Carr Allison is open for business. Our attorneys are available to guide and assist you with your legal needs and concerns.


A. Britton O’ShieldsAssociate


100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216


205.822.2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Britton O’Shields is an associate in Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office.  Her practice focuses on the defense of matters involving premises liability, personal injury and workers’ compensation.  Britton is admitted to practice in Alabama as well as before the United States District Courts, Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama.

After receiving her undergraduate degree in Middle Eastern Studies at Birmingham-Southern College (AL), Britton went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University where she was named to the Dean’s List five semesters.  She was a Caruthers Teaching Fellow, a seasonal recruiter and studied abroad one summer at Cambridge University.

Britton is active with the Birmingham Bar Association in the Workers’ Compensation, Young Lawyers and Women’s Sections, as well as the Alabama Association for Justice’s Workers’ Compensation and Emerging Leaders Sections.  Most recently she has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in 2021 and 2020.  Previously she was named to the Top Women in Law and Top Flight Attorneys lists by bMetro Magazine.  Noted as a Rising Star by Birmingham Magazine, Britton was honored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations – Alabama as the 2016 Volunteer of the Year.

Britton enjoys spending time with her husband Walter and their two dogs: Clyde, a golden retriever, and Gunner, a German shorthaired pointer.  In her spare time she enjoys going to art galleries and museums, trying new food and spending time at her family’s farm.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


United States District Courts: Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama


BA, Birmingham-Southern College (AL)

JD, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL)


Birmingham Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation, Young Lawyers and Women’s Sections

Alabama Association for Justice, Workers’ Compensation and Emerging Leaders

The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40- Alabama 2020, 2021

bMetro Magazine, Top Women in Law 2018, 2019, 2020

bMetro Magazine, Top Flight Attorneys 2019, 2020

Birmingham Magazine, Rising Star 2019

Council on American-Islamic Relations – Alabama, Volunteer of the Year 2016


News Updates About A. Britton O’Shields

We Are Growing!

Carr Allison would like to welcome Britton O’Shields, Garret Hartley, Thomas Glanton, Jessica Hornbuckle and Hunter Phillips as our newest associates. O’Shields, Hartley, Glanton and Hornbuckle have joined our Birmingham (AL) office, while Phillips has joined our Jacksonville (FL) office. To learn more about our newest associates, click the links […]

Learn More