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.

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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

BUSINESS LAW

Representation in business law cases.

INSURANCE & GOVERNMENTAL LAW

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

REAL ESTATE LAW

Representation in personal and commercial real estate.

MEDIATION

Representation in mediation, arbitration and appeals.

FAMILY LAW

Representation in family law and domestic relations cases.

LITIGATION

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

ESTATE PLANNING

Representation in personal and commercial real estate.

PROBATE

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

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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MSN Attorneys Receive More Top Awards

Sep 8, 2016

Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC, a law firm in Birmingham, AL, is proud to announce that several partners have been given top awards. The Birmingham Business Journal has recently released its list of top lawyers of 2016 and three of the firm’s lawyers have been included in the list. These are Anne Lamkin Durward, Stephanie […]

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Attorneys at Massey, Stotser & Nichols on 2016 Top Attorneys List

Mar 25, 2016

Birmingham, AL, United States – March 15, 2016 /MarketersMedia/ — Massey, Stotser & Nichols proudly announces that three members of its legal team were selected as 2016 Top Lawyers by B-Metro, the Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living. The great honor goes to attorneys Anne Lamkin Durward, Kristin Sullivan and Stephanie Weems. The lawyers were chosen […]

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