Neena Speer

Neena Speer

Entrepreneurship & Crim Defense Lawyer | Author of #DearFutureLawyer
  • Criminal Law, Divorce, Family Law ...
  • Alabama
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Biography

Neena R. Speer is an attorney, author, speaker, and truth dealer. She has a solo law firm called the Neena R. Speer Law Firm LLC. She is a Founder and Executive Director of her mentoring nonprofit focused on continuous mentorship for all students at all levels K-12 & college, Step 1-2-3 Mentor for Life Initiative that she started her 3L year of law school. Lastly, she is a four-time published author with her most recent book is Dear Future Lawyer: An Intimate Survival Guide for the Female Minority Law Student. Her passion since she was in eighth grade was to be a criminal defense attorney in her hometown where she grew up: Birmingham, AL. She is living out that dream and speaking for countless organizations including the University of Alabama School of Law, the YMCA, the Black Girl Project, the National HBCU Pre-Law Summit, and her upcoming TedxYouth Davenport Talk entitled "Diversity Redefined" March 2021 about her experiences as a law student, a black minority in the law field, and her journey past failing her first bar exam.

Education
University of Alabama School of Law
J.D. (2017) | Law
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Honors: Order of the Samaritan, Public Interest Certificate
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Howard University
B.S. (2014) | Psychology
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Howard University
B.A. (2014) | French
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
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Harvard Business School
Summer in Venture Management Program Participant (2013)
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Professional Experience
Owner and Managing Attorney
Neena R. Speer Law Firm LLC
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Certifications
GAL Certified
Alabama Administration of Courts
GAL Certified
Alabama Administration of Courts
Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar
Member
- Current
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Alabama Lawyers Association
Member; Law Student Reception Committee (2019-2020)
- Current
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Birmingham Bar Association
Solo Law Firm Section Member
- Current
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Alabama State Bar
Solo Law Firm Section Member
- Current
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Birmingham Bar Association
Member , Public Service Committee Chair(2019), Diversity Committee Member (2019), CLE Committee Member (2020)
- Current
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Magic City Bar Association
Community Relations Chair (2020- 2021); Member
- Current
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Alabama State Bar
Indigent Defense and Representation Committee Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Alabama State Bar Association
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Juvenile Law
    Trademarks
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Languages
  • French: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Contact & Map
Neena R. Speer Law Firm LLC
P.O. Box 55131
Birmingham, AL 35255
Telephone: (205) 490-8068
Monday: 12 PM - 2 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 4 PM (Today)
Thursday: 10 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday: 12 PM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed