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Walter R. HudgensAssociate


100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216


205.822.2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Walter R. Hudgens is an associate in the Birmingham (AL) office where his practice focuses on defending matters involving transportation, insurance, medical malpractice and workers’ compensation.  He also has experience in insurance coverage matters and alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration.  Walter is admitted to practice before the Alabama State Bar and before the US Patent and Trademark Office.  He is also involved with the Birmingham Bar Association, the Intellectual Property Section of the American Bar Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Walter earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama with a double major in electrical engineering and physics.  He then received his Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL).  While in law school, Walter was named to the Dean’s List and was a Caruthers Fellow.  He was a Special Merit Scholarship recipient and served as vice president for the Intellectual Property Society.

Golfing, hunting and fishing, along with music, are among Walter’s many interests outside of work.


Co-Author with Chad Buckallew, Hoyun Won, Sarah Duncan, Matt Smith, “Augmented Cognition for Intelligent Rehabilitation,” pages 310-332, in Cyber-Physical Systems:  Integrated Computing and Engineering Design, edited by Prof. Fei Hu, Publisher:  CRC Press (Oct 15, 2013)

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


US Patent and Trademark Office


BS, University of Alabama

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


Birmingham Bar Association

American Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association



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