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Heather M. HoustonShareholder


6251 Monroe Street
Suite 200
Daphne, AL 36526


251-626-8928 (fax)

Professional Profile

Heather Houston is a shareholder in the firm’s Mobile, Alabama office where her practice focuses on professional liability, construction and complex liability. She often represents design professionals and contractors in matters ranging from the design and construction of single family residences to high rise condominiums to industrial facilities.  Heather also defends professionals such as attorneys and pharmacists against allegations of breach of standard of care. She is also experienced in product liability and premises liability.  Heather represents her clients’ interests in pre-suit negotiations, litigation and alternative dispute forums.

Heather serves the legal community through her involvement in numerous local, state and national professional organizations.  She is a member of the Alabama Bar Association, the Mississippi Bar Association and other professional organizations.  She is admitted to practice in all state courts in Alabama and Mississippi as well as several Federal District Courts throughout Alabama and Mississippi.

Heather balances active involvement in the legal community with leadership positions in various philanthropic endeavors such as the Board of Directors for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile for which she previously served as President.  She is also a long-time member of the Junior League of Mobile and has held several leadership positions throughout her tenure.  Heather is a graduate of Leadership Mobile and has been selected as one of Mobile Bay Monthly’s 40 Under 40.  In 2019, Heather was recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation.

Heather earned her Bachelor of Arts from Spring Hill College (AL) and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Heather lives in Fairhope, Alabama with her husband and their young daughters.  They spend their free time with their families and friends and enjoy taking advantage of all of the activities the Mobile Bay area has to offer.  They can often be found visiting local farmers markets, trying their hands at new recipes, and planning their next travel adventure.  They also are avid college football fans.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice



United States District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama

United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi


BA, Spring Hill College (AL)

JD, University of Mississippi School of Law, cum laude


Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Alabama Bar Association

Mobile Bar Association; Women Lawyers and Young Lawyers Sections

Baldwin County Bar Association

Leadership Mobile, Class of 2009

Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019

News Updates About Heather M. Houston

Houston and Maples Successful in Appeal to Supreme Court of Alabama

Shareholders Heather M. Houston and Jonathan R. Maples of Carr Allison’s Mobile, AL office successfully petitioned the Supreme Court of Alabama to order the trial court to dismiss all claims against their client, a roadway sweeping contractor, based upon the applicable statute of limitations.  Houston and Maples successfully argued that […]

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Noletto and Houston Successful in Defense

Vincent A. Noletto and Heather M. Houston of Carr Allison’s Mobile (AL) office successfully defended their client, a stucco subcontractor, in a week long arbitration hearing centered around allegations made by a condominium owner’s association that the stucco job had failed.  The association sought in excess of $4.5 million.  The […]

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Carr Allison is pleased to announce new shareholders Evan Baggett, Matt Dorius and Heather Houston. Evan Baggett, in the Birmingham office, has defended a wide range of cases in state and federal courts, including construction defect, insurance coverage, fraud, motor carrier litigation and premises liability. Matt Dorius practices in the […]

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