birmingham alabama law firm massey stotser and nichols, pc
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.

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.


Representation in personal injury cases.


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

Medical Malpractice in Alabama

Apr 19, 2018

Going to a doctor can be scary at times. Whether your doctor visit is for a routine check-up or you are dealing with an illness, going to the doctor can be an anxiety-provoking experience. When you go to the doctor, you trust him or her to take care of your medical needs, not harm you […]

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Should You Sell or Keep the Family Home?

Mar 27, 2018

When you get married, have children, and decide to invest into a home for your family, you do so without thinking that you will someday have to decide whether or not you should sell or keep your family home in the midst of a divorce proceeding. Yet, for some, this is reality. Though this reality […]

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Is Alabama a Common-Law Marriage State?

Jan 31, 2018

There is nothing worse than when your loved one is sick or dying, not having the power to do anything about it. If this loved one is someone whom you have been in a relationship with for years or decades, then this could be a huge problem. This problem often comes in the form of […]

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Considering a Prenuptial Agreement in Alabama?

Apr 26, 2017

Marriage, it’s a beautiful thing. Though some people may feel nervous going into marriage, it affords them the chance to share their lives with the person they love. Though there may be several good reasons or someone to be anxious about marriage, one main reason is that his or her net worth is more than […]

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Nov 11, 2015

Protecting Your Interests, Business, Property & Rights If you, ​or someone you love, has ever taken, or are currently taking Xarelto, and experienced any complications afterwards, including organ failure or death, please contact our firm. Xarelto is an anti-clotting medication. However, it can cause uncontrolled bleeding. Usually prescribed for folks with atrial fibrillation, deep vein thrombosis, […]

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Alabama Joins Suit Against Drug Manufacturer

Mar 24, 2017

Opiod prescription has become one of the leading causes of drug addiction in the United States. Opiod addiction has become one of the leading causes of families being ruined, homelessness, and death. Though opiod addiction has always been prevalent in society, as of recent times it has and continues to increase. Because of the importance […]

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Two MSN Attorneys Make 2016 Best Lawyers in America List

Jan 10, 2016

Massey, Stotser & Nichols, a premier law firm in the Birmingham metro area, is announcing that attorneys Randall W. Nichols and Anne Lamkin Durward have been named to the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list. This list is compiled each year by U.S. News and World Report and has become universally regarded […]

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What Should Small Business Owners do to Protect their Business from Employment Lawsuits?

Sep 12, 2016

As a business owner, you have worked hard establishing your business and making sure that your business continues to run accordingly. Though we all make mistakes in business as well as in life, a lawsuit is never easy, especially when you are being sued by a former employer. So what can you do, as a […]

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Driving on a Suspended License in Birmingham

Sep 26, 2016

Driving is important. It gets us back and forth to school, work, soccer practice and the list goes on. The problem comes when your license has been suspended. When your license is suspended, life does not stop. School continues, work continues, and those soccer practices, well, they continue as well. However, driving on a suspended […]

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Have You Been Denied Emergency Treatment?

Nov 2, 2016

Accidents are going to happen. Some accidents are considered small that only requires a Band-Aid, while other accidents can require much more, such as emergency treatment. For some, if emergency treatment is needed, they go to the hospital without worrying as much about their treatment of care or whether they will be treated at all […]

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