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Brett M. Bloomston

Location:Birmingham, Alabama

Phone:205-212-9700

Fax:205-212-9701

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BRETT M. BLOOMSTON is the managing partner of the Birmingham law firm, The Bloomston Firm. He concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal defense, white collar crime, DUI, Civil Rights, and general litigation.

Mr. Bloomston has served as an adjunct professor at the Miles College, School of Law where he taught Evidence and Criminal Law. He has lectured on evidence, criminal trial practice, DUI defense and serving as guest lecturer at various continuing education seminars throughout the State. He has been featured as a commentator on Court TV’s, “In Session” and has appeared on “The Today Show,” “20/20” and “Dateline.”

Mr. Bloomston served as the President of the Greater Birmingham Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, is a Life Member of the National  Association of  Criminal Defense Lawyers, a Fellow in the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, a member of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Birmingham Bar Association’s Criminal Procedure Committee, and the Birmingham Inn of Courts. In addition, Mr. Bloomston serves on several professional and non­ profit boards and comittees.

Brett is recognized as one of Alabama’s Super Lawyers and is rated by Martindale-Hubble as ” AV”, that agencies highest rating, and Birmingham Magazine’s Top Attorneys in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime. Mr. Bloomston is a 1993 Honors B.A. graduate from the University of Alabama and earned his J.D. in 1996 from the University’s School of Law.

Brett is married to the lovely Marian Nelson Bloomston and the couple have five boys together. ranging in age from 25 to 11 years old. Brett loves to ski and travel in his rare, spare time.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Crime
  • Healthcare Fraud and Abuse
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Administrative Law
  • Police Benevolent Association Union Lawyer
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI/DWI
  • Sexual Harassment

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1997

Education

  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • J.D. – 1996
    • Law Review: Law & Psychology Review, 1995 – 1996
  • The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • B.A. cum laude – 1993
    • Honors: Dean’s List / President’s List
    • Major: Interdisciplinary Pre-Law

Classes/Seminars

  • Faculty, Miles College of Law, September, 1999 – Present
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1998

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • ATLA Top 100 Lawyers in Alabama
  • A.V. Martindale-Hubble Rating
  • Birmingham’s Top Attorneys

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Life Member
  • Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Alabama Bar Association, Member
  • Birmingham Bar Association; Criminal Justice & Procedure Section, Member
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Committee Member
  • Greater Birmingham Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Past President
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel, Administrative Committee
  • Jefferson County, Alabama, Special Circuit Court Judge, 1998 – Present
  • City of Birmingham, Alabama, Special Municipal Court Judge, 1998 – Present
  • City of Mtn. Brook, Alabama, Special Municipal Court Judge, 1998 – Present
  • City of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Special Municipal Judge, 2003 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of David Cromwell Johnson & Associates, Partner, 1997 – 2002
  • LLoyd, Schreiber & Grey, P.C., Contract attorney focusing on insurance defense, 1996 – 1997

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Zeta Beta Tau

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2151 Highland Avenue South Suite 310 birmingham, Al 35205

205-212-9700

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