MSN Attorneys Birmingham Alabama Law Firm
We are a full service law firm active in the legal community and the community we serve…

Massey, Stotser & Nichols has been a pinnacle of business law support in the Birmingham, Alabama area for nearly 40 years. We are primarily focused on assisting business and commercial clients with issues such as business organization and simple and complex transactions.

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Our attorneys are active in the legal community.

Our attorneys are active in the legal community through memberships to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association; the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; the American Bar Association; the Alabama State Bar Association; and the Birmingham Bar Association, just to name a few.

We are a team of lawyers who act as one

Our team of Alabama trial and transactional attorneys has a broad range of knowledge and experience. We draw from each others’ experiences to provide our clients with a greater level of support. This has afforded us the opportunity to cover many issues within an array about legal arenas.

Law Firm Practice Areas


Representation in business law cases.


A broad range of services representing a diverse group of clients.


Representation in personal and commercial real estate.


Representation in mediation, arbitration and appeals.


Representation in family law and domestic relations cases.


Representation in small claims lawsuit to multi-million dollar claims.


Representation in personal and commercial real estate.


Representation in probate and estate administration.

Our History

Massey, Stotser & Nichols has been a pinnacle of family, individual, and business law support in the Birmingham, Alabama area since 1977.
Our involvement in the legal community allows us to remain on the forefront of a profession that is constantly changing. In addition to our professional associations, we also are actively involved in supporting local organizations which bond our community.

We Are a Team of Lawyers Who Act as One

Massey, Stotser & Nichols is a full-service Birmingham law firm with practice areas that include family law, business and real estate law, as well as estate planning and personal injury.

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Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC, is a full-service law firm. We offer everything from real estate to family law to general and corporate litigation. Our goal is to provide top-quality legal services with a hometown feel.


From the Blog

Massey, Stotser & Nichols Attorneys Named Mid-South Super Lawyers

Jul 9, 2019

Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC, a law firm based in Birmingham, AL, is proud to announce that four of their attorneys have been selected for inclusion as Mid-South Super Lawyers. The attorneys honored are Randy Nichols, Anne Lamkin Durward and Jim Kee, as well as Spenser Templeton, who was named as a 2019 Mid-South Rising […]

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Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC Merges With Kee Law Firm and Expands Practice

Jul 4, 2019

The full-service Birmingham law firm has acquired another local firm in order to offer a wider range of legal services for individuals, businesses and governmental organizations. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –  Massey Stotser & Nichols, PC announces that it has combined with local Birmingham firm Kee Law Firm, LLC to expand legal services for its clients. The […]

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Randy Nichols Presents Oral Argument To Alabama Court Of Appeals

Jun 6, 2019

A Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC (MSN) partner, Randy Nichols, recently had the honor of presenting an oral argument to the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals. Nichols handles a multitude of appellate matters every year, but it is quite rare for the Appellate Court to request that the lawyers travel to Montgomery to present arguments. […]

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The Basics of Premises Liability

May 17, 2019

Every land or property owner owes a duty of care to visitors of the property to protect them from injuries, or not do anything to contribute to the potential chance of injury. The level of care depends on the type of visitor in question. In Alabama, there are three different categories visitors to land or […]

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Tips to Make Buying a Home Easier

May 10, 2019

Purchasing a home is an exciting time in one’s life. Whether it is a starter home for you and your new spouse to begin your lives together, a home for your family to grow in, or a home that you have worked hard to afford and enjoy your life in, buying a home brings about […]

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Birmingham Grandparent Visitation: FAQ

Sep 23, 2018

Grandparent visitation rights are governed by Alabama Code § 30-3-4.2 (2016). Essentially, the law protects the primacy of a parent’s right to deny visitation with a grandchild, but allows a grandparent to challenge that denial under some circumstances.The previous version of the law was struck down by the Alabama Supreme Court as being unconstitutional. The […]

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Alabama Alternative Dispute Resolution

Apr 11, 2019

Not every legal issue results in a trial or court room proceeding. In fact, a majority of legal issues are settled outside of the courtroom. There are many different types of alternative dispute resolution in Alabama. One such alternative dispute resolution is mediation. Mediation is a process in which both sides of a dispute come […]

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Four MSN Attorneys Named B-Metro’s Top Lawyers In Birmingham

Mar 25, 2019

Birmingham, AL based Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC (MSN) are delighted to announce that four of their attorneys have been chosen for 2019 Top Flight Attorneys in B-Metro Magazine. B-Metro, one of the area’s leading business magazines, only selects the top lawyers in the Birmingham area for inclusion in their prestigious list, which they publish […]

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The Discovery Process During Divorce

Mar 25, 2019

Divorces can be messy. From dividing assets, coming to a custody arrangement, and generally coming to terms with a new chapter in your, life divorce can have unexpected twists and turns. Depending on the situation, some soon to be ex-couples can come to an amicable settlement and end things on a positive note. However, when […]

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The Role of a Guardian Ad Litem in Alabama

Feb 14, 2019

When children are involved in divorce, things can get complicated quickly. On top of figuring out how assets will be divided, parents are tasked with agreeing on a parenting plan that is in the best interest of the children. In a perfect world, parents would not be selfish or overly confrontational in deciding custody, but […]

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