Anne Lamkin Durward

Anne Lamkin Durward


Anne Lamkin Durward is from Birmingham and attended Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, where she was a charter member of Kappa Alpha Theta, Zeta Iota Chapter. She returned to Birmingham to attend the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. She enjoys traveling, playing with her spoiled rotten dogs and spending time with her nephews, niece and numerous godchildren. She has been a coach of the National Moot Court Team with Cumberland for the past nine years which has been a very rewarding experience for her. She is also active in numerous Bar organizations and helped establish the Birmingham Bar Foundation Fellows Program.


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University,
  • Birmingham, Alabama, 1995 J.D
  • Honors: American Journal of Trial Advocacy
  • Honors: National Moot Court Team
  • Honors: Trial Advocacy Board
  • Honors: Moot Court Board
  • Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1991 B.A.
  • Major: Economics

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations And Memberships:

  • Fellow of the International Academy of Family Law
  • Fellow, International Academy of Family Lawyers, Board of Governors
  • AAML Foundation, Secretary, Board of Directors
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer, Website Committee, Co-Chair
  • Orlean Beeson School of Education Dean’s Executive Council at Samford University
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Alabama Chapter Immediate-Past President
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar, Family Law Section
  • Legal Aid Society of Birmingham – Board of Trustees
  • Past President and Current Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Foundation – Board of Trustees
  • Past President and Current Member
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Former Executive Committee Member
  • Women’s Section Executive Board
  • Probate Section
  • St. Clair County Bar Association
  • Leadership Forum Section of Alabama State Bar, Class IV
  • Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Alabama Chapter – W&L Alumni Board
  • Board Member
  • Women’s Committee of 100, Historian

Staff Information:

  • Sheila Godwin, Legal Assistant
  • Phone: 205-838-9077