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Leigh King Forstman

Contact: 866.515.8880
Experience:
Law School: The University of Alabama School of Law - The University of Alabama
Jurisdictions: Alabama
Tennessee
11th Circuit
Supreme Court of Alabama
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama

OVERVIEW

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Tennessee
11th Circuit 
Supreme Court of Alabama 
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama 
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama 
U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama 
Professional Experience
Partner, Pittman, Dutton & Hellums
Current
Education
The University of Alabama School of Law - The University of AlabamaJ.D. (1990)
Auburn UniversityB.A. (1987)
Details: Major: Pre-Law/English Minor: Russian Language Minor: Piano/Vocal Performance
Professional Activities
Trustee Canterbury United Methodist Church
Board of Directors Pathways
Founder and President Forstman Foundation
former Chair Canterbury United Methodist Church Worship Committee
Former Member Canterbury United Methodist Church Administrative Board/Church Council
Member Canterbury United Methodist Church Choir
Member Canterbury United Methodist Church Choir
Performer Birmingham Bar Association Cabaret (benefiting Children's Hospital)
Awards
2002 Woman of the Year, Network Birmingham Leadership Birmingham
Professional Associations
Founding Chair, Women Trial Lawyers Caucus of the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association
Current
Executive Committee, Alabama Trial Lawyers Association
Current
Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Current
Member, American Bar Association
Current
Member, Alabama State Bar
Current
Member, Tennessee Bar Association
Current
Member, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
Current
Member, Birmingham Bar Association - Women's Section
Current
Member Fellow, Roscoe Pound Institute
Current
Member, The Women's Network
Current
International Who's Who of Professionals
Current
Life Member, The National Registry of Who's Who
Current

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • Under the Brush Arbor (135 year history of Canterbury United Methodist Church)
  • State Law Product Liability Claims Prevail Over Preemption
    Alabama Trial Lawyers Journal, Vol. 16, No. 4
  • Law After Medtronic: State Law Product Liability Claims
    Leader's Product Liability Law and Strategy, Vol. XV, No. 2
  • Self-Advocacy: Petitioning the Court for a Writ of Habeas Corpus in Alabama
    Law and Psychology Review, Vol. 14

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Leigh King Forstman Website Profile
Website: Pittman, Dutton & Hellums Website

SOCIAL MEDIA

CONTACT & MAP

2001 Park Pl #1100
Birmingham, AL 35203
USA
Toll-Free: 866.515.8880
Telephone: 205.322.8880
Fax: 205.328.2711