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 more than 42 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

Anne Lamkin Durward Elected American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation President For 2019-2021

Nov 22, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC, is pleased to announce that Anne Lamkin Durward, a Senior Partner at the firm, has been made President-elect for the term of office for 2019-2021 for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation is a charitable organization that provides grants […]

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Common Misconceptions About Prenuptial Agreements

Sep 12, 2019

The time after you get engaged to be married is exciting. You are planning a wedding and preparing to spend a lifetime with the person you love. A part of this preparation for marriage should be considering whether you should have a prenuptial agreement (“prenup”). A prenup is a legal document signed by both spouses […]

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Best Lawyers 2020 Awards for Three MSN Attorneys

Aug 16, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC, is proud to announce that three of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 26th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The attorneys honored are Senior Partners Anne Lamkin Durward, Randy Nichols, and Partner Jim Kee. Anne and Randy were nominated […]

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A Guide to Real Estate Closings in Alabama

Jul 31, 2019

Purchasing a home, or another type of real estate, is an exciting time in one’s life. The decision to invest in real property is likely to be the biggest that person will make in their lifetime. They have spent copious amounts of time researching properties, visiting properties, and making the decision of which piece of […]

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What Happens to the Pets in a Divorce?

Jul 16, 2019

Studies estimate that 68% of families throughout America include a pet. Whether that be a dog, cat, bird, or other animal that provides companionship, this is a large percentage. You might not think about what would happen to your pet in the event of a divorce, but it is a conversation that is becoming increasingly […]

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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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