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Christopher S Hamer

Christopher S Hamer

Hamer Law Group, LLC
  • Probate, Business Law, Elder Law ...
  • Alabama
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Chris Hamer, a Birmingham native, regularly advises and represents clients on a broad range of legal issues, including: probate and estate matters, civil litigation, arbitration, business transactions, contract disputes, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, probate support for personal injury litigation, estate administration, estate and trust litigation, and taxation.

He has been recognized by Birmingham Magazine in its Top Attorneys list in the areas of Probate Law (2017, 2018) and Tax Law (2017), and was selected to the 2018 Mid-South’s Rising Stars by Super Lawyers for Estate & Trust Litigation. Chris maintains the highest Avvo Rating of 10.0 – Top Attorney, and has been recognized with Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award (2012, 2017). Additionally, the firm has been selected as one of the 18 Best Birmingham Litigation Attorneys (2017 and 2018) by the website

Chris received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Commerce & Business Administration, with a concentration in Small Company Management, from the University of Alabama in 2005. After earning his undergraduate degree, he worked as General Manager of Sports Transportation for over seven years, and successfully negotiated the sale of the company to an industry peer in 2011. Chris received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Birmingham School of Law, graduating with honors in 2010. After completing his law degree, he attended the University of Alabama School of Law and received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation, graduating cum laude in 2013, with a concentration in Business Tax.

He is admitted to practice in Alabama state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, and the U.S. Tax Court.

Chris lives in Birmingham with his wife, Beth, and three daughters, Abbey, Olivia and Charlotte. He is a member of Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook, where he serves on the board of the Child Development Center.

Practice Areas
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Additional Practice Area
  • Civil Litigation
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
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U.S. Tax Court
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney/Managing Member
Hamer Law Group, LLC
- Current
University of Alabama School of Law
LL.M. (2013) | Taxation
Honors: cum laude
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Birmingham School of Law
J.D. (2010) | Law
Honors: with honors
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University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
B.S. (2005) | Commerce & Business Administration
Honors: Winner - McGraw-Hill Irwin Best Strategy Invitational
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Top Attorneys - Probate
Birmingham Magazine
Birmingham Best Litigation Attorneys
Mid-South's Rising Start Honoree/Selectee
Birmingham Best Litigation Attorneys
Top Attorneys - Probate
Birmingham Magazine
Top Attorneys - Tax
Birmingham Magazine
Professional Associations
Birmingham Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Probate Section
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Alabama State Bar
- Current
Activities: Elder Law Section; Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
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Speaking Engagements
Negotiation and Interviewing Skills, Bridge to Practice Workship, Birmingham, Alabama
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Contract Primer for Engineers, Engineering Law, Birmingham, Alabama
HalfMoon Education Inc.
Engineering Business Law, Engineering Law, Birmingham, Alabama
HalfMoon Education Inc.
Basic Tax Planning, Estate Planning from A to Z, Birmingham, Alabama
National Business Institute
Websites & Blogs
Hamer Law Group, LLC
Contact & Map
Hamer Law Group, LLC
2100 First Avenue North
Suite 230
Birmingham, AL 35203
Toll-Free: (855) 414-2637
Telephone: (205) 358-0288
Fax: (888) 908-7234
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