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Nicholas W. Armstrong
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NICHOLAS W. ARMSTRONG. Nick Armstrong practices law with the firm Price Armstrong, LLC, in Birmingham, Alabama. He represents small businesses and consumers in class actions and consumer fraud cases across the country, obtaining multi-million dollar results for his clients. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Alabama Bar Association, the Birmingham Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California, and the American Association for Justice. Nick has served on the executive committee for the Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers Section, and was named a 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 Super Lawyers? Rising Star in the area of Class Action Litigation. Nick has also been peer reviewed and rated A/V Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking awarded for legal ability and professional ethics. Nick received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University in Connecticut, and his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law.

For access to an archived recording, please contact Law School Academic Affairs at 205 348 7190 or Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Grace Lee at glee@law.ua.edu

J. Alan Baty
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J. ALAN BATY. Alan Baty is Of Counsel to the firm Frohsin & Barger, LLC. His work focuses on criminal defense, white collar cases, internal corporate investigations, and fraud victim assistance. Alan is an accomplished trial attorney who has handled over a thousand criminal cases ranging from drug possession to capital murder while serving more than eleven years as a Deputy District Attorney. Prior to his work as a prosecutor, Alan was in private practice with a Birmingham law firm. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Cumberland School of Law where he teaches basic trial advocacy skills, and has taught Legal Ethics at the Birmingham School of Law. Alan has been voted one of the top five state and federal prosecutors in Birmingham by fellow attorneys, and was a member of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum, Class 6. He received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University and his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law.

For access to an archived recording, please contact Law School Academic Affairs at 205 348 7190 or Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Grace Lee at glee@law.ua.edu

Laura Chism
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LAURA CHISM. Laura Chism provides litigation support services for solo practitioners and law firm clients on a contract basis. She is licensed to practice law in the states of Alabama and Mississippi. Ms. Chism currently serves on the Board for the Canine Compassion Fund, is a member of the Alabama State Bar, where she serves on the Pro-Bono Celebration Task Force, and the Tuscaloosa County Bar Association. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama, and her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law.

For access to an archived recording, please contact Law School Academic Affairs at 205 348 7190 or Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Grace Lee at glee@law.ua.edu

F. Inge Johnstone
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F. INGE JOHNSTONE. Inge Johnstone is in private practice with the firm Johnstone Carroll, LLC. His practice focuses on litigation in a wide variety of matters, including insurance disputes, business disputes, fraud, personal injury, maritime injuries, and property litigation. Inge is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar, and the American Association of Justice. He has served as Secretary/Treasurer for the Young Lawyer's Section of the Birmingham Bar, Executive Committee. Mr. Johnstone received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law.

For access to an archived recording, please contact Law School Academic Affairs at 205 348 7190 or Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Grace Lee at glee@law.ua.edu

Richard J.R. "Rich" Raleigh, Jr.
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Rich Raleigh is managing shareholder of the firm, Wilmer & Lee, P.A., in the firm?s Huntsville, Alabama office. Prior to joining Wilmer & Lee, Mr. Raleigh served in the United States Army Judge Advocate General?s Corp and was stationed in Germany, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, and Macedonia. In 2014-2015 Mr. Raleigh serves as President, Alabama State Bar. He has also served as a Bar Commissioner, Alabama State Bar; Fellow, Alabama Law Foundation; and Chair, Board of Directors, Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program. Mr. Raleigh received his undergraduate degree and his J.D. from the University of Alabama.

For access to an archived recording, please contact Law School Academic Affairs at 205 348 7190 or Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Grace Lee at glee@law.ua.edu

Tedford Taylor
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TEDFORD TAYLOR. Tedford Taylor is in private practice in the legal firm Tedford Taylor Law in Birmingham, Alabama. Tedford's focus is to handle single-event claims on behalf of individuals and businesses. He has represented those injured, cheated and most in need of representation for his entire legal career. He is honored to have successfully represented clients throughout the Southeast in numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts. Tedford received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law.

For access to an archived recording, please contact Law School Academic Affairs at 205 348 7190 or Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Grace Lee at glee@law.ua.edu