Fawal and Spina

Thomas J. Spina and Joseph A. Fawal

Visibility Ranking (Martindale-Hubbell)

#28 out of 661 law firms in Birmingham, Alabama

#3,496 out of 195,001 law firms

Joseph A. Fawal

SPECIALIZATION: Emphasis on representation of small businesses in all aspects of the law. Concentrating on providing the Birmingham small business community with access to quality legal representation. Also specializes in Probate and Trust litigation and a certified Mediator.

AREAS OF PRACTICE: Areas of practice include corporate, probate, business and trust litigation, business transactions and mediation.

EDUCATION: Graduated from Birmingham Southern College, 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Masters Degree from Cumberland School of Law, Juris Doctorate degree cum laude, 1977. Was a member of Law Review. Clerked for the Alabama Supreme Court from 1977 until 1978 when the firm of Daniel, Fawal & Spina was formed which subsequently became Fawal & Spina.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Mr. Fawal served as President of the Birmingham Bar Association in 2012. He served as an Alabama State Bar Commissioner for the Tenth Judicial Circuit for 9 years and also served as a Member of the Executive Council of the Alabama State Bar Association for 2 consecutive years. He served as a Delegate to the American Bar Association for 3 years and as a Board Member of the American Bar Association Metro Bar Caucus for 3 years. He has been named Best Lawyer and Super Lawyer on repeated occasions. He was an Alabama Law Foundation Trustee for 4 years, and served as President for the Foundation for 2 years; served as a Member of the Alabama State Bar Disciplinary Commission for 7 years. He is a Member of the Atticus Finch Society, Sustaining Member of the Birmingham Bar Association and a Member of the Birmingham Inns of Court. Mr. Fawal is also a Sustaining Member of the American Bar Foundation, a Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation, and is a Sustaining Fellow of the Birmingham Bar Foundation. 

Thomas J. Spina

SPECIALIZATION: Federal, State and Municipal Court criminal defense. Representation of criminal defendants at all stages of criminal proceedings including pre-indictment trial, appeal and post-conviction.

EDUCATION: Auburn University, 1974, B. S., Business Administration; Samford University, 1978, Cumberland School of Law, Juris Doctorate Degree.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Vice President of the American Board of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Taught criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at Birmingham School of Law. Municipal Court Judge for the City of Vestavia Hills, Alabama.

For more information on Tommy Spina

1330 21st Way S., Suite 200
Birmingham, Alabama 35205

Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties

Telephone 205-939-1330
Fax 205-933-0101

No representation is made that the quality of legal services performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.