Richard D. Whitaker

Richard D. Whitaker

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Mr. Whitaker received his undergraduate education at Hampden-Sydney College in Farmville, Virginia, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science in 2002. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2006, where he was a member of the Order of Barristers, a recipient of the American College of Trial Lawyers Award and a two-time recipient of the George Peach Taylor Award for Trial Advocacy. Mr. Whitaker also served as a student advocate in the Children with Disabilities Law Clinic as well as the Civil Law Clinic. He was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 2006.

Mr. Whitaker‘s practice is concentrated in civil defense litigation, with an emphasis in insurance, commercial, and municipal law.

Mr. Whitaker is licensed to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the American Bar Association and the Birmingham Bar Association.


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600 Financial Center
505 20th Street North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
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