Patrick K. Yeatts is the owner and founder of The Yeatts Law Firm. Before founding The Yeatts Law Firm, Patrick served low-income families of Jefferson County, Alabama as a staff attorney for The Legal Aid Society of Birmingham, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Birmingham Bar Association. As a certified guardian ad litem, Patrick represented children who were removed from abusive homes or caught in the middle of custody battles. He ensured their legal rights were protected and their voices heard. Appearing in Birmingham’s family court almost every day, Patrick gained valuable trial experience, built strong relationships in the legal community and developed a keen understanding of the legal issues facing Alabama families. Patrick decided to apply the skills he acquired while working in public service to the private sector and founded The Yeatts Law Firm. Patrick is a member of the Alabama State Bar, Alabama State Bar Association and Birmingham Bar Association. He is also a member of the Birmingham Bar Association's Family Law Section and Solo/Small Firm Section. In 2013, Patrick served as co-chairman of the Family, Domestic Relations & Juvenile Court Procedures Committee. While Patrick has extensive experience in traditional litigation and trial advocacy, he is committed to providing his clients viable alternatives to the adversarial method of conflict resolution. Patrick is certified in collaborative law, a private and confidential way of settling divorce matters outside of court that utilizes cooperative strategies rather than adversarial techniques to resolve family disputes. He is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) and the Birmingham Collaborative Alliance (BCA), which is made up a consortium of compassionate lawyers, mental health professionals, and financial neutrals committed to helping clients create lasting resolutions to their personal conflicts. Whether a client is seeking a divorce, visitatio
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Certified Guardian Ad Litem (Administrative Office of Courts)
Certified in Collaborative Law (International Academy of Collaborative Professionals)
Owner / Attorney, The Yeatts Law Firm, LLC
Attorney, The Legal Aid Society of Birmingham
Cumberland School of Law - Samford University
Honors: Winner of the James O. Haley Federal Trial Competition. Awarded the Cumberland School of Law Certificate in Trial Advocacy. Dean's List.
Honors: Graduated Cum Laude. Dean's Scholar. National Honors Scholar. Dean's List.
Family Law Section of The Birmingham Bar Association
Birmingham Collaborative Alliance
Solo / Small Practice Section of The Birmingham Bar Association
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Founded by Birmingham divorce lawyer Patrick K. Yeatts, The Yeatts Law Firm is a boutique law firm ...Founded by Birmingham divorce lawyer Patrick K. Yeatts, The Yeatts Law Firm is a boutique law firm that practices family law exclusively in Alabama. Divorce lawyer Patrick K. Yeatts represents men and women as well as grandparents and children in a variety of family related legal matters. These matters include contested divorce, uncontested divorce, collaborative divorce, child support and visitation issues, paternity, alimony, adoption and divorce modification. At the Yeatts Law Firm, we recognize every family situation is unique and will tailor our legal services to fit the needs of each individual client. Hide