Stephen D. PalmerAssociate

Address

100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216

Phone

205-949-2984
205-822-2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Stephen D. Palmer is an associate in the Birmingham, AL office where his practice focuses on workers’ compensation litigation. He is an active member of the Alabama State Bar and the Birmingham Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section.

Steve received his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Birmingham-Southern College (AL) where he was inducted into its Phi Beta Kappa chapter.  He then earned his Master of Divinity, magna cum laude, from Duke University (NC).  Steve earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he was a senior editor for the Journal of Law and Psychology.  He also participated in the Campbell Moot Court Competition and was awarded best papers in his entrepreneurship and insurance law courses. While in law school, Steve clerked for a United States District Court Judge, the Alabama Attorney General’s Office, an Alabama Circuit Court Judge and the Tuscaloosa District Attorney’s Office.  He tried his first case through the law school’s Civil Law Clinic.

In his free time, Steve enjoys being a father and husband, taking his dog to the park and watching Alabama football.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

Alabama

Education

BA, Birmingham-Southern College (AL), magna cum laude

MDiv, Duke University (NC), magna cum laude

JD, University of Alabama School of Law

Affiliations

Birmingham Bar Association; Young Lawyers’ Section

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