Sharon D. Stuart, a partner at Christian & Small LLP in Birmingham, Alabama, has been named President-Elect of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA). She will also continue in her current role as chair of ADLA’s Amicus Curiae Committee, a position she has held since 2010.
ADLA strives to bring together lawyers in Alabama who devote a substantial amount of their professional time to the handling of civil defense cases, facilitating among members the exchange of information, ideas, techniques, and court rulings related to the handling of civil defense litigation. These exchanges are intended to improve the skills of civil defense lawyers and elevate the standards of trial practice. ADLA supports and encourages an increase in the quantity and quality of the service and contributions the legal profession provides to the community, state, and nation.
At Christian & Small, Sharon dedicates her practice to civil trial work and arbitration, focusing on complex commercial, insurance, and product liability litigation. She received her B.S. from Samford University and holds a J.D. from its Cumberland School of Law.