top Attorneys in Birmingham, 2020
  • Expertise, Best DUI Lawyers in Birmingham, 2020
  • B-Metro Magazine, Top Attorneys in Birmingham, 2019
  • Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorneys, 2019
  • Super Lawyers, 2019
  • B-Metro Magazine, Top Women Lawyers in Birmingham, 2018
  • B-Metro Magazine, Spotlight Article Regarding Women in the Legal Field, 2018
  • Guest Appearance on Alabama Cable Network’s Legal Speak, 2017
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Top 10 Under 40 (Criminal Law), 2015